Jhakaas Heroine is a first of its kind reality show on Marathi Television. The show is about finding the next female superstar of Marathi film industry, who will star as the leading face of an upcoming blockbuster. Jhakaas Heroine – Season 1 partnered with the prestigious production house Meenakshi Sagar Productions and Video Palace (of Timepass fame) to hunt for a fresh new face, alongside Swwapnil Joshi, as the female lead for the blockbuster movie ‘Mitwaa’. In a short span of time, the show received a stupendous response with over 3000 entries of talented contestants from various parts of Maharashtra such as Solapur, Kolhapur, Nasik, Jalgaon, Pune and Mumbai among others. The 60 shortlisted contestants battled it out through various talent rounds to win the coveted title of ‘JHAKAAS HEROINE’
Season 1 winner: Prarthana Behre was the chosen JHAKAAS HEROINE – Season 1 winner who bagged the meaty role of Avni in the blockbuster film Mitwaa starring Swwapnil Joshi & Sonalee Kulkarni. The movie grossed 15 crores at the box office & went on to become one of the most successful films of 2015. Subsequently, she bagged 2 roles as a lead actress with leading production houses.