The makers of Khichdi and Sarabhai vs Sarabhai are merging the popular shows for the upcoming season of Khichdi.The Star Plus show will have the cast of Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai starring alongside the Parekh family.
“Both the shows are my babies and nothing gets better than merging them together. Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai and Khichdi both have received an immense amount of love from the audiences whenever they have been on air,” JD Majethia, producer of both the shows, said in a statement.
“Getting both the shows together will certainly leave the audiences asking for more. It will be a treat for the audience to see what happens when the mad-hatters Parekhs meet the upper middle class Maya and her family, The Sarabhais. A laughter riot for sure,” he added.
The first season of Khichdi aired from 2002 to 2004. The second season of the show, which was called Instant Khichdi aired from 2005 to 2006.
The Khichdi franchise has been popular among the audience for more than a decade now. The show which has always been a laugh riot for the audience was lead by Anang Desai, Rajeev Mehta, Supriya Pathak, Vandana Pathak, Richa Bhadra, Yash Mittal and Jamnadas Majethia. Apart from the two shows titled Khichdi and Instant Khichdi from the comedy franchise, a movie named Khichdi-The Movie was also released in 2010.
On the other hand, Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai has recently had a successful digital 2nd innings on Hotstar. Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai features Ratna Pathak Shah, Satish Shah, Sumeet Raghvan, Rupali Ganguly and Rajesh Kumar in the lead.