Sony Entertainment Television is all set to launch a new historical show ndash; Punyashlok Ahilyabai. The show is a period drama set in the 18th century. It is based on the extra-ordinary life of a common girl Ahilyabai Holkar, who with the support of her father-in-law Malhar Rao Holkar, defied the norms of the patriarchal society, where women were bereft of their rights and voice.
Ahilyabai Holkar’s brave tale will be narrated on the Indian television for the first time. The show will feature acclaimed child actress Aditi Jaltare essaying the role of Ahilya, and Rajesh Shringarpure will be seen playing Ahilya’s father-in-law.