As Maharani’s powerful yet complex Bheema Bharti, Sohum Shah proved to be a talent to reckon with. After the success of the series, comes the second installment ‘Maharani 2’ whose teaser has everyone talking. In the second season of the show, the actor is back out of prison with new energy and in an all-new avatar and his heavy beard and moustache look has us immensely curious as Bheema Bharti is all set to spring a new surprise on the audience.
Taking to his social media he shared, “Jail ke taale tootenge, Bheema Bharti chootenge! @iamhumaq hum apni satta phirse lene aa rahe hain, tyaar ho jaaye #MaharaniS2 @subkapoor.”
Undoubtedly a method actor, who gets under the skin of his characters, Sohum also enjoys transforming into these characters with the aim of not just playing them on screen, but actually becoming them.
After versatile roles in Ship of Theseus, for which he even won a National award, Simran, Tumbbad, Bard of Blood, The Big Bull and now Maharani Sohum Shah truly stands out as a distinct artist who isn’t afraid to experiment.
The actor now has an exciting line-up in the capacity of an actor and a producer, as he looks forward to one of the busiest years in his professional career with ‘Maharani 2’, the feature film ‘Sanaa’ and several other developments in the pipeline.
Meanwhile, Maharani star Huma Qureshi recently said in an interview with us that she got several offers to play a Bihari woman after the series. However, she didn’t want to repeat herself. “So after I did Maharani, I got multiple offers to play a Bihari woman but I could immediately say no as I don’t want to repeat myself. My process has been to not to stop expressing myself in person or through my work.”