Aa Bail Mujhe Maar (Old Doordarshan TV Serial)

Aa Bail Mujhe Maar (Old Doordarshan TV Serial)

Aa Bail Mujhe Maar is an all-in-all comedy show that made everyone glued to their TV screen for 15 minutes every Saturday. The show hit the screen in late 80s when Doordarshan had witnessed the best time ever. It was the time when every show it aired used to be a blockbuster. The popularity of DD channel was so huge at that point of time that leading Bollywood starts were eager to be back on TV for several shows. Amol Palekar is one such name. He was the lead character in this show.

Aa Bail Mujhe Maar (Old Doordarshan TV Serial)

Not only this show but at that time and later as well, one could easily find this man on many shows on Doordarshan. Aa Bail Mujhe Maar, you can understand by the title that it is a pure comedy show. That was the time when typical Saas-Bahu drama and family dramas were there in the prime time. Aa Bail Mujhe Maar is a completely different genre of the show. It is a comedy and that is definitely not a unique genre though. But having a 15-minutes show once in a week is definitely a bold step at that time. The makers took that challenge and launched the show. Within no time the show took amazing speed and people started loving it.


It is a story based on a couple where Amol Palekar played the role of the husband. He and his wife kept facing different problems in life which mostly were welcomed by the husband only.

Each episode used to contain only 15 minutes of time and within that short time they used to show the problem and how they have solved it. Each episode had different story to show.

It was a pure comedy show that showed how a couple face day-to-day problems. But instead of taking it to serious note the makers choose to make it lighter through immense comedy. Amol Palekar, being a versatile actor from Hindi film industry had done a fantastic job. He had perfectly portrayed how a middle class man has to deal with daily issues in life.

Relevance Today

Comedy shows are always a treat to watch, especially when you watch such versatile actors on your TV screen. Personally speaking comedy shows never fail to amaze people irrespective of era and generation. At the face of the show we can surely say that the show can be perfectly fitted in any channel even today as well.

Today we have a lot of comedy shows that are aired on several private channels. Some make you laugh hard when some force you to change the channel. All these shows run for at least 24 minutes approx but the running time of this show was only 15 minutes. That was quick and crisp and didn’t take much time to entertain people. That is definitely a thumb up for today’s generation.

On the other, the show had shown many a problems that a person can face while leading a middle class life. Most of the problems were welcomed by the husband only. This happens in real life as well. Whoever brings the problem or whatever be the problem, one has to solve it with smile and laughter. If you take things easy you will get solutions more easily in life.

Important Information about the show
Name of the show Aa Bail Mujhe Maar
Country India
Language Hindi
Subject Comedy
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Telecast Details
Telecast Date 1987
Aired on Doordarshan
Telecast Episodes  
Episode length 15 minutes
No of seasons 1
Cast Details
Character Name Real Name
  Amol Palekar
  Harish Patel

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