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Divya Drishti
Divya Drishti.png
GenreSupernatural
Thriller
Drama
Written byRekkha Modi
Screenplay byNikita Dhond
Janki V
Story byMrinal Jha
Directed byArshad Khan
Starring
Theme music composerAshish Rego
Opening themeChanna Ve
Composer(s)Ashish Rego
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes106
Production
Producer(s)B.P. Singh
Mukta Dhond
CinematographyHrishikesh Gandhi
Editor(s)Shatrujeet Singh
Kapil Ubana
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)Fireworks Productions
DistributorStar India
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Picture format
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original release23 February 2019 (2019-02-23) –
23 February 2020 (2020-02-23)
External links
Website

Divya Drishti is an Indian supernatural drama television series which premiered on 23 February 2019 on Star Plus aired during weekends and ended on 23 February 2020.[1][2] Produced under Fireworks Productions, it stars Sana Sayyad, Nyra Banerjee, Sangita Ghosh, Adhvik Mahajan and Mishkat Varma.[3]

Plot

Divya and Drishti are sisters separated at a young age. Gifted with superpowers, Drishti has the ability to see the future while Divya has the power to change it. But their parents Vidya and Sarthak are worried as Shachini, an evil witch is hunting them in greed of using their powers. They manage to save Divya and Drishti but end up sacrificing themselves. The sisters run away but ultimately get separated and adopted by different families.

20 years later

Divya and Drishti have grown up. Drishti is mature, and caring while Divya is carefree and free-spirited. They constantly try to find each other, feeling each other's presence at times yet are unable to identify each other. Drishti gets a job to be the assistant of Rakshit Shergill. Love blossoms between Rakshit and Drishti. Through a series of events, Divya gets married to Shikhar while Drishti gets married to Rakshit. Divya and Drishti discover the truth about each other and reunite. They decide to find their parents' murderer.

Drishti, Divya, Romi and Shikhar join hands to destroy Shachini and manage to kill her but her soul enters Divya's body. Drishti manages to separate Divya and Shachini but Shachini gets back into her previous body, this time becoming even more powerful. Later, it is revealed that it was Shikhar's imposter who was helping Shachini in order to gain powers. Divya kills the imposter.

Shachini gives birth to Patali. She kills Patali and puts the blame on Divya, sending her to hell. Drishti, Rakshit and Murari rescue her. Murari gets flashbacks of his forgotten childhood and realises that he is Shikhar. Divya and Shikhar fall in love and get married.

Cast

Main

  • Sana Sayyad as Drishti Sharma– Vidya and Sarthak's daughter; Divya's sister; Rakshit's wife (2019–present)
  • Nyra Banerjee as Divya Sharma– Vidya and Sarthak's daughter; Drishti's sister; Shikhar's wife (2019–present)
  • Sangita Ghosh as Shachini– a Pishachini; Patali's mother (2019–present)
  • Adhvik Mahajan as Rakshit Shergill– Mahima's son; Rashi's brother; Shikhar's cousin; Drishti's husband (2019–present)
  • Mishkat Varma as Shikhar Shergill– Ashlesha and Bharat's son; Rakshit's cousin; Divya's husband (2019–present)

Recurring

  • Vaishnavi Mahant as Mahima Shergill– Chetan's wife; Rakshit and Rashi's mother and lal chakor (2019–present)
  • Gireesh Sahdev as Chetan Shergill– Mahima's husband; Rakshit and Rashi's father (2019)
  • Parul Chaudhary as Ashlesha "Ash" Shergill– Bharat's wife; Shikhar's mother (2019–present)
  • Imran Khan as Bharat "Barry" Shergill– Ashlesha's husband; Shikhar's father (2019–present)
  • Prakriti Nautiyal as Rashi Shergill– Mahima's daughter; Rakshit's sister (2019)
  • Kushagra Dua as Romi Sood– Drishti's adoptive brother (2019–present)
  • Richa Rathore as Patali– Shachini's daughter (2019)
  • Mansi Srivastava as Lavanya– Rakshit's former fiancée; Sunny's former wife (2019)
  • Ridheema Tiwari as Ojaswini Shergill– Sunny, Twinkle and Simran's mother; Rakshit and Shikhar's aunt (2019–present)
  • Ankit Narang as Sunny Shergill– Ojaswini's son; Simran and Twinkle's brother; Rakshit and Shikhar's cousin; Lavanya's former husband (2019)
  • Amika Shail as Twinkle Shergill– Ojaswini's daughter; Sunny and Simran's sister; Rakshit's cousin (2019–present)
  • Shrashti Maheshwari as Simran Shergill– Ojaswini's daughter; Sunny and Twinkle's sister; Rakshit and Shikhar's cousin (2019–present)
  • Karan Khanna as Daitya Vanar– Shikhar's imposter (2019)
  • Paaras Madaan as Bicchu– Shachini's helper (2019)
  • Gazal Sood as Rengeeli– Shachini's helper (2019)
  • Eva Ahuja as Garima– Brij's wife; Divya's adoptive mother (2019)
  • Priyank Tatariya as Brij– Garima's husband; Divya's adoptive father (2019)
  • Ritu Vashisht as Chachi– Drishti's adoptive mother (2019)
  • Hetal Puniwala as Drishti's adoptive father (2019)
  • Rohit Chaudhary as Vicky Malhotra– Rakshit's friend (2019)
  • Antara Banerjee as Chinki Malhotra– Vicky’s sister (2019–present)
  • Rati Pandey as Vidya Sharma– Sarthak's wife; Divya and Drishti's mother (2019)(Dead)
  • Amit Dolawat as Sarthak Sharma– Vidya's husband; Divya and Drishti's father (2019)(Dead)
  • Tamanna Jain as Young Drishti Sharma– Vidya and Sarthak's daughter; Divya's elder sister (2019)
  • Aleena Lambe as Young Divya Sharma– Vidya and Sarthak's daughter; Drishti's younger sister (2019)

Guests

Production

The first promo of the series was released on 24 January 2019 where Sana Sayyad and Sangita Ghosh were introduced.[4] The next promo was released on 15 February 2019 featuring Sana Sayyad and Nyra Banerjee as Drishti and Divya.[5]

Reception

Critical reception

Originally, the series was planned for 52 episodes and to end in July 2019.[6] But, a good response for it gave an extension and finally it would end on 23 February 2020.[7]

In October 2019, The Times of India criticised the ongoing track then stating: "Divya-Drishti’s latest storyline is crossing all boundaries of bizarreness. This storyline is full of essence which is just opposite of what we expect from a thriller show. We can just wait and hope to witness something very thrilling in the show, something more real than just mere naivety."[8]

Ratings

Divya Drishti was the seventh most watched Hindi urban television show in its debut week in India, reaching a TRP of 1.9.[9] Since its premiere, the show has maintained its position in the top 20 most-watched Hindi shows.[10]

Crossover

Nazar and Divya Drishti had a collaboration where Mohana portrayed by Monalisa from Nazar entered the show Divya Drishti teaming up with Pishachini portrayed by Sangita Ghosh for a sequence.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Sana Sayyad: It's much more glamorous to play a daayan in TV shows". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Divya Drishti fame Sana Sayyad writes a long note as show comes to an end". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "'Divya Drishti' cast Sana Sayyad, Advik Mahajan And Nyra Banerjee share the plot". Times Now.
  4. ^ Raj, Baddhan. "In Video: First promo of Star Plus' 'Divya Drishti'". BizAsia. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Divya Drishti Anokhi Shakti". Retrieved 28 December 2019 – via YouTube.
  6. ^ "'Divya Drishti', Starring Sangita Ghosh And Adhivik Mahajan, To Go Off-air?". Republic World.
  7. ^ "Sana Sayyad and Adhvik Mahajan starrer Divya Drishti to wrap up on its first anniversary". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Divya-Drishti's latest storyline is crossing all boundaries of bizarreness". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "TRP Ratings Week 9: 'Divya Drishti', 'Kasautii..' enters top 10 list; 'Kumkum Bhagya' moves OUT!". ABP Live. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  10. ^ "Yehh Jadu Hai Jinn Ka to Naagin: These supernatural shows are ruling hearts and the TRP charts". The Times of India.
  11. ^ "Get ready to watch merger episode of serial Divya Drishti and Nazar". ABP News.