Junior G TV Serial, Officially Junior G – The Magic Starts Now… (Junior G – Ab Shuru Hua Jaadu) was an Indian superhero television drama series aired on Doordarshan,s DD National Channel in the early 2000s.
The storyline of serial was based on a 12 years old orphan boy Gaurav Ray (Played by Amitesh Kochhar), who can transform to his secret identity Junior G with his magical ring. The boy got his supernatural ability when he accidentally stumbles into the crash between two asteroids. Emerging a much-empowered child from the collision, his mission becomes to destroy the evil. He was also blessed with magical divine powers fights evil persons like Fyomancho – The Main Villen (Played By Pramod Moutho), Linda, Bobo, Madamme mercury, Helma, Dyana-the witch, Samahona, Bona and Magneto.
The show was popular at that time for kids specially, it was made in very estimated budget but its TRP has skyrocketed, and was in the list of Top 14 TV shows at that time. The show also clashed with other Doordarshan popular shows like Shaktimaan, Aryamaan – Brahmand ka Yoodhha, Karma – Mayavi Nagri. The show also has a large number of female villains or vamps in this superhero genre.
Meenakshi Verma played role of Shanti; Gaurav’s aunt who always treats him like a servant, Sunila Karambelkar as Helma (A Woman who is more powerful than Fyumancho but she was destroyed by Junior G, however she was not dead, but Lost her Powers), Jennifer Wignet Played role of Gaurav’s Girlfriend. KK Goswami as Bona, Aditi Shirwaikar as magneto, Nupur Alankaar as Lizard woman, Gangaa Mamgai as Nagina, Mugdha Chaphekar, Roma Asrani, Priyanka Bajaaj, Ritu Pathak, Poonam Kataare, Priyank Mahajan, and Vaibhavi Raut Behl Played their role brilliently.
It was directed by Ganshyam Pathak.Its theme song was written by Sanjeev Kohli and sung by famous playback singer Sonu Nigam. Special dresses and make ups were done by Harish Paatil.