Khichdi producer JD Majethia: Urban audience moving away from TV


The show, which first came on TV in 2002, still has its steady audience and fan followers. Top News
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“A lot of saas-bahu sagas took center stage. “I have been producing and directing shows on TV for long. While the madness of the Parekh family has doubled up, many new characters have been introduced. That is the charm of the show,” said Majethia. Now it will come on air every weekend for one hour. Majethia’s hugely popular show Khichdi is coming back to television after 12 years. Now, the small town audience is enjoying experimental shows, but unfortunately urban audience is going away from the TV,” Majethia told IANS. “Now the format of our show has changed. He is also acting in the show, which will go on air on Star Plus on April 14. “I think this is one of those shows that from the young member of the family to the older people — all can sit together to watch Khichdi and laugh along. 2018-04-04T17:43:40+05:30″>
Published: April 4, 2018 5:43:40 pm

JD Majethia’s Khichdi is set to go on air from April 14. Now look at how things have changed.”
“Now the bonding between them are celebrated in an entertaining manner,” said the maker of shows like Khichdi, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Baa Bahoo Aur Baby and Karishma Kaa Karishma. Now the audience has changed with time and so have our show formats. Earlier, comedy shows used to be weekly or weekend affairs. While earlier the formula of saas-bahu used to be black and white, the melodrama of a mother-in-law torturing and bullying her daughter-in-law used to be projected widely. On top of it, many well-known actors are doing cameos,” he said. He believes that the demand for good comedy family shows will remain the same for the larger TV audience.