Fans of fantasy, fiction, dragons, and drama will know what it means to say that House of the Dragon on Disney+ Hotstar, is shaping up to be one of the biggest series of the year. The 10-episode series, with new episodes dropping every Monday at 6:30 AM IST (at the same time as the US telecast), is a remarkable, turbulent story of the House of Targaryen, set 200 years before the events that captivated global audiences in Game of Thrones. The story continues to deepen in bitter rivalries, jealousy, lust, the quest for power, and betrayal to destroy the Targaryen dynasty, giving audiences a compelling narrative to hold onto.
But, have you ever wondered what this awe-inspiring show would be like with an Indian cast? With its expansive histories, familial focus and royal drama, House of the Dragon could easily be a desi Bollywood epic playing out on-screen. While Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith and Matthew Needham are doing a fantastic job with their characters, imagine what it would be like to watch House of the Dragon, Indian-style! Here are some actors we think would be amazing in the desi version of the show –