Zee World Weekly Highlights - January 2017

Coming up in its first month on air:

Coming up on Antara this January 2017:

Monday 2 January 2017
Episode 37

Vidya tells Aditya to return the briefcase full of money. Aditya goes back to the bank and asks for his job back. Vidya fights with the receptionist at the hospital and as a result her blood pressure drops.

Tuesday 3 January 2017
Episode 38

Sameer demands his boss give Aditya her job back. Antara finally gets her first session of speech therapy. Aditya fails to repay the loan and as a result he comes home devastated.

Wednesday 4 January 2017
Episode 39

Aditya tells Vidya that it is all thanks to Antara that he was able to assist her in time. Damodar and his group of thugs kidnap Abhishek, Antara and Aditya.

Thursday 5 January 2017
Episode 40

Even though Aarti knows how Sameer is feeling, she still goes ahead and adopts a little girl. Six years later Billu becomes Antara's protector and Aditya still struggles to bring a smile on Vidya's face.

Friday 6 January 2017
Episode 41

The terrorists take advantage of poor Antara's autism and they use her innocent face to try and escape the cops, little did they know what was in store for them.

Monday 9 January 2017
Episode 42

Vidya works out a plan in order for Antara to help find the missing bombs. Thanks to Antara's drawing, the police are able to save the building that was full of explosives.

Tuesday 10 January 2017
Episode 43

The school principal expels Antara from the school. Billu and Abhishek make it their mission to enter Antara into the maths competition. Antara does well in the competition - the question is: can she go all the way?

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Episode 44

Antara is given a test to see if she really deserves another chance in the school. Vikram tells Aditya that if Vidya seperates herself from music, she will seperate herself from everyone else.

Thursday 12 January 2017
Episode 45

Aditya struggles to get Antara admission into another school. Mili is left devasted when Sameer once again fails to wish her a happy birthday. On his way to work Aditya spots Vidya in the opposite direction.

Friday 13 January 2017
Episode 46

Vidya tells Aditya that Antara is their daughter and they will have to fight for her rights no matter what. Abhishek starts to feel threatened by Antara. Aditya suffers from a severe stomach ache.

Monday 16 January 2017
Episode 47

Vikram persuades Vidya to sings at the event. Antara helps Vidya find her passion for music once again. Antara leaves everyone in awe when she goes on stage and finishes the song Vidya started.

Tuesday 17 January 2017
Episode 48

Aarti tells Vidya that she fears Mili might have found out she was adopted. Vidya goes on a hunger strike and she demands Antara be readmitted to the same high school.

Wednesday 18 January 2017
Episode 49

Aditya gets tests done to find out why he is getting the severe stomach aches. Sameer pushes Mili futher away from him. The doctor reveals the devastating truth to Aditya.

Thursday 19 January 2017
Episode 50

The doctor tells Aditya that the cancer is in its final stages and there is no cure. Vidya recognises the man working at Vikram's clinic as the same man who tried to Kidnap Antara.

Friday 20 January 2017
Episode 51

Antara gets left all alone at the clinic with Bhola. Vikram finds out about Aditya's stomach cancer. Bhola gets taking into police custody. Vidya finds the envelope containing Aditya's test results.

Monday 23 January 2017
Episode 52

Vidya finds out that Aditya has stomach cancer. Aditya asks Vikram to sign a fake medical report so that he can get life insurance. Vikram tricks Aditya into undergoing chemotherapy.

Tuesday 24 January 2017
Episode 53

Abhishek remembers how they celebrated his birthday last year and he hopes it will be the same again this year. Aditya asks Vikram if Vidya knows about the cancer.

Wednesday 25 January 2017
Episode 54

Vidya finds out that Abhishek bunked school. Vidya questions Aditya about his love for Anuradha. The doctor tells both Aditya and Vidya that the cancer spread throughout Aditya's entire body.

Thursday 26 January 2017
Episode 55

Aditya tells Sameer the truth and he asks him to accept Mili. Billu tells Aditya that when he is all grown up he will marry Antara. Vidye sends Abhishek to boarding school.

Friday 27 January 2017
Episode 56

12 years later Antara still longs for her father and the therapist tells Vidya that she needs to make Antara forget her father. Antara sees a spitting image of Aditya - little did she know who he is.

Monday 30 January 2017
Episode 57

Vidya gets asked to vacate the building. Abhishek returns home after a very long time but he gets unhappy when he sees Antara. Antara sees Aditya in Abhishek and it causes her to believe Abhishek is Aditya.

Tuesday 31 January 2017
Episode 58

Billu asks Abhishek to buy the building in order to save Vidya and Antara, but little did he know Abhishek already had other plans. Vidya notices that Antara is becoming rather close with Billu

Finale alert!

A heads-up that Antara comes to an end this February and will be replaced by a new series Reach for the Stars.

In the meantime, here's a look at the final two episodes of Antara...

Wednesday 1 February 2017
Episode 59

Abhishek continues to try and convince Vidya to vacate the house. Billu stands up against his one true friend. Abhishek tries to send Antara to a mental asylum.

Thursday 2 February 2017
Episode 60


Vidya breaks all ties with Abhishek. Billu tries hard to explain to Antara that Abhishek is not her father. Vidya gets ready to leave and just before she does, Abhishek realises his mistake and he asks for forgiveness.

Premiere episodes of Antara air on Zee World from Mondays to Fridays at 18h00.


Be sure to tune into Antara at CAT 18h00 |  WAT: 19h00 | EAT 20h00  every Monday to Friday on Zee World  (Channel 166).

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Aapki Antara is the story of five-year-old girl, Antara. She is born to Anuradha who had a relationship out of wedlock with Aditya. When Anuradha dies in a car accident, Antara is orphaned. It is now the responsibility of Aditya to take her home to his wife Vidya and son Abhishek and accept her as a part of the family. With Antara in their life, things are not the same again in Aditya and Vidya's lives. Antara does not behave like a normal child. She cannot express emotions and lives in her own world. To the outside world she is a day dreamer and a slow child. During the course of time, Aditya discovers that Antara suffers from a condition called autism. He is then faced with a challenge to bring up his special child and get her accepted by the society. Through the story, the show guides people to understand the needs of people suffering from this condition and to deal with them sensitively.


  • Antara - Zaynah Vastani as Young Antara/Anjum Farooki As Older Antara post the leap.
  • Abhishek - Aditya Verma as Young Abhishek/Darshan Pandya As Older Abhishek
  • Vidya - Prabhleen Sandhu
  • Sameer - Himanshu Malhotra
  • Abhishek - Sahil (earlier Raj Sumariya)
  • Billu - Sandeep Upadhaya (earlier Aarav Velhal)
  • Mr. Gupta - Nikhil Ratanparkhi
  • Mrs. Gupta - Alka Mogha
  • Vidya's mother (Kiran) - Sujata Kumar
  • Vidya's father - Vijay Aidasani