NDTV Imagine UK is extending its primetime entertainment offerings by launching two new dramas in September.
The first will be ‘Palkon Ki Chaaon Mein’, which is a journey of an orphan girl, her dreams to love and to be loved by a family. The second will be ‘Basera’, a topical, emotion filled tale of four families in a captivating story that explores the fragile bonds that tie parents and their children.
‘Palkon Ki Chaaon Mein’ will be shown at 19:00, which is currently filled with a Hindi news bulletin from NDTV India, this will move out of primetime (18:30 from Monday 31st August). ‘Basera’ will replace the repeat episode of ‘Jyoti’ at 22:00. Both will be shown Monday to Friday.
According to a release by the channel, ‘Palkon ki Chaaon Mein’ is a heart- warming tale of an orphan girl Suman, whose dreams of finding family and love come true when she is accepted by a very lovable and traditional joint family. She finds both a loving family and the love of her life Karan, in this new home. But fate intrudes as she realizes that Karan�۪s mother has ordained her for his elder brother Karthik. She eventually realizes that destiny has its own way of granting wishes and it ultimately gives you what you truly deserve.
‘Basera’ stars Ram Kapoor, Pallavi Subhash and Supriya Pilgaonkar. ‘Basera’ deals with insecurities and a nagging concern that parents have about how their children will treat them in old age. The show traces the journey of four friends who have dedicated their life nurturing and catering to every need of their children and in turn putting their own desires on hold. For these four friends, whose world starts and ends with their family and children, their lives take a turbulent turn because of their very own children, whose priorities in life lie elsewhere.
Announcing the launch of the new shows, Shailja Kejriwal, EVP- Content, NDTV Imagine said, “Our constant endeavor is to present our viewers with a vibrant entertainment, ��Palkon ki Chaaon mein�۪ attempts at being a show for the entire family that will bring back the smell of soil, the richness and grandeur of our culture, its countless traditions and it�۪s never ending warmth all through this large joint family. Basera�۪s storyline traces an issue that is very relevant in today�۪s times. The various emotions and situations that are captured in this story take direct reference from what is happening within our society even today. Given the scale of production and the depth of the story, viewers will see similarities between the situations in the show, both positive and negative, and their own lives and experiences.”
‘Palkon Ki Chaaon Mein’ and ‘Basera’ start on Monday 14th September at 19:00 and 22:00 respectively. Another new show ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ is also expected to start sometime in September.