Gullak (2019– )

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Gullak (TV Series 2019– )

What do you expect stories from a small town in the heart of North India to be like? Filled with shades of grey, petty crime, sorrow and stories of revenge? You couldn't be further from the truth and Gullak will show you how. Set in quaint by-lanes in the heart of India, Gullak is a collection of disarming and relatable tales of the Mishra family. Join Santosh and Shanti Mishra, their sons Annu and Aman, as they savour the many flavours of a small-town life with a smattering of humour, wit and of course, ladleful's of love.
India
IMDb   9.2 /10
TheMovieDb    9.0 /10
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Creators
Creator Shreyansh Pandey
Information
Release Date2019-06-26
Runtime24min
GenreComedy, Drama, Family
Content Rating
AwardsTop rated TV #77 | See the Top 250 TV shows as rated by IMDb users
CompanyContagious Online Media Network, The Viral Fever
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Papaas Papa…
Mummyas Mummy…
Anand Mishraas Anand Mishra…
Aman Mishraas Aman Mishra
Bittu Ki Mummyas Bittu Ki Mummy
Deepak Kumar Mishra
Deepak Kumar Mishra
Tyagi Jias Tyagi Ji
Saad Bilgrami
Saad Bilgrami
Luckyas Lucky
Ashwini
Ashwini
Prinsu's Guardas Prinsu's Guard
Ajay Pal
Ajay Pal
Dairy Guyas Dairy Guy…
Abhishake Jha
Abhishake Jha
Master Jias Master Ji…
Bilal Khan
Bilal Khan
Bikramas Bikram
Dev Kumar
Dev Kumar
KID 1as KID 1
Amar Singh Parihar
Amar Singh Parihar
Prinsu Bhaiyaas Prinsu Bhaiya…
Rudra Pratap Singh Parihar
Rudra Pratap Singh Parihar
KID 2as KID 2
Gaurav Sarathe
Gaurav Sarathe
Betaalas Betaal
Avinash Bundela
Avinash Bundela
Custumberas Custumber
Sweta Joshi
Sweta Joshi
Bua Jias Bua Ji

Gullak

Gullak (English: A Piggy Bank) is a web series created by Shreyansh Pandey under the banner of The Viral Fever (TVF). The series revolves around the Mishra family, comprising Santosh and Shanti Mishra and their sons Anand "Annu" Mishra and Aman Mishra. Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta and Harsh Mayar star in the respective mentioned lead roles, with Sunita Rajwar stars as their neighbour.

Season 1 premiered in the company's media streaming platform TVF Play and in Sony Liv, on 27 June 2019, with all episodes aired on the same day. The show received positive response from audience.

The program was renewed for a second season with mostly new crew members. Palash Vaswani directed the series, Durgesh Singh was the primary writer and Anurag Saikia and Simran Hora composed the soundtrack. The series aired through Sony Liv on 15 January 2021, and unlike the first season, it received mixed reviews from critics.


Cast

CharacterPortrayed byAppearances
Season 1Season 2
Santosh Mishra(Papa)Jameel KhanMain
Shanti Mishra(Mummy)Geetanjali KulkarniMain
Anand Mishra(Annu)Vaibhav Raj GuptaMain
Aman MishraHarsh MayarMain
Gullak/NarratorShivankit Singh PariharRecurring
Bittu ki MummySunita RajwarRecurring
Tyagi JiDeepak Kumar MishraDoes not appearRecurring
LuckySaad BilgramiDoes not appearRecurring

Series overview

SeasonNo. of episodesOriginally broadcast (India)
First airedLast aired
157 July 2019
2515 January 2021

Episodes

Season 1

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Tehri"Amrit Raj GuptaNikhil Vijay27 June 2019
Anand "Annu" Mishra is constantly in a tiff with his mother, Shanti, who fusses about his joblessness and services examination results.
2"Hum Do Humare Do"Amrit Raj GuptaNikhil Vijay27 June 2019
Annu and his younger brother Aman start fighting due to the volume of the television. Aman urges Shanti to convince Annu to draw the chart for his board practical exam, which eventually starts another argument.
3"Itwaar"Amrit Raj GuptaNikhil Vijay27 June 2019
Early in a Sunday morning, Shanti wakes up as her husband Santosh's alarm rings. With the arrival of Sunday, most of the middle class families always tries to make it a special day. How would the Mishra family make the Sunday special?
4"Batti Aa Gayi"Amrit Raj GuptaNikhil Vijay27 June 2019
Aman enquires about Annu who hasn't returned home late, while Santosh is quite relaxed and also waiting for him. Annu returns home only to demand a scooty, making excuses for being late.
5"Tyohaar"Amrit Raj GuptaNikhil Vijay27 June 2019
It is Raksha Bandhan for which Shanti being sick yet has to work for whole day. Annu's exam results have been declared; he shares news of his failure with Aman, so he suggests him to run away due to the poor grades. Shanti falls unconscious when she hears the results, but she and Santosh pardon him after she regains consciousness.

Season 2

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Bijli Ka Bill"Palash VaswaniDurgesh Singh15 January 2021
Santosh is worried about the extraneous electricity bill and tries to get an illegal electricity supply for himself. However, he contemplates not doing so.
2"Cheeni Kam Paani Jyada"Palash VaswaniDurgesh Singh15 January 2021
Ahead of a kitty party, Shanti discovers that she is diabetic. Santosh eggs her on for physical exercise, while taking up the reins of the kitty party preparation in his hands, aided by Annu and Aman.
3"Saparivaar"Palash VaswaniDurgesh Singh15 January 2021
Santosh is miffed to notice that he has been excluded from a wedding card for Shanti's niece Ranu's wedding. Ranu's father Pinky has long been at loggerheads with him, and his reaction causes a change in everyone else's wedding plans.
4"Kal Board Ka Paper Hai"Palash VaswaniDurgesh Singh15 January 2021
Aman feels distracted by an India-Pakistan cricket match ahead of his board examinations. This results in a controversial moment where Annu is shamefaced on seeing Aman at a venue for a live telecast of the match.
5"Kiraana"Palash VaswaniDurgesh Singh15 January 2021
Annu is interrupted by Shanti and coaxed to buy groceries with Aman despite being late for a meeting where he would be able to start his own gas agency with help from the local leader Prinsu Bhaiya and his personal assistant Tyagi. Aman, too, is scared about his exam results.