Minchu is a popular Kannada TV Serial on E-TV at 20:30.
|For discussions so far… see Minchu – upto April 2008
The story is of two families-one belonging to the upper class and the other to the middle class– that face the extent of cruelty a man can possess when he goes in search of money and the happiness it brings. Whats more, Seetharam says the serial lays heavy emphasis on sentiment.
Another interesting feature of this serial is that two women, writer Uma Rao and actress Sudha Belawadi have worked on Seetharam’s concept, providing the screenplay and dialogues. Besides, Bhoomika which foresaw shortage of scriptwriters invited aspirants and selected six out of them, who are techies and lawyers to be trained by Bhoomika. Uma Rao and Sudha Belawadi have woven together conflicts faced by modern women inspite of a much empowered lifestyle, in grappling with a yet-to-change traditional society. G K Govindrao, Padma Kumta, Hema Bellur, Sandeep lead newcomers Yashaswini, Ram, Ravi and several others in the serial. GKG plays the proprietor of a surgical equipment supply company who gradually transforms into a man who is more concerned about the fate of his contracts than about the matters of the heart.
The serial has music by C Ashwath who has scored for all Seetharam serials. Lyrics are by Jayant Kaikini.
~ Excerpt from: Deccan Herald: Minchu