Sony SAB launches ‘Dharm Yoddha Garud’ – a magnum opus mythology; the untold story of the King of birds

Indian mythology states that Garud’s wings were mighty enough to flip the turn of the universe. Born to slavery and oblivious of his monarchical lineage, Garud showed extreme dedication and unwavering courage that’s etched in Indian mythology. And it’s time for the world to witness it! Sony SAB brings to you a larger-than-life spectacle in Dharm Yoddha Garud, the untold chronicle of a doting and devoted son. Featuring Indian Television’s much loved face Faisal Khan in the lead, Dharm Yoddha Garud reflects on selflessness, honesty, obedience, and bravery which lies at the core of Garud, the devotee and charioteer of Lord Vishnu. Dharm Yoddha Garud premieres on Sony SAB on 14th March at 7:00 PM.

Dharm Yoddha Garud begins on the premise of Garud’s birth, who despite being born as a bird-human with incredible strength and powers to the great sage Rishi Kashyap and Vinta is compelled to obey the orders of his cunning aunt Kadru and his stepbrothers including Kaaliya and the 1000 snakes. The story showcases a unique aspect of a mother-son relationship and how it blossoms each passing day as they navigate the challenges thrown at them. Being born into enslavement, Garud seeks to uncover the reason for his mother’s plight. Defying all odds, he shows exemplary courage to fight and try to free his mother from the shackles of slavery, but each time she stops him. What is the mysterious secret that Vinta wants to shield Garud from? Garud’s complete devotion to his mother Vinta and abiding by his duty in this universe is what makes him Dharm Yoddha Garud!

Peppered with state-of-the-art tech and VFX, Dharm Yoddha Garud has been mounted using real-time virtual production technique – Ultimatte which has been used for the first time on Indian television! Illusion Reality Studioz has worked on the amazing VFX for the show which marks the next leap in Sony SAB’s grand attempt at larger-than-life storytelling. Blessed with a stellar ensemble of actors, Dharm Yoddha Garud features, Ankit Raaj, Parul Chauhan, Toral Rasputra, Hrishikesh Pandey, Vishal Karwal, Amit Bhanushali and more in pivotal roles. Dharm Yoddha Garud is an inspiring story of family bonding, bravery, and grit that’s sure to leave everyone awed and intrigued on Sony SAB.

Mr. Neeraj Vyas, Business Head – Sony SAB said,“We are delighted beyond words to present a magnum opus like Dharm Yoddha Garud on Sony SAB. The show narrates a never before heard or seen mythological saga of courage, dedication and mother-son bonding. Introducing state-of-the-art technology and visual effects for the first time on Indian television, we have created a visual experience that shall leave audiences in awe. Dharm Yoddha Garud is a credible value add to our ever expanding and diverse portfolio and we hope the audience responds positively to this unseen chapter of Indian mythology.”

Mr. Abhimanyu Singh, Producer, Dharm Yoddha Garud stated, “It can’t get bigger than this for us! Dharm Yoddha Garud is an epic in all aspects. Apart from showcasing the untold story of this extraordinary character, we have put together a magnanimous technological marvel on Indian television. We are thrilled beyond words to finally bring this saga of a warrior God on screens. Garud’s tale of dedication, strength, bravery, and honor gets magnified ten-fold on-screen with the winning combination of some spectacular virtual production techniques, VFX and hi-tech graphics which Indian audiences will witness for the first time on television.