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Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka? (What is Amala's fault?) is an Indian Hindi drama finite television series, which started telecasting from April 3, 2017 on Star Plus. Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka is an adaptation of the Turkish drama series Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?,[1][2] which tackles the complex emotions and a sensitive subject of violation of the innocence of a woman. Amitabh Bacchan provided monologue for the series and appeared in a promo promoting the show and speaking about awareness of how victims of rape are constantly ostracized.[3] The series is produced by 24 Frames Media.[4][5] The series ended on 30 September 2017 with the discontinuation of the Star Dopahar programming block.[6]

Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka?
Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka-serial.jpg
GenreIndian soap opera
Created byAndrew Timm
Written byRitu bhatia (dialogue)
Story byVedat Türkali
Directed byNandita Mehra
Creative director(s)Phuthi Nakene
StarringPankhuri Awasthy
Opening theme"Kya Qusoor Tha Mera?" by Rekha Bhardwaj
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes156
Production
Producer(s)Phuthi Nakene
Thabo Pitso
Production location(s)Dharamshala, Manali, Mumbai
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)24-Frames Media
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Picture format576i
1080i (HDTV)
Original release3 April (2017-04-03) –
30 September 2017 (2017-09-30)
Chronology
Related showsFatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?
External links
Website

PlotEdit

Amala is a young and beautiful town girl, who lives in a small town of Dharamshala. She lost her parents at an early age, thus she lives with her elder brother Raghu and his wife Mandkini. She is engaged to her childhood friend Dev and is waiting to get married. She dreams of having her own house, where she can live her life according to her will.

Abeer is a well mannered guy who lives with his adoptive mother Karuna, who is a healer of herbal medicines. One night, Amala on the way to see off her fiance who is departing for a working trip was caught and gang-raped by Abeer's rich friends Suveer, Evan and Viraj under the influence of drugs & alcohol. While Abeer is unaware of the reality, he finds himself guilty for the incident.

Abeer is forced to marry Amala by the powerful family of his rich friends. Amala and Abeer move to Mumbai, after marriage, to start a new life. Raghu and Mandakini, along with their kid Mannu, reach Mumbai to stay with Amala and Abeer. They are later joined by Abeer's adoptive mother, Karuna. Dev too reaches Mumbai with a motive to seek answers to his questions from Amala. He calls Abeer and threatens to kill him as he snatched away his love from him. Amala falls ill and Mando is suspicious if she is pregnant. Amala performs the test at home, and it comes out to be positive. This comes as a shock to them with Amala in a deep pain, and Abeer tensed, not knowing what to do. Karuna takes Amala to the hospital to get the test done again. The reports come out negative, and it is revealed that Amala is not pregnant, which comes as a relief to everyone. Fearing that Dev might turn into a criminal by taking his vengeance from Amala's culprits, Amala asks Abeer to leave her forever as she doesn't want him to destroy Dev's life, like he destroyed her life. Abeer wants to leave Amala and move abroad, for her own good, but at the same time his increasing concern and love for Amala is shown. A guilt-stricken Viraj tells Abeer the truth of his innocence, and him not being a rapist like them, on realizing how he betrayed his own friend due to his selfishness. Abeer gets heartbroken by the truth, and later, decides to tell this to Amala. After several unrewarding attempts to express his innocence to Amala, Abeer gets successful in telling her this truth, but Amala ends up blaming him more. She tells how him and his friends have broken her beyond repair. She says that she hates herself and her life, and also, she has nothing but hatred for him too. Mando & Karuna leave for Dharamshala. Abeer accompanies Amala for her nephew's school admission. He convinces the principal to give the child a seat in the school. On their way back, Dev sees Amala but does not approach her. Abeer is slowly falling in love with Amala despite her hatred for him. The next day Raghu is lost in the shopping mall and Abeer goes looking for him. Meanwhile Evan and Viraj are out of jail. Viraj is guilt stricken and resorts to drinking to forget his crimes. Surveer & Mahi's wedding is postponed by Manvendar.

ProductionEdit

Popular Turkish series Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? was dubbed in Hindi and broadcast in India in 2016 on Zindagi TV after the success of teen-age romance drama Feriha. Both the series achieved a rating success which in turn caused many other popular turkish shows like Kuzey Guney, A Love Story and Little Lord to be shown in India in dubbed form. Subsequently 24 Frames television production company acquired rights of the series from Eccho Rights to be remade in India with show's original creators giving important input for the remake.[7] The show was developed by Purnendu Shekhar, Nandita Mehra and Bhairavi Raichura of 24 Frames.[5] The initial phase of the show is set in Dharamshala and the crew shot on location for a month in Himachal Pradesh.[8] Pankhuri Awasthy of Razia Sultan fame was cast as the lead role of Amala (Fatmagul) and debutant Rajveer Singh was cast as the male lead role of Abeer (Kerim).[8]

CastEdit

Actor Role Based on Description
Pankhuri Awasthy Amala Fatmagul Ketenci Ilgaz Amala was raped by Evan, Suveer and Viraj. Was in love with Dev; they were engaged. Later, forced by her family, she marries Abeer. Raghu's younger sister. Manu's aunt. Mandakini sister-in-law.
Rajveer Singh Abeer Anand Kerim Ilgaz Abeer falls in love with Amala after marrying her when forced by the rapists to take upon the blame of the rape incident. Later supports her in the fight against her rapists.
Anant Joshi Dev Mustafa Nalçali Hemraj and Pushpa's son. He falls in love with Amala, and they were engaged, but after the rape he leaves her. Swore vengeance on the rapists and Abeer.
Vaibhavi Upadhyaya Isha Asu/Hacer Ovacık Nalçali Worked as an escort.
Siddharth Sen Evan Malik Erdoğan Yaşaran Amala's rapist. Raunak and Hema's son. Rishan's nephew. Suveer's cousin. Viraj's friend.
Fahmaan Khan Suveer Malik Selim Yaşaran Amala's rapist. Rishan and Pallavi's son. Raunak's nephew. Evan's cousin. Viraj's friend. Mahi's fiance.
Rajesh Khattar Rishan Malik[9] Reşat Yaşaran Raunak's younger brother. Pallavi's husband. Suveer's father. Evan's uncle.
Purva Parag Karuna Meryem Aksoy / Pakalın ("Ebe Nine") Abeer's adoptive aunt who raised him after his mother's death. Healer of herbal medicine.
Vijay Tilani Viraj Vural Namli Amala's rapist. Evan and Suveer's friend.
Vandana Sajnani Pallavi Malik Perihan Yaşaran Rishan's wife. Suveer's mother. Evan's aunt.
Akshay Anand Viren Asthana Münir Telci Maliks' Lawyer. Rishan's brother-in-law. Pallavi's brother.
Kasturi Banerjee Hema Malik Hilmiye Yaşaran Raunak's wife. Evan's mother. Suveer's aunt.
Raunak Malik Rıfat Yaşaran Rishan's elder brother. Evan's father. Hema's husband.
Neha Saraf Mandakini aka Mando Mukkades Ketenci Amala's sister-in-law. Dislikes Amala. Married to Raghu.
Kavin Dave Raghu Rahmi Ketenci Amala's brother. Loves his sister a lot. Married to Mandakini.
Suparna Krishna Mahi Meltem Alagöz Suveer's ex-fiance. Manwinder's only daughter.
Surendra Pal Singh Manwinder Turaner Alagöz Mahi's father.
Karmveer Choudhary Hemraj Emin Nalçali Dev's father.
Salman Shaikh Sunny Samin Annie's pimp and later good friend.
Leena Balodi Pushpa Halide Nalçali Dev's mother.
Tanu Vidyarthi Divya Leman Namlı Viraj's mother. Darshan's wife.
Sanjay Yadav Manu Murat Ketenci Amala's nephew

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "From Turkey, with a desi twist - Mumbai Mirror -". Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  2. ^ Laghate, Gaurav. "Star Plus to reboot afternoon slot with 4 new shows - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  3. ^ "'Only rapist don't commit rape..', see Amitabh Bachchan's take on this". India TV News. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka character is unconventional and a huge responsibility: Pankhuri Awasthy". Indian Express. Retrieved 2 March 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Star Plus strengthens afternoon slot with four new shows". Times of India. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Star Dopahar to call it a day, all shows to end on September 30". Indian Express. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  7. ^ Sharma, Priyanka. "Turkish drama Fatmagul set for an Indian remake titled Kya Kasoor Hai Amla Ka". The Indian Express. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Kya Kasoor Hai Amla Ka actor Pankhuri Awasthy feels lucky to play substantial characters". The Indian Express. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  9. ^ "TV couple Rajesh Khattar and Vandana Sajnani to star in Fatmagul remake". Times of India. Retrieved 21 February 2017.

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