(Last Updated on : 27-04-2015)
The much admired and accepted soap 'Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand' is a story revolving around the life of a Punjabi
family settled in London and also showcases their immense love and pride towards their Indian culture and tradition. They love and long for their motherland and have also tried to instill the same traditional values in their children.
The whole plot revolves around the character of Pammi (played by the vivavcious small screen actress Sangeeta Ghosh
). She lives in London with her family and when she comes to India she founds her soul mate in Dev (played by Varun Badola
). But in the earlier stages she is shown engaged to Rohan, a doctor who is well established and settled in London. Dev on the other hand goes to London to find his better half.
With the renowned filmmaker Yash Chopra and the Bollywood
blockbuster 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' started the trend of depicting the NRIs on the silver screen as well as small screen. Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand is also a soap, which is directed towards that bearing. It was a weekly, which used to be aired on the Star Plus
channel every Monday at about 9:00pm. It also mirrors the dilemmas of England born Indian youth whose parents have an extremely orthodox attitude towards life while they seem to have an extremely liberal outlook similar to that of the Western culture.
The serial produced and directed by the actor-turned-producer Aruna Irani
was shot in both the Indian subcontinent as well as in United Kingdom centers around the emotions of Pritam Singh and his family who has left their hometown Punjab
and was settled in London for the past 50 years. Both the nostalgia and the mores of their birthplace, its inhabitants and also the soil and life of the nation, constantly draws them to Punjab
Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand created waves on the small screen not only for its engaging story line but also for its brilliant star cast. It also had some excellent shots in photography. Despite its agonizing length, the soap had some relevant moments to cherish at least for those who have close relatives living far away from them in some foreign place.
According to the producer and director of the soap the show has worked because it is a passionate love story and the family angle in it was too strong to be ignored. Her serial was also director to men from all walks of life. It is a typical Indian emotional show though the context is alien but emotions were bound to touch the heart of the audience the core.
Also the fact that the Star Plus
channel has a very loyal following contributed to the high-ranking status of the show. Infact the scene of Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand is huge, be it sets, locatiosn or costumes. The script was couples with some brilliant performers. Every factor made a significant contribution to embellish the final product. Viewers would love to see such type of good shows again on screen in the approaching times.