A social drama, depicting the clash of values between
a rapacious businessman, Omprakash Mittal and his
idealistic son, Rahul. It is a love triangle between
Rahul and his comely secretary Sheetal and arrogant
Anita which gets complicated when Omprakash emotionally
blackmails his son into marrying Anita the daughter of a
Meanwhile Urmila, Rahul's sister complicates
things further when she falls in love with Zafar the
son of a Mafia Don Ahmedbhai who is Omprakash's friend.
Omprakash's sins have begun to catch up with him.
||Duration: 25 Minutes
||Language: Hindi (Dubbed in Tamil)
First we have Omprakash Mittal a successful builder who
is unscrupulous and wishes his son Rahul to follow in his
footsteps, while Rahul's conscience won't let him abandon
his values. On the other hand we have Ahmedbhai, a Mafia
Don who does not want his son Zafar to join the
underworld, but ultimately destiny compels Zafar into the
shady world. We have Rahul's pampered sister Urmila who
gets involved with Zafar. When confronted Urmila questions
her father's right to preach her about morality. Later
Urmila runs away with Zafar.
Omprakash Mittal finds himself impaled on the sword
that he wielded on others. Omprakash finds himself paying
for his sins; even then he does not mend his ways.
Meanwhile, Rahul finds himself moving closer to his
secretary Sheetal. Rahul and Sheetal pledge themselves to
one other. But Omprakash needs funds to tide over a
business crisis. Mr. Bhargava a financer agrees to extend
credit on the condition that Rahul marries his pampered
daughter Anita who fancies Rahul.
Omprakash emotionally blackmails his son, leaving Rahul
with no alternative. Sheetal is devastated and moves away
from Rahul. Rahul can't forgive himself. He loses interest
in life. Years later, fate unites Rahul and Sheetal, they
have to pass through intense turmoil and brave every storm
before they can dream of togetherness.
Virasat is loaded with one unconventional character
after another unfolding with unusual scenes on the small
screen. (Cine advance 4 Aug 95) In a veritable flood of
soaps Rakesh Chowdhary's Virasat stands out for its expert
Handling (E Times 2-8 Sept 95) In a joint survey carried
out by Doordarshan audience rating of television (DART)
and IMRB it was found that Virasat from its fourth episode
onwards has gained the distinction of becoming one of the
top ten serials on DD. (Complete Cinema 16th Sept 95) The
Tamil version of Virasat catering to the South Indian
audiences is being considered among the top five serials
on the network (Complete Cinema 16th Sept 95).
Cast & Credit
|Producer & Director
Rita Bahaduri, Ajit Vachhani, Seema Kapoor, Kittu
Gidwani, Raj Zutshi, Virendra Singh, Shailee Joshi,
Arun Bali, Achyut Potdar, Suhas Joshi and others.