Vikram Gokhale to direct a serial "Ratra Vanvyachi" for DD Sahyadri Channel

MUMBAI: “Ratra Vanvyachi” – (Night of the Forest Fire) is a new semi -fictional series produced by Doordarshan Sahyadri Channel based on the novel written by Smt. Neela Satyanarayan, the first Woman State Election Commissioner (SEC) of Maharashtra.


The entire series revolves around a female protagonist struggling to be a perfect fit in this male dominated system of governance. It takes you through the journey of a woman who through her honest and upright conduct establishes an impartial and strong image vis-?-vis to her male counterpart. The story unfolds the various career experiences of woman and how skillfully she triumphs over all the problems in day to day life at her home and at work place. The female lead character is portrayed by Actress, Kancha Jadhav.


“The most important and interesting aspect of this series will be Shri. Vikram Gokhale, the legendary actor and theatre personality who has accepted to direct this show which is a great honor and USP of this show” – quoted by Shri. Mukesh Sharma, Addl. DG – Doordrashan.


Director, Vikram Gokhale envisioned this women centric series as an eye opener in a male dominated society as this society claims to be a thinker’s society. He said "The reason to be a part of this series is to expose the so called rational society which has different set of laws while it comes to the liberty of a woman especially when it comes to Power Game in the existing political scenario of our country”


The writer, Smt. Neela Satyanaryan is herself a distinguished personality and a live example of courage and honor. She is a multi-faceted personality with interest in music and literature. In the past, she has held important assignments and also headed several departments in Maharashtra recalls breaking the glass ceiling. She strongly believes that “A Women Administrator can always bring a difference in the administration through her compassion and understanding – She is the Human Face of administration”


Shri Mukesh Sharma mentioned that “this series will also be dubbed in to other languages for telecast as it has a strong message and appeal which has to be widespread. The entire series will be shot in the Pune City and the first schedule of this shoot will be commencing from 10th June.”


Doordarshan justifies its role as a National Broadcaster by producing this series specially designed for “Women Empowerment” and truly believes that this show will change the perception of the people and enlarge the vision of our current political and government functioning system.

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