News > The Empire review: Full marks for ambition, yet familiar clichés abound
The Empire review: Full marks for ambition, yet familiar clichés abound
Firstpost | 27/08/2021 11:39 AM | Click to read full article
There is much to appreciate in The Empire, primarily in terms of its look and feel. This kind of show would have been no easy feat to pull off, particularly because it started shooting a little before the pandemic struck in 2020. Much of it was completed later in the year after lockdown restrictions were eased.
Director Mitakshara Kumar is a Sanjay Leela Bhansali alumna, and the pedigree shows.