The Sword of Tipu Sultan (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Aired on Doordarshan, spanning 60 episodes, TV Serial The Sword of Tipu Sultan presents the story of the man, the warrior, the prince and the king. It's a saga of Tipu Sultan's life, devotion, valour and sacrifice. It narrates the tales of those that loved and betrayed him, the battles that he won and lost, his greatness and the stupidity of his contemporaries, the wit and folly of his times, and the struggle of men when faced with the march of history. It dramatizes the amazing spirit of the man, who in the midst of turbulent times, lost neither his dignity nor his love for his country. Tipu persisted with his faith and chose to court death when could have saved himself. He ardently believed that the sacrifice of his life would serve as an example to the future generations of his country...
Cast: Sanjay Khan, Shahbaaz Khan, Malvika Tiwari, Anant Mahadevan, Deepika, Sudhir Pandey, Mukesh Rishi, Satyendra Kapoor, Bob Christo, Maya Alagh