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Mangaluru: 'Mrs Meena and Family', Konkani serial on Daijiworld TV from Jan

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SB)

Mangaluru, Dec 5: 'Mrs Meena and Family’, the much-awaited Konkani serial will be telecast on Daijiworld TV 24x7 from January 2019 onwards.

The day and timing of the telecast on the channel will be announced on the event ‘Konkani Sambhram’ at the finals of its reputed reality shows ‘Mhozo Tallo Gaitalo’ and ‘Nach Nara Nach Nari’ that will be held at St Agnes College Grounds on Sunday, December 23.

In association with Daijiworld TV 24x7, well-known NRI businessmen and philanthropists Dr Frank Fernandes and James Mendonca are producing the serial, which will be series of sitcoms, first ever in the Konkani language. Along with direction, the story and screenplay are written by Stany Bela. 

Producers Dr Frank Fernandes (left) and James Mendonca


Rita Fernandes Bendur, Jeevan Vas Kulshekar, Sapna Saldanha Vamanjoor, Mellu Valencia, Shanthi Priya Lasrado, and Sheldon Tauro Bondel are in the lead.The cast also includes Dolla Mangaluru, Shrudha Jawlakar, Santhosh D'Souza Mukamar and Felcy Lobo Derebail.

Noted musician and composer Ashith Pinto has composed the background score and music for the title song, while singer Prabhath Shetty has lent his voice. Glany Fernades, Kulshekar has penned the lyrics. The editing is done by Noel and dubbing is done at Daijiworld Audio Visual Studio by Srinivas. The ambient lights have been provided by Daijiworld Outdoor Unit.

The Cinematography of the serial is done by talented Daniel Mangalore, Ranjan Shirva and Durgaprasad Kakkepadavu. Well-known photo journalist Dayanand Kukkaje is also part of this serial as a technical advisor. Nisar Ahmed is the unit in-charge while Praveen Tauro has assisted in PRO works of this project. Anush Pandith is the production controller.

Speaking to, director Stany Bela said, "People always like innovation and creativity in all sectors. In the entertainment sector, they are expecting more these days. The subject and storyline of 'Mrs Meena and Family', is a kind of new to Konkani. Free style acting is another highlight of this serial. It is not easy to do free style acting in front camera,"

"The serial will display family values and give the message to the viewer as to how to live in a family by taking care of each other. The plot of each episode is different. However, the most common plot is the quarrel between the mother, son and the daughter-in-law. The ideas of character 'Babooty', a jobless man and a family friend of Mrs Meena is also another important comedy aspect of the plot. Though the entire family has a strong dislike towards each other, they share mutual respect. At the same time, every plot is based on current affairs and social issues,” added Stany.

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