Sony picks up telenovela 'Juana’s Miracle'

MUMBAI: The telenovelas trend continues to go great guns on Hindi entertainment television. Sony Entertainment TV India has picked up RCTV's Juana’s Miracle. This telenovela has a total run of 153 episodes (in the original version).


Juana’s Miracle was the most successful telenovela released in 2002 . It was the top show in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador , Brazil, Uruguay and Chile, and the story line did well across different cultural markets . Interestingly in Venezuela, the show ranked first place with 27.53 rating points at the 9 pm prime time slot.

The plot revolves around Juana’s journey to adulthood. In an unbelievable turn of events, Juana's world is shattered causing the 17-year old to be fearful and confused.

Medical advances in artificial insemination combine with human error creates a new life, but in the wrong body. Juana is left to accept that she will be a mother without having yet been a woman, and finds herself linked to a man with whom she has nothing in common. Time unveils the truth to a magazine publisher whose disappointment in his wife's inability to conceive a child is unbearable. His life-threatening illness only increases his obsession with having a child, so once he realizes that the hospital has artificially inseminated Juana by mistake, he desperately searches for her only to find that his wife has hired her to work at the magazine.

Destiny links these lives and each has much to learn, especially about the power of love. By surrendering to great power, fate provides bigger dreams than they ever comprehend.

SET officials when contacted, were tightlipped on the same.


For RCTV, this is the second big property it has sold in India. Last year Star Plus picked up RCTV's My Sweet Fat Valentina, its Hindi adaptation being Dekho Magar Pyaar Se.

It is worth recalling that it was SET that kicked off the telenovela "wave" with Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, the Indian adaptation of the hit Colombian series Yo Soy Betty La Fea (I am Betty the ugly one), which it acquired from RCN Network.

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