Made in Heaven (TV series)
|Made In Heaven|
|Written by||Reema Kagti|
|Story by||Vivek Anchalia|
|Directed by||Nitya Mehra|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||9|
|Production company(s)||Excel Entertainment|
|Original network||Amazon Video|
|Original release||8 March 2019 –|
Made In Heaven is a 2019 Indian drama web television series that premiered on Amazon Video on 8 March 2019. Produced by Excel Entertainment, the series chronicles the lives of Tara and Karan, two wedding planners in Delhi running an agency named Made in Heaven. The series is Amazon Video’s fourth fictional Indian original series and stars Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, Jim Sarbh, Shashank Arora, and Shivani Raghuvanshi.
The show portrays today’s India as a potent blend of old and new where tradition jostles with modern aspirations against the backdrop of Big Fat Indian Weddings juxtaposed against the story of the two protagonists.
- Arjun Mathur as Karan Mehra
- Sobhita Dhulipala as Tara Khanna
- Kalki Koechlin as Faiza Naqvi
- Jim Sarbh as Adil Khanna
- Shashank Arora as Kabir Basrai
- Shivani Raghuvanshi as Jaspreet "Jazz" Kaur
- Vijay Raaz as Jauhari
- Zachary Coffin as Adam
- Natasha Singh as Shibani Bagchi
- Vinay Pathak as Ramesh Gupta
- Dalip Tahil as Kishore Khanna
- Yashaswini Dayama as Mitali Gupta
- Manini Mishra as Vimala Singh
- Ayesha Raza as Renu Gupta
- Suchitra Pillai as Mani Pandey
- Denzil Smith as Mr Swarup
- Saket Sharma as young Karan 
- Shalva Kinjawadekar as young Nawab
- Siddharth Bhardwaj as Inspector Chauhan
- Ankur Rathee as Sam
- Deepti Naval as Gayatri Mathur
- Rahul Vohra as Bijoy Chatterjee
- Neena Gupta as Veenu Roshan
- Pavail Gulati as Angad Roshan
- Aditi Joshi as Aliya Saxena
- Pulkit Samrat as Sarfaraz Khan
- Manjot Singh as Joginder Sethi
- Dalai Upadhyay as Harsimran Mann
- Ravish Desai as Vishal Shrivastava
- Shweta Tripathi as Priyanka Mishra
- Preetika Chawla as Geetanjali Sinha
- Shishir Sharma as Mr. Sinha
- Dhariya Karwa as Samar Ranawat
- Rajnish Jaiswal as Jeet Gill
- Yaaneea Bharadwaj as Sukhmani Sadana
- Tanmay Dhamania as Nikhil Swarup
- Amrita Puri as Devyani Singh
- Maanvi Gagroo as Tarana Ali
- Vijay Gupta as Khalil Ansari
- Trisha Kale as Asma Ansari
- Rasika Dugal as Nutan Yadav
- Vikrant Massey as Nawab Khan
- Anjum Sharma as Vishal Singh
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original release date|
|1||"All That Glitters Is Gold"||Zoya Akhtar||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Tara Khanna and Karan Mehra have landed the biggest wedding in Delhi. Angad Roshan, heir to the Roshan Cycles empire, is marrying Aliya Saxena, a journalist. For the Roshans, something is definitely amiss. Tara and Karan must investigate who Aliya really is, or there might not be a wedding at all.|
|2||"Star Struck Lovers"||Zoya Akhtar||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Harsimran Mann, a Dubai princess, is marrying Joginder Sethi, of the Sethi Hotel Group. Made In Heaven has planned for Harsimran’s favorite Bollywood superstar Sarfaraz Khan to headline the first night. With a Mann-Sethi business deal on the line, this wedding has a lot more riding on it than meets the eye.|
|3||"It's Never Too Late"||Nitya Mehra||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Gayatri Mathur (Deepti Naval), a sixty-plus widow, is marrying Bijoy Chatterjee, a Bengali architect. It’s a distinctively sweet union that has everyone’s support except her children. Karan’s college friend Bubbles is getting married to a man that Karan knows a bit better than he would have hoped.|
|4||"The Price of Love"||Nitya Mehra||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Priyanka Mishra is marrying Vishal Shrivastava, an IAS officer and the plan is to fund the wedding themselves. The Mishras are disappointed that they can’t splurge on their only daughter’s wedding till their in-laws find a way to change that.|
|5||"A Marriage of Convenience"||Prashant Nair||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Sukhmani Sadana wins a contest that will determine who marries Jeet Gill, a wealthy NRI. The promise of an American life as an American wife is a big deal for the Ludhiana girl. Tara and Karan take on the wedding despite reservations, to keep their business afloat.|
|6||"Something Old, Something New"||Prashant Nair||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Geetanjali Sinha, a Wharton graduate, is marrying Nikhil Swarup, a doctor residing in London. However, after being revealed as a manglik, Geetanjali's demands ensues a difference of opinion between the two. Tara and Karan aren’t in the best space to negotiate between superstition and logic.|
|7||"A Royal Affair"||Nitya Mehra||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Samar Ranawat, a Rajput prince, is marrying Devyani Singh, a pilot making her the first working woman in the royal household. A lavish celebration of progress and woman empowerment is interrupted when a mehendiwali is sexually assaulted during an event. Tara and Karan promise to get the girl justice while the wedding goes ahead as planned.|
|8||"Pride and Bridezilla"||Alankrita Shrivastava||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Tarana Ali (Maanvi Gagroo) is getting married and is using the opportunity to make a music video for herself despite her father going into debt. Meanwhile, a peon at the Made In Heaven office is bailed out by Tara and Karan from taking a loan to fund his daughter’s wedding.|
|9||"The Great Escape"||Alankrita Shrivastava||Alankrita Shrivastava, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti||March 8, 2019|
|Political party leader Brajesh Yadav’s daughter, Nutan Yadav (Rasika Dugal) is marrying Vishal Singh, a man groomed to be the next prime minister. Everyone knows this wedding is merely a front for the political coalition but when Tara and Karan uncover a harsh truth, they must decide between their principles and their business.|
Promotion and release
The show has received largely positive reviews with several critics and online reviews praising the series' dark take on the Big Fat Indian Wedding. Soumya Srivastava of Hindustan Times gave Made In Heaven four stars out of five, terming it the best desi original by Amazon Prime. Srivastava opines that Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti’s new show will keep you hooked. Sanjukta Sharma of Scroll.in praised the performances, writing, "...performances, especially by Mathur and Dhulipala, engagingly and steadfastly chart a convincing trajectory of early struggles, promise, dysfunction, despair and uplifting resignation." 
|Made in Heaven|
|Soundtrack album by |
Sagar Desai, Dub Sharma, Balkrishan Sharma and Sherry Mathews
|Released||1 March 2019|
|Genre||Prime Original Tv Series Soundtrack|
|Label||Sony Music for Amazon Music|
The music is composed by Sagar Desai, Dub Sharma, Balkrishan Sharma and Sherry Mathews. Songs are rendered by Rituraj, Farad Bhiwandiwala and Viba Saraf. Qawwali "Aye re sakhi more piya ghar aaye" is rendered by M S Nizami Brothers and chorus "Perfect Love" by Aadya Jaswal, Avika Diwan and Mehak Sanghera. Lyrics for "Jiya Jaye" and "Musafir" have been written by Amanda Sodhi.
|1.||"Aye re sakhi more piya ghar aaye"||M S Nizami Brothers||6:19|
|2.||"Jiya jaye"||Rituraj Mohanty||2:17|
|6.||"Perfect Love"||Aadya Jaswal, Avika Diwan and Mehak Sanghera||2:25|
- "Made In Heaven trailer: The web series delves into the madness behind Indian weddings". Indian Express. 14 February 2019.
- "Zoya Akhtar's web series Made in Heaven to air on March 8, first look revealed".
- "Reema Kagti: Made in Heaven has all the ingredients for a delicious drama". The Indian Express. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
- "Farhan Akhtar unveils first look poster of web series Made In Heaven". IndianExpress. 17 January 2019. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
- Pandya, Sonal (17 January 2019). "First Look: Made in Heaven". Cinestaan. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
- "'Made in Heaven' trailer: Big fat weddings and secrets in Amazon Prime Original series". Scroll. 14 February 2019.
- "Made in Heaven -Trailer - Prime Original 2019 - 8th March 2019| Amazon Prime Video". Amazon Video Prime India on YouTube. 15 February 2019.
- "Made In Heaven review: The best desi original by Amazon Prime, it unmasks the shiny lies of big fat Indian weddings". Hindustan Times. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
- Sharma, Sanjukta. "'Made in Heaven' review: Strong performances and sharp writing, but the weddings get in the way". Scroll.in. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
- "Check out Made in Heaven (Music from the Prime Original Series) by Sagar Desai, Dub Sharma, Balkrishan Sharma & Sherry Mathews on Amazon Music". Amazon Music. 3 March 2019.