Kumkum (TV series)

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This article is about the Star Plus TV series. For the series on Zee TV, see Kumkum Bhagya.
Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan
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A promotional image for Kumkum
Format Indian soap opera
Created by BAG Films
Written by Mayah Basle, Jayesh Patil, Harsha Jagdish, Radheshyam Rai, Shobhit Jaiswal, Binita Desai, Mahesh Pandey, S Farhan, Barry Dhillon, R M Joshi, Mitesh Shah & Virendra Shahaney, Anshuman Sinha, Gayatri Gill & Ved Raj
Directed by Aashish Patil, Anil V. Kumar, Arvind Babbal, Paresh Patil & Swapnil Shahaney
Starring Juhi Parmar
Hussain Kuwajerwala
Opening theme "Kumkum" by Sonu Nigam and Pamela Jain
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of episodes 1449
Production
Producer(s) Anuradha Prasad
Running time 21 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Star Plus
Picture format 480i (SDTV)'
Original run July 15, 2002 – March 13, 2009
External links
Website

Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan[1][2] (Hindustani pronunciation: [ˈkʊmkʊm]; English: A lovely bond) was an Indian television soap opera that aired on STAR Plus channel. It remains one of the longest running serials on Indian television with a total of 1449 episodes aired over seven years.

The show aired worldwide from Monday to Friday at 1:00PM IST. It telecasted its final episode on March 13, 2009.

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The soap opera tells the tale of the Wadhwa family and its daughter-in-law, Kumkum. She is happily married to Jatin. However, he dies of a brain tumor while she is expecting their first child. The Wadhwas decide to get their young daughter-in-law re-married, and find an eligible young man named Vishal. However, when obstacles arise to prevent that marriage, Jatin's younger brother Sumit impulsively marries Kumkum in order to save her from social disgrace.

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