Ssshhhh...Koi Hai (English: Ssshhhh...someone's there) is an Indian horror thriller television anthology series created by Cinevistaas Limited and Contiloe Entertainment for Star Plus. The first season was created by them together, while later seasons were only created by Abhimanyu Raj Singh and were aired on Star Plus' sister channel Star One. The series which premiered on 27 July 2001, ran for three seasons ending on 16 May 2010.
|Also known as||Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai|
|Starring||Mamik Singh |
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||393 (list of episodes)|
|Production location(s)||Mumbai, India|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Cinevistaas Limited |
|Original release||27 July 2001 –|
16 May 2010
|Related shows||Vikraal Aur Gabraal|
Shiva Rindani, Vindu Dara Singh, Ronit Roy, Mac Mohan, Sunil Grover, Murali Sharma, Hrishikesh Pandey, Kamya Panjabi and many more have been starred in the series. Shakti Anand, Indian TV actor, also worked in the first season and two episodes of the second season.
The show takes place after the return of Mayakal, who was the most powerful wizard. He captured Vikraal. Guru Satyacharya observed that Vikraal could not handle the situation alone, and therefore decided to call Mitunjay's daughter Bijli and Captain Kishan in to help Vikraal. These three defeated Mayakaal. These ghost-busters' mission in life was to get rid of all the ghosts & evil spirits in the world. These three ghost-busters were called the Trikaal, who were always ready to fight against evil powers. After the contribution of both of Trikaal, no one was supposed to kill them. They fight with ghosts and get caught in bottles. They also have an office known by Trikaal's office.
Season 2 (2006–2009)Edit
The second season was titled Sssshhh...Phir Koi Hai, (English: Sssshhh...someone's again there) which was a weekly season, airing on Friday evenings. On 6 July 2007, a special series named Sssshhh...Phir Koi Hai – Aryaamaan of four episodes was aired. In this series, Indian television actor Rahil Azam plays the role of Aryaamaan as the ghost buster. His mission was to cast away all kind of negative powers in the world. This special series ended on 27 July 2007. On 14 December 2007, the season aired on Friday and Saturday, each story being split into two episodes. In January 2009, the format of the series was changed. Each story was made to run for eight weeks. One of them was Intezar. The main cast includes Gautam Rode, Divyanka Tripathi and Amrapali Gupta. The story was about two lovers Mohan and Radhika. Mohan was the son of a Thakur in Kishangarh who was gone to foreign for studies. He comes back and meet Ambika (a witch). When he reaches his home he meets Radhika (his lover). Ambika was hired by Dashrath Singh a rival of Mohan's father. He wanted all of his property. Ambika plays such a game that Mohan and Radhika starts disbelieving each other. Ambika kills Mohan's and Radhika's father and the blame comes on Mohan and Radhika respectively. Mohand thinks that Radhika killed his father and Radhika thinks that Mohan killed her father. Ambika tricks Mohan and snatch all of his property to Dashrath Singh. Ambika wanted Mohan for her purpose but she start loving him. Mohan's mother asks Mohan to marry Ambika. During this time period Radhika gets to know the truth of Ambika and tells that truth to Mohan. Ambika tricks Radhika and kill her, beforing killing her she makes her believe that Mohan killed her. Mohan after listening of Radhika's death jumps from a cliff. A second janam (birth) is shown in which Mohan is born as Madhav and Radhika as born Meera while Ambika just changes her name from Ambika to Kalika. Madhav is an engineer who has come to Kishangarh for making a dam. He gets flashes of his previous birth. He then meets Kalika and Kalika narrates her the story of Mohan, Radhika and Ambika in which she makes Madhav believe that Radhika was the witch but Madhav having flashes and knowing a little bit of truth doesn't believe on her. Meera is the daughter of Durgadevi, the owner of the haveli (Dashrath Singh's daughter-in-law). She often gets possessed by the spirit of Radhika and forgets herself. Both of them don't know that they are rebirth as Mohan and Radhika. One day both of them get to know the truth but the truth Meera got to know was a lie. She thinks that Mohan killed her. She then meets Madhav and tried to kill him but something stops her. Madhav tell him the real and they both unite. Madhav (Mohan) and Meera (Radhika) kill Ambika and they both get married in the end of the drama.
Season 3 (2010)Edit
Sssshhh...Phir Koi Hai 3 aired on Friday and Saturday evenings, later shifting on every Saturday and Sunday on 10 April 2010.
The season introduces a very old story which was to be happened in the past. It had also introduced a prophecy that was made centuries ago. It's the story of two brothers (Ajinkya and Veer), whose lives are destined to intertwine. Ajinkya has been in search of his mother for the past 20 years. Ajinkya and Veer join hands only to realize eventually they are the lost brothers – but with completely different motives. The powerful demon king – Vikrant destroys the much feared demon-slayer – Saarthak. He tries to destroy his two sons also. Ajinkya manages to find his mother but is shocked to know she had never transformed. He managed to kill Vikrant but that wouldn’t be the end of him. He enters Vayika’s body, who is injured in a struggle and in order to finish Vikrant completely, ends up killing Vayika.[better source needed]
- Mamik Singh as Vikraal (2002–2003)
- Salil Ankola as Vikraal (2003–2004)
- Sonali Malhotra as Lily (2002–2003)
- Deepika Sharma as Lily (2003)
- Nupur Joshi as Lily (2003)
- Reshma Khan as Lily (2003–2004)
- KK Goswami as Gabroo (2002–2004)
- Shakti Anand as Captain Kishan (2002–2003)
- Manav Gohil as Captain Kishan (2003)
- Jiten Lalwani as Captain Kishan (2003–2004)
- Neha Devi Singh as Sameera / Bijli (2003–2004)
- Shahbaz Khan as Mayakaal (2002–2003)
- Murli Sharma as Mrityu Kaal
- Vishnu Sharma as Guru Satyacharya (2002–2004)
- Nawab Shah as Drohkaal (2002–2003)
- Tom Alter as Various characters
- Manini Mishra as Various characters
- Vindu Dara Singh as Zaal
- Gufi Paintal as Dr Jarkos
- Yashpal Sharma as Jaspal in "Vidyut"
- Tina Parekh as Divya in "Vidyut"
- Tanaaz Irani as Shape shifting spirit
- Shruti Seth as Anjali in "Khel Khel Mein"
- Kamya Panjabi as Nisha in "Shart" / Vandana in "Rang Barse"
- Hrishikesh Pandey as Rahul Sharma in "Shart" / Senapati Adityavardhan in "Mrityudand"
- Chetan Hansraj as Raja Saab / Pahadi Raja in "Doosri Dulhan" / Michael in "Ghar" / Sotya in "Samandar" / Benu in "Vikraal Aur Bhayanak Bansuri" / Dracula in "Vikraal Aur Dracula : Part 1 - Part 3"
- Namrata Thapa as Nikita (Dracula's Sister) in "Doosri Dulhan"
- Keerti Gaekwad Kelkar as Sunehri in "Rang Barse"
- Ravee Gupta as Queen Savitri / Shilpa in "Mrityudand"
- Narayani Shastri as Ruby in "Anushaasan"
- Shital Thakkar as Kiran in "Anushaasan" / Reva in "Vikraal Aur Haunted House"
- Kanika Kohli as Mona in "Anushaasan"
- Kishwar Merchant as Payal in "Anushaasan"
- Anju Mahendru as Warden Sheela Anuragi in "Anushaasan"
- Gaurav Chopra as Vineet in "Jaanwar"
- Karishma Mehta as Payal in "Vikraal Aur Betaal Ka Anth"
- Abhimanyu Singh as Aditya in "Vikraal Aur Haunted House"
- Pracheen Chauhan as unknown in "Vikraal Aur Alkatzar: The Lost City"
- Ritu Chaudhary as unknown in "Vikraal Aur Alkatzar: The Lost City"
- Anand Suryavanshi as Himanshu in "Vikraal Aur Krantika"
- Rahil Azam as Aryamann
- Megha Gupta as unknown in "Hostel" / unknown in "Bhediya" / Devaki in "Danav Dasi"
- Neetha Shetty as unknown in "Devdasi" / Yamini in "Vakra Viraal Mala"
- Sonia Singh as unknown in "Ghungroo" / Surbhi in "Dastakhat" / Viveka Sharma in "Chhoona Mana Hai" / unknown in "Kitaab Jaadu Aur Teen Chudail" / unknown in "Aao Sakhi Holi Khelein"
- Mamik Singh as Veer Pratap Singh in "Maa Ka Intihaan"
- Krutika Desai as Mansi Veer Pratap Singh in "Maa Ka Imtihaan"
- Manish Paul as Various characters
- Rushad Rana as Various characters
- Shakti Arora as Asim Sharma in "Dacait" / Arun in "Meghna" / Inspector Rajveer in "Hospital" / Aditya in "Purana Mandir" / Ranveer in "Maa Ka Imtihaan" / Arjun Pratap Singh in "Virasat"
- Shama Sikander as Inspector Ronita in "Hospital"
- Namrata Thapa as Madhumita in "Jai Mata Ki" / Inspector Putul in "Hospital"
- Saurabh Pandey as Vishnu in "Jai Mata Ki"
- Karishma Randhawa as Meghna in "Kamra No. 13"
- Chetan Hansraj as Max in "Tattoo Man"
- Barkha Bisht as Tanya in "Tattoo Man"
- Sameer Sharma as Kavir in "Tattoo Man"
- Mihir Mishra as Dr. Aman in "Kaun Hai" / Rana Varun Pratap Singh in "Virasat"
- Mrinal Deshraj as Kajri Varun Pratap Singh in "Virasat"
- Shaleen Bhanot as Rajveer / Raj Malhotra in "Satwan Dulha" / Rohan / Sameer in "Parchhaee"
- Rashami Desai as Priya in "Kaali Chudail "
- Manish Khanna as unknown in "Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche" / Pankaj Chopra in "Khoon Ka Badla Khoon"
- Mukul Dev as Kunwar Virendra Pratap Singh in "Waaris" / unknown in "Intiqaam" / unknown in "Manmohini" / unknown in "Jai Shree Krishna" / Thakur Virendra Pratap Singh in "Thakur Ki Dulhan"
- Chhavi Mittal as Sanjana in "Purana Mandir" / unknown in "Divyaastra" / Urmila in "Aaina"
- Nikhil Arya as unknown in "Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche" / Aditya in "Bhabhi" / Shrey in "Ravan Raj" / Shreekant in "Aaina"
- Divyanka Tripathi as Radhika / Meera in "Intezaar"
- Gautam Rode as Thakur Mohan Singh / Madhav Sharma in "Intezaar"
- Mukesh Khanna as Panini (Guruji) in "Nishaan"
- Hemant Choudhary as Prabal in "Nishaan"
- Eijaz Khan as Virat Saniyal in "Nishaan"
- Rucha Gujarathi as Anjali in "Khooni Billi" / Kavita in "Souten" / unknown in "Maa Sherawali" / Nandini in "Paalna" / Aditi in "Drishti"
- Shakti Anand as Dr. Ashish / Nitin Kapoor in "Drishti"
- Nirmal Pandey as Daku Thanedar Singh in "Dacait" / Mrityunjay in "Khoon Ka Badla Khoon" / unknown in "Maut Ka Chakravyuh"
- Nandish Sandhu as Shiv in "Khoon Ka Badla Khoon" / unknown in "Chits"
- Aastha Chaudhary as Uttara Virat Saniyal in "Nishaan"
- Diwakar Pundir as Varisht Saniyal in "Nishaan"
- Indira Krishnan in Mridula Varisht Saniyal in "Nishaan"
- Pratap Sachdev as Uttara's Father in "Nishaan"
- Vineet Raina as Dr. Gaurav Sharma in "Bhatakti Aatmayein"
- Mahhi Vij as Manisha Desai in "Bhatakti Aatmayein"
- Madhuri Sanjeev as Mrs. Sharma in "Bhatakti Aatmayein"
- Abir Goswami as Various Characters
- Twinkle Bajpai as Sandhya in "Parchhaee" / unknown in "Tum Meri Ho" / Priyanka in "Qayamat"
- Ali Merchant as Various characters
- Nandini Singh as Shweta in "Ravan Raj" / Masoom in "Tasveer"
- Gaurav Chopra as Yuvraaj in "Qayamat"
- Gaurav Khanna as unknown in "Karkhana" / Rajkumar in "Divyaastra" / unknown in "Saaye Ki Dehshat"
- Amrapali Gupta as Priya in "Junoon" / Kanishka in "Jai Mata Ki" / Nandini in "Jai Maa Durga" / Radha in "Manoranjan" / Devyani in "Thakur Ki Dulhan" / Ambika / Kalika in "Intezaar"
- Hrishikesh Pandey as Brijesh in "Manoranjan"
- Tarun Khanna as Girish Gupta in "Saaya" / Kunwar / Ankur in "Goh Peeche Mat Dekhna" / unknown in "Qayamat"
- Puneet Sachdev as Jay in "Goh Peeche Mat Dekhna" / Ayush in "Vakra Viraal Mala" / Tarun in "Khooni Aankade" / Deepak in "Shaitaan Ka Shikanja"
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||154||27 July 2001||11 June 2004|
|2||221||3 November 2006||22 August 2009|
|3||18||19 March 2010||16 May 2010|
Roy Baretto won the Indian Telly Award for Best TV Show Packaging in 2002 and 2003, while Hiroo Keswani won for Videography (Best TV Cameraman – Fiction) in 2004. Cinevistaas Limited won the Indian Telly Jury Award for Best Special/Visual Effects for television in 2002 and 2003, and Contiloe Entertainment was nominated in 2009.
Cinevistaas Limited also won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 2001, while Contiloe Entertainment won for Best Thriller / Horror Serial in 2007 and for Best Thriller Programme in 2008 and 2009.[better source needed]
Vikraal Aur GabraalEdit
A spin-off series Vikral Aur Gabraal ran from 19 July 2003 to 28 August 2004 on Star Plus. The series centers around Vikraal, a retired ghost hunter teaching his apprentice "Gabroo", who is passionate and ambitious to become a ghost hunter himself going by the name of Gabraal. The series starred KK Goswami and Mamik Singh, who was replaced by Salil Ankola in later episodes.
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