Thursday, October 19, 2006
B.R Films' biggest venture Viraasat went on air from 12th June 2006 at 9 PM on STAR PLUS. This family entertainer goes on to mark its own place among popular television serials.B.R Films' successful finite show Milee had reached its logical conclusion to give its slot for Viraasat.Viraasat gives a huge competition to all the never ending Saas- Bahu serials.
Viraasat is a multi- starrer soap opera that has a strong-line up of popular actors ranging from the celebrated Kiran Kumar, Deepak Quazir, Aman Verma, Amarr Upadhayay, Jayati Bhatia, Pooja Rawal Ghai to the young screen scorchers Rohit Roy and the Bengali beauty Sangita Ghosh.Rahul Roy and Sangita Ghosh play the leading roles in this serial. Rohit Roy retains his dazzle in this family drama as in his other roles like the illegitimate heir in Swabhimaan and the hot-tempered young politician in Sarrkar. Sangita Ghosh has been selected to play the key role in this serial after her success in Desh Mein Nikla Hoga Chand and Mehendi Teri Naam Ki.She has worked mostly with Varun Vadola in serials and happy to find that her onscreen chemistry with Rohit Roy really clicks.
After his fleeting roles in CID and Kasauti Zindagi Ki, Viraasat offers a major role for Amarr Upadhayay. Aman Verma who was on a break after Indian Idol 2 returns to play the role of villain in this family drama. Deepak Quazir also reappears after his central role in Kasauti Zindagi Ki. As always, Kiran Kumar and Jayati Bhatia give life and soul to their characters through their brilliant performance.
The storyline is best shown in the title of the serial Viraasat - Nafrat Ke Khel Mein, Do Dilon Ki Chahat. This serial centers on the age-old enmity between the Lambas and the Kharbandas.The Lamba family consists of Raman Lamba (Kiran Kumar), his wife Meera (Jayati Bhatia), his sons Rishab Lamba (Aman Verma), and Rahul Lamba (Rohit Roy). On the other hand the Kharbanda family headed by kailash (Deepak Quazir) has two children Kunal (Amarr Upadhayay) and Priyanka (Sangita Ghosh).
The story takes the central turn when Rahul and Priyanka madly fall in love with each other. They elope on the night of Priyanka's marriage with another man. They get married in a temple and take a vow to end the enmity between two families. Despite of the initial setbacks Rahul's parents accept the couple to their home. However Rishab Lamba has his eye on the private goals and tries to pave troubles on his brother's marriage life. His attempts appear to be futile since Priyanka becomes pregnant and promises to give one of her twins to Rishab's childless wife Anoushka. Kailash and Raman also think over their enmity and decide to reunite on the eve of Diwali.
Arvind Babbal and Yatin Dang jointly direct Viraasat during the present days. The screenplay of the serial is in great sets and quite flambuoyant. The story line moves in a normal pace without boring the spectators. The title song is meaningful and melodious. Shailja Kejriwal, Creative Director, STAR India, says that she is very happy with this television serial. Since the setting of Viraasat is excellent, media fractions are also increasing day by day. It is the only factor that bothers the smooth flow of the story line. As a whole this soap opera is an excellent family entertainer. There is no wonder that it has grabbed a place among the top ten television serials within a limited time period.