Mumbaii: Endemol India’s fiction venture on Star Pravaah”Lagori” has completed 300 episodes with an explosive episode. The successful show which is being aired on every Monday to Friday at 9pm, has recently been named the Best Serial of the year at the Viewer’s choice MMW Gaurav awards, with popular actress Anuja Sathe-Gokhale who reprises the role of Urmila being named as Best Actress in the viewer’s choice television category.
The fun filled emotional roller coaster ride of friends Mukta, Poorva, Rujuta, Urmila and Dhanashree has received immense love and support from fans. The story line with the twists and truths of their life and friendship in the Marathi daily soap which started in February 2014, has continually struck the right cord with its audiences.
On completing the journey of 300 episodes successfully; the entire team of Lagori celebrated this happy moment by cutting a cake while the cast and crew shared and relived some of the fun moments and experiences they have had so far with the show.
Commenting on the completion of the 300th episode of Lagori, Abhishek Rege, COO – Television, Endemol India, said “Lagori is a touching tale about the journey of friendship and has gained immense popularity amongst the younger demographic who identify with the story line and the characters. The show has reached a new high with the completion of 300 memorable episodes and this has only been possible with the hard work put in by the cast and crew and of course the continuous support from Star Pravah.”
Mr. Anand Chavan Marathi Business Head, Endemol India, added “This award winning show with a strong story line and high production values has managed to create a lasting impression in the minds of the viewers. The character portrayal and interesting plot has engrossed all with the highs and lows that every relationship goes through. We hope that the show continues its popular streak and on our part we hope to keep them hitched to this emotional tale of Mukta, Poorva, Rujuta, Urmila and Dhanashree.”
Endemol India is one of the leading and most valuable content production companies in India across television, film and digital content. The company is a 51:49 strategic alliance between Endemol BV- the world’s largest independent television production company and CA Media – the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group (TCG).
The company has over the years produced successful television shows like Bigg Boss, Fear Factor, Laughter Challenge, Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star, over 400 episodes of Deal or No Deal and the recently launched The Money Drop for Sun Network amongst others. Endemol India has also forayed into the movie making business with the remake of blockbuster Kahaani in Tamil & Telugu.