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In Pics: Hum Paanch - Here's what the actors in Vidya Balan and Rakhi Vijan's show are up to now

The cult comedy-drama is available to stream on ZEE5.

  • Sunidhi Prajapat

Last Updated: 03.52 PM, Jul 25, 2022

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In Pics: Hum Paanch - Here's what the actors in Vidya Balan and Rakhi Vijan's show are up to now

Hum Paanch

Hum Paanch has gained a cult status in the world of Indian sitcoms. The popular family comedy-drama show has Ashok Saraf, Vidya Balan, Rakhee Vijan, Bhairavi Raichura, Shoma Anand, Rakhi Vijan and Vandana Pathak.

The late 90s series has been watched by millions of fans in the country, while, the movie-buffs still like to revisit the show. The Bollywood star Balan was an important part of Hum Paanch but for a very brief period of time until she left the show.

Directed by Kapil Kapoor, Rajat Rawail, Sameer Kulkarni, Raju Parsekar and Rajan Waghdhare, the Zee TV show was backed by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor. The cult comedy-drama is available to stream on ZEE5.

Ashok Saraf, who portrayed the father of five daughters, is predominantly famous in the Hindi and Marathi film industries. He was last seen in a regional film titled Jeevan Sandhya in 2021.

Shoma Anand, who played an adorable stepmother of five, has been seen appearing in multiple television series. The veteran actress was last seen in Y.A.R.O Ka Tashan on SAB TV in 2017.

Vidya Balan portrayed one of the nerd sisters named Radhika Mathur. The Bollywood diva was last seen in Amazon Prime Video's Jalsa, while she is currently filming Neeyat for the OTT giant.

Do you remember the adorable Mathur sister who loved to sing a song and dance while opening doors for the guests? Rakhi Vijan aka Rakhee Tandon is one of the most memorable characters from Hum Paanch. The actress was recently in the headlines as she was roped to play Daya Ben in Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah, while she discarded the reports calling it a rumour.

Bhairavi Raichura's Kajal Mathur aka Kajal Bhai is another memorable character in the series. She was the tomboyish girl among her sisters and thought of herself as the protector of the family. She has been seen in multiple shows including Balika Vadhu, Sasural Genda Phool and Yes Boss.

Vandana Pathak played Meenakshi Mathur in the comedy-drama series. She is also one of the famous faces of another cult comedy drama named Khichdi. 

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