A promotional logo image of "Maryada".
|Created by||ANKK Media Arts|
|Directed by||Yatindra Rawat & Ashok K. Kotwani|
|Opening theme||"Maryada" by Aslam Surty|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||395|
|Running time||approx. 23 minutes|
|Original channel||TV Asia|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original run||2007 – 2009|
Maryada...of an Indian family is a Hindi TV serial that aired on TV Asia from 2007 until 2009, based on the story of a 19-year-old girl Meenakshi, who is a real life example of tradition in which she tries to change herself to save relationships with her dad's family.
||This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. (July 2009)|
One day Surendra migrates to London to get away from his brother Veerpratap's mockings, while his wife stays in India. There he meets a girl whom he starts liking and they get married. Time goes by and Surendra’s first wife, who stays in India, delivers a son name Vikram, and wife in London delivers a daughter name Meenakshi.
Unfortunately, one day Surendra and his wife dies in an accident in London. Their last wish is to get their ashes immersed in India. In order to fulfill the last wish of her parents, Meenakshi comes to India with her parents' ashes. There she goes to her dad’s family's house as her father had told her to. But the family does not accept her, especially Veerpratap Singh, and they want her to go back as soon as possible. But Meenakshi decides to stay in the house to convince everyone in the family to perform the last rituals for her parents. Leisurely, she convinces her uncles Veerpratap and Rajvir to perform the ritual. But Rajvir and Veerpratap gets shocked when Meenakshi expresses her desire that her mother should get her due respect in this house. In spite of all that, she makes it happen. But in the bargain Meenaskhi causes clashes at home. Meenakshi gradually makes a good impression in home. But life is not so smooth sail, luck turns upwards when her boyfriend, whom she met in London, comes to happen come in the same house as Krishna. Krishna is Veerpratap’s son. Traditionally, Krishna is Meenakshi’s cousin brother. Time to unwind, rethink, and sacrifice. But time uncovers the fact that Krishna is adopted son of Veerpratap and they are not biological brother and sister. Now Meenakshi has to compromise her love and start a new life.
But Meenasksi could not stop loving Krishna, and Krishna loves Meenakshi, now uncle fixed Meenashi's weeding with a guy in outside family. The question remains that how Meenakshi finds her love? How will she keep her tradition alive?
- Jyoti Makker ... Neelakshi
- Vineet Raina/Akshat Gupta ... Krishna/Krish
- Asha Sharma ... Maa Saheba
- Kiran Kumar ... Veerpratap Singh
- Saheba Khan ... Padma
- Surendra Pal ... Rajvir Singh
- Shashi Sharma ... Roopvati
- Afzaal ... Vikram
- Monika Kale ... Rimzim
- Mukesh Khanna ... Vishal
- S M Zaheer ... Rana Sahab
- Jayshree T ... Sandhya
- Jaya Binju ... Kali (worker in the office)
- Meena Sharma ... Raziyappa
- Nitin Keswani ... Vinith
- Tej Sapru ... Vijay
- Rachana Mutreja ... Laxmi
- Shruti Bhattacharya ... Urmi (House-maid)
- Kapil Soni ... Nikhil
- Jayashree ... Sony