Zee Kannada is geared up to make its audience enter the paranormal world with its new horror-thriller fictional show Aatmabandhana, which will air every weeknight, starting December 17 at 10:30pm on Zee Kannada and Zee Kannada HD.
Aatmabandhana is a story narrating the never-ending love between a mother and her son; and how even death cannot put an end to emotions, ranging from love to revenge.
Aatmabandhana is about a five-year-old boy, Chiru, who believes that his mother, Arati, prefers his sister, Chaitra over him. In an unfortunate turn of events, Aarti along with her children, Chiru and Chaitra, meet with a road accident, and Aarti is only able to save Chaitra. Arati believes that even during Chiru's last breath, she made him feel that she chose Chaitra over him. Aarti, with the help of her maid, goes to a place to ask for forgiveness to his son’s soul, when his soul returns to vindicate his death against his mother.
The cast of Aatmabandhana comprises actor Rajini Amrutha who will play the role of the mother, Aarti. Actor Master Alaap, former Drama Juniors Season 2 contestant, will portray the role of Chiru, and child actor Shivaani will portray the role of the sister, Chaitra. The other actors include Lakshmigowda, Suresh Rai, Ramamurthy, Rajesh, Nethra Sindhya, Sunethra Padit. The show is directed by G K Satishkrishnan and produced by Mahesh Gowda and Dr Suma under Dvija Creations banner. The cinematography is executed by Santhosh Begankal Koppa while the story expansion and screenplay is compassed by S Selvam and Girish Kalkoppa’s team. The credit for the dialogues, music and title song goes to Rathnagiri, Vinay and Harshapriya. The graphics design is done by Mumbai's Mudra Graphics of 'Ughe Ughe Madeshwara' fame.
Sathiskrishnan said, “We see Aatmabandhana growing in the hearts of every Kannadiga audience as it has been crafted keeping the viewers of all age groups in mind. With an aim of keeping the audience at the edge of their seats, the staggering graphics will create new experience for viewers in every episode.”
Raghavendra Hunsur, Business Head, Zee Kannada, said, “With the successful closure of Nigooda Raatri, our channel continues to focus on giving our viewers unique and intriguing content. The horror genre is new and exciting for our team, and we hope Aatmabandhana will keep the audience engaged.”