The Vizier is the antagonist of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and The Two Thrones. The dying adviser of the Maharajah of India, the Vizier sought to gain immortality using the Sands of Time and betrayed the Maharajah to Sharaman of Babylon. He was unsuccessful in his efforts and died following the restoration of the timeline by the Prince. Seven years following the events of The Sands of Time, the Vizier's death is undone by another alteration of the timeline and he seeks out the Dagger of Time once again. Invading Babylon, he uses the Dagger to transform and rename himself Zurvan, an immortal driven to conquer Babylon using the Sands of Time.
The Vizier was the Maharajah's chief adviser, who succumbed to consumption. While searching for a cure to his illness, the Vizier found information about the Island of Time, which supposedly contained the secret to immortality. The Vizier persuaded his master to go, and they found the Dagger of Time, as well as the Hourglass containing the Sands of Time and a staff he kept as his own.
At some point, the Vizier fell in love with Sindra, ...