New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) “Revealed: Humayun’s Tomb”, a new one-hour special on TV, will unravel many concealed secrets of the architectural marvel and narrate the story behind the life of the Mughal emperor Humayun and his dynasty.
From Humayun’s exile in Persia to his death as he tumbled down his library staircase to the rise of Akbar The Great, “Revealed: Humayun’s Tomb” will unfold many such intriguing stories, read a statement from Discovery Channel, which will air the programme on July 27.
Using dramatic re-enactment, high-end Computer Generated Imager (CGI) animation, extensive research and expert opinion, the channel has re-created the imagery of the early Mughal era and its key characters.
Rahul Johri, executive vice president and general manager – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said the special show “will provide our audience the fascinating story of the early Mughal Empire and will uncover secrets about this amazing structure.”
Running parallel to the historical theme, the programme will also follow the restoration work undertaken by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in partnership with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to restore the lost grandeur of the monument.