Yudh (TV series)

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Yudh
Yudh 2014 TV series title.jpg
GenrePsychological thriller
Developed byMrinalini Khanna
Written byBijesh Jayarajan
Manu Warrier
Dialogues
Anukalp Goswami
Bijesh Jayarajan
Screenplay byBijesh Jayarajan
Story byBijesh Jayarajan
Directed byRibhu Dasgupta
Creative director(s)Anurag Kashyap
StarringAmitabh Bachchan
Sarika
Ayesha Raza
Pavail Gulati
Aahana Kumra
Mona Wasu
Zakir Hussain
Giselli Monteiro
Tigmanshu Dhulia
Kay Kay Menon
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Roger Danuarta
Lavanya Bhardwaj
Composer(s)Vinayak Netke
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi and Awadhi dialect of Hindi
No. of episodes20
Production
Executive producer(s)Miriam Joseph
Producer(s)Ramesh Pulapaka
Production location(s)India
CinematographyTribhuvan Babu
Nilip Deb
Editor(s)Nishant Radhakrishnan
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running timeApprox. 38-42 minutes
Production company(s)Endemol India
Saraswati Creations
Release
Original networkSony Entertainment Television
Picture format576i
HDTV 1080i
First shown inIndia
Original releaseJuly 2014 (2014-07) –
14 August 2014 (2014-08-14)
External links
Official website

Yudh (English: War) is an Indian television psychological thriller miniseries directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, starring Amitabh Bachchan.[1][2] It also stars Sarika, Zakir Hussain, Mona Wasu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kay Kay Menon.[1] This show is Bachchan's debut fiction television show .[1][3] Produced by Endemol India and Saraswati Creations, Yudh premiered on Sony Entertainment Television India on 14 July 2014.[1] It was replaced by Indian Idol.

Plot[edit]

Yudhisthir Sikarwar (Amitabh Bachchan) is an elite businessman who owns a conglomerate company known as the Shanti Group which consists of Shanti Constructions and Shanti Mining in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. He wishes to venture into the mining industry but he is diagnosed with Huntington's disease, an incurable neuropsychological disorder, which leaves him with a few years to live.

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Reception[edit]

DNA India praised the light use of background music, the casting and the unobtrusive camera work, but stated the production values were lacking for a project where each episode costs an estimated 3 crores stating that the sets were "tacky" and the sound quality was poor .[4]

Juhi Chawla expressed disappointment with Mr. Bachchan's character in the TV series and described it as "dull" [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Yudh to replace Bade Achhe Lagte Hain". Hindustan Times. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan battles world, himself in TV show 'Yudh'". The Indian Express. 2 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan's debut TV series 'Yudh' to go on air in July". ibnlive.in. 8 June 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan's 'Yudh' - Work of innovation or plunge into plagiarism". DNA. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Juhi Chawla finds Amitabh Bachchan's character in 'Yudh' dull". www.indianexpress.com. Retrieved 31 August 2016.

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