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The millennium milestone is a celebration for us as it confirms our faith in disruptive content and meaningful entertainment.

COLORS’s most popular drama series is all set to cross 1000 episodes this November. The show that went on air in December 2008 has captivated millions of viewers across the world is now progressing to a more interesting turn of events. Uttaran started out with the portrayal of the ups and downs between two friends that created a phenomenal craze and unmatched loyalty on Indian television. The show, being one of COLORS’ top rated properties has introduced affable and relatable characters like Ichcha, Tapasya, Veer, Jogi Thakur, Nani, Damini, Rathore, Mukta that are household names today. Now, as it enters a new phase, audiences can rejoice as their favourite character of Tapasya makes a grand comeback. With this re-entry, Uttaran is set to scale new heights as it revisits its original concept albeit with a difference as Rashmi Desai returns in an a new avatar in the 1000th episode that will be aired on November 7, 2012.

The show has brilliantly carved the tumultuous relationship between Ichcha and Tapasya – from being best friends to foes and the changing dynamics in their families. The tale has matured over the years, with the show going through two leaps with both Tapasya and Ichcha falling in love with the same man ‘Veer’ to eighteen years later as mothers to college going kids – Mukta and Meethi. The script has advanced beautifully through the leaps – be it with Ichcha living on Tapasya’s uttaran and now as a result of the twist in destinies, Mukta her daughter is living on Meethi’s Uttaran. This twist will be further filled with emotions when Tapasya meets her daughter Mukta for the first time after nineteen years, bringing yet another surprising turn of fate that will take the story forward.

Speaking about crossing the 1000 episode milestone, Prashant Bhatt, Weekday Programming Head, COLORS said, “Uttaran has captured on screen a lifetime of experiences using characters that have struck a chord with millions of viewers. The millennium milestone is a celebration for us as it confirms our faith in disruptive content and meaningful entertainment. The show has beautifully weaved an emotional journey of two friends and the change in the dynamics. The show has set trends, won hearts of the audiences for its storyline and ensemble cast, all while not deviating from the central theme of the show. As it makes the 1000 episode mark, we are sure that Uttaran will keep raising the bar and continue to provide audiences more drama and sustain the excitement!”

Talking about the milestone, Producers - Pintoo Guha/ Rupali Guha, Film Farm India Pvt. Ltd, said “It’s a big moment for us to see Uttaran complete 1000 episodes and maintain the interest of the viewers for 4 years is a huge achievement for the entire team. The journey has been a tremendous one with the show introducing various characters, constantly innovating on tracks and representation of the story. As we now move to a new phase, we hope the viewers continue to watch the show and share feedback with us and help achieve the next milestone.”

Stay tuned to Uttaran’s 1000 episode this November 7th as Rashmi Desai aka Tapasya returns to settle all scores… find out all this and more every Monday to Friday at 10.00 PM only on COLORS!

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