Raza Murad enters ‘Veer Shivaji’ as Shah Jahan

After keeping himself busy with regional cinema, especially Gujarati, Punjabi and Bhojpuri films, the veteran actor is upbeat about returning to the small screen and replaying a historical character

Veteran actor Raza Murad, known for playing negative roles in films, will be seen as Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the TV show Veer Shivaji. He feels the role will give him a chance to create a new image. “I have worked on television and love the medium for its connect with the audience. I found Veer Shivaji an interesting project as it showcases the life of the great Maratha warrior and takes you back to history,” Raza said in a statement.

“I will be playing Shah Jahan and will enter the show when Shivaji seeks his support to release Shahaji Raje from Adilshah’s custody,” he said and added, “I am now working on my look closely with the production team and I hope the audiences like my work. I have played many negative roles in films and television gives me an opportunity to break this image and portray another side of me,” The show is being aired from Monday-Friday at 8.30 pm on Colors.