Gul Gulshan Gulfaam

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Gul Gulshan Gulfaam
Directed byVed Rahi
StarringParikshit Sahni, Radha Seth, Upendra Khashu and N. K. Phull
Theme music composerKrishan Langoo
Country of originIndia
No. of episodes45
Production
Producer Prem Krishen
Release
Original network DD National
Original release1987 (1987)

Gul Gulshan Gulfaam is a 1987 Doordarshan television serial directed by Ved Rahi and produced by Prem Krishen (Cinevistaas). It was one of the first serials to be based in Kashmir and portray a Kashmiri family: It became an instant hit [1] [2] and ran for 45 episodes. [3] It was re-telecast on Sahara TV in 2002. [4]

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Parikshit Sahni, Radha Seth and N. K. Phull played the leads, along with Neena Gupta, Pankaj Berry, Kanwaljit Singh.From Srinagar many local artists participated in the series, which included big names like Upendra Khashu, Tariq Javeed, Shadi Lal Koul, Vinay Raina, among others. A young Kunal Khemu, then living in Srinagar, was part of the show, making his debut as an actor. [5]

Storyline

Gul Gulshan Gulfaam portrayed a Kashmiri family making a living from their three houseboats: 'Gul' ('flower'), 'Gulshan' ('garden' or 'buckeye'), and 'Gulfam' ('gardener'). Their livelihood is threatened as running houseboats for tourists takes a hit due to terrorism. Outdoor scenes were mostly shot in Srinagar. [4] The series aired on DD National.

Cast

Music

The music was given by noted Kashmiri composer Krishan Langoo. The music received many awards including the Uptron award for best music for 1990-1991.

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