Chila Nerangalil Chila Manushyar
(Amrita TV, weekdays, 9 p.m.)
This new serial is an adaptation of Jnanpith Awardee Jayakanthan's masterpiece novel ‘Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal.' A physical encounter that Ganga, a teenager, has with a stranger who offers her a lift in his car, shifts the course of her life in unforeseen directions. She is thrown out of the house by her brother and her maternal uncle takes her in and puts her through college. Soon she rises to the top managerial position in a reputed firm. But the intervening years have transformed her into a reticent, aloof individual who keeps to herself.
On the advice of her uncle, Ganga finally tracks down the stranger and it turns out to be a reprobate, alcoholic multimillionaire named Prabhakaran. As she stands face to face with him after 12 years, Ganga realises that she was equally responsible for what happened that night. Eventually Ganga and Prabhakaran are drawn to each other in a relationship that matures into love. How will Ganga overcome the demons of the past?
The serial stars Praveena as Ganga. Veteran small screen stars such as Vijay Menon, Shobha Mohan, Jayan and Balachandran Chullikkad play important roles. The serial is on from January 17.
(Asianet, weekdays, 7.30 p.m.)
The serial completes 600 episodes. Twins Seema and Aruna continue their love-hate relationship and their families get pulled into the complex ties between the sisters. The family drama moves on to the twin's children and their relationship with each other as the story goes ahead with new twists and turns in the plot.
Rui Ka Bojh
(Victers Channel, Saturday, 8.30 p.m.)
This Hindi film directed by Subhash Agrawal, is a family drama, which narrates the tale of an old man who decides to divide his property among his family.
He then settles down with his youngest son and soon realises that without his wealth he is a nobody.
He feels completely detached from his family and decides to cut his ties forever. Pankaj Kapur, Reema Lagoo and Raghuvir Yadav star in the lead.