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Actor Aakarshan Singh during his visit in Amritsar to promote the show Maharakshak Aryan. Photo by Nannu Studio
Actor Aakarshan Singh during his visit in Amritsar to promote the show Maharakshak Aryan. Photo by Nannu Studio

Amritsar, May 08, 2015 (Nannu Studio): He’s an unassuming boy-next-door who is oblivious to the larger-than-life plans destiny has in store for him! Zee Anmol’s latest offering ‘Maharakshak Aryan’ is a gripping narrative of coming-of-age and a walk into the darker realms of fantasy where a hero will face his worst fears, rewrite destiny and emerge a winner. This holiday season, the show is the right mix of action and drama, coming to television screens from 18th May, every Monday to Saturday at 6:00 PM. The show’s lead protagonist Aryan, portrayed by the charming Aakarshan Singh visited Amritsar for the launch.

Based on the age old saying ‘Triumph of good over evil’, Maharakshak Aryan is a finite fiction thriller in which the good is represented by Aryan (played by Aakarshan Singh) and the bad by Triloki -the ultimate embodiment of evil, essayed by the talented Vikramjeet Virk. Triloki is trapped in the centre of the earth under various layers, surrounded by molten lava. He wants to rule the world but the only way he can do so is by reclaiming the MANI, which is the ultimate source of energy available in the world. So to procure the MANI, Triloki sends his super villains Vishkanya, played by the svelte Reshmi Ghosh, Challa played by the popular Mishal Raheja and Kumbha played by acclaimed actor Deepak Bhatia amongst others to defeat the protector Aryan. The show will see super hero Aryan fighting out a new villain every week.

On the launch, Sorbojeet Chatterjee, Head Marketing (Zee TV and FTA Cluster) said, “Maharakshak Aryan captures the spectacular journey of a young boy from being an average teenager to discovering a hero within. This fiction thriller will add a new flavour of fantasy to our existing line-up, attracting diverse sets of viewers and engaging every family member.”

The show is also available as a free mobile gaming app. creating an additional window for consumer engagement, the interactive gaming app of Maharakshak Aryan offers a chance to step into the young superhero’s shoes virtually. The app is available for download on Android device and is also hosted on www.zeetv.com/maharakshak-aryan/game/. With a blend of vibrant graphics that recreate the ethereal world of the show on mobile phones, multiple levels of difficulty and variation, the game is aimed at providing young teenagers an engrossing gaming experience. It is a multi-level game, where every level will have a new enemy from the show, like Kumbha, Vishkanya and Challa amongst others. Remember that each demon is unique in his evil powers and more formidable than the last. Each level is only unlocked once the villain is defeated by the user.

With the art director for films like Saawariya, Black and the director of Mary Kom, Omung Kumar, heading production design, Hardik Gajja designing the visual effects for the graphics of the show and Majid Khan as the creative producer, Maharakshak has pushed the envelope in terms of creating an out-of-this-world ambience and the most fascinating landscapes for the battles between Good and Evil.