VJ Pankhuri Awasthi as Razia Sultan
The passionate and energetic Princess that you see in the serial is none other than popular VJ Pankhuri Awasthi who was last seen as a Kashmiri girl Saima in Bindass TV’s Yeh Hai Aashiqui with Manoj Chandalia. She also anchored a fashion based serial Style Junkie with VJ Andy. She also did a negative role in Prabhu Deva’s film Ramaya Vastaviyan.
Rohit Purohit as Altunia – Razia’s Childhood Friend
The role of Malik Altunia, Razia’s childhood friend, lover and later husband is portrayed by Rohit Purohit. Rohit was earlier seen in TV Series Arjun as Karan and Aryan in Ishq Kills. Rohit started in TV Career in 2009 with Star Plus’ Shaurya Aur Suhani but rose to fame only with Zee TV’s Sansaar Laxmi where he played the role of Suraj Purohit. Besides, he was also seen in Hum Ne Li Hai Shapath, a crime based drama on Life Ok.
Seema Kapoor as Shamshad Begum – Razia’s Grandmother
A veteran TV actress Seema Kapoor has been in the TV industry for more than a decade. She has acted in various serials including Kismat, Bidai, Kurukshetra, Hum Sath Aath Hain, Hasratein and Sapna Babul Ka Bidai where she plays the role of Vasundhra Rajvansh. However, she is known for her role in Ek Hazaroon Mai Meri Behna Hai. Seema is Annu Kapoor’s sister and Om Puri’s first wife.
Sooraj Thapar as Shams-ud-din Iltutmish – Razia’s Father
The third king of the slave dynasty or the founder of the Delhi Sultanate is played by a popular face on TV – Sooraj Thapar. He will be seen as Razia Sultan‘s father. Sooraj was last seen in Sony TV’s Ek Nayyi Pehchan as Suresh Modi. Sooraj has been essaying the role of dad from quite some years now. He was seen as Jay Bhanushali’s father (Pranay Shergill) in Balaji Telefilms’ Kayamath. He was also a part of Bhai, Bhaiya Aur Brother, a comedy show of SAB TV where he essayed the role of Anil Mahendra Chawla.
Sambhavna Seth as Shah Turkan
Shah Turkan, Iltutmish’s mistress and later wife was a manipulative woman – This role has been given to Sambhavna Seth of Bigg Boss Fame. She has been part of the reality show twice, once in season 2 and once in season 8 as a challenger. She rose to fame with a remix video of “Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyaar Ke Charche..” after which she was also seen in an item number with Upen Patel in 36 China Town. In addition, she has various Bhojpuri movies to her credit.
Bhavna Chauhan as Shazia – Razia’s Elder Sister
The bubbly elder sister you see in Razia Sultan is Bhavna Chauhan. The beautiful lady has essayed character roles in Hindi Films – Hasee Toh Phasee and Jai Ho. Interestingly, Shazia was offered the lead role of Razia. However, she chose Shazia over Razia only because she could relate to the character more. Soon, you will also see her as Om Puri’s daughter in the upcoming comedy movie.
Ankit Arora as Rukn-ud-din Firuz – Razia’s Step Brother
Famous as Lakshman, Ankit Arora will be seen playing the role of Razia’s Step brother – Rukn-ud-din Firuz. Last seen in Ek Ghar Banauga, Ankit has done several TV serial including Phir Subah Hogi, Jyoti and Beendh Banaoongaa Ghodi Chadhunga on Imagine TV.
Riya Deepsi as Razia’s Best Friend
Riya Deepsi off late seen as Salima in Sony TV’s Maharana Pratap will be playing the role of Razia’s best friend – a slave girl. Riya was also part of Swastik Pictures’ Mahabharat where she played the role of Gandhari.
Anil Rastogi as Razia’s Teacher
Remember Arjun Kapoor’s grandfather in Ishaqzaade? He will be playing the role of an oldie who will train Razia. He is actually a master of her father in his early days when IItutmish was a slave. Image Source: &TV, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5