Kuntee TV Serial was premiered on Doordarshan’s DD Metro Channel in year 2002, as a part of its revamp. It is a story of an ambitious girl “Kuntee” (Played by Geeta Tyagi) from an orthodox family. Interested in music and dance, the protagonist faces a staunch opposition from her father (Played by Lalit Tiwari). Shes an ambitious but singularly ill-fated girl who lives with her tyrannical father. He dislikes her immensely for the sole reason that she resembles her mother whom too he despised with all his heart.
Kuntee finds solace in a boy “Mann” (Played by Chetanya Adib) but he too betrays her. Pregnant with his child she finds shelter in a mahila ashram of Sarla Ji (Played by Jayshree T). Her woes are still not over as her child is forcibly taken away by a religious sect on the grounds that she is an unwed mother.
But twist of fate leaves this young single mother struggling against all odds to raise her child once again. A worker at Mahila ashram “Hemant” showed interest in Kuntee, but just before marriage, He died. Left alone in the big bad world Kuntee has not choice but to take matters in her own hands. She decides to fight back at least for her child.
Sri Adhikari Brothers Pvt Ltd.(SABTNL) produced this TV Serial was directed by Gautam Adhikari and was aired on every Monday to Friday at 8:30PM on DD Metro(DD2). Later in 2004, this serial was again telecasted on DD National (DD1) , Thursday-Friday at 8:30PM from beginning. In Year 2013, When SABTNL launched its entertainment channel Dabangg, this TV series was again telecasted on that.
This serial was just a social drama which was focused on tear-jerking Kuntee and her story. Geeta Tyaagi, Chaitanya Adib, Jayshree T, Lalit Tiwari and Surendra Pal played their role very well. This drama didn’t get too much hype but was enough able to attract viewers of DD Metro at its time slot.
Channel: DD Metro
Days: Monday– Friday
Channel: DD National