Hum Paanch literally means ‘five of us’. Hum Paanch Season 1 is a comedy TV series based on the lives of a father who always seems to be in trouble because of his five daughters. It was one of the most popular TV series during its time. The show ran for two seasons. First one was aired in 1995 which continued till 1999 and the second one from 2005-2006.
Ashok Saraf as Anand Mathur: He plays a pivotal role in the show. His first wife is shown dead yet able to communicate with him through her animated photograph. He is the father of five daughters in a middle-class family. He is always seen juggling with the problems of his daughters.
Ashok Saraf is a distinguished Hindi and Marathi TV and film actor and a great comedian. He has worked in over 250 movies and several serials – both Hindi and Marathi. Meenakshi is portrayed as a feminist who can’t tolerate a single offending word against women. The serial was aired on Zee TV which turned out to be a great hit among viewers.