Smriti Irani producing comedy for ZEE TV

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


Smriti Irani is surely branching out. After moving away from STAR’s ‘Kyunki Saans Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, the actress-producer has been busy with work on other channels including Sony Entertainment Television Asia, 9X and NDTV Imagine.

Moreover, earlier this week, Smriti revealed that she was to make her debut in ZEE TV’s popular soap ‘Teen Bahuraniyaan’. Now, sources at Mumbai Mirror have reported that Smriti is set to make her first comedy show for the number two channel.

The programme has been tentatively titled ‘Bai Bole Toh Gangubai’. It will revolve around Gangubai�۪s life and how she tries to solve the problems of various families living in the society. The half hour weekend primetime show is likely to go on air in December-end (in India) and the shooting will begin in the next two weeks.

Says a source, “The show will revolve around the life of a maid and how she plays an important role in our day to day lives; how she solves small problems of the various families in the society and how, her absence affects our daily lives. The show has largely been inspired by Bawarchi and Hero No 1. It will have different flavors of emotions that make people laugh and cry. It is a very relatable family-oriented story. Gangubai will be a typical Maharashtrian wearing nauvari sari in the show.”