Jatra, a special series on ABP Majha showcasing Local Deity Fairs, Jatra (जत्रा) in various villages all over Maharashtra will be back for the second season soon. The series will be directed by Santosh Kolhe. The first season showcased 26 Jatras from every corner of Maharashtra. Marathi viewers liked this concept and wanted some more authentic and traditional Jatra to be featured in this series.
Star Pravah’s quiz show ‘Vikta Ka Uttar’ is in news for the small screen debut of Bollywood star Riteish Deshmukh. The show will have a unique format for the contestants which is based on the bargaining skills. The show has one more reason to be famous now that the talented Marathi actor Hrishikesh Joshi will be seen portraying not one, not two but 52 different characters on the show.
Mahesh Kale has created his own space in the music world with his amazing voice. His songs from the Play Katyar Kaljat Ghusali have been popular with the audience. His acting and singing in the “Katyar Kaljat Ghusali” have been appreciated by many. The film version of the same drama also featured him as a playback singer. Mahesh has also won a national award for this film as Playback Singer.
The fact that in the progressed state like Maharashtra, we still have incidents on Female Infanticide is very disturbing. Additionally, there have been cases of naming a girl child as “Nakushi” (Unwanted) clearly indicates where we stand in our gender equality. Star Pravah aims to showcase a story of such girl in rural Maharashtra.