The Empire: Season 1

The Empire: Season 1

The Empire: Season 1

A king battles enemies, fate, family, death and even himself in this historical action saga depicting the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire.

2021India
Drama
EPISODE 1.1

Not the King but the Kingmaker

After King of Ferghana Umar Shaikh's death, young Babur assumes responsibility for an entire kingdom while scheming vultures outside and inside Ferghana’s walls circle the throne.

EPISODE 1.2

The Panthers Prowl

Ferghana has fallen under Shaibani Khan who imprisons Esan, Khanzada and Kutlugh. Back in Samarkand, its impregnability dawns on Babur, but a street boy may be able to help him.

EPISODE 1.3

The Separation

Shaibani Khan and his mighty army besiege Samarkand again. The place is in dire straits with starving and desperate people, so Babur believes he has no choice but to surrender.

EPISODE 1.4

Alliances

Khanzada sees a new side to Shaibani. Meanwhile, Babur is informed about a disagreement between Shaibani and the Shah of Persia, and he makes a plan.

EPISODE 1.5

The Roar of the Lion

Babur and his army are outside Samarkand, waiting for Shaibani Khan to give in. Worried about her brother's safety, Khanzada convinces Shaibani to let her talk to Babur.

EPISODE 1.6

Requiem

Eighteen years later, Humayun and Kamran, both Babur’s sons, are now all grown up and ready to lead a kingdom. Meanwhile, an old and frail Esan Dawlat makes a startling revelation.

EPISODE 1.7

Panipat

The sheer power of Ibrahim Lodhi becomes too much for Babur’s army during the Battle of Panipat. Just as he’s about to surrender, Qasim appears with the key to victory.

EPISODE 1.8

The Beginning

Khanzada believes Humayun is the rightful heir, but Babur is conflicted. However, Gulrukh is determined to make Kamran the heir by hook or by crook.