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07-12-2012, 10:49 AM #1
Venita Coelho to produce a telefilm to be shot in Singapore for Star PlusVenita Coelho, the writer, producer and director is a known name in the television industry for many years now. The lady who was part of the successful show Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin is now back on television after seven long years.
First of all, the lady dons the director’s cap again, for Neeraj Sachdeva’s telefilm on Star Plus. We have already reported that Karan Wahi, Chhavi Pandey, Shubhangi Atre, Bobby Parvez will be a part of the telefilm. We hear that Venita is directing the telefilm as of now.
We have also learned that Venita will turn producer again (Ekdant Productions) and will also produce a telefilm for Star Plus, the cast of which has not been finalized yet. The big news is that Star Plus and Venita will be shooting the telefilm in Singapore. And as for now, this is the first telefilm which has been sanctioned by the channel to be shot outside India.
When contacted, Venita Coelho told us, “Yes, I am directing Neeraj Sachdeva’s telefilm for Star Plus. I was away from television for seven long years, as I did not want to be part of the saas bahu sagas. I am now back again, and will also be producing a telefilm for Star Plus for which I am on the lookout for fresh faces”. When asked about the Singapore shoot, she said, “That’s an experiment that Star Plus is doing. We will be shooting sometime in mid August 2012.”
For the uninitiated, Venita Coelho has also written a book titled Soap! Writing and Surviving Television in India, which is a handbook for aspiring writers. The book went on to become a best seller.
Welcome back to television, Venita…