Ek Mutthi Aasmaan (TV series)

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Ek Mutthi Aasmaan
GenreDrama
Created byDJ's Creative Unit
Written bySatyam Tripathi
Shilpa Choubay
Sushil Choubay
Dheeraj Sarna
Damini Kanwal Shetty
Directed byHemant Prabhu
Abhimanyu Chauhan
StarringRachana Parulkar/Asha Negi as Kalpana
Ashish Chaudhary as Raghav
Shilpa Shirodkar as Kamla
Shireena Sambyal as Pakhi
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
Production
Producer(s)Tony Singh
Deeya Singh
Production location(s)Mumbai
Editor(s)Santosh Singh
Pradeep Singh
Camera setupMulti camera
Running time25 Minutes
Production company(s)DJ's Creative Unit
Release
Original networkZee TV
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseAugust 26, 2013 (2013-08-26) –
September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
External links
Website

Ek Mutthi Aasmaan (English Title: Reach For The Stars) was an Indian family drama television show. Neha Pandey was in charge of casting[1][2] It aired on Zee TV from Monday to Friday in the evening.

The show was dubbed in English and aired on Zee World, DSTV and dubbed in Tamil as En Kanmani (My Lovely) on Polimer TV. It is currently still available in the original Hindi version for the audience on ZEE5.[3]

Plot summary[edit]

Ek Mutthi Aasmaan follows the story of Kalpana "Kalpi" Jadhav (Rachana Parulkar) and Raghav Singhania (Ashish Chaudhary), as their paths cross on a journey of self improvement. Kalpi is the daughter of a maid, Kamla Jadhav (Shilpa Shirodkar), and a mill worker, Vitthal Jadhav (Mohit Dagga). Her mother's dream is to become a part of the middle class so she works tirelessly. Kalpana selflessly loves her mother, but is deprived of her love and attention because Kamla is always busy looking after family members of her employers, mostly Pakhi Kapoor (Shirina Singh).

Raghav Singhania is a rich businessman whose mission is to take revenge from the Kapoors who murdered his father. Raghav has always been in debt to Kamla as she helped him escape from the Kapoors who wanted to adopt him and take away all his wealth. He becomes attracted to Kalpi's sweet, simple and caring nature and falls in love with her. Eventually, Kalpana recognizes Raghav's feelings and reciprocates. Raghav and Kalpana fall in love, and with the blessing of their parents, plan their wedding.

On the day of his wedding to Kalpi, Raghav gets married to Pakhi Kapoor instead. Eventually, Raghav realizes his mistake but cannot rectify it because his mother, Gauri, wants him to use his marriage to Pakhi in her plans against the Kapoors. In order to prove his love for Kalpi, he gets married to her by putting the sindoor on her forehead in a temple.

Paakhi hires children to kidnap Kalpi and keep her in a remote location. Later, Raghav learns where Paakhi is hiding Kalpi and rescues her. A car chase ensues in which the car drives off a cliff and blows up. Some fishermen find Kalpi in the river and take her to a hospital; Raghav is still missing. While in the hospital, Dhiraj Diwan is depressed over his niece Suhana's (Asha Negi) death. When he hears how Kalpi's face has been burned and that she has lost her memory, he requests the doctor to perform a plastic surgery procedure to make Kalpi look like Suhana. The surgery is successful. Suhana gets flashbacks of her real family, the accident and struggles to believe she is indeed Suhana Diwan.

On the day Suhana is about to get married to Aryan (Kunal Varma), she realizes that she is Kalpi and she gets married to Raghav instead.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TOI. "Neha Pandey simplicity was my brief for casting actors". www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  2. ^ "Actor returns to television after delivering a Bollywood hit". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  3. ^ "EK Mutthi Aasmaan". Zee5. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Asha Negi enters Ek Mutthi Aasman - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Ek Mutthi Aasmaan: Asha Negi bags the new lead role | Bollywood Life". www.bollywoodlife.com. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  6. ^ "A chopper entry for Ashish Chowdhry". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  7. ^ "News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates". News18. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Ek Mutthi Aasman Brings Ashish Chowdhry Back To TV". Filmibeat. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Ek Muthi Aasman is new beginning for me: Shilpa Shirodkar - Indian Express". archive.indianexpress.com. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  10. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Whoever sees my emotional scenes in Ek Mutthi Aasmaan will never neglect me as an actor – Mohit Dagga". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Happy birthday to Mohit Dagga popuarly known as "Vitthal Jadhav"". ZEE WORLD INTERNATIONAL. 12 August 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Shirina inspired from Urmila Matondkar for TV role | Bollywood Life". www.bollywoodlife.com. 7 July 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  13. ^ a b "Avneet Kaur & Jasmine Avasia in Ek Mutthi Aasman - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  14. ^ "The little telly star". Hindustan Times. 25 August 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Jyoti Gauba in Ek Muthhi Aasmaan - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Neeraj Malviya to enter Ek Mutthi Aasmaan? - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Kunal Verma is Aasha Negi's new love in Ek Mutthi Aasman - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2019.

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