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Akoori (web series)
Akoori is an Indian web series on video on demand platform Zee5 directed by Harsh Dedhia, written and created by Nikhil Venugopalan starring Darshan Jariwala, Lillete Dubey, Shadab Kamal, Zoa Morani, Sohrab Sunny, Adi Irani and Harsh Nagar. This show is a Zee5 Original Produced by Essel Vision and was released in August 2018.
|Created by||Nikhil Venugopalan|
|Written by||Nikhil Venugopalan|
|Directed by||Harsh Dedhia|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||12 (list of episodes)|
|Producer(s)||Essel Vision Productions|
|Original release||30 August 2018– present|
Plot[edit | edit source]
When Dara, a 55 year old bigot, in the midst of trying to protect his property from the hungry clutches of his cousin and hotel industry agent Zeus, finds out about his wife's comatose situation, he is forced to invite his children, who blatantly despise him and vice versa. What ensues is a drama wrapped in tragic hilarity when the dysfunctional Irani family realize that it will take a lot more than a common last name to survive under one roof.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Lillete Dubey as Rita Shah
- Kurush Deboo as Batliwalla
- Adi Irani as Zeus
- Darshan Jariwala as Dara Irani
- Shadab Kamal as Kaizad Irani
- Zoa Morani as Jehan Irani
- Sohrab Khandelwal as Jimmy batra
- Harsh Nagar as Ayushman
- Shreyas Porus Pardiwalla as Farhan Contracter
Episodes[edit | edit source]
Series overview[edit | edit source]
|1||12||August 30, 2018|
Season 1[edit | edit source]
|Title ||Original release date|
|1||1||"The Irani Family"||August 30, 2018|
|When his wife Zarine slips into coma, Dara decides to inform his estranged children, Kaizad and Jehan, about their mother’s condition. The siblings who haven’t visited home for years, finally return to their ailing mother and cash-strapped father. Meanwhile, Dara’s greedy cousin, Zeus, is desperate to sell Dar Meher, their ancestral house. Will Dara accept his offer?|
|2||2||"Father Vs Son"||August 30, 2018|
|When Jehan learns about Dara’s debts, she tries to figure out ways to repay the loan, but Kaizad remains indifferent to his father’s problems. Later, an unexpected revelation leads to a heated argument between Kaizad and Dara. Will the father and son ever resolve their differences?|
|3||3||"Jehan, the Saving Grace"||July 16, 2018|
|Jehan comes up with a plan to save their home and seeks help from Ayushman, her childhood friend. Meanwhile, her husband Jimmy sets off to get booze from Daman, and Kaizad and Jehan accompany him. Upon return, the siblings trick Jimmy who has no clue of the problem awaiting to descend upon him.|
|4||4||"Hello Ayushman"||August 30, 2018|
|While Kaizad confides his secret to Dr Mehta, Rita confronts him to know the truth. Meanwhile, Ayushman arrives to help Jehan and Dara. Will his presence ruffle any feathers in the Irani house?|
|5||5||"The imperfect Relationship"||August 30, 2018|
|Kaizad learns about his mother’s fixed deposit and must find a way to withdraw it. Meanwhile, relationships take interesting shape as Jehan and Ayushman grow closer, while Jimmy gets busy with Rita. After the boar hunting Dara invites everybody for a get together which turns out to be an eventful night.|
|6||6||"New Mrs Irani"||August 30, 2018|
|While Jehan has doubts about her future with Jimmy, Dara decides to take a leap in his personal life. How will the father and daughter’s love life impact the entire family?|
|7||7||"Jimmy is Frustrated"||August 30, 2018|
|Amidst all the chaos, a frustrated Jimmy confides his problems to Kaizad but his relationship with Jehan sours further. Meanwhile, an old unresolved issue between Kaizad and Farhan resurfaces, and the cousins have a fall-out.|
|8||8||"Zarine's Death"||August 30, 2018|
|While nothing seems to be going their way, Dara and family get desperate to achieve their selfish goals. Meanwhile, the news of Zarine's death saddens everybody.|
|9||9||"Jehan and Ayushman are Exposed"||August 30, 2018|
|During Zarine's prayer meeting, the family members go through different emotions. While some are happy, others feel sad and miss Zarine. Zeus arrives with pictures of Jehan and Ayushman and shows it to Dara, which creates a stir. Read Less|
|10||10||"Dear Brother-in-Law"||August 30, 2018|
|Dara makes an attempt to understand Kaizad's sexual orientation, but the discussion remains incomplete as Farhan arrives. Meanwhile, Kaizad's tries to save a drunk Jimmy from the cops, and this effort marks the beginning of a new friendship between them.|
|11||11||"Like Father Like Son"||August 30, 2018|
|Jimmy is heartbroken as Jehan wants a divorce. Meanwhile, Dara is excited as his financial woes will come to an end, but Kaizad has other plans.|
|12||12||"All's Well That Ends Well"||August 30, 2018|
|Dara throws a party where he invites everybody including his money lenders. How will Dara handle the situation while his children have already disappeared leaving him alone with his problems.|
References[edit | edit source]
- Akoori Trailer OUT: Darshan Zariwala’s Hilarious New-Age Family Drama Can Be Binge-Watched!
- Zee5's 'Akoori' combines drama and quirky comedy.
- ZEE5 To Premiere Akoori 
- Akoori ZEE5 Originals 
- "List of episodes". www.zee5.com. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
- "Akoori Trailer: This Parsi Dysfunctional Family Leaves You In Splits". Mid-Day. 1 September 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
- "ZEE5 comedy 'Akoori' shows what a dysfunctional family is really like, says director Harsh Dedhia". Scroll.in. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
- "ZEE5 has unveiled the trailer of its upcoming original web-series 'Akoori'". BizAsia. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
- "ZEE5 To Premiere Akoori". Latestly. Latestly. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
- "Zee5's 'Akoori' combines drama and quirky comedy". Eenadu India. Eenadu India. 18 Aug 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
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