Star Plus, the general entertainment channel in Hindi is all in for a refurbishment of its programming line-up with an addition of new shows, among which are ‘Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil’, ‘Chandra Nandini’, ‘Naamkaran’, and others.
Long running serials such as ‘Suhaani Si Ek Ladki’, ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ and ‘Ye Hai Mohabbatein’, will still be available in their usual slot. Following the same thread, the series ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, which is followed by ‘Ishqbaaaz’, will also be run in their usual slot.
‘Chandra Nandini’ is actually replacing ‘Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai Pyaar Kya Karein’. The afore mentioned series is produced by Balaji Telefilm and is based on the life of Chandragupta Maurya. The other series ‘Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil’, will be screened instead of the famous series ‘Siya Ke Ram’. The new series feature Arjun Bijlani and Drashti Dhami.
‘Naamkaran’ is a series inspired by ‘Zakhm’, a movie produced in the year 1990. It is produced by Mahesh Bhatt and it revolves around the fight of a woman who struggle to raise her ‘illegitimate’ child. Also available on Star Plus is ‘POW: Bandi Yuddh Ke’, which is a regional version of ‘Prisoners of War’, involves two soldiers held captive for 17 years by Pakistani Army after the 1999 Kargil War.
It is to be noted that the only non-fictional show available on Star Plus is ‘MasterChef India’, screened in the weekends’ slot.