Make sure you have fast internet because 'Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai' is now a web series

FP Staff

Jun 30, 2016 14:58:13 IST

Now that Simar has turned back into a human being from a fly in Sasural Simar Ka and Thapki Pyar Ki has featured a human-gorilla love story, the producers of Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai decided to take the reigns of Indian comedy back in their hands.

The show may be returning for a second season, possibly as a web series.

JD Majethia, producer of the hit show tweeted this picture yesterday, on June 29th 2016, when the cast of the show had come together to celebrate Satish Shah's 65th birthday:

This video also surfaced on the social media page of a radio station:

Majethia told Mumbai Mirror that the actors discussed bringing the show back and they were in a general consensus that they would prefer a shorter web series as compared to a 'never-ending' TV series. The producer has plans to finalize the script and take it from there after he is back from his vacation.

With news of the show being telecast as a web series doing the rounds, we will definitely make sure our internet connections are fast so that the show doesn't have to buffer.

The show follows the shenanigans of the Sarabhai family, an upper middle class family living in South Bombay. The family consists of Indravadan Sarabhai (Satish Shah) and his wife Maya (Ratna Pathak), who live in an apartment with their younger son Rosesh (Rajesh Kumar). Their older son Sahil (Sumeet Raghavan) and his wife Monisha Sarabhai(Rupali Ganguly) live in the apartment across the hallway.

Make sure you have fast internet because Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai is now a web series

Monisha and Maya Sarabhai. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Who can forget Maya Sarabhai's constant disapproval at all things middle class, and Monisha trying her best to be what Maya would term 'the epitome of middle class'?

The peak into the life of the dysfunctional family was a hilarious break from the saas-bahu dramas that still dot the television scene in India. The humor of the show was in the little idiosyncrasies of the characters; Indravadan's sneakiness, Maya's snootiness and Monisha's attitude towards money — were laughable elements in itself, the same way Seinfeld used it's observational brand of comedy to bring out its main character's quirks.

JD Majethia's tweet was a surprise for the fans after the 2012 statement by the show's director Deven Bhojani which said the show will never come back on air.


Here is some of Roshesh Sarabhai's beautiful poetry about Jelly that will remind us how much we would want the show back on air:

Lakul lagul lakul lagul laal laal lagul lagul jelly
Jelly ke cabaret dancer jaise shareer mein chupi hai unkahi, unsuni paheli
Jelly – meri momma ka mann, narm, mulayam, meetha
Pasand kare isse harr koi – Sangeeta, Rita, Nita, Anita.
Jelly gire zameen par to awaaz aaye plup plup
Baccha usme haath maare, to sunai deti hai thup thup
Jelly par kabhi fungus na lage, uska swaad kabhi bhankas na lage
Agar bachani hai hume hamari country
Toh jelly ko banana chahiye iss desh ka pradhan mantri!

Updated Date: Jul 01, 2016 14:29:50 IST

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