&TV’s announces new fiction show ‘Mitegi Lakshman Rekha’
How relevant is the age old Lakshman Rekha in today’s times; questions &TV with Mitegi Lakshman Rekha!
Starring Shivani Tomar and Rahul Sharma, the show will premiere on May 28 and airs every Monday to Friday at 9:30 PM only on &TV.
Ravan’s abduction of Sita highlighted the consequences of crossing the ‘Lakshman Rekha’ for generations. However, with the talks of gender equality, women’s liberation and financial independence, amongst others, being the topic of global discussion, how relevant is this ‘Lakshman Rekha’ in today’s time? More so with women being under the radar for every action and questioned at every step… are the boundaries and societal norms imposed valid? Exploring this thought further through the eyes of Kanchan and Vishesh is &TV’s show – Mitegi Lakshman Rekha starting May 28, 2018 every Mon-Fri at 9.30 PM. Meet Kanchan, a today’s girl who could never be weighed down by boundaries is actually battling her internal dilemmas. Her life takes a rather interesting turn when she meets Vishesh, an ideal man who has a similar outlook towards life and doesn’t give in to the patriarchal mindset of the society.
Produced by Shashi Sumeet Productions Pvt Ltd, Mitegi Lakshman Rekha will see actors Shivani Tomar and Rahul Sharma come together as the lead protagonists – Kanchan & Vishesh.
Set against the backdrop of Mathura, the show traces the journey of Kanchan and Vishesh who belong to two contrasting worlds but their progressive thinking and similar ideologies bring them together. While Kanchan belongs to a simple family and runs a beauty parlour, Vishesh is a Royal born. He is righteous, progressive and a man of his words.
Speaking about essaying the character of Kanchan, television actress, Shivani Tomar said “Kanchan’s character is very different from what you have seen me play before. Like her name, she has a heart of gold, family loving and independent in every way. She is determined and believes that no event in life however unplanned or unpleasant it may be, is big enough to alter it permanently. It’s our choices that shape our life and personality. I am glad to get this opportunity to essay such a well-crafted and powerful character that will inspire many.”
Adding further Rahul Sharma who essays the character of Vishesh said “Vishesh is a progressive character who decides what is right or wrong basis his analysis of the situation and not by what the society has defined. I feel a great sense of pride in playing Vishesh, the way his character has been weaved into Kanchan’s life is beautiful. Our society needs more men like Vishesh to stand up for their women and I hope the audience will support us in this exceptional journey with Mitegi Lakshman Rekha.”
Along with Shivani Tomar and Rahul Sharma, Mitegi Lakshman Rekha will feature an ensemble cast including veteran actors like Jayashree T, Vaishnavi MacDonald, Amit Thakur, Rahul Lohani and Ravi Gossain amongst many others.
Watch Mitegi Lakshman Rekha, an inspiring story of Kanchan and Vishesh as they cross paths, fall in love and walk together into the future. Catch the drama unfold starting May 28, every Monday to Friday at 9:30 PM on &TV!