Hubahu

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Hubahu
Genre Drama
Created by DJ's Creative Unit (since Season 2)
Written by Ajitabh Menon
Directed by Nupur Asthana
Starring See below
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes Total 30 as of August 29, 2002
Production
Producer(s) Milind Soman &Deepa Sahi & Parvati Balagopalan (Season 1) Tony Singh & Deeya Singh (since Season 2)
Location(s) Mumbai & Bangkok
Camera setup single-camera
Running time Approx. 24 minutes
Production company(s) E-Motion Pictures (Season 1) DJ's Creative Unit (since Season 2)
Release
Original network Sony TV (Season 1)
Omnitrix TV India (since Season 2)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release Season 1: February 7
Season 2: February 10, 2020 – Season 1: August 29, 2002
upcoming
External links
Website

Hubahu is a Hindi language Indian television miniseries. The story revolves around a pair of twin sisters who exchange places for a lark but end up getting intricately involved in each other's lives.[1] The story is an adaption of the 1985s hit American two-part made-for-TV movie Deceptions, starring known Hollywood actors Stefanie Powers and Barry Bostwick, in which Powers starred as twins who swap places leading to dire consequences.[2]

The series premiered on Sony TV on February 7, 2002, and aired every Thursday at 8:30pm IST.[3] The series starred Sandhya Mridul in the lead who played the characters of both sisters, Aditi and Ananya.[4] Produced by Parvati Balagopalan and Milind Soman (Season 1) and Tony Singh and Deeya Singh (since Season 2) it was shot in Mumbai and Bangkok.[3] The channel ended the series after it completed 30 episodes due to high cost of production, especially shooting overseas which cost half a million rupees an episode.[5]

Concept[edit]

The story portrays the lives of twin sisters Aditi and Ananya who have very different personalities. Aditi is a bored and neglected housewife in Pune who's lecturer husband has no time for her. Ananya is a sophisticated art dealer in Bangkok. Bored and fed up with their own lives they decide to switch identities as a game for a week but then things go haywire.[6]

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 'Couch' Sellers: Hubahu". Hindustan Times. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Sony TV's Hubahu". Indiantelevision.com. April 20, 2002. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Twining". ScreenIndia.com. March 22, 2002. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ Lalwani, Vickey (May 22, 2004). "Sandhya Mridul in Hubahu". Indiantelevision.com. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sony to pull the plug on Hubahu after 30 episodes". Indiantelevision.com. May 31, 2002. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Sony hopes to lock up 8:30 band with double whammy - hospital drama and tale of twins". Indiantelevision.com. January 29, 2002. 

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