Naye saal ka good luck leke aa rahi hain naye kisson ki ‘Gullak’
SonyLIV is back with the second season of its widely acclaimed show
National, January 12,2021:
Rickety walls, inquisitive neighbors, unending hassles yet bountiful limitless dreams; these define the dynamics of The Mishras who struck a chord upon their visit in 2019. With an IMDB rating of 9.1, Gullak Season 1 won accolades for its well-crafted characters, versatile performances and incredible direction. And now, SonyLIV is set to bring a host of ‘naye kisse’ in the new season of the show, starting 15th January 2020. This season is a glimpse into the usual ups & downs of this unusual family in bits and pieces that fill their Gullak of golden memories.
Narrated from the perspective of the humble piggy bank, the show brings to light, anecdotes from daily life weaved into an unconventional style of storytelling. Produced by TVF, Gullak 2 will further explore the imperfect realities and relationships of the Mishra family, for whom togetherness matters the most. Within the small confines of their home, their lives are no less than a medley of emotions, arguments, and laughter, all rolled into one. Directed by Palash Vaswani, Gullak season 2 is set against the backdrop of North India and features Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Sunita Rajwar Harsh Mayar and Vaibhav Raj Gupta in the lead.
Stay tuned -aa rahan hain Mishra parivaar, phir ek baar with Gullak on 15th January only on SonyLIV.
Ashish Golwalkar – Head-Content SET, Digital Business, Sony Pictures Networks India
“Gullak’s remarkable run amongst the audience was propelling enough for us to come up with a second season. The show resonated for its compelling narrative and relatable instances that are symbolic to a middle-class Indian household. The story also benefits from a bunch of incredible actors. With this all-new season, we hope the show rescripts success and starts of the year on a warm and pleasing note for everyone.”
Arunabh Kumar – Producer & Founder, TVF
“Gullak showcases the beauty, humour and simplicity of a North Indian middle class Family which connected with everyone in Season 1 and would only bring more smiles to the viewers after a tough year like 2020. This is our first stint of 2021, made with utmost care amidst the lockdown and we are eagerly thrilled for the audience to watch the second season of this heart-warming show on SonyLIV.”
SonyLIV is the first Indian premium Video on demand (VOD) service by Sony Pictures Networks’ (SPN) providing multi-screen engagement for users on all devices. Launched in January 2013, the digital streaming player is home to 24 years of rich content from the library of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) with over 40,000 hours of programming. SonyLIV subscribers get exclusive access to key sporting events from across the globe, the latest Hollywood Shows, Originals, 18,000+ hours of TV Shows, LiveTV, News, Lifestyle, Fitness and Kids content.
With 100 million+ app downloads so far, SonyLIV is the first amongst its competition to provide original and exclusive premium content to Indian viewers. The platform has over 150+ original shows spread across Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and Bengali. The Tamil and Telugu library itself boasts of 2000+ hours of Movies and Originals. SonyLIV recently added new originals to its line-up – Avrodh, Your Honor, Undekhi, Kadakh, Bhonsle, JL50, Sandwiched Forever and Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story being some of them.
Apart from being the official Indian streaming partner for Global Sporting events, SonyLIV keeps its viewers entertained throughout the year with Live action Cricket, Football, Tennis, Basketball, eSports, Racing and Fighting Sports. The platform offers its subscribers a host of premium International tournaments like the UEFA Champions League, Australian Open, Serie A, W.W.E., N.B.A., UFC, F.A. Cup, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Euro 2020, Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Mzansi Super League, Big Bash, T10, ATP Tours, Impact Wrestling and The Ashes to name a few. SonyLIV also has rights to tournaments of Cricket Boards inclusive Cricket Australia, England and Wales Cricket Board & Cricket Ireland. In 2019, the service launched in the Middle East and has plans to expand its complete bouquet of services in several Southeast Asian countries.
SonyLIV has partnerships with key International studios – SPE Films, Lionsgate and iTV, which allows its subscribers exclusive access to award-winning shows like, Seinfeld, Power, The Good Doctor and Mr. Mercedes. The platform recently added a host of celebrated Hollywood shows to its library like LA’s Finest S2, On Becoming a God in Central Florida, Alex Rider, For Life, Lincoln Rhyme, War of the Worlds, Commons and Indebted amongst others. SonyLIV also has exclusive local partnerships with the likes of TVF, which adds popular Indian Originals like Gullak and Tripling S2 to their vast content library.
For more information, log onto www.sonyliv.com
About Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN):
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, Japan.
SPN has several channels including Sony Entertainment Television (SET and SET HD), one of India’s leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India’s premium Hindi movies and special events channel; MAX 2, another Hindi movie channel showcasing great India Cinema; MAX HD, a high definition Hindi movie channel airing premium quality films; WAH, the FTA channel for Hindi movies; SAB and SAB HD the family-oriented Hindi comedy entertainment channels; PAL, a genre leader in rural Hindi speaking markets (HSM) showcasing the best of Hindi general entertainment and Hindi movies from SPN’s content library; PIX and PIX HD, Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; sports entertainment channels – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD; Sony मराठी, the Marathi general entertainment channel; SonyLIV – the digital entertainment VOD platform; SPN Productions, the networks’ film production arm and Studio NEXT the independent production venture for original content and IPs for TV and digital media. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries.
The network is recognized as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. SPN is a recipient of several awards, including India’s Best Companies to Work For 2020 by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India, ‘Aon Best Employers India’ awards in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices, consistently ranking amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners and listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India.
Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is in its 25th year of operations in India. It has a subsidiary, MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited and an affiliate, Bangla Entertainment Private Limited in India.