New Delhi: Keeping up with the content demand seems to have become the need of the hour. Zee Theatre has been consistently meeting this need with their exciting line-ups. This month, tune into Tata Sky Theatre for an array of teleplays to fill the boredom and make the self-isolation a tad bit easier.
Mahipat Babruvahan is the first from his caste and village to complete his M.A. degree. Being fired from his current job after expecting a raise, he takes up a new job as a professor where his patience is put to the test by his students and his love interest. The teleplay stars Shreyas Talpade, Atul Mathur, Aaditi Pohankar and Utkarsh Mazumdar.
Maa Retire Hoti Hai
What if your mother decides to retire from household chores? A woman who has unconditionally served her family through the years finally decides to do the unthinkable, she retires from her duties at home, much to her family’s surprise. The play serves as an eye-opener to the condition of Indian women who are expected to let their own happiness take the back seat in favour of the well-being of everyone else. A powerful play with the lead role aptly played by the late Reema Lagoo.
Rahenge Sadaa Gardish Mein Tare
The teleplay is heavily inspired by the life of filmmaker Guru Dutt, his songstress wife Geeta Dutt and their tumultuous marriage. The teleplay is a tribute to 1950’s Hindi cinema with a moving story even melancholic at times. Some powerful performances by Sonali Kulkarni and Arif Zakaria and the director is Saif Hyder Hasan.
The Relationship Agreement
A couple draws up a relationship contract to avoid the trials and errors of a relationship. Things get further complicated when their parents meet each other on social media and start dating. Will the young couple be able to stick to the agreement? Starring Sumona Chakravarti, Sajeel Parakh, Darius Shroff and Pheroza Mody.
Based on the great Indian philanthropist, warrior and advisor to Maharana Pratap and also a Jain Shravak. The play dwells on Bhamashah’s wars against the Mughals and how he donated all his exploits and the treasures from the wars to Mewar. Starring Daya Shankar Pandey and Manoj Shah in the lead roles.
Piya Behrupiya is a Hindi adaption of Shakespeare’s rib-tickling comedy ‘Twelfth Night’. Set to foot tapping folk fusion music, Piya Behrupiya tells the story of unrequited love – Duke Orsino for Olivia, Olivia for Cesario and Cesario, who is in fact Viola in a man’s disguise, for the Duke. A must for all Shakespeare fans. Cast includes Geetanjali Kulkarni, Amitosh Nagpal, Sagar Deshmukh, Mansi Multani, Mantra Mugdh, Gagan Riar, Neha Saraf, Trupti Khamkar, Saurabh Nayar
Arun walks into an old house one rainy night to find three retired lawyers amusing themselves with an unusual game that he agrees to join. The lawyers recreate a trial scene with one of them agreeing to prosecute Arun while the other defends him, and the third lawyer presides over the proceedings as judge. They promise him a fair trial. If proven guilty, a severe fate awaits him. A suspense thriller which will amaze die-hard fans of court-room dramas. Starring Govind Namdev, Lalit Tiwari, Varun Badola and Liliput Faruqui.
Two stories in different time periods find a common link amid communal violence. 15-year-old Daksha tells a tale of two time periods and exposes the sad truth of how intolerance has not changed even 50 years after India’s Independence. What happens when Daksha is confronted with a similar situation she faced 50 years ago? Starring Uttara Baokar, Vipin Sharma, Samta Sagar, Lyra Dutt, Srishti Shrivastava, among others.
Six youngsters meet at an ancient mansion in the outskirts of Bhopal in the hope of a large inheritance. Here they are confronted by both the horrors of their past and the mysterious forces that lurk in the dark corners of the house. Set in the 60s, the play promises generous doses of both horror and humour all rolled in one. Starring Anil Mange, Pawan Chopra, Brijendra Kala, Anjum Sharma, Vikram Kochhar.