- For the 1974 film released in 2010 see Aahat – Ek Ajib Kahani
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Intertitle of Aahat
|Created by||B. P. Singh|
|Written by||B. P. Singh|
|Directed by||B. P. Singh|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||5|
|No. of episodes||450 approximately|
B. P. Singh
|Production company(s)||Fireworks Productions|
|Original channel||Sony Entertainment Television India
Sony Entertainment Television Asia
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original run||12 October 1995 – 25 November 2010|
|Related shows||Raat Hone Ko Hai|
Aahat was an Indian thriller/horror television series. created, written and directed by B. P. Singh for Sony Entertainment Television India and Sony Entertainment Television Asia, which premiered on Sony TV 12 October 1995, ran for five seasons, ending on 25 November 2010, with a total of more than 450 episodes produced.
The series is based on fictional stories which consisted of trashy mixture of ghosts and tantriks. In the beginning episodes of season 1, the series was based on more of a crime thriller-whodunit with only occasional episodes on the supernatural. Than after each story focused on a different aspect of paranormal activity, such as ghosts, zombies, phantoms, undead persons, possessed objects and witches and wizards.
Season 1: 1995-2001
Aahat was first shot in 1994 as a suspense thriller, and began broadcast on 12 October 1995. After about 40 episodes with the same theme, one episode with a supernatural theme was made and when audiences for the series rose sharply, it made the switch. In August 2002, Sony TV reran the season.
Season 2: 2004-2005
After the successful completion of more than 250 episodes of the season 1, Aahat 2 was telecast on 19 November, 2004.
Season 3: 2007
The third season was titled as Aahat: Dahshat Ki Teesri Dastak which was broadcast on 13 January 2007.
Season 4: 2009-2010
The fourth season called Aahat: All New Series, which premiered on 13 November 2009 was broadcast on every Friday and Saturday at 11 PM IST. It stars Chaitanya Choudhury as Harsh, Krystle D'Souza as Yamini and Vishal Gandhi as Raghav, playing the permanent lead who are blessed with special powers but are unaware of it. The season had three crossover episodes with C.I.D.. First on 13 November 2009, second on 12 February 2010. and third on 25 June 2010. The season ended on 26 June 2010.
Season 5: 2010
The fifth season premiered on 28 June 2010, and aired 4 days a week on every Monday-Thursday at 10:30 PM IST, later on 20 September 2010, at 11 PM IST. On 20 September 2010, there was a featured 16-episodes of the story "Maut Ka Khel" - the 15-years of Aahat celebration story, wherein 12 noted celebrities lived in a 200 year old haunted house fighting against all the horror stricken odds, ending on 14 October 2010. The season ended on 25 November 2010.
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