Shemaroo releases Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi series

MUMBAI: Comedy series Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi that aired on Doordarshan in the early 1980s has been released on home video by Shemaroo Entertainment on DVD and VCD.

The company has released the complete set of 67 episodes.

Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi starred actors like Shafi Inamdar, Swaroop Sampat, Satish Shah, Rakesh Bedi, Tiku Talsania, Farida Jalal, Vijay Bhattacharya and Sulabha Arya. It was directed by Kundan Shah, and the title track was sung by Kishore Kumar.

Says Shah, "To release Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi in today’s era on home video is really a great idea and this also lets the younger generation to understand how TV serials, comedy and entertainment in general worked 20 years ago."

Shemaroo Entertainment director Hiren Gada says, "It really feels nice breathing life into something which is more than two decades old. Shemaroo has put in lot of efforts to revive this old classic. They have color corrected the images, improved the picture quality and audio by restoring it for more clarity. The original master of Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, which was in Low Band U-Matic format, is now digitally restored and upgraded which enhances the visual appeal of the serial for viewers."

The entire serial is now available in three seasons in India and internationally. The VCD pack is priced at Rs 349 and DVD pack is priced at Rs 499. Single volume VCDs and DVDs are available at Rs 99 and Rs 149 respectively.