Here they are... teasers for Glow TV's new 19h00 series Emperor Ashoka.
It replaced Love or Poison?
last week and we got our clutches on them this week.
In case you missed the first episodes: it follows the story of real life Emperor Ashoka who ruled the majority of the Indian subcontinent between the mind-bending years of 268 to 232 BCE.
He promoted Buddhism across Asia and was known as Ashoka the Great.
The series follows the problems he faced and how he dealt with them to become the ruler of an empire.
The first episodes:
Tuesday 20 July 2021
all episodes in July are an hour long.
Emperor Chandragupta, the father of King Bindusara and the founder of the Maurya Empire, visits Chanakya in his dream, to warn him that danger is approaching!
Wednesday 21 July 2021
Bindusara becomes attracted to Dharma and proposes to her. The next day, he is summoned back to his Palace and stops Justin right before he can wear the crown. Everyone is shocked to see him alive!
Thursday 22 July 2021
14 years have passed and the Ujjain leader declares war against King Bindusara, which fatally wounds him.
King Bindusara's late father appears again in the form of Vanraaj and leads Chanakya into the streets of Magadha, where he meets a boy named Ashoka.
Friday 23 July 2021
Chanakya questions Dharma about the lion ring and then he sends guards out to arrest Ashoka as a sneaky way of getting Dharma into the palace.
Justin and Helena plan to kill Bindusara but Chanakya gets in the way of their plans.
Monday 26 July 2021
Helena, Justin and Ugrasen are worried about Chanakya's return. Meanwhile, Ashoka frees himself and escapes.
The next morning, Bindusara is taken outside for some sunlight when he is struck down by a poison arrow. Ashoka is spotted and arrested. Did Ashoka kill Bindusara?
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Everyone is shocked when they discover that Chanakya is still alive! He is also determined to prove Ashoka's innocence. Dharma enters the court wearing a veil, and fears that Khorsan will recognise her.
Wednesday 28 July 2021
Dharma asks Chanakya to save Ashoka. Court proceedings continue. Neerjara gives her testimony and Chanakya requests a re-enactment of the incident. Will Ashoka be found guilty?
Thursday 29 July 2021
Dharma tells Ashoka that he now has to listen to everything that Chanakya says. The King, along with his cavalry arrives at Patliputra.
Ashoka is given stable duty, whereby he has to deal with Bindusara's difficult horse.
Friday 30 July 2021
Being chased by Chanakya's soldiers, Ashoka is seen by Bindusara, with Kulbhushan, his own moody horse and is surprised.
Sushim challenges Ashoka to a race, Ashoka by foot against Sushim on the horse. Will Ashoka be able to win the race?
Premiere episodes of Emperor Ashoka air on Glow TV from Mondays to Fridays at 19h00 and 19h30 on days when there are half hour episodes and at 19h00 on days with hour long episodes.
Repeats on weekdays at 12h00 and 12h30 with an omnibus on Sundays between 10h30 and 14h30.