MUMBAI: Gajendra Singh’s Sai Baba Studios recently launched their brand new show ‘Corporate Sarpanch’ with Simran Khanna in the lead role. Written by Shanti Bhusan, the show airs on Doordarshan Monday through Friday at 8:30 p.m.
The story uncovers the truth behind a village’s conservative spirit and how a high-spirited young girl dares to take that conservative thought away in her own way. A 24-year-old corporate worker sacrifices all her dreams at a time in her career when greater glory awaits her and sets an example as she leads her village towards a brighter future. The story encapsulates Kirti’s journey as she overcomes her personal fears and misgivings and learns to work as a team and ultimately be the woman – the Chief Empowerment Officer (CEO).
Simran Khanna who has recently been seen in Hindi movies like Mission Mangal and The Accidental Prime Minister has also been in TV shows like Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil, Mata Ki Chowki, Krishnaben Khakrawala, Mein Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki, Udaan Sera seen playing the lead role of Kirit Singh.
Gajendra Singh, Founder of Saibaba Studios, said, “At Saibaba Productions, it is our deep-rooted passion and commitment to creating a variety of entertainment venues through stories that connect with audiences. We’ve always had a stronghold in the music reality space for years now. This is a unique fictional drama with a new concept, we continue our promise to present inspiring journeys and stories in the hope that viewers will connect with our stories and characters.
He added, “India is progressing, it is an era of female power. Women empowerment has received national attention, helping women to be financially independent and have their own livelihood is the mantra of the day, Corporate Sarpanch is one such story, very relatable but rarely seen on Indian screens” .
Simran Khanna said, “I loved the script and storyline of this show and I am so honored to be a part of it. In a world where most feminists fight behind keyboards, I had the chance to step out and really speak through the main character. He is a very inspiring and fresh character and I am happy that he is playing on Doordarshan which has the widest reach thus enabling our show to reach many homes in India.
Corporate Sarpanch is part of Door Darshan’s revamped lineup of shows depicting patriotism and female empowerment.