Panchayat (TV series)
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|Created by||Deepak Kumar Mishra|
|Written by||Chandan Kumar|
|Music by||Anurag Saikia|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Executive producer(s)||Sameer Saxena|
|Running time||35–40 minutes|
|Production company(s)||The Viral Fever (Contagious Online Media Network)|
|Original network||Amazon Prime Video|
|Original release||3 April 2020|
Panchayat is an Indian comedy-drama web television series on Amazon Prime Video produced by TVF, which captures the journey of an engineering graduate Abhishek Tripathi, who for lack of a better job option joins as secretary of a panchayat office in the remote village of Phulera, Uttar Pradesh, India. Stuck between crazy villagers and a difficult village lifestyle Abhishek starts his job with the sole motivation of getting out of there as soon as possible, for which he even prepares for the Common Admission Test.
This critically acclaimed web series revolves around a Panchayat of a village called Phulera in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh. The series features Jitendra Kumar, Raghubir Yadav and Neena Gupta.
- Jitendra Kumar as Abhishek Tripathi, Panchayat Secretary
- Neena Gupta as Manju Devi, the official Pradhan of Phulera
- Raghubir Yadav as Brij Bhushan Dubey, Manju Devi's husband, the acting Pradhan of Phulera
- Faisal Malik as Prahlad, the Deputy Pradhan of Phulera
- Chandan Roy as Vikas, Abhishek's assistant
- Biswapati Sarkar as Prateek, Abishek's businessman friend who he vies to be like
- Pooja Singh as Rinky, The Daughter of Official Pradhan
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"Gram Panchayat Phulera"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|2||"Bhootha Ped"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|3||"Chakke Wali Kursi"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|4||"Hamara Neta Kaisa Ho?"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|5||"Computer Nahi Monitor"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|Frustrated by the lack of night life in the village, Abhishek decides to drink beer but forgets to lock the door and finds his monitor stolen from panchayat office the next morning. A furious Pradhan reprimands Abhishek for being careless and asks him to find a new accommodation. Abhiskek and Prahlad lodge an FIR at the local police station. A police officer arrives later at the panchayat office and suspects Abhishek of stealing the monitor for money. The officer along with Pradhan and others interrogate an irritated Abhishek who then explains his frustration because of his village routine and lonely life. Abhishek's outburst convinces Pradhan of his innocence. That night, Pradhan arranges a party along with Prahlad and Vikas to cheer Abhishek up. The next day morning, Abhishek finds his stolen monitor returned, with a note.|
|6||"Bahot Hua Samman"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|7||"Ladka Tez Hai Lekin.."||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar||3 April 2020|
|8||"Jab Jaago Tabhi Savera"||Deepak Kumar Mishra||Chandan Kumar|
The series was received very well by critics and audience alike, specially for its simple yet fun presentation and realistic characterizations.
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