Chotti Bahu

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Chotti Bahu
छोटी बहू
Choti Bahu 2.jpg
Intertitle of Chotti Bahu
Created byDJ's a Creative Unit
Written bySanjay Kumar
Damini K Shetty
Raaj Shetty
Dilip Jha
Archita Biswas Jha
S Mansavi
StarringAvinash Sachdev
Rubina Dilaik
Priyanka Tiwari see below for more listing
Music byDony Hazarika
Opening themeChoti Bahu (Season 1)
"Baavre Naina" by Krishna Beura
"Har Raah Tere" by Ali Aslam (Season 2)
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons2[1]
No. of episodes801 [1]
Production
ProducersTony Singh
Deeya Singh
Production locationsMathura
Mumbai
Running time20 minutes
Production companyDJ's a Creative Unit
Release
Original networkZee TV
Picture format480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseSeason 1: 8 December 2008 –
17 September 2010
Season 2: 15 February 2011 – 18 May 2012

Chotti Bahu is an Indian drama television series produced by DJ's a Creative Unit. Season one aired from 8 December 2008 to 17 September 2010 and season two aired from 15 February 2011 to 18 May 2012 on Zee TV.[2] It starred Avinash Sachdev as Dev and Rubina Dilaik as Radhika.

Plot[edit]

Choti Bahu is the love saga of two soulmates Dev and Radhika.

Season 1[edit]

Shastriji and Devki live in a Vrindavan, and they have two daughters, Radhika (Rubina Dilaik), who is an adopted child, and Vishakha. Radhika is simple and dutiful, whereas Vishakha wants to be an actress in Bollywood. She is headstrong and selfish. Vishakha and Radhika share a close bond. The Purohits are a well to do from Delhi and have their ancestral home in Vrindavan. They have two sons - Vivek and Dev (Avinash Sachdev). The Purohits have great expectations from Dev who falls in love with Radhika. But fate wills otherwise, and he thinks he marries Vishakha due to a confusion. The story takes a dramatic turn when Radhika enters Dev's house, and the stage is set for an unusual love triangle, with each character grappling with peculiar dilemmas.[3]

Season 2[edit]

Radhika Bhardwaj (Rubina Dilaik), a Brahmin by birth, was adopted and brought up by a family of weavers in a small town called Rawal. Dev (Avinash Sachdev), whose family has been in the service of Rajpurohits for generations, visits Rawal as a child on the occasion of Radhashtami. Dev and Radhika meet each other and become good friends. Radhika and Dev get married at a young age whilst playing.

Cast[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Season 2[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Series overview[edit]

The show had two seasons titled Chotti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan and Chhoti Bahu - Sawar Ke Rang Rachi. Chotti Bahu season one created history by extending the prime time slot to early prime time 7:30 pm. The second season was brought back on public demand with a new plot and same lead actors.[4][5]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 469 8 December 2008 (2008-12-08) 17 September 2010 (2010-09-17)
2 332 15 February 2011 (2011-02-15) 18 May 2012 (2012-05-18)

Distribution[edit]

The series was popular in Mauritius, West Indies, Romania, USA, Trinidad, Malaysia, Thailand, Uganda and South Africa. Chotti Bahu season rerun was aired in Zee Anmol in India and Zee Lamhe in the UK during 2014 and 2015. The show was also broadcast on MBC Digital 4 in Mauritius.

Dubbed version of the serial was telecast in Tamil language as Chinna Marumagal in Zee Tamil. It was remade in Telugu language as Chinna Kodalu which aired on Zee Telugu.

The series currently airs on Zee Zindagi from 23 May 2016 under the title " Vrindawan ki Radhika". The channel has picked the show as it features a universal theme, which is a reflection of the channel's brand promise of providing its viewers with "Bemisal Kahaniyan". The Series Running on Zee Anmol Since 29April 2019 to 5 January 2020 The Series Again Running on Zee TV Channel from 16 August 2019. The Series Again Runnin on Zee Anmol Since 10 June 2020 Thursday. Season 2 Again Running on big magic from 14 December 2020

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHOTI BAHU : ABOUT THE SHOW". Zee tv. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  2. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Ludhiana Stories". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Choti Bahu: ZEE TV Show | Watch Choti Bahu TV Serial Episodes and Videos Online at ZEETV.COM". www.zeetv.com. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Choti Bahu to go off air". Tellychakar. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Dev and Radhika's Magic continues..." Zee TV. Archived from the original on 19 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.

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