If you were growing up in the 90s, you would remember rushing home to watch Hum Paanch on TV, following the (mis)adventures of the Mathur family. Comprising the father (Ashok Saraf), two mothers (Priya Tendulkar and Shoma Anand) and their five mad-cap daughters Meenakshi (Vandana Pathak), Radhika (Vidya Balan), Sweety (Rakhee Tandon), Kajal bhai (Bhairavi Raichura) and Choti (Priyanka Mehra). It aired from 1995 to 1999, and then 2005 to mid-2006.
Well, the Mathur family is set to return on television for a third season as Hum Paanch Phir Se. The comedy show will have a new cast. According to IANS, actor Jayashree Venkataramanan has confirmed that she would be playing Kajal bhai.
"“In today’s era we see people living a hectic and stressed life, light-hearted shows like Hum Paanch Phir Se add an entertainment quotient to their daily life. It is a pleasure and a moment of happiness to add value to people’s life through shows. Hope the audience likes and enjoys the series.”" - Jayashree Venkataramanan
According to NDTV, Ambalika Sapra would replace Vidya Balan to portray Radhika on the screen.
Watch this space to find out about the rest of the cast.
(Inputs: IANS, NDTV)
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