In the times when Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki tortured us all to the T, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai was like a breath of fresh air. Right from Indravadan’s sarcastic jibes to sassy Maya’s friendly banter with her middle-class daughter-in-law Monisha, and Rosesh's nonsensical poetry, we’ve loved it all.
The show going off air broke many hearts. Definitely, much more than when Hodor died in Game of Thrones. Sarabhai vs Sarabhai’s fan following reached another level, in the last ten years. People even started online petitions to bring the show back on screen. The makers J D Majethia, Aatish Kapadia and Deven Bhojani, earlier hinted that the show will return but only in the form of a web series.
The reunion of the cast and crew at Satish Shah’s 65th birthday bash added more fuel to the fire.
Well, what the fans were dreaming about all these years, is coming true. Majethia in an interview given to Mumbai Mirror said that the shooting of the show will start by month end.
Moreover, there will be a seven-year leap in the show and it will air on Hotstar.
“After the show wrapped up, all of us, including the actors, got busy with other commitments. However, at every public event and even at private functions in the last 10 years, I was always asked when Sarabhai vs Sarabhai was returning. It was public demand which finally compelled us to set aside everything else and concentrate on developing a quality script which lives up to the audience’s expectations. Shooting will continue all through April. We we are targeting a May release,” Majethia told Mumbai Mirror.
The show will also have some new characters but things, which people loved in the past, will remain the same, he assured. Also, Rosesh's character will have a new hairstyle, in this one!
“Alim Hakim tried a new hairstyle with Rajesh (the actor who played Rosesh) last month. We’ll be meeting for readings again closer to the shoot,” he added.
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