digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

This article is about the TV series. For the 1982 film, see Shriman Shrimati.
Shrimaan Shrimati
Shrimaan Shrimati.jpg
Genre Situation comedy
Written by Ashok Patole
Directed by Rajan Waghdhare
Starring Jatin Kanakia
Reema Lagoo
Rakesh Bedi
Archana Puran Singh
Opening theme "Shrimaanji Shrimatiji", composed by Ashok Patki and sung by Vinod Rathod
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 143
Production
Producer(s) Gautam Adhikari
Markand Adhikari
Camera setup Multi-camera Rakesh Sarang
Running time Approx. 25 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel DD National, SAB TV Rerunned on (( Dhamaal tv )) (( Dabangg tv ))
Picture format SDTV: 480i
Original airing 1995

Shrimaan Shrimati was a popular sitcom that first aired on Doordarshan in 1995. It starred Jatin Kanakia, Rakesh Bedi, Reema Lagoo and Archana Puran Singh in the lead roles. It became quite popular due to the good storylines and excellent comic performances from all the lead actors. Shrimaan Shrimati was written by Ashok Patole, directed by Rajan Waghdhare and produced by Gautam Adhikari and Markand Adhikari (popularly referred to as the "Adhikari brothers").

Shrimaan Shrimati was built on the premise of "love thy neighbor's wife." Keshav Kulkarni (Jatin Kanakia) is married to Kokila (Reema Lagoo). Their neighbours are a popular film actress Prema Shalini (Archana Puran Singh) and her effeminate husband Dilruba (Rakesh Bedi). Keshav is attracted to Prema's glamorous looks and lifestyle, while Dilruba is attracted to Kokila who is a smart housewife. Both of them make use of every possible opportunity (and create many of their own) to flirt with each other's wives, but every time their efforts come to nought.

The other important characters in the TV series are Keshav and Kokila's son Chintu (Ajay Nagrath), their other neighbor Ganga ( Hema Diwan), Keshav's boss Mr. Sharma (Shail Chaturvedi) and his office colleague Gokhale (Vijay Gokhale).

Cast and characters[edit]

Central characters[edit]

  • Jatin Kanakia as Keshav Kulkarni a.k.a. Keshu or Keku. He is the central character in the serial.
  • Reema Lagoo as Kokila Kulkarni a.k.a. Koki. She plays Keshav's homemaker wife.
  • Archana Puran Singh as Prema Shalini a.k.a. Doll or Prema ji. She plays a popular Bollywood film actress and speaks with an anglicised accent. Her name in the serial is a pun on real-life popular Bollywood actress Hema Malini.
  • Rakesh Bedi as Dilruba Jarnail Singh Khurana a.k.a. Dilruba a.k.a. Dil. He plays Prema's admissive homemaker husband, and is rather effeminate by voice and body language.
  • Ajay Nagrath as Chintu, Keshav and Kokila's overweight but adorable son. He has a tendency to deliberately and comically jumble up certain words. For instance, he addresses Dilruba as "Dil-bura uncle", which literally translated means "a person with ill will."

Secondary characters[edit]

  • Shail Chaturvedi as Mr. Bablu Prasad Sharma a.k.a. Mr. Sharma, Keshav's boss. He thinks of Keshav as a useless and incompetent employee, and often refers to him as "luccha" (meaning "a cheat" in Hindi) or "bhikmanga Kulkarni" (meaning "beggar") and the most popular one 3rd class aadmi. Keshav thinks of him as a nuisance and calls him "taklu Sharma" behind his back (meaning "bald" in Hindi, as Mr. Sharma is semi-bald).
  • Vijay Gokhale as Gokhale, Keshav's best friend and colleague. Keshav trusts Gokhale more than anyone else, and always confides in him. Keshav always turns to Gokhale for advice and help, which he is more than willing to offer.
  • Hema Diwan as Ganga a.k.a. Ganga mausi, Keshav and Kokila's other neighbor, sometimes jokingly referred to as "Ganges" (the English name of the river Ganga). Keshav is irritated by the sight of her and often pokes fun at her. Every time she visits Keshav's house, she ends up provoking a fight between him and his wife, at which point she hastily exits.
  • Neena Gupta as a "Sapna",Prema's friend & Came for shooting in a Mumbai,lives in a dilruba's house for few days.

Additional information[edit]

Shrimaan Shrimati had also been re-telecast on SAB TV The new season telecasted on SAB Tv as a 'Aaj Ke Shrimaan Shrimati'based on same concept but with new cast in the year 2005. ,[1] an entertainment channel launched by the Adhikari brothers and later acquired by Sony Entertainment Television.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burrp! TV Guide for Shrimaan Shrimati

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrimaan_Shrimati_(TV_series) — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
13726 videos foundNext > 

Shrimaan Shrimati - Episode 137 - Full Episode

Some producer of a TV serial named Mala approach Kokila to play the lead role in their film named Meena. Further, Dilruba suggests Kokila not to be the part ...

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi Comedy, Drama, Shriman, Shrimati, Urdu, Hindi.

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi Share laughter with family and friends.

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi.

Shrimaan Shrimati - Episode 1 - Full Episode

Keshav Kulkarni's beautiful dream of travelling in a plane with a pretty girl is shattered as Kokila interrupts. Kokila fights with Keshav on the occasion of...

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi

Share the laughter with family and friends.

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi.

Shrimaan Shrimati - Episode 106 - Full Episode

Prema Shalini gets a call from a TV channel called "No TV" and gets happy as she has got an offer from that channel to work, meanwhile Dilruba tries to tease...

"Shriman Shrimati" | Full Hindi Movie | Sanjeev Kumar | Raakhee

Movie- Shriman Shrimati(1982) Starring- Sanjeev Kumar, Raakhee,Sarika,Amol Palekar,Rakesh Roshan Director- Vijay Reddy Producer- B. Nagi Reddy Music - Rajesh...

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi

Comedy Drama - Shriman Shrimati - Urdu Hindi.

13726 videos foundNext > 

We're sorry, but there's no news about "Shrimaan Shrimati (TV series)" right now.

Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!