Haqeeqat (TV series)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Genre Docudrama
Written by Subodh Chopra & Sushma Bakshi
Directed by Indraneel Goswami & Saurabh Narang
Presented by Mahesh Bhatt
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
Producer(s) Anuradha Prasad
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time Approx. 35 minutes
Production company(s) BAG Films
Original network Sahara TV
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release June 12, 2001

Haqeeqat is an Indian television docudrama series that aired on Sahara TV now as Sahara One based on the human rights violation either by police or common man against the common man.[1] It scored the highest noted TRP of 8 points in Mumbai in 2001.[2] The series premiered on June 12, 2001, and aired every Tuesday at 8:30pm IST.[3]


Each story is presented by known Bollywood director-producer Mahesh Bhatt, and showcases true stories of atrocites on common man ranging from child abuse and labor, custodial torture, death, rape, dowry deaths, immoral traffic, domestic violence and inhuman atrocities.[4]


Radio and TV Advertisers Practitioners Association (RAPA) Awards[edit]

  • 27th RAPA Awards 2001: 'Best Direction'[5]
  • 28th RAPA Awards 2002
    • Saurabh Narang: 'Best Director'[6]
    • Haqeeqat: 'Best Nonfiction Programme'[7]

Indian Telly Awards[edit]

  • Indian Telly Awards 2002: Saurabh Narang, 'Best Director' & 'Best Screenplay Writer'[8]
  • Hero Honda ITA Awards 2004: Geeta Nair, 'Best Actress'[9]

Asian Television Awards[edit]

  • 2002 Asian Television Awards: Haqeeqat: Long Format Docudrama

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Haqeeqat: Turning the Tables on Policemen". TribuneIndia: Sunday Spectrum. June 17, 2001. 
  2. ^ "Haqeeqat: Impressive TRPs". ScreenIndia. September 9, 2001. 
  3. ^ "Haqeeqat: Cover Story". ScreenIndia. June 22, 2001. 
  4. ^ "Reality bytes: Haqeeqat". TribuneIndia. March 24, 2002. 
  5. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/tube/y2k2/may/maytube41.htm
  6. ^ http://www.afaqs.com/news/company_briefs/index.html?id=797_Haqeeqat+B.A.Gs+RAPA+awards
  7. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k3/may/may220.htm
  8. ^ http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k3/may/may220.htm
  9. ^ http://www.sekisat.co.kr/satellite/index.php?path=channel_view&no=165

External links[edit]