Vidrohi (TV series)

Vidrohi (transl.Rebel) is an Indian Hindi-language historical drama television series which premiered on 11 October 2021 on Star Plus.[1][2] Produced by Gatha Productions, it stars Sharad Malhotra, Hemal Dev and Sulagna Panigrahi.[3] The series is based on the times of the pre-independence British Era and explores the life-journey of Odia freedom fighter Bakshi Jagabandhu.

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GenreHistorical drama
Created byGatha Jain
StarringSharad Malhotra
Hemal Dev
Sulagna Panigrahi
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes48
ProducerGatha Jain
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time21–24 minutes
Production companyGatha Productions
DistributorStar India
Original networkStar Plus
Picture format576i
Original release11 October 2021 (2021-10-11) –
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Set in Odisha 1817, in the backdrop of Paika Rebellion, Bakshi Jagabandhu, a rebel fights for the rights of his citizens against the British Era. Apart from the rebellion, the story focuses on his personal life. He is married to Radhamani. However, due to the latter being unable to conceive, she forcefully marries Bakshi off with Warrior-Princess Kalyani, to take the generation forward.



  • Sharad Malhotra as Bakshi Jagabandhu (Jagbandhu Vidyadhar Mahapatra): Radhamani and Kalyani's husband. (2021–present)
  • Hemal Dev as Warrior Princess Kalyani: Mohan's elder sister; Princess of Badamba; Jagabandhu's wife. (2021–present)
  • Sulagna Panigrahi as Radhamani Jagbandhu Mahapatra: Jagabandhu's wife. (2021–present)


  • Danny Sura as Jeffrey Fletcher: The then District magistrate of Jagannath Puri district. (2021–present)
  • Anang Desai as King Mukund of Badamba: Kalyani & Mohan's father. (2021–present)
  • Avtar Vaishnani as Prince Mohan: Mukund's son, Kalyani's younger brother; prince of Badamba.(2021–present)
  • Chaitrali Gupte as Swarna:Jagabandhu's foster mother. (2021–present)
  • Zayan Ibaad Khan as Gadadhar Vidyadhar Mahapatra: Jagbandhu's foster younger brother (2021–present)
  • Sangam Rai as Pindki Bahubalendra(2021–present)
  • Nikhil Damle as Khurda's King: (2021–present)
  • Krishna Choudhary (2021–present)
  • Smriti Kashyap as Queen Chitralekha:(2021–present)
  • Saurabh Gokhale (2021–present)
  • Jitin Gulati (2021–present)
  • Priya Tandon as Amba (2021–present)
  • Rajeshwari Datta as Panthara: Radhamani's mother (2021-prsent)



Sulagna Panigrahi was finalized by the makers in April 2021.[4] Along with Panigrahi, Sharad Malhotra was also signed by the makers in May.[5]


The first promo was released on 7 September 2021 starring Hemal Dev as the Warrior Princess Kalyani.[6]


  1. ^ "Star Plus to shift 'Mehndi Hai Rachne Waali' for 'Vidrohi' launch". Biz Asia. 29 September 2021. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Star Plus brings new show Vidrohi in October". The Tribune. 28 September 2021. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Hemal Dev on playing a warrior-princess role in new show, Vidrohi". Times Of India.
  4. ^ "Murder 2 Actress Sulagna Panigrahi To Do A Comeback On TV After 10 Years With Vidrohi- EXCLUSIVE". 13 April 2021.
  5. ^ "Sharad Malhotra might be seen in StarPlus' Next". ABP LIVE. 18 May 2021.
  6. ^ "In Video: Star Plus unveils promo of upcoming-show 'Vidrohi'". Biz Asia. 7 September 2021.

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