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Aakash Aath strengthens its line-up with a satirical comedy

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KOLKATA: The Bengali audience is set for a novel treat as the Bengali general entertainment channel (GEC) Aakash Aath, is coming up with a new satirical comedy, Ghhente Gha to tickle their funny bones. Based on stories written by renowned author, Sanjib Chattopadhyay, the show that starting on 13 January will air from Monday to Saturday at 9.30 pm.

The idea, says Channel Eight proprietor and producer of Ghante Gha Ashok Surana, is to give a variety of entertainment to its audience.

The story would revolve around the Chatterjee family of North Kolkata headed by Giribala Chatterjee. The show brings to the fore the life of today’s middle class Bengali family, the society, the stress and the dilemma that a common man goes through every day.

“With an amalgamation of star cast of repute, Ghhente Gha will bring some much needed laughter to the audience’s life,” said Sanjib Chattopadhyay, who is known for his style characterised by use of short satirical sentences and lively language.

The show has been directed by Manish Ghosh and scripted by Padmanabha Dasgupta. 

The cast includes Sabitri Chatterjee (Giribala Chatterjee), Shubhashis Mukherjee (Somesh), Chaiti Ghoshal (Ruma), Shubhashish Banerjee (Shubho), Padmanabha Dasgupta (Shankar), Biswajit Chakraborty (Baromama) and many other well known artistes.

A media planner says that since it is a take on the life from a very witty angle, the show will be an entertaining one for audience.

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