Azhagi (TV series)
Logo of Azhagi
|Genre||Tamil soap opera
|Directed by||V.C Ravi (1-502)
A. Jawahar (503-595)
|Theme music composer||Kiran|
|Opening theme||"Poovum Azhage"
|Country of origin||Tamil Nadu|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||1,101|
|Running time||approx. 20-22 minutes per episode|
|Production company(s)||Vikatan Televistas Pvt Ltd|
|Original network||Sun TV|
|Original release||10 October 2011– 4 March 2016|
|Followed by||EMI-Thavanai Murai Vazhkai|
|Related shows||Amma (Telugu language)
Amma Manasam (Malayalam language)
Azhagi (Tamil: அழகி) is a Tamil soap opera that aired Monday through Friday on Sun TV from 10 October 2011 to 4 March 2016 at 10:30PM IST for 1101 episodes. It had been receiving the highest ratings of Tamil serials and received high praising from viewers.
The show starred Viji Chandrasekhar, Kamal Deep, Soniya and Ilavarasan among others. It was produced by Vikatan Televistas Pvt Ltd and director by V.C Ravi, A. Jawahar, E. Vikramadhithan and M.Iniyan Dinesh.
Azhagi is the story of Sundari (Viji Chandrasekhar). a 40-year-old widow, who has struggled for the last 20 years with the sole aim of bringing up her children all by herself. The story underscores how these vulnerable yet resilient widow battles the hardships life throws at her.
- Viji Chandrasekhar as Sundari Kathiravan - lead and Protagonist
- Kamal Deep as Natraj Kathiravan (Kathiravan and Sundari's son)
- Soniya as Divya Natraj (Natraj's wife/ Sundari's daughter-in-law and Chandra's daughter)
- Sulakshana/ Surekha as Chandra (Divya and Nimmi's Mother)
- Shalu Kurian/ Kutty Pooja/ Dhesikha as Niraimathi (Mathi) (Sundari and Kathiravan's oldest daughter and Somu's ex-wife and Babu's wife)
- Arun Kumar Rajan/ J.Durai Raj as Somusundaram (Somu) (Sundari's ex-son-in-law/ Panchali's Son and Mathi's ex-husband)
- Sujatha as Panchali (Somu's Mother)
- Radha as Surya Kathiravan (Sundari and Kathiravan's younger daughter and Marisamy's wife )
- Nanjil Nalini as Jegathambal (Sundari's mother-in-law and Kathiravan and Durai's mother )
- Ilavarasan/ Sridhar as Durai (Kathiravan's brother and Sundari's brother-in-law and Vasantha's husband)
- Nagalakshmi as Vasantha Durai (Durai's wife)
- Ashwin as Sanjay Durai (Durai and Vasantha's son)
- Vineetha as Nithya Durai/ Nithya Babu (Durai's daughter and Babu's ex-wife)
- Vincent Roy as Kalithirthan
- Ganesh Gopinath/Iyyappan Unni as Babu Kalithirthan (Kalitheerthan's son and Nithya's ex-husband and Mathi's husband)
- Harikrishnan as Shyam (Natraj Kathiravan's best friend/Kalithirthan's son in-law)
- Srividya as Nimmi Prabhu (Divya's sister and Chandra's daughter)
- Jaheer Hassain as Prabhu (Divya's brother in-law/Chandra's son in-law/Nimmi's husband)
- Madhumitha as Chitra
The series was directed by V.C Ravi (1-502), A. Jawahar (503-595) E.Vikramadhithan and M.Iniyan Dinesh. It was produced by Vikatan Televistas Pvt Ltd, along with the production crew of 2001-2015 Sun TV Serials Alaigal, Kolangal, Thendral, Thirumathi Selvam.
|Country||Language||Channel||Show Name||Aired (Date)|
|India||Telugu language||Gemini TV||Amma||17 March 2014 - 14 August 2014|
|Malayalam language||Surya TV||Amma Manasam||16 June 2014 - 26 December 2014|
Awards and nominations
|2012||Sun Kudumbam Awards||Best Mother Awards||Viji Chandrasekhar||Sundari||Won|
|2014||Sun Kudumbam Awards||Best Mother Awards||Viji Chandrasekhar||Sundari||Won|
|Best Father||Vincent Raj||Kalithirthan||Nominated|
- ""எங்கள் கண்கள் கலங்கிய தருணம் அது" நிறைவுக்கு வந்தது அழகி சீரியல்!". www.vikatan.com.
- "நிறைவுக்கு வந்தது அழகி சீரியல்". www.tamilserialtoday.org.
- Azhagi Serial Page
- "Azhagi Tamil serial actress". Serialactress.com. Retrieved 2013-07-22.