UDAYA TV’S NEW SOAP ‘MAHASATHI’ FROM JUNE 27
Sudheendra Bharadwaj, programming head of Udaya TV said Mahasathi will portray the North Karnataka culture and its milieu in true spirit. Shruthi will make an appearance as a sutradhara and narrate the story to the television viewers in the first few episodes of the serial.
Sunil Puranik said the serial will be shot in Hubballi, Dharwad, Bailahongala, Belagavi and its surroundings and the artistes have been selected from the region.
Sunil Puranik said the serial is based on a real life incident and added that the story develops within two traditional families.
Widow remarriage is the central theme of the serial, he said.
The director said the serial concentrates on the language and colours. He said he criss crossed eight districts of North Karnataka to audition his lead artistes and to hunt for locales.
Vinay from Hubballi who left his job with Accenture is playing the lead. Aishwarya who is an engineering from Kalaburgi but settled in Bengaluru is playing the female lead. Both the lead artistes are making their debuts on the small screen.
Sunil Puranik and S M Patil have written the screenplay. Abhiruchi Chandru has written the dialogues. Yogaraj Bhat has penned the lyrics for the serial’s title song which has been sung by Raghu Dixit under his own composition.