Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha

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Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha
GenreCrime thriller
Created byMrinal Jha
Abhigyan Jha
Directed byYash Chauhan
Sushen Bhatnagar
Vicky Chauhan
StarringSee below
Narrated byMrinal Kulkarni
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of episodes136
ProducersMrinal Jha
Abhigyan Jha
Running time24 minutes
Production company[1]
Original networkSTAR Plus
Picture format576i
Original release13 September 2010 (2010-09-13)[2] –
18 March 2011 (2011-03-18)

Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha is an Indian crime thriller series that aired on Star Plus from 13 September 2010 to 18 March 2011.[3] The series is inspired from Ruchika Girhotra case.[4]


This is the tale narrated by Mrinal Kulkarni of the Mehta family who are simple and middle class with middle class values and dreams composed of Veerender Mehta and his two children 16-year-old Rachna and 11-year-old Rahul. Rachana is a girl with big dreams who is sure to make a mark in Badminton one day. Rachana's cousin, Anu is her best friend. Rachana is all through encouraged in her pursuit of playing Badminton by her family. And it's during this pursuit that the menacing bahubali of her town- Thakral, lays his eyes on her. It is from here on the journey of Rachana who decides to fight back against the big and mighty Thakral. Anu stands by Rachana and they remain deeply connected through the terror and trauma that Thakral unleashes on Rachana and her family. The story is the tale of Rachana who belongs to a small, peaceful and happy family and what happens to her and her family when disaster strikes in the form of a monster of a man called Thakral the Bahubali of Ghaziabad.



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  2. ^ "Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  3. ^ "REFRESHED Star Plus gets BOLDER". The Indian Express.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Ruchika-IGP Rathore's story on telly?". Rediff.com. 13 September 2010. Retrieved 11 April 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Kaali..will shake the nation". 9 September 2010. Retrieved 3 October 2017.