Mumbai, June 22 : Popular TV show " Uttaran", which had two generation leaps since it went on air in 2008, will complete a run of 900 episodes.
The cast and the crew of the show celebrated the milestone Thursday by cutting a cake.
very happy that the show has reached this milestone. I feel I'm the
luckiest person in Indian television industry, whose first serial has
completed 900 episodes," Tina said in a press statement.
went on air in December 2008 on Colors, as a story of two girls -
Ichcha, who belonged to slums, and Tapasya, who belonged to a rich
family. It traced the ups and downs of their friendship, given their
different economic background. The title of the show stood as a metaphor
for the hand-me-downs that the poor girl received from the rich girl.
storyline took a 10-year leap forward in 2009 and actors Tina and
Rashmi Desai were introduced. Tina, who has continued her association
with the show as Ichcha even post the latest leap in March, is excited.
the story of " Uttaran" focusses on Ichcha and Tapasya. While Tapasya
has a daughter Mukta, Ichcha has three children - Kanha, whom she
adopted, as well as Meethi and son Yuvraj.
When " Uttaran", produced by Pintoo Guha, hit the small screen, it was lapped up by the audience for its fresh content.
show has worked so well that it proves the fact that everyone works
together as a team to better every scene. Completing 900 episodes is a
rare feat indeed and I wish the team of ' Uttaran' hearty congratulations
for supporting us for so long," said Guha.