Mumbai: Sony SAB is all set to bring the Alibaba folk tale to the small screen, but in a never-seen-before avatar. Sony SAB’s new show Alibaba-Dastaan-e-Kabul promises viewers the opulence and grandeur they have never witnessed before on Indian television.
Produced by Peninsula Pictures, the show is set against the backdrop of the enchanting city of Kabul. The stellar ensemble cast in the lead roles includes debutant Sheezan Khan as Alibaba and Tunisha Sharma in the role of Mariam.
The outdoor scenes of the show have been shot in the exotic locales of Ladakh. It is set to air its premiere on Sony SAB from August 22nd, at 8 p.m., every Monday to Saturday.
The show is a tale of a charismatic young man, Alibaba, with undeterred optimism and mesmerising charm. He is the custodian of five adorable orphans. Unaware of his capabilities and disparaged by destiny, Alibaba will be seen embarking on a wondrous quest that will reshape his life forever. From being a happy-go-lucky guy to being the one chosen by destiny itself to save the fate of Kabul. Alibaba’s fantastical journey will be the crux of this dazzling new show. To make matters interesting, he will meet an interesting and arresting beauty, Mariam, who will further help him along in his quest to realise his true destiny.
With state-of-the-art computer graphics and visual effects by Illusion Reality Studioz, accompanied by an enthralling plot, this guarantees entertainment for every age group.
Speaking about the show, Sony SAB business head Neeraj Vyas said, “We are pleased beyond words to present a grand show like Alibaba Dastaan-e-Kabul, a familiar and well-loved tale, but with a fresh new take. This story is packed with drama and emotions that viewers will love to watch on television. Sony SAB has consistently worked towards choosing stories that are wholesome and that appeal to the Indian psyche. Alibaba Dastaan-e-Kabul will add value to our ever expanding and diverse portfolio, and we can’t wait for the audience to enjoy it on screen.”
Sheezan M Khan who's portraying the role of Ali Baba said, “I’m immensely delighted to be a part of this show. Alibaba Dastaan-e-Kabul is certainly a majestic show, which will transport the viewers to a magical world. Along with an interesting storyline, the show offers an extra dose of entertainment with breath-taking visual effects and beautiful locations. I feel blessed to be able to portray the protagonist in the show. I hope the show receives a lot of love and unwavering support from the viewers.”