television-news

Aakash Aath won't air Taslima's project

Kolkata, Dec 19 : Recently launched television channel GEC (General Entertainment Channel) Aakash Aath on Thursday said it deferred the telecast of mega serial 'Dusahobas', the first ever television project based on the works of noted writer and feminist Taslima Nasreen.


"Although Aakash Aath is willing and is ready to commence the telecast of Dusahobas today at 10pm as was envisaged but due to reasons beyond the purview and control of Aakash Aath we may be forced to defer the telecast of this serial indefinitely," said a spokesperson of Aakash Aath.

"Please note that this serial was based on 'Women Empowerment' and had nothing to do with any religion or community whatsoever. Kindly bear with us and keep watching the channel for further updates on this serial," he said.

The programme was to be premiered on Thursday at 10 pm on Aakash Aath and be aired every week from Monday to Saturday at the same time thereafter.

The story indulges in portraying the protesting spirit of a woman rather than bringing forth the darker side of women tolerating the atrocities showered upon them.

"It talks about chivalrous women, women who fight back rather than she who patiently stand oppression," Taslima had said revealing the storyline.

Speaking on the occasion Taslima said, "Television is perhaps the most popular mass medium of today and this remains the sole opportunity for me to reach the people of Bengal. As a writer I don't need to stay there in person, all I need is to dwell in the minds of people through my creations."

"The shooting for the serial started years back when I used to stay in Kolkata around 2006-07. But the sudden turn of events following the political move in asking me to abandon the soils of Bengal, had unfortunately held up all efforts in the making of the serial," she added.

--IBNS (Posted on 19-12-2013)

television-news headlines

Orphan Black is back with Season 2

World T20 most watched shortest format tournament on TV

Pray to get a new TV show soon: Ruslaan

Dayanand eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'

TV is more advertising than programming: Harsh Chhaya

'The Tom and Jerry Show' - now in new avatar

Hema Malini, Jaya Prada's films banned on Doordarshan

Don't want to see myself as TRP booster: Vivian Dsena

Now experience 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' 3D interactive game

Ali Asgar multi-coloured act in 'Jeannie & Juju'

I'm on a break from fiction: Kritika Kamra

'Khatron Ke Khiladi' a dream fulfilled : Mugdha Godse

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top