Friday, 30 January 2015

SAB TV pays tribute to India’s greatest storyteller, cartoonist R.K. Laxman

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Watch Best of ‘R K Laxman Ki Duniya’ this Saturday only on SAB TV

Mumbai, 28th Jan 2015: Best known for his creation ‘The Common Man’, Padma Vibhushan R.K. Laxman’s passing is a great loss to the country and the creative world. His celebrated character, that of a meek and silent common man, perfectly captured the idiosyncrasies of life and politics in India. R.K. Laxman’s opinions and thoughts on life as we know it in India not only was immortalised through his cartoons but on television too through R.K. Laxman Ki Duniya.

SAB TV’s R K Laxman Ki Duniya which was based on the books and works of R K Laxman, attempted to capture episodes and incidents involving happenings in the life of The Common Man.  The show represented the character’s hopes, aspirations, troubles, and weaknesses in day-to-day life as depicted by R.K Laxman over the years. As an expression of gratitude and to honour the eminent cartoonist, SAB TV brings back R.K Laxman Ki Duniya this Saturday from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
Mr. Anooj Kapoor, Senior Executive VP & Business Head SAB TV said, “India will definitely miss R.K. Laxmansaab, his blunt and honest depiction of Indian way of life is what kept the humour alive in daily newspaper reading. With ‘R.K. Laxman Ki Duniya’, we wanted to immortalise his ideas and thoughts on Indian television too. SAB TV has always believed in presenting our viewers with real, innovative and fresh concepts with a comical twist. His ‘Common Man’ series fitted perfectly in line with the content proposition of our channel.”

SAB TV is India’s leading light-hearted family entertainment channel and the fact that R K Laxman’s cartoons was always able to take a light-hearted view of serious issues made R. K. Laxman Ki Duniya a perfect fit for the channel. The series which was produced by J D Majethia (Hats Off Productions)and Dharmesh Mehta (NamanRaj Productions Pvt. Ltd featured prominent artists like Atul Parchure essaying the common man, Vandana Pathak as his wife, Deepak Ghirwale as the retired Sanskrit teacher and many more.

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R K Laxman ki Duniya’ exclusively on SAB TV! Revisit the animated life and experience the nostalgia this Saturday, 31st Jan, back-to-back episodes from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

About R.K. Laxman Ki Duniya
R. K. Laxman Ki Duniya focuses on the character of Common Man who is a silent spectator of marching time and confronts India's latest heartbreak with a kind of wry resignation. The meek and silent Common man character, a witness to everything, scheming politicians, gossiping housewives and rapacious bureaucrats, has been hugely successful because it represents us - Indians.

About SAB TV -
SAB is a part of the network of Television channels owned by Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. SAB is India’s only family comedy entertainment channel with a core brand promise of ‘Asli Mazaa SAB ke Saath Hai’. SAB with its impressive line-up of innovative programs and light-hearted content ranging from daily family comedy to path breaking concepts like silent comedy is dedicated to promoting an enjoyable “family-viewing” experience. Its current programming mix includes Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Chidiyaghar, Baal Veer, Yam Hain Hum, Badi Dooooor Se Aaye Hai and The Great Indian Family Drama. For its differentiated programming and healthy entertainment SAB has also won the Brand Leadership award in media & entertainment space.

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