MUMBAI: Aiming to spruce up its
programming, Hindi GEC &TV is
working on a socio-mythological
drama titled ‘Santoshi Maa’.
A fiction show will launch first to
replace the historical property ‘Razia
Sultan’. ‘Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum’ is
a love story produced by Balaji
Telefilms. This will be the first show
from the leading TV production house
on the channel.
According to sources, ‘Yeh Kahaan Aa
Gaye Hum’ will launch on 26 October,
airing at 9:30 pm from Monday to
Friday. It will replace Swastik
Productions’ historical ‘Razia
In August this year, &TV swapped the
time slots of two of its fiction
properties, ‘Razia Sultan’ and ‘Badii
Devrani’. The shows, which aired at
7:30 pm and 9:30 pm respectively,
exchanged their slots in a bid to
connect better with their target
audience. While ‘Badii Devrani’ will
continue in its new slot, the curtains
will go down on ‘Razia Sultan’.
Set against a musical backdrop in
Kolkata, the love story ‘Yeh Kahaan
Aa Gaye Hum’ will see actors Saanvi
Talwar and Karan Kundra in lead roles.
Actors like Kali Babu, Papiya Sen
Gupta and Manohar Pandit will play
other key roles.
In addition, the channel is working on
another show in the socio-
mythological drama genre. ‘Santoshi
Maa’ is produced by Rashmi Sharma
Telefilms and is expected to go on
The channel is yet to finalise the
launch time and date for the show.
The channel has also got senior TV
actors to shoot teaser promos for the
show, first of which was launched on
Sunday with Aruna Irani.
It is also learnt that &TV has
acquired the rights to the original
Aarti track from the film ‘Jai
Santoshi Maa’, sung by Usha
Mangeshkar, to feature in the show
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