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Ekta Kapoor is back with an interesting web series titled Mentalhood. ALT Balaji- Zee 5’s upcoming series on motherhood starring Karisma Kapoor, Shruti Seth, Dino Morea, Sandhya Mridul, Shilpa Shukla and Tillotama Shome in prominent roles will premiere on 11th March 2020.
The entire star cast came together for the trailer launch event held in Mumbai. The trailer highlights the relationship between a mother and her kids. While Karisma Kapoor as Meira Sharma plays a small-town mother, Dino Morea is a stay-at-home dad named Aakash Fernandes, Sandhya Mridul as 'Momzilla' Anuja Joshi, Shilpa Shukla as a workaholic mom Namrata, Shruti Seth playing the role of a 'boho mom' named Diksha and lastly, Tillotama Shome as the 'pushover mom' Preity.
At the press conference of the show Mentalhood, Ekta Kapoor opened up about surrogacy and being a single parent to her son Ravie Kapoor. She stated that she was always a big fan of Lolo(Karisma Kapoor) and wanted to work with her. Ekta says that she wanted to make something that talks about surrogacy.
Talking about being a single parent, Ekta says, “The best part of being a single parent is there are no fairy tales. I will tell him that the world is full of sweet and sour and your one parent will love you for two. Dino's character is on my brother Tusshar.”
The 44-year-old producer had welcomed her first son, Ravie, on January 27, 2019, through surrogacy. Ekta’s brother and actor Tusshar Kapoor also opted for surrogacy and became a father using IVF, in 2016 to his son Lakshya.