&TV is unveiling a new show called "Atal," delving into the lesser-known chapters of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee's childhood. The show, produced by Euphoria Productions, boasts a talented cast featuring Vyom Thakkar as 'Young Atal,' Neha Joshi as Atal’s mother, 'Krishna Devi Vajpayee,' and Ashutosh Kulkarni as the father, 'Krishna Bihari Vajpayee,' among others.
Set against the backdrop of British colonial rule in India, "Atal" aims to unravel the complexities of Vajpayee's early years, shedding light on the incidents, beliefs, and challenges that shaped him into the influential leader he became. The narrative will particularly focus on his relationship with his mother, who played a pivotal role in shaping his beliefs and values. Against the backdrop of British rule and internal conflicts in India, the show unfolds the inspiring journey of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a boy from humble beginnings who went on to become one of India’s most prominent leaders.
Vishnu Shankar, Business Head of &TV, expressed, “At &TV, we aim to create content that deeply resonates with our audience through meaningful storytelling. 'Atal' offers a unique perspective on the early experiences and challenges that molded Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee into the leader and human being he was. We are honored to share his story and hope our audience finds it both entertaining and inspiring.”
Aarrav Jindal, the show’s producer, emphasized the enduring legacy of Vajpayee, stating, “Vajpayee reshaped the political canvas, aligning it seamlessly with our cultural roots. His inclusive leadership, promoting progress and unity, remains an everlasting inspiration, transcending political boundaries. Our show, ‘Atal,’ seeks to kindle today’s generation with his timeless legacy and charismatic persona, unveiling his untold childhood narrative.”
Writer Shanti Bhushan, added, “Vajpayee’s political legacy, built on pride, love for the country, and patriotism, laid the foundation for a united India. Our show, 'Atal,' aims to inspire today’s generation, providing a platform to nurture ideas that uphold our country’s pride on the world stage.”
The cast members also shared their excitement about portraying significant roles in the show, with Vyom Thakkar expressing gratitude for the opportunity to depict Young Atal. Neha Joshi, who plays Krishna Devi Vajpayee, described her character as a devoted supporter of her husband, standing firmly behind his choices and silently opposing British colonial rule.
"Atal" is scheduled to premiere on December 5th at 8:00 pm, exclusively on &TV.