Spice Studio's mega project Buddha which was to be made into a film is now being produced as a mega tele-serial. It is one of the most ambitious Indian projects which had Shekhar Kapur and Ashutosh Gowariker working on the research and script development.
The series will be a biopic of one of the greatest Indian personalities ever, Buddha. It is based on the historical facts and will tell the story of prince Siddharth and his dramatic transition into Buddha.
Buddha will be produced at a mega scale involving authentic recreation of the period details. Each episode has been planned as a one hour film.
"Spice Studios is committed to make Buddha. We know that it's not easy to make something of this significance and scale. Now we have the benefit of years of research on the subject. We realized that the scope of television today is larger than films and we wanted Buddha to reach out to the largest number of people possible. Only TV can give us that reach. Big names have contributed to this project and finally we are able to make it happen," says BK Modi.