Vipul D. Shah

Vipul D. Shah is an Indian television producer and writer known for fictional shows like Ladies Special and Kya Haal, Mr. Paanchal?[1] and reality TV shows like Comedy Circus, Comedy Nights Bachao and Rising Star.[2] He is also the founding chairman and managing director at Optimystix Entertainment.[3][4]

Vipul D. Shah
Vipul Shah at office.jpg
Born18 Feb
OccupationTelevision producer
Years active2001–present
Known forComedy Circus, Comedy Nights Bachao, Kya Haal, Mr. Paanchal?, Crime Patrol, Ladies Special, Rising Star
AwardsITA Award for Best Director – Comedy

Shah has received several recognitions for his work, like the Indian Television Academy Awards (ITA) under the best director category in 2009.[5][6]

Early lifeEdit

Shah comes from a Gujarati Jain family in a small town in Gujarat called Parnala.[7]


Shah started his career by writing and directing Gujarati serials. He made his debut as a writer with the Anand Mahendroo directed Dekh Bhai Dekh, for which he won the TV and Video World best writer award.[7] He also worked on numerous comedy shows such as Philips Top 10, Battle of Bollywood, Asha Parekh's Daal Mein Kala, I Love You and the newly announced soap Lekin on SABe TV. Shah was the writer of the Bollywood film Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, produced by Vashu Bhagnani, which is the remake of a Tamil film Minnale, which was also written by him.[7]


The following is the list of television shows written and produced by Vipul D. Shah.[2]

Year Show Channel
2004–2005 Ye Meri Life Hai Sony Entertainment Television
2009–2012 Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo SAB TV
2009 Ladies Special Sony Entertainment Television
Dekh India Dekh
2010–2011 Papad Pol[8] SAB TV
2010–2012 Saas Bina Sasural[9] Sony TV
2011 Oye Bunty Babloo Oye SAB TV
2011–2012 Don't Worry Chachu
Zindagi Kahe – Smile Please Life OK
2012 Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai SAB TV
2012–2016 Baal Veer
2013 Chhanchhan Sony Entertainment Television
2013–2014 Firangi Bahu[10] Sahara One
2014 Pritam Pyare Aur Woh SAB TV
SET MAX Fillers – Bitu Bak Bak Sony Max
2014–2016 Comedy Classes[11] Life OK
2015 2025 Jaane Kya Hoga Aage Sony Entertainment Television
Maan Na Maan Mein Tera Mehmaan Disney Channel India
Code Red Chakravyuh Colors TV
2016 Krishnadasi[12] Colors TV
2016 Dr. Madhumati On Duty[13] SAB TV
2016–2017 Hoshiyar… Sahi Waqt, Sahi Kadam[14][15] &TV
2017–2018 Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo SAB TV
2017–2019 Kya Hal Mr. Panchal Star Bharat
2018 Super Sisters - Chalega Pyar Ka Jaadu[16] SAB TV
2018 Ladies Special Season 2[17] SAB TV

Awards and recognitionEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Farzeen, Sana (2 September 2017). "We are not promoting polygamy through Kya Haal Mr. Panchaal: Producer Vipul D Shah". The Indian Express.
  2. ^ a b Tiwari, Vijay (20 January 2016). "Copying Kapil will only bring us criticism: Optimystix's producer Vipul D Shah". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "It's no laughing matter Content, poaching and Comedy Circus". TellyChakkar. 25 April 2005.
  4. ^ "India's first live interactive show on television comes alive!". Mid Day. 14 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b "The Indian Television Academy Awards, 2009". GR8! TV Magazine.
  6. ^ a b "Complete winnerlist—ITA". India Forums.
  7. ^ a b c "'The very scope of creating something new is extremely limited on TV' – Vipul D Shah". Indian Television Dot Com. 15 September 2002.
  8. ^ "SAB TV unveils new show Papad Pol". The Indian Express. 26 June 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  9. ^ Letty, mariam abraham (20 March 2013). "Aishwarya Sakhuja to come back with Saas Bina Sasural 2". Bollywood Life.
  10. ^ "Indian Television gets its first ever 'Firangi Bahu'". The Times of India. 29 October 2013.
  11. ^ "Comedy Classes moves from Colors to Life OK". The Times of India. 4 December 2014.
  12. ^ Bhalla, Ankita (13 September 2016). "Krishnadasi to go off-air, will make way for Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 10!". Pinkvilla.
  13. ^ maheshwri, neha (7 July 2016). "TV's Bhanumati will become Madhumati". The Times of India.
  14. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (8 November 2016). "Anas Rashid to host a crime show?". The Times of India.
  15. ^ "Monish Behl to be back on TV! Will host crime show Hoshiyar". 29 November 2016.
  16. ^ "Sony Sab to air comedy-drama 'Super Sisters' from 6 Aug". Television Post. 2 August 2018.
  17. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (21 September 2018). "Girija Oak boards the 'Ladies Special'". The Times of India.

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