The series produced by Mohsen Ali-Akbari and directed by Javad Shamaqdari will start airing from August 27, 2020.
‘The Envoy’ narrates a story from the time when the Umayyad Dynasty Caliph Muawiyah died.
Then his son Yazid wrote a letter to the governor of Medina and ordered him to summon Imam Hussein (AS) and make him swear allegiance, but the Imam refused to do so.
Many people wrote letters to Imam Hussein and asked him to become their leader.
Imam Hussein sent an envoy to Basra and another one to Kufa to rise up against the oppression.
This is the story of Suleiman, who was one of the Imam’s trustees and his envoy to Basra.
The series cast list includes Golab Adineh, Jafar Dehqan, Mahmoud Pakniyyat, Ziba Boroufeh, the late Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz, Mahvash Sabrkon, Reza Tavakkoli, Hossein Yari, Fakhreddin Seddiq-Sharif, and Zahra Saeedi.
‘The Envoy’, made in 2002, is scheduled to be a replacement for the series ‘A Mother's Sacrifices’ which will be aired daily at 22:00 GMT.
ifilm English will also repeat each episode of the series the next day at 04:00, 10:00, 16:00 (all GMT times). It is comprised of 12 episodes.