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Engaging content: Akbar Birbal folklore completes 500 episodes

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MUMBAI: Big Magic is all set to create a new benchmark with the completion of 500 episodes of its marquee show Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal.

The flagship show which features famous actors Kiku Sharda and Vishal Kotian in the titular roles of Akbar and Birbal, respectively, gained popularity within a short span of time and won the hearts of millions. India’s first-ever historical comedy aired its 500 episode on 26 September 2016.

The show, launched in 2014, presents the folklore of Akbar and Birbal in the most humorous way. Through its interesting and engaging content, the show has not only redefined the comedy genre, but also pioneered a new genre in itself – historical comedy.

On the successful completion of 500 episodes, a Big Magic spokesperson said, “It is a moment of pride for the entire Big Magic family, as we thank the audience for showing so much love and appreciation towards Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal and its characters. The achievement is a result of the combination of great teamwork, and more importantly great content. With every passing episode and season, we strive to formulate engaging content which ensures an enjoyable experience for the viewers. Through ‘Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal’, we hope to continue catering to the entertainment needs of a large and steadily growing audience base in future as well.”

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