Yudh, which marks Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's debut into the fiction space on the small screen, will begins on July 14. The Anurag Kashyap's show will replace Bade Acche Lagte Hain that goes off air on July 10.
Bade Acche Lagte Hain is a drama series thart explores the worlds of two different personalities, Ram Kapoor and Priya Sharma, who accidentally discover love after they marry.
According to sources close to the development, "the show is going off air because the story is coming to an end. It will end with Ram and Priya's re-marriage on July 10. Some portions of the show are still being shot." There were reports that Bade Acche Lagte Hain is ending because Ram and another actor Jai Kalra, who plays Vikram, were exploring other opportunities.
Yudh will be aired Monday to Thursday at 10.30 pm. After years in planning and a year in the making, Yudh, which stars the Big B as Yudhisthir Sikarwar, promises to take viewers on a "cinematic experience".
Co-produced by Amitabh's production company Saraswati Creations in collaboration with Endemol India, Yudh is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta.
Helming the show is acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap as the creative director, along with Shoojit Sircar who has been roped in as a creative consultant.
Yudh follows the life of Yudhishthir Sikarwar, a real estate baron, who is diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder. It traces his journey, his struggle with his collapsing health, his battle with business rivals and his complicated family equations.
Yudh also stars veteran actress Sarika along with names like Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kay Kay Menon, the show has so far, via its promos, given the audience a reason to watch out for it.