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Nivedita Basu is an Indian television producer who worked as Creative Director at Balaji Telefilms.[1] Nivedita turned producer in 2015 and owns a celebrity cricket team ( Kolkata Babu Mohai ) in television reality show Box Cricket League.[2]

Nivedita Basu
OccupationCreative Director, Producer
Years active2000-present


Nivedita joined Balaji Telefilms in 2000.[3] By 2004 she was deputy creative director,[4] and she became Ekta Kapoor's second, determining the fates of the characters of soaps Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.[3] She also worked on series such as Hum Paanch,[5] Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Kavyanjali, Kkusum, Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa, Kutumb, Kasturi Kahiin to Hoga, Karam Apnaa Apnaa, Kasamh Se, Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Saheli, Kohi Apna Sa, Kesar, Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna, Kaahin Kissii Roz, Kahi To Milenge, Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat, K. Street Pali Hill, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Kammal, Khwaish and many others.[6]

Nivedita quit at Balaji in January 2009 as a part of that production house's restructuring efforts.[5] She joined Colosceum Media as vice president for scripted programming.[7]

Nivedita also worked as a Creative Director on 24 (Indian TV series) a 24 episode series in Hindi, which is the Indian version of the successful, award winning American TV series 24. Anil Kapoor a noted Bollywood film actor is producing the series for Indian television and also playing the main lead Jai Singh Rathod.

Nivedita is also working as a Creative Director on The Bachelorette India - Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika, which is the Indian version of the hit series The Bachelorette. Famous Indian Actress Mallika Sherawat will be the Bachelorette for Season 1 in the Indian series.

In 2014, Nivedita established her own production house named The House of Originals and has produced few new shows for prime TV channels.[8] It also produced Imani - The Divine Spark for SABC 1.

In 2015, Nivedita had signed Amrita Rao and Deepti Naval for her another finite TV series titled Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai. Currently her production house is working on TV serial named as Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi (TV series). Show is on air from 6 February 2017 to current date starring Abhishek Malik and Sonali Nikam in the lead. Show is doing very well.[9][10] Her production company will also producing Rishton Ka Chakravyuh, on 7 August 2017 and starring Mahima Makwana, Narayani Shastri and Sangita Ghosh.


  1. ^ Mulchandani, Amrita (February 26, 2008). "Dime-a-dozen replacements!". The Times of India. Retrieved July 28, 2013.
  2. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Nivedita Basu turns Producer with &TV show".
  3. ^ a b Rastogi, Tavishi Paitandy (January 7, 2008). "Saas, bahu and TRPs". Hindustan Times. Retrieved July 28, 2013.
  4. ^ "Interview with Balaji deputy creative director Nivedita Basu". September 17, 2004.
  5. ^ a b "Nivedita is no more with Ekta Kapoor". The Times of India. January 23, 2009. Retrieved 23 Jan 2009.
  6. ^ "Nivedita Basu ends her affair with Ekta". Hindustan Times. January 19, 2009. Retrieved July 28, 2013.
  7. ^ "Balaji's Nivedita Basu joins Colosceum as VP – scripted programming". Business of Cinema. March 3, 2009. Retrieved July 28, 2013.
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  9. ^ "Amrita Rao all set for her TV debut - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  10. ^ "Bollywood actress Amrita Rao all set for her TV debut". Retrieved 2016-01-08. External link in |publisher= (help)