After the super success of Jhakaas Heroine Season 1, 9X Jhakaas is all set to launch Jhakaas Heroine – Season 2. A talent hunt for a Heroine for an upcoming Marathi movie, Jhakaas Heroine Season 2 will be aired from mid September on 9X Jhakaas. The winner of Jhakaas Heroine –Season 2 will get an opportunity to feature as the lead actress opposite Marathi movie heartthrob Swwapnil Joshi. The movie will be produced by one of the biggest and most reputed production houses.
Fair & Lovely BB Cream is the title sponsor for Jhakaas Heroine – Season 2, which is powered by Pro-Ease Sanitary Napkins. GSEAMS which had produced Jhakaas Heroine Season 1, will also be producing the second season. Acclaimed Marathi producer & director Swapna Waghmare Joshi will direct the second season.
Commenting on the initiative, Rohan Rane – Head of Programming 9X Jhakaas said, “We received an overwhelming response from our viewers for Jhakaas Heroine Season 1. The winner of season 1 - Prarthana Behere not only starred opposite Swwapnil Joshi in the superhit film Mitwaa but has also bagged many prestigious projects in the Marathi film industry. We are pleased that 9X Jhakaas has provided an apt platform for upcoming talent. With Jhakaas Heroine Season 2 we hope to raise the bar further and introduce yet another great talent in the Industry. I would also like to thank all the judges and mentors associated with Jhakaas Heroine Season 2 who would help us to introduce the next big Heroine.”
Jhakaas Heroine Season 2 will be judged by eminent names from the industry, from Actors and actresses to directors, singers, music composers and choreographers. The line up of judges include Swwapnil Joshi, Subodh Bhave, Vaibbhav Tatwawdi, Rakesh Bapat, Sonalee Kulkarni, Priya Bapat, Mukta Barve, Pooja Sawant, Vaidehi Parshurami, Satish Rajwade, Sachin Kundalkar, R.Madhesh, Swapna Wadhmare Joshi, Vaishali Samant, Amitraj and Phulva Khamkar.
Speaking about the association with Jhakaas Heroine, Superstar Swwapnil Joshi said, “It feels like yesterday when we started the hunt to find my heroine for the movie Mitwaa. Today, Prarthana Behere is a successful and popular actress in the Marathi Film Industry. I am glad to be part of the second season of Jhakaas Heroine and I am confident that we will be able to find another talented actress.”
Commenting about her experience with Jhakaas Heroine, actress Prarthana Behere said, “Winning Jhakaas Heroine has been a life changing experience. In my very first film Mitwaa, I got an opportunity to work with superstars such as Swwapnil Joshi and Sonalee Kulkarni from whom I learnt a lot. Jhakaas Heroine is the best platform for anyone who is aspiring to be an actress. The participants are not only trained for their acting and dancing skills but are also expertly mentored by a team comprising of some of the most reputed names from the Film industry.”
Registrations for Jhakaas Heroine Season 2 will commence from 3rd August. Aspiring actresses can log on to www.jhakaasheroine.com and register their entries by submitting their photographs and videos which showcase their acting talent.
Commenting on the production for Jhakaas Heroine Season 2, Arjun Singh Baraan and Kartik Nishaandar of GSEAMS, said, “We are very happy that 9X Jhakaas has chosen GSEAMS again to produce season two of Jhakaas Heroine. We had a lot of fun producing the first season. We had some very good talented girls who participated in season one in which Prarthana Behere was declared the winner. This show is a big contribution to the Marathi movie and TV industry as through this show the industry has found some very good talent. Through this show many girls have got an opportunity to show their talent and get a kick start to their careers.”
Arjun and Kartik further added, “This year the reality hunt show will be on a very large scale as we have roped in one of the top Bollywood production house who will give a key role to the winner in their first Marathi movie production. Also this is the first time that Swwapnil Joshi is coproducing a TV show with GSEAMS. We also have another two big Marathi production houses that have shown their interest in casting the runners up in their movies. So this year Jhakkas heroine 2 is bigger and better and very exciting.”
Jhakaas Heroine Season 2 will be promoted across print, digital and television platforms. Besides the dedicated website – www.jhakaasheroine.com, the talent hunt will also be promoted across social media. The twitter handle and facebook page of 9X Jhakaas will have regular updates on each of the episodes, the contestants, etc.
The search for the next Jhakaas Heroine has just begun!