TV Schedule: Sun
Storyline: Amma is a new action series airing on Zee TV. It is about the gory Mumbai underworld and is based on the life of one it’s most influential female personalities, Jeenabai Daaruwali. Urvashi Sharma plays the titular main role while Aman Verma depicts south Indian don Muniswami Mudaliar.
Ammais the story of a mother Zeenat whose husband abandons her. It is against the backdrop of the dark and troubled years of Partition and shows the rise of Zeenat from an impoverished, lone mother who goes on to become a famous personality of the underworld. She faces the strives of Partition, a time marked with rampant killings and no security. She refuses to give up and be another statistic and instead explodes and revolts. Like a phoenix she emerges from the ashes and becomes a force to reckon with in the future decades. She stands up and defeats her foes and challengers and carves out a space for herself in the male dominated underworld.
On her journey spanning decades, she meets Aman Verma who plays the character of a south Indian Don, Shekhar Shetty and future dons like Haji Mastan, Dawood Ibrahim (fictional names given to them in show). She gets into illegal activities and slowly ascends to become the ‘Godmother’ or Amma.