Harichandanam – Malayalam Television Serial On Asianet Channel
Harichandanam is the story of 2 young girls, Uma and Unnimaya, who , in the midst of rejection and poverty, fights their way through the bitter realities of life.Uma and Unnimaya are the daughters of Pothuval who is a master of the art of Kathakali. Pothuval is both mother and father to Unnimaya, a music student and Uma , who is old enough to be married off, for they are motherless. Uma is just s simple girl behind the scenes, whereas Unnimaya, is courageous enough to face the difficulties of life and become victorious.
During a temple festival ,a couple of events take place, which changes Unnimaya’s life. The scene takes a bad turn, when Unnimay’s friend Hafiz, takes part in the temple festival creating confronation with the authorities. At the moment, a young man by the name Mahadevan comes to her rescue. It is then that Unnimaya comes to know that he is the sub-inspector in charge of that place. He takes her to his house and tries to molest her. Somehow she escapes from there.
Unnimaya invites Niranjan, s singer for a programme in her music college. She had the privilege to accompany him for the song which she wrote. Niranjan gets impressed by her song and rewards her with an opportunity to sing for films.Mahadevan lusts for Unni maya even more and tries to ensure her with a marriage proposal, and presents before Pothuval through a Poti. But the marriage is done in a hurry, without following the traditional customs.
Mangalathu Rajeswari Amma, mother of Mahadevan, always holds family status and money as its priority in a marriage , stresses an amount of 501 sovereigns of gold as dowry, because of which Pothuval is forced to sell the house. On the very day itself, Rajeswari Ammam finds that there is a shortage in the dowry, making the beginning of a miserable life for Uma. Mahadevan on the other hand acts as an obedient son and a loving husband.
The battle with the realities of life continues in Harichandanam……..
Cast:- Sarath, Kishore, Kaladharan, Sujitha and others
Directed and Produced By Baiju Devaraj ( Sandras communications)
Asianet is all set to telecast “ HARICHANDANAM ” on every Monday to Friday, starting from 24th May 2010 from 7.00 PM to 7.30PM.