Aahat is an eminent Indian horror-thriller series, which was broadcasted on Sony Entertainment Television India and Sony Entertainment Television Asia. The television series started on October 12, 1995 and ran successfully for five seasons before ending on November 25, 2010 and completed more than 450 episodes. The sixth season is scheduled to air on January 2015. The show was written and made by B. P. Singh, who is also the director of the series. He is also the co-producer of
Pradeep Uppoor of Fireworks Productions.
Aahat is a fictional story with a combination of ghosts and tantras. The beginning of the first season was more of a crime-thriller, mystery with occasional stories about the supernatural. Then after every story, the show focused on various features of paranormal activities, undead people, possessed objects, zombies, apparition, spirits, witches and more. Season 1 was shot in the year 1994 and started airing on October 12, 1995. But after completing 40 episodes with the same theme, the channel shifted and aired an episode with a paranormal theme. The number of audiences rose abruptly so the channel continued airing a ghostly theme. In August of 2002, the channel re-telecasted the season.
Chaitanya Choudhury, Krystle D’Souza and
Vishal Gandhi appeared as the permanent leads in the Season 4. The three were blessed yet oblivious of their special powers. Season 4 had 3 crossover episodes with the Indian crime detective-based series, C.I.D, which happened on November 13, 2009, February 12, 2010 and June 25, 2010.
On September 20, 2010, a special episode entitled, Maut Ka Khel of Aahat’s Season 5 aired in the celebration of their 15-years in the business. Famous TV personalities including
Roshni Chopra, Gautama Rode,
Aryan Vaid, Sanjit Bedi,
Aashka Goradia, and
Shahbaz Khan has done their best to survive in an old haunted house and battles with all the peculiar events in the 200-year old house. This episode ended on October 14, 2010. Season 6 is expected to launch on January 2015 and will feature actors like
Shakti Anand and
Prerna Bhatt. The actor who survived will be declared as the winner.
Season 1 and Season 4 were the only seasons that received immense popularity than the other seasons. Overall, Aahat gained mixed to positive reviews. It was also dubbed in Hindi, Tamil (aired on Raj TV), Bengali (aired on Sony Aath) and Urdu (aired on A-Plus TV) languages.