Zee Kannada to launch new fiction show based on unconventional love story

MUMBAI: Kannada GEC Zee Kannada is all set to launch an unconventional love story ‘Jothey Jotheyali’. The show will go on-air today and will telecast every Monday to Friday at 8.30 pm.

The new show adds to Zee Kannada’s collection of fiction shows like ‘Kamali’, ‘Paaru’, ‘Gattimela’, ‘Radha Kalyana’, and non- fiction shows like ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs’, ‘Dance Karnataka Dance’ and ‘Comedy Khiladigalu Season 3’.

‘Jothey Jotheyali’ is based on an unconventional love story of a couple belonging to different generations, and is here to witness many firsts.

The uncommon show is based on the love story of a 45- year old rich businessman and a 20-year old girl hailing from a middle-class family. The tagline ‘manasugala naduve vayassugala maduve’ depicts the extraordinary love story that marries the difference in age to bring together two people in love.

The show stands as a witness to the love that surpasses materialistic limits of age, status, and lifestyle, to prove the purity in love between two individuals. Previously, Zee Kannada had introduced the story of a 23- year old boy who falls in love with an older woman under the same title Jothey Jotheyali, which makes it interesting to watch how the story of this new show will unfold.

Actors of ‘Chemistry of Kariyappa’ fame Apoorva, Shivaji Rao Jadhav, B.M. Venkatesh, Murali Sringeri and Sundarashree are among other famous television celebrities such as Mansa Manohar, Naveen Devaiah and Shivaraj K R Pete of Comedy Khiladigalu fame will be seen in the show as various appealing characters.

Art Directors Suresh Baganavar and Hosmane Murthy have put in special efforts in building attractive sets to embellish every location, including the houses and offices of the leads. The shooting will take place in locations such as R V College – something is never seen before in the film and serial industry. Known for directing Zee Kannada’s successful fiction shows like Shubha Vivaha and Jodi Hakki, Aaroor Jagadeesh has taken upon himself to direct the show.

While the unique story is written by the Zee Kannada team, the screenplay is presented by Sudheendra Bharadhwaj and Pavan Shrivatsa, dialogues are courtesy by Satyaki, photography by Santosh Kharvi and the editing by Jayachandra- Vishal.

Songs being a vital part of the show are composed by Sunaad Gautam and penned by Harshapriya. Another unique element of this show is that the playback singers are Zee Kannada’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa talents, Keerthan Holla, Nihaal, Saadhwini, Prithvi Bhat and Ninaada Nayak.

Commenting on the launch of the much-awaited show, Zee Kannada business head Raghavendra Hunsur said, “Zee Kannada wishes to make each one of its shows a milestone in the entertainment industry. ‘Jothey Jotheyali’ will set a new trend by opening doors to a new chapter and it has the potential to take fiction show making to new heights.”

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