Despite a lukewarm response on the big screen, Mohenjo Daro is arriving on the small screen in record time barely two months after its August 12 release as the Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde starer premiers on October 9 at 1 pm on Star Gold. Mohenjo Daro is based on the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.
Written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker of Lagaan and Jodha Akbar fame, and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, the movie, set in 2016 BC, follows the journey of farmer Sarman (Hrithik Roshan) as he arrives into the ancient big city of Mohenjo Daro and falls in love with the high-status Chaani (Pooja Hegde). However the journey to love is not without trouble and Sarman becomes embroiled in local problems within the Mohenjo Daro city.
The legendary A R Rahman composed the music for Mohenjo Daro with lyrics by Javed Akhtar.