Hindi GECs saw 4 new show launches in Jan 2020

Star Plus, Colors and &TV launched shows in January

MUMBAI: Hindi GEC witnessed four new shows in the first month of 2020. Colors, Star Plus and & TV launched a new show in January. In the beginning of the month &TV launched two mythology shows Kahat Hanuman Jai Shri Ram on 7 January and Santoshi Maa Sunaye Vrat Kathayein on 28 January. At the end of the month, Star Plus and Colors launched a fiction show Dadi Amma… Dadi Amma Maan Jaao! and Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story on 27 January respectively.

Kahat Hanuman Jai Shri Ram is directed by Dharmesh Shah and produced by Alind Shrivastava. The cast of the show includes actors like Ekagra Dwivedi, Nirbhay Wadhwa, Jiten Lalwani and Sneha Wagh.

The lead character in Santoshi Maa Sunaye Vrat Kathayein is played by Gracy Singh and the show is produced by Rashmi Telefilms.

Produced by Bodhitree Productions Company, Colors’ Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story revolves around the lead character Pinky who is short heighted, the character is played by Riya Shukla.

Star Plus’ Dadi Amma Dadi Amma Maan Jao is produced by Rajshri Productions and the show is based on a story of two sisters who are raised by their grandparents.

Sony Entertainment Television (SET) and Colors has also announced the launch of its upcoming shows in February. SET will air Ek Duje Ke Vaaste 2 on 10 February at 9.30 pm, currently the channel is running Tara from Satara at 9.30 pm slot.

Colors will bring fiction and non-fiction shows in February. On 11 February the channel will premiere Barrister Babu which will replace Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush in weekday’s primetime slot at 8.30 pm and Khatron Ke Khiladi will premiere on 22 February which will replace Bigg Boss in the weekend slot at 9 pm.

Star Bharat also launched a show Kartik Purnima on 3 February in the primetime slot at 8:30 pm. In 2019, Hindi GEC witnessed the launch of more than 50 shows on their channels throughout the year. 

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