Sanjivani (TV series)
|Sanjivani : A Medical Boon|
|Directed by||Kaushik Ghatak|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||167|
|Running time||20-22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Cinevistaas Limited|
|Original network||Star Plus|
|Original release||2002 –|
|Followed by||Dill Mill Gaye|
Sanjivani: A Medical Boon is an Indian medical drama television series that aired on Star Plus from 2002 to 2005. A sequel series Dill Mill Gaye premiered on 2007 on Star One. In August 2019, its third part named Sanjivani started premiering on Star Plus.
Sanjivani narrates a story about four medical interns namely Dr. Juhi Singh, Dr. Rahul Mehra, Dr. Simran Chopra and Dr. Omi Joshi and the trials and tribulations they face to fight a constant battle against diseases and death of patients while balancing their professional and personal life.
- Gurdeep Kohli as Dr. Juhi Singh, Rahul's wife, CMO of Sanjivani, Surgeon
- Gaurav Chanana/Mihir Mishra as Dr. Rahul Mehra, Juhi's husband, Pediatrician
- Sanjeet Bedi as Dr. Umesh 'Omi' Joshi, HIV Patient
- Shilpa Kadam/Rupali Ganguly as Dr. Simran Chopra, Kamal Chopra's daughter, Rahul's former wife
- Mohnish Bahl as Dr. Shashank Gupta, Surgeon, Smriti's husband, Trustee of Sanjivani
- Iravati Harshe as Dr. Smriti Malhotra, Gynecologist, Shashank's wife
- Shilpa Shinde as Chitra, Nurse
- Arjun Punj as Dr. Aman/Rajeev Mathur, Juhi's childhood friend
- Madhumalti Kapoor as Biji, Juhi's grandmother
- Shagufta Ali as Tai Ji, Juhi's paying guest owner
- Tarana Raja as Reena, Aman's wife
- Vikram Gokhale as Kamal Chopra, Trustee of Sanjivani, Simran's father
- Sudhanshu Pandey as Vishal Kapoor
- Aashish Chaudhary as Karan
- Smita Bansal aa Neha
- Siddharth Merchant as Chintu
- Rita Bhaduri as Dadi, Rahul's paternal grandmother
- Smita Jaykar/Nandita Puri as Suhasini Mehra, Rahul's mother
- Rajeev Verma - Dr. Yashraj Mehra, Rahul's father, Cardiologist
- Sumeet Raghavan/Vishal Puri as Rajat Mehra, Rahul's brother
- Indrani Haldar as Mrs. Mehta, Accident victim
- Shabbir Ahluwalia as Rohit Rai, Accident victim
- Ankita Bhargava Patel as Anita, Patient's sister-in-law
Sequels and reboots
In 2019, the third part of the series, titled Sanjivani, aired on Star Plus starring Surbhi Chandna and Namit Khanna, with Gurdeep Kohli and Mohnish Bahl reprising their roles from the original series.
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