Balika Vadhu

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Balika Vadhu
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Balika Vadhu Title card
Also known as Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte , Chinnari Pelikuthuru
Genre Indian soap opera
Drama
Entertainment
Created by Purnendu Shekhar
Written by Purnendu Shekhar
Gajra Kottary
Rajesh Dubey
Usha Dixit
Raghuvir Shekhawat
Directed by Sidharth Sengupta
Pradeep Yadav
Starring Toral Rasputra
Gracy Goswami
Shashank Vyas
Aasiya Kazi
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of seasons 01
No. of episodes 1937 as of 3 July 2015[1]
Production
Executive producer(s) Zakir Shaikh
Sachin Chavan
Fuzel Khan
Producer(s) Sunjoy Waddhwa
Comal Sunjoy W.
Editor(s) Santosh Singh
Janak Chauhan
Location(s) Jaitsar
Udaipur
Cinematography Sanjay K. Memane
Anil Katke
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 20 minutes
Production company(s) Sphere Origins
Release
Original channel Colors TV
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 21 July 2008 (2008-07-21) – Present
External links
Website

Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte (English: Child Bride — Strong Relationships of Tender Age), commonly abbreviated as Balika Vadhu, is an Indian television drama series that premiered on 21 July 2008 on Colors TV. This show portrays various issues related with child marriage.

Plot summary[edit]

Balika Vadhu traces the life journey of Anandi and Jagdish, married in childhood. When they grow up, Jagdish falls in love with Gauri. He marries her after his and Anandi's divorce against his family's wishes and later moves out of that household, leaving Anandi alone. Anandi, on the other hand stands on her own feet and becomes independent. She meets collector Shivraj Shekhar whom she later marries. After Jagdish realizes his mistake, he divorces Gauri and returns to his family only to receive the shock of Anandi's marriage. He meets an illiterate girl named Ganga who also had been a victim of child marriage and being tortured by her in-laws. He helps her break free from her in-laws, supports her so she can fulfill her dreams of becoming a nurse and eventually marries her after he realizes his love for her. He accepts her son Mannu as his own and later becomes the father of her child named Abhimanyu. Anandi and Shivraj on the other hand, adopt an orphan and give him the love and affection of real parents. After two years of happy married life Shivraj is killed by terrorists and Anandi gives birth to their twins shortly after that incident - Shivam and Nandini. Ganga on the other hand further studies to become a doctor by the help of Jagdish. Anandi daughter Nandini later gets kidnapped and eventually married to the kidnappers son, Kundan. After being unnable from finding her daughter, Anandi decides to stay in India when her laws are about to move to Singapore. Because of her daughter was still in India and she wanted to find her, she moves back to Jagdish's house. After 11 years Anandi's daughter who is known as Nimboli goes through the same as her mother went through years back. Anandi on the other hand becomes a karate teacher and teaches young girl karate for self-defence.

Cast[edit]

Main cast
Additional cast
Former cast

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Role Result
2008 8th Indian Telly Awards[2] Best Child Artist(Female) Avika Gor Anandi Jagdish Singh Won
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female) Smita Bansal Sumitra Bhairon Singh
Best Actor In A Negative Role(Female) Surekha Sikri Kalyani Dharamveer Singh
Best Fresh New Face(Female) Avika Gor Anandi Jagdish Singh
Best Programme With A Social Message Balika Vadhu Team
2009 9th Indian Telly Awards[3][4] Best Music Director Lalit Sen Crew
Popular Child Artist(Male) Avinash Mukherjee Jagdish Bhairon Singh
Popular Child Artist(Female) Avika Gor Anandi Jagdish Singh
Popular Supporting Actor(Male) Anup Soni Bhairon Dharamveer Singh
Popular Daily Serial Balika Vadhu Team
2010 10th Indian Telly Awards[5] Best Actor In A Supporting Role(Male) Jury Anup Soni & Satyajit Sharma Bhairon Dharamveer Singh & Basant Mahaveer Singh
Best Actor(Female) Jury Avika Gor Anandi Jagdish Singh
Best Music Director Lalit Sen Crew
2011
11th Indian Telly Awards[6][7] Best Actress In A Supporting Role(Jury) Surekha Sikri Kalyani Dharamveer Singh
Best Actor In A Supporting Role Anup Soni Bhairon Dharamveer Singh
Most Popular Drama Series Balika Vadhu Team
Best Actress In A Supporting Role(Popular) Anjum Farooki Gauri Jagdish Singh Won
Best Actress In A Lead Role(Popular) Pratyusha Banerjee Anandi Jagdish Singh
Best Television Personality Pratyusha Banerjee Anandi Jagdish Singh
Best Onscreen Couple Shashank Vyas & Pratyusha Banerjee Jagdish & Anandi Singh
Most Popular Continuing TV Programme Balika Vadhu Team
Most Popular Daily Serial Balika Vadhu Team
Most Popular Programme With Social Message Balika Vadhu Team
Most Popular Ensemble Balika Vadhu Team

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Balika Vadhu episodes". Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Eighth Indian Telly Awards : Winners". Tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  3. ^ "The Ninth Indian Telly Awards > Winners". Tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  4. ^ "The Ninth Indian Telly Awards > Winners". Tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  5. ^ "The Tenth Indian Telly Awards". Tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  6. ^ "Telly Awards : Winners". Tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  7. ^ "Indian Telly Awards - Nominees - Jury Award - Personality Award". Tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 

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