Kumkum (TV series)

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Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan
KumKum.jpg
A promotional image for Kumkum
Created by BAG Films
Written by Mayah Basle
Jayesh Patil
Harsha Jagdish
Radheshyam Raj
Shobhit Jaiswal
Binita Desai
Mahesh Pandey
S Farhan
Barry Dhillon
R M Joshi
Mitesh Shah
Kapil Bavad
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 seasons 1
No. of episodes 1449
Production
Producer(s) Anuradha Prasad
Running time 21 minutes
Production company(s) BAG Films
Release
Original network Star Plus
Picture format 480i (SDTV)'
Original release July 15, 2002 (2002-07-15) – March 13, 2009 (2009-03-13)
External links
Website

Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan[1] (Hindustani pronunciation: [ˈkʊmkʊm]; English: A Lovely Bond) was a daytime 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 afternoons at 1pm . Its final episode was broadcast on 13 March 2009.

It was the fourth longest running serial in India after Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Kasautii Zindagii Kay and is also ranked fourth among the most watched daily soaps on Indian television ever.

Plot summary[edit]

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. After this, Sumit and Kumkum come to the fact that both of them love each other very much and cannot think of living without each other. Kumkum had one son from Jatin. Jatin had one step brother and sister form his step-father. Now that Kumkum notices that her son doesn't like Sumit, whereas Sumit considers him just like his own son. So Kumkum decides to finish the bitter feeling between them.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

Star Parivaar Awards[edit]

Winners

In 2003

In 2004

In 2005


In 2006

In 2007

The Indian Telly Awards[edit]

In 2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kumkum
  2. ^ "STAR Parivaar Awards - 2003 | Winners & Nominees". awardsandwinners.com. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "- Awards & Winners Search". awardsandwinners.com. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 

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