Kutumb was a well known daily serial, family entertainer in Hindi that is fresh and original. Created by Balaji Telefilms, directed by Bharat Bhatia, Gautam Sobti and Swapna Waghmare Joshi, the big ticket is telecasted on Sony Entertainment Television and slotted in the 8.30 pm from 2001 till 2003. Story is about Kutumb (family) and portrays the splendour of the joint family. It is an excellent story line nicely written and presented.
Story revolves round the two characters who are husband and wife. Pratham (Hiten Tejwani) who is the eldest son of Mittal family (which is the Kutumb) who are rich and Gauri (Gauri Pradhan) who is from middle class family. Initially they were enemies and do not like each other however in due course they start to like and finally fall in love. They get married to each other and start to live in a large joint family called as Mittal family. This family is very affectionate and gentle and becomes the basis for the couple to start their family journey together with love. Every episode of the serial is the series of incidents that happen in the family. With the start of Kutumb, Sony TV continued to give a decent entertainment for all the viewers leaving behind tremendous TRP ratings. The performance of the lead roles played by Hiten Tejwani, Gauri Pradhan is much appreciated. Kutumb ran as two seasons with 251 episodes and is considered as one of the best serials produced by Balaji Telefilms.