Indian TV Soaps: Looking beyond the shores!

By HT

Mumbai, April 29 -- Indian television serials are usually characterised by palatial sets with lavish decor. But once in a while, the audiences get to see outdoor scenes, shot within the country or in some foreign locale. With cut-throat competition among channels, they attempt to outdo each other through such ventures.

Budget is the most important requisite for such projects and since TV channels have higher budgets these days, they can afford to shell out some extra amount to shoot on foreign shores.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's TV show Saraswatichandra launched with an impressive skyline of Dubai. Even a major portion of the recently launched show, Sanskaar, was shot in cities like New York and New Jersey. Not to forget, the team of the popular TV show, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, also ventured foreign lands, when Ram a