The diamond is claimed to have remained in Central Asia, what’s now Afghanistan, for 70 years, coming into the palms of Sikh ruler Ranjit Singh in 1813. After his loss of life in 1839, when a 10-year-old boy, Duleep Singh, was within the line of accession, the British imprisoned his mom, Rani Jindan, and compelled Duleep to signal a authorized doc giving freely the Kohinoor and all claims to the throne. From then, it remained within the possession of the British monarch, Queen Victoria, who wore it as a broach, to turn out to be the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels.The sequence, which will likely be shot primarily in India and the UK, will hint this journey by a fictional story of tried theft. “We wished to make one thing actually worldwide however with its roots in India, and what higher topic than the Kohinoor, which is a nationwide obsession. It additionally appears related at a time when helpful and historic artifacts, some spoils of struggle, are being restored to their dwelling international locations. Our heist thriller will weave info, myths, legends and sure, the curse which varieties the spine of our plot, across the diamond. It’ll seemingly be unfold over eight episodes,” informs Bedi from Dalhousie. He has already began speaking to streaming platforms and as soon as one is on board, hopes to roll with the sequence by early subsequent yr.