Television

Arun Frank pitching for new soap with WTC backdrop

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/05/12/Untitled-1_43.jpg?itok=zGFNSxcc

MUMBAI: It's not got a slotting on any channel as yet but a new soap (working title Missing), being directed by Arun Frank with a backdrop of the WTC tragedy, is under production. It is planned for a February 2003 launch.

While negotiations are on with both Sahara TV and national broadcaster Doordarshan, Frank says in all probability the show will be telecast on the private channel.

The show revolves around the people who have lost their loved ones in the tragedy and the impact of it on the psyche of those that were witness to the events. It's about those people who are mentally suffering in agony & pain and how it affects people connected to them, Frank says.

Frank, who is best known for soaps involving relationships, emotions and conflicts like Andaz, Amar Prem and Zindagi Teri Meri Kahani among others, says: "I am not talking about terrorism. I don't want to, I am not getting into that at all. I am looking at it from the other side, the emotional side, as to what happened after the attacks." He points out that it's also about those people who are still living with the hope that their dear one's might just come back some day.

NRI Ashok Ambardekar and Vilas Salunkhe are producing the serial under their banner Amba Arts International. Ashok Ambardekar has given the story concept and Sanjay Chouhan has written it.

Producer Vilas Salunkhe, Vinay Jain, Nirmal Pandey, Mrinal Kulkarni with Director Arun Frank on the sets of Missing The starcast includes Nirmal Pandey, Ayub Khan, Salil Ankola, Mrinal Kulkarni, Avtar Gill, Vinay Jain, Murali Sharma, Sonia Rakkar, Shakti Singh, Madan Jain and Purvi Sanghavi.

The first schedule is being done at the hill stations of Lonavla and Khandala near Pune. The crew expects to move to Washington in December for the shooting of further episodes (which will actually form the first part of the story).

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/internet_0.jpg?itok=svZSUYza
A contemporary take on love online: COLORS launches Internet Wala Love

There was a time when shyly exchanged handwritten notes and a dropped handkerchief from a girl for her beau would be the onset of a potential relationship.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/cosmos_0.jpg?itok=l4MPCf5G
Cosmos-Maya: The shining success story of the Indian IP Creator

Cosmos-Maya, the market leader in original Indian Kids’ animation content recently celebrated its 22ndAnnual Day.

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/kerala.jpg?itok=ZjRI8l4B
K Madhavan presents the cheque to Kerala CM Shri Pinarayi Vijayan

Star India today announced it will increase its donation to Rs 5 crores for the CM’s Distress Relief Fund for the relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/lo.jpg?itok=PCeprOUH
Facebook to sub-license La Liga India broadcast rights to Sony

Social media giant Facebook, which recently acquired the Indian sub-continent La Liga rights for three years, has struck a sub-licensing broadcast deal with Sony Pictures Network (SPN) India, a source close to the development has confirmed to Indiantelevision.com.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/zee.jpg?itok=XgE_eIOq
Zee Telugu’s legendary dance reality show Aata Juniors makes a comeback this weekend!

Aata Juniors, one of Zee Telugu’s iconic dance reality shows is making a comeback to the channel starting this weekend! Zee Telugu pioneered telecasting non-fiction shows at prime-time which has now created a top-of-mind recall among its viewers across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/KPL_2018.jpg?itok=35iawwK0
Star Sports announces a blockbuster line-up of renowned cricket commentators for Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2018

Showcasing a blockbuster line-up of 12 renowned cricket experts, Star Sports announced the commentary panel for KPL 2018 which began on 15th August 2018. For the first time ever, Australia’s bowling legend Mitchell Johnson donned the commentator hat.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/La_Liga.jpg?itok=cex1S5sq
Facebook to sub-licence La Liga to broadcaster: Report

Social media giant Facebook took several industry pundits by surprise when it acquired the India sub-continent rights for La Liga's 380 league matches for the new season, which commenced on Friday. It is now being reported that the league's broadcast in India will not just be limited to the social...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/21/money.jpg?itok=rwQ2fDKF
Moneycontrol collaborates with Thomson Reuters to offer StockReports to its customers

Moneycontrol, India’s leading financial and business digital platform, has collaborated with Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters to offer StockReports on its platform. StockReports powered by Thomson Reuters, is updated every day to facilitate unbiased comprehensive analysis of stocks,...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/08/20/news.jpg?itok=A70B5KqH
News18.com Announces iReel Awards 2018 - The One of Its Kind Web Series Awards in India

News18.com, one of India’s leading breaking news websites with over 100 million unique visitors announces iReel Awards 2018, web series specific awards in India.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories