The makers of upcoming action drama “Warrior Savitri” have revealed that the role of Yamraaj in their contemporary version of the Sati Savitri is played by veteran actor Om Puri.
Co-producer Upendra Maheshhwari said: “We have woven the plot around the ancient fable of Sati Savitri, Satyavaan and Yamaraj from ‘Mahabharata’ and adapted it according to contemporary setting. The role of Yamraj is played by none other than Om Puri, the title character of Savitri is played by (legendary music composer) O.P. Nayyar’s granddaughter Niharica Raizada, while Rajat Barmecha essays the character of Satyavaan.”
The story of Sati Savitri has inspired many women through the ages and Niharika is happy to play this character