Mumbai,By Kabir Ali
Ever since Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat launched on COLORS, the show has been witnessed the bitter rivalry between young Ashoka (Siddharth Nigam) and Sushim (Sumedh Mudgalkar). Be it a tussle for power or a clash of egos, Ashoka and Sushim have matched wit and muscle on multiple occasions. And now, the duo will be seen in a duel of sorts to determine who is truly the strongest of them as they battle it out to win Emperor Chandragupta Maurya’s sword. Joining them in the final leg of the competition will be Noor Khorasan’s younger son Siamak.
As the story unfolds, what started out as sword fights to determine the physical strength of the candidates under the guidance of Acharya Shreesth. After two rounds of eliminations, it comes down to Siamak, Sushim and Ashoka as they enter the final leg of the competition with their final win guaranteeing them the coveted sword. The competition kicks off with all 3 entering a maze at the centre of which is Chandragupta Maurya’s sword. And their journey is anything but simple. Rife with obstacles, the maze turns into a battle of patience and grit. However, only two people are strong enough to make it to the final obstacle – Ashoka and Sushim. In the last phase of the competition, Ashoka and Sushim come face-to-face with a tiger and it is only after passing this stage that they will be able to claim the sword.
After weeks of anticipation, the competition to win over Chandragupta Maurya’s sword is finally ready to come to an end. But with Ashoka and Sushim coming face-to-face with a tiger, we cannot help but wonder which historical character will finally claim what is rightfully theirs? Who will walk away a winner to the biggest prize in history?