Zee TV presents new show - Bhootu,The Friendly Bhoot
She loves to eat, play, laugh and love unconditionally like any other adorable child her age. She wonders why there is a garland around her photo frame considering that her mother had explained that is done only for people who’ve passed away. She often feels left out as nobody seems to see or hear her. Set in Lucknow, Zee TV’s next primetime fiction show ‘Bhootu’ introduces audiences to a cute 7-year-old ghost Pihu, who blithely unaware of her own death, is in search of her mother. So, powerful is the bond between Pihu and her mother, that even divinity bows down to her innocent love and keeps Pihu company in the form of Bal Krishna, a constant companion and comrade in her quest to reunite with her mother! In the loneliness that accompanies her invisibility, it is Baal Krishna who often pacifies her and keeps her in great spirits. With Bal Krishna’s divine intervention, Pihu soon meets a young vibrant girl, Shuchi, the only living person who will be able to see and hear her. Will Shuchi, with her ability to see and hear Pihu, be able to fulfil her dream of reuniting with her mother? Find out as Bhootu premieres on Zee TV on 21st August and airs every Monday to Friday at 6:30 PM.
An adaptation of a very successful show on Zee Bangla by the same name, starting 21st August at 6:30 PM, every Monday to Friday on Zee TV, this new primetime fiction series is produced by Essel Vision Productions. This endearing show intersperses tender emotions with moments of light-hearted fun, drama and find its viewers reaching out to their kerchiefs and laughing out loud alternatingly! The title track of ‘Bhootu’ has been composed by popular music composer Pritam Chakraborty and sung by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs contestant Riya Biswas.
Zee TV Deputy Business Head, Zee TV Deputy Business Head Deepak Rajadhyaksha said, “We are happy to partner with Essel Vision in presenting a truly heartwarming concept at 6:30 PM on Zee TV. Creating an extremely endearing world wherein the realms of reality meet an after-life fantasy, Bhootu will tug at viewers’ heartstrings, depicting a powerful bond between a mother and her daughter. It has all the elements needed for a complete dose of entertainment- there’s comedy, drama, friendship and finer emotions. With a unique concept, a great creative team and a pool of talented actors, the show should hopefully attract audiences.”
The cute little Arshiya Mukherjee will be seen playing the role of Pihu, a fun loving, happy kid who loves to eat, play, laugh and love unconditionally like any other child her age, the only difference being that she is not visible to others and hence often feels alone. The gorgeous Sana Amin Sheikh will be seen playing the female lead Shuchi. Shuchi is an independent and responsible girl who helps her father financially. Spunky, full of life, she is carefree and a pampered child of her parents. Child actor Viraaj Kapoor will be seen essaying the role of Baal Krishna. Actress Akanksha Chamola will be seen essaying the character of Pihu’s mother Anindita Bose and Pihu’s father Subodh Bose will be played by actor Sameer Sharma.
Bhootu premieres on Monday, 21st August at 6:30 PM and will air every Monday to Friday, only on Zee TV.