Sarabhai vs Sarabhai expected to make a comeback (DNA)
The popular Indian sitcom Sarabhai vs Sarabhai is soon to be launched as a web series. The sitcom ran its last episode in 2006 and will be coming back on screen after a hiatus of 11 years. Official reports state that the shooting will start by month-end and will star the original cast. The plot will take a seven-year leap and looks of the characters will be suitably altered.
In an interview to Mumbai Mirror, actor-producer-director Jamnadas Majethia said, “After the show wrapped up, all of us, including the actors, got busy with other commitments. However, at every public event and even at private functions in the last 10 years, I was always asked when Sarabhai vs Sarabhai was returning.”
Director Majethia's also tweeted:
He added, “It was a public demand which finally compelled us to set aside everything else and concentrate on developing a quality script which lives up to the audience's expectations. Shooting will continue all through April. We are targeting a May release.”
New characters will also be introduced to the show. The show will premiere on the online streaming app, Hotstar.
After this news came out, people couldn't stop gushing and took to Twitter to express their happiness:
So Sarabhai vs Sarabhai is making a comeback. Best Indian TV series ever for a reason. pic.twitter.com/sqqNs8zgv9— Sreejit (@ThisHungryPanda) March 15, 2017
Getting the NEWS early morning "Sarabhai series to kick off by month end"— Ankita Dhandharia (@_ankitaa_) March 15, 2017
The best start to the day!
Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai features an upper-class family set in an urban Indian city. It became famous among critics and audience for its relatable portrayal of society and clean comedy. The show aired for two years and soon developed into a 90s cult television series.