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Mumbai, April 29, 2017: Popular comedy show “Hum Paanch” will be back on the small screen but with a modern twist.

The show, which will be aired on BIG Magic, is titled “Hum Paanch Fhir Se”, read a statement from channel.

Produced by Essel Vision Pvt Ltd, the show will remain true to the intrinsic elements and the format of the 1990 show, but will be given a modern spin.

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The casting process is still on, and it is expected to go on air in May.

“Hum Paanch” first aired in 1995 and ran until 1999. With actors Ashok Saraf, Priya Tendulkar, Rakhee Tandon, Bhairavi Raichura, Vandana Pathak and Vidya Balan, the show narrated story of a family in a hilarious way. It’s second season came in 2005. (IANS)

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‘Paa’ was a Sort of Landmark for me: Vidya Balan

'Paa' awakened maternal instinct in me, says Vidya Balan

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Actress Vidya Balan talks about what 'Paa', the national award-winning film meat to her. Wikimedia Commons

Actress Vidya Balan could not believe that her film “Paa” has completed 10 years since release.

Noting how time flies, Vidya got nostalgic and shared what the National Award-winning film meant to her.

Directed by R. Balki, “Paa” narrated the story of a 12-year-old boy named Auro (played by Amitabh Bachchan), who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called progeria. In the movie, Abhishek Bachchan played the role of Big B’s father while Vidya Balan was seen as his mother.

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Vidya Balam is currently shooting for a biopic on the late mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi. Wikimedia Commons

Revealing how the film awakened maternal instinct in her , Vidya said: “‘Paa’ was a sort of landmark for me…I have said it many times over that it awakened the maternal instinct in me for the first time ever …and to top that I got to witness the magical transformation of Mr. Bachchan into Auro…And lastly working with Balki was unbelieveable …It was ofcourse a big idea to start with but the process was easy and effortless..and the way he normalized behaviour of all the characters and that too with such little instruction was a huge learning.”

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Vidya is currently busy shooting for a biopic on the late mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi. (IANS)