Star Plus’s latest show Naamkaran went on air last month on September 12, 2016. The show is being directed by veteran director Mahesh Bhatt. Naamkaran received a lot of applauds for its powerful content and terrific performances. It is believed that the show is inspired from Mahesh Bhatt’s 1998 Bollywood film, Zakhm. Also, there were rumor mills going around that the show is based on the life of the filmmaker. The show started its telecast after replacing Diya Aur Baati Hum on the channel. As far as the cast is concerned, Naamkaran comprises of a strong star cast including Barkha Bisht, Viraf Phiroz Patel, Reema Lagoo and Sayantani Ghosh.