NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh has been home to several talented actors, writers and technicians across the Hindi film and television industry. Over the years, the state and its capital, Lucknow, have been an inspiration for several major films, OTT content and now a television program. On March 30, 2021, & TV, in the first of its kind, launched a Lucknow-based situation comedy “Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai” with a completely local production unit and an actor with Akansha Sharma as Sakina Mirza, Farhana Parveen as Shanti Mishra, Pawan Singh as Zafar Ali Mirza and Amrish Bobby as Ram Chandra Mishra, this show sets a new benchmark in the Hindi GEC industry. As the show successfully ended a year, the entire team gathered to celebrate this significant moment at a party held in the city.
Quoting Vishnu Shankar, Business Head & TV, said: “Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai? Is one of & TV’s most ambitious projects. It is the first Hindi TV series to be based in Uttar Pradesh with most of its talents and crew. As a channel for the Hindi-speaking audience, Uttar Pradesh serves as a great source of culturally rich, relatable and enjoyable content with exceptionally great local talent.The success of this show is a testament to their potential.The upcoming film city will further strengthen production capacity and We are now exploring more projects here in Uttar Pradesh and have created a platform to help us discover local talent, whether it be actors, technicians or directors.This is really the beginning of a new and exciting phase for the channel . ” We invite actors, directors and technical production team to share their profiles / videos / CV with & TV at andtv.zee5.com/andtvtalent. Sharing the profile does not guarantee the choice. All ideas / scripts / concepts / scripts etc. are not accepted via this medium and we ask you to refrain from sending it, otherwise Zeel shall not be held liable for any breach of any kind.
Pawan Singh, who portrays ‘Zafar Ali Mirza’, said: “This is a great moment for us as our show completes a year. Congratulations to every actor, production unit and channel team. The show has set a benchmark in bringing it to life. “The real essence of Lucknow through its engaging story, real places with a locally sourced talent pool. It has provided a platform for local artists and also created opportunities for several industrial workers.” Akanksha Sharma, who portrays ‘Sakina Mirza’, said: “It does not feel like it is already a year! Even though I had done several projects before, this show is extra special. It has given me enormous fame and recognition. And most importantly, an opportunity to showcase my talent to a wider audience. I could not have been more grateful. Congratulations to all, especially our viewers, for their love and appreciation. “Ambrish Bobby, who portrays ‘Ram Chandra Mishra’, said:” It is truly a proud moment for all of us. The journey that began a year ago has been so wonderful and successful. The show has broken through with its refreshingly different story and fun, related characters. Our hard work and efforts have borne enormous fruit. I want to congratulate our entire cast, crew, production team, channel team and audience for accepting and appreciating our work. Congratulations on the program’s first anniversary! We look forward to celebrating more such milestones in the coming days. ” Farhana Parveen portrays “Shanti Mishra”, said: “Our show has several beginners in its honor – from locally sourced stories, a unique plot, related characters, recordings in the real haveli to provide a platform for the talents of the city. It is a dream team and a dream come true for all of us. Congratulations to all on the one year anniversary of our show. ”
So, for your daily dose of entertainment and merriment, keep watching & TV’s “Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai” at 21:30, which is broadcast every Monday to Friday!