Piyaa Albela

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Piyaa Albela
GenreDrama
Romance
Spirituality
Created bySooraj Barjatya[1]
Developed bySooraj Barjatya
Written byRahul Modi
Screenplay byRitu Goel
Rachel Navare
Directed byAshish Shrivastav
Creative director(s)Fratema Rangila
Varsha Jain
Sunil Rathode
Starring(See below)
Theme music composerTyson Paul
Nishant - Raja
Opening themeMora Piyaa...Albela
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes361 (as of 30th July 2018)
Production
Producer(s)Sooraj Barjatya
Production location(s)Mumbai
Rishikesh
CinematographySanjay Memane
Anil Katke
Editor(s)Shashank Harendra Singh
Krishna Mahto
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Rajshri Productions
DistributorZee Entertainment Enterprises
Release
Original networkZee TV
Picture format720i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
First shown inIndia
Original releaseMarch 6, 2017 (2017-03-06) – 28 August 2018
Chronology
Preceded byJamai Raja
Followed byTujhse Hai Raabta
External links
Official streaming website
Production website

Piyaa Albela (English: My Lover Is Unique) is an Indian soap opera. It is made by Rajshri Productions. It is broadcast on Zee TV every Mon-Fri at 08:30 pm IST.[2] The show is a love story, a modern telling of the love between Menaka and Vishwamitra.[3][4]

The main actors, Akshay Mhatre and Sheen Das, started their careers in Indian television with this show.[5] Producer Sooraj Barjatya worked for about eight years on Piyaa Albela. The show began on March 6, 2017, replacing a popular Zee TV show, "Jamai Raja".[6]

Plot[change | change source]

Piyaa Albela is a modern-day telling of the classic love story of Menaka and Vishwamitra. The story is about Naren and Pooja, who are very different from each other.

  • Naren is on the path of spirituality and meditation. He studies psychology, more in the classroom of his mind and soul than in real-life college. He barely keeps up with current events on the news. He neglects his appearance and his behavior is strange, so others look upon him as anti-social, keeping to himself. As a "poor little rich boy" he has rebelled against his parents, who do not understand him.
  • Pooja is the opposite of Naren. She is warm, confident, and a "people" person. Her talents include being a karate champion who can straighten out wayward boys who try to get fresh with her, and dancing at the cultural nights of her university.
  • Naren's parents do not understand their son. They think Pooja is the answer to Naren's problems.

Cast[change | change source]

Main cast[change | change source]

Other regular actors[change | change source]

  • Ankitt Vyas as Rahul Vyas,, Naren's cousin
  • Ritu Chauhan as Surbhi Rahul Vyas, Naren's ex-fiancée, Rahul's wife and Yash's daughter
  • Avinash Wadhawan as Harish Vyas, Naren's father
  • Jyoti Gauba as Supriya Harish Vyas, Naren's mother
  • Tusshaar Khanna as Mayank Kaushal, Naren's cousin
  • Khalid Siddiqui as Ashish Kapoor
  • Saptrishi Ghosh as Yash Singhania/Bhola Babu, Harish's friend
  • Mamta Verma as Shilpa Singhania, Surbhi's mother
  • Vijay Kalvani as Hardik Vyas, Naren's paternal uncle
  • Parul Chaudhary as Neelima Vyas, Naren's paternal aunt[9]
  • Kuldeep Mallik as Satish Gupta, Pooja's maternal uncle
  • Chitrapama Banerjee as Kusum Satish Gupta, Pooja's maternal aunt
  • Rohan Rai as Anuj Satish Gupta, Pooja's cousin
  • Farukh Saeed as Rakesh Kaushal, Mayank's dad/Bandhu
  • Chaitrali Gupte as Harsha Kaushal, Naren's paternal aunt and Mayank's mother
  • Sandhya Mehta as Rachel/Ritu
  • Rishabh Shukla as Babaji/Guruji (Dead)
  • Suhani Dhanki as Chandani, a harlot
  • Kanwarjit Paintal as Kashinath Vyas, Naren's grandfather
  • Suraj Kakkar as Dr. Anand, (Dead) Pooja's ex-fiancé[10]

Soundtracks[change | change source]

No. TitleSinger(s) Length
1. "Malanga Re[11]"  Krishna Beura 4:23
2. "Jogiya[12]"  Akanksha Sharma 7:15
3. "Chal Sanyasi[13]"  Akanksha Sharma 3:05
Total length:
14:43

References[change | change source]

  1. "Piyaa Albela Is Very Close To My Heart: Sooraj Barjatya". 30 January 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  2. "Sooraj Barjatya's latest TV show 'Piyaa Albela' is a modern interpretation of the Vishwamitra-Menaka story - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 6 February 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  3. "Portraying a timeless love saga". The Hans India. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  4. "Sooraj Barjatyas new show Piyaa Albela is the love story we had all been waiting for". Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  5. "Piyaa Albela introduces its lead protagonists in the most unique way - Times of India". Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  6. "Family dramas are rare today: Sooraj Barjatya - Times of India". Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  7. "Piyaa Albela actor Akshay Mhatre shifts out of family home to a rented place, read to know why? - Times of India". Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  8. "I confide in Akshay, says Sheen Dass". 26 March 2017. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  9. "Parull Chaudhary: "Shilpa Shetty is my fitness Role Model" - Times of India". Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  10. Neha Maheshwari. "A love triangle in the offing on 'Piyaa Albela'". The Times Of India. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  11. zeetv (24 March 2017). "Malanga Song - Piyaa Albela". Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  12. zeetv (24 March 2017). "Jogiya Song - Piyaa Albela". Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via YouTube.
  13. zeetv (24 March 2017). "Chal Sanyasi Song - Piyaa Albela". Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via YouTube.

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