DD to telecast new fiction show ‘Prakriti’ to bring environment in focus

NEW DELHI: Doordarshan National is launching an environment-based fiction show ‘Prakriti- Kudrat Ko Bachane Ki Jung’ starting 22 November and which will be aired every Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 PM.


The series has been produced by veteran actor Parikshit Sahni for the production house named after his late father, Balraj Sahni Productions, and stars Parikshit himself in the main lead.


The serial follows the story of the lead character ‘Prakriti’ who, against all opposition, opts for a job as an officer in the Forest Department. She hopes to find her father, who was a renowned environmentalist and who has been missing for almost a decade. Everyone is convinced that her father is dead but she is sure he is still alive and she sets out to find him.


She faces innumerable odds both professional and personal, and in the end proves that a woman is in not the “weaker sex” but, like any of her male counterparts, is capable of taking on and overcoming any challenges. But in doing so she also gets the biggest shock of her life.  


Unhindered, she wages an unrelenting war against people involved in decimating jungles and killing wild animals and supplying furs, skins, teeth and rhinoceros horns to foreign buyers.


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