With attention span of the audience steadily on the decline and programming options on the increase, broadcasters today are willing to experiment with unconventional story lines in order to differentiate themselves from the rest.
This week Kartik Sharma, Managing Partner, Maxus shared KD Pathak from Adaalat is his favourite as he comes across as believable, genuine and has a knack of handling situations maturely.
Ronit Roy aka KD Pathak is a suave, sophisticated, witty and unconventional lawyer who is known as a ‘Houdini’ in circles of law because he can get his clients out of the tightest of situations. His success rate of acquittals is 100 per cent. He is part of Adaalat, an Indian television courtroom drama series telecast on Sony Entertainment Television.
exchange4media chats with Sharma to find out what he likes about KD Pathak…
Who is your favourite TV character in the Hindi GE space?
Whenever I get time, I catch up on ‘Adaalat’. I like the character of KD Pathak, enacted by Ronit Roy.
What do you like about KD Pathak?
I like the presentation of the character in totality. The character comes across as believable, someone who is mature in handling situations pertaining to crime.
Do you think he/she does justice to the storyline?
Yes, I think he does justice to the role. There is a sense of genuineness to protect his clients.
Do you think the popularity of a particular character extends itself to the show or a show shapes up the characters?
In case of Adaalat, the character shapes the show as everything depends on the lead role. Of course there are other serials where the entire show is critical.
How often do you tune into Adaalat?
I watch the show about twice a month.