Mumbai, May 27: The first shot of mythological show "Buddha" was taken on the occasion of Buddha Purnima at the Film City here and the makers say it will spread the message of non-violence and equality among the youth.
Being produced by Spice Global, the show is based on the life of Prince Siddhartha and his transition from being a prince to Buddha.
Calling "Buddha" a personal commitment to himself, B.K. Modi, global Chairman, Spice Global, said: "Buddha is perhaps the most important personality to have born in the recorded history of India and we are sparing no effort in making this effort special. Today's youth has to be free from all prejudices and hypocrisy. They need to connect with youth globally to spread the message of non-violence and equality."
"We have put together a very competent cast and are close to finding the actor who is going to play the role of Buddha. This epic will showcase to help the youth to be fearless and move confidently for success in their lives," Modi added.
The first shot of the serial was shot by the actors Sameer Dharmadhikari and Kabir Bedi, who play important roles in the serial.