Director's Kut Productions

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Director's Kut Productions
FounderRajan Shahi
Key people
Rajan Shahi
ProductsTelevision series
Web series

Director's Kut Productions is a television production company based in Mumbai.[1] Established in 2007, it is known for producing Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaii, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.[2]


In 1999, Rajan Shahi made his directorial debut with the series Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi. He went on to direct series like Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahi, Hamare Tumhare, Rishtey, Kareena Kareena, Reth, Mamtaa, Millee, Virasaat and Saathi Re. Thereafter he worked as a series director for Ghar Ki Laxmi Betiyaan and Maayaka.

Eventually, he became a television producer and started his own production company in 2007. His first series as producer was Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai on Star Plus, followed by Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[3][4]

In 2019 they produced Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke which is a spin-off of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.

They also made a short film named Yolk for International film festival.[5]

Current productions[edit]

Series Channel Airing Date
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai [2] Star Plus 12 January 2009
Baavle Utaavle[6] SAB TV 18 February 2019
Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke Star Plus 18 March 2019

Former productions[edit]

Series Channel Airing Period
Tere Sheher Mein Star Plus 2 March 2015 – 14 November 2015
Itti Si Khushi[7] Sony TV 29 September 2014 – 2 January 2015
Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Zee TV 6 January 2014 – 2 December 2014
Amrit Manthan Life OK 26 February 2012 – 2 August 2013
Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Sony TV 3 October 2011 – 28 March 2013
Jamuna Paar[8] Imagine TV 27 February 2012 – 12 April 2012
Havan Colors TV 26 September 2011 – 30 March 2012
Chand Chupa Badal Mein Star Plus 28 June 2010 – 13 June 2013
Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Star Plus 8 October 2007 – 13 November 2010
Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg Colors TV 29 June 2009 – 4 June 2010


  1. ^ "'International and home-grown formats can co-exist'". The Financial Express. 8 June 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2013. UTV Television is now facing a stiff competition from a bunch of young entrants like Balaji, Director’s Kut and ..
  2. ^ a b Pritha Mitra Dasgupta (23 February 2010). "TV's new storytellers". Financial Express. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  3. ^ Amrita Mulchandani (7 November 2011). "Rajan Shahi re-invents himself!". The Times Of India. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Producer Rajan Shahi on Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai's success: 'It's a challenge to keep the freshness alive'". Times now news.
  5. ^ "Director's Kut Productions' FIRST 'short film' for International Film Festivals". Telly Chakkar.
  6. ^ "All the details on the cast of SAB TV's Baavle Utaavle". Telly Chakkar.
  7. ^ "Sony launches new fiction series 'Itti si Khushi'". Best Media Info.
  8. ^ Amrita Mulchandani (16 April 2012). "Alisha is pampered the most!". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 July 2013.

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