Shilpa Tulaskar a well known actress in Marathi as well as Hindi TV industry is set to play a pivotal role in Contiloe Telefilms upcoming historical show ‘Veer Shivaji’ on colors. As the name suggests the story focuses on life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shilpa who was last seen in ‘Ladies Special’ will be essaying the role of Shivaji’s mother Jijabai in the show.
Shilpa had been seen doing mainly serious and mature roles in her TV career. She essayed important roles in Shanti, Choti Maa, 9 Malabar Hill, Trikal, Palcheen, Jersey No 10 and Dil Mil Gaye. And this challenging role of Jijabai is just another feather in her hat.
Buzz is that young lad Paras Arora who was earlier roped in to be part of Contiloe’s ‘Maharana Pratap’ on Star Plus will be playing the central role of Shivaji. Noted Bollywood actor Milind Gunaji will be essaying the role of the warrior Shahaje Raje.
The show is set to go on air by late August.