Sukanya is a drama show which came on the channel Colors Kannada. The show is a Kannada language one which came on every weekday between Monday and Friday in the time slot of 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM. It is the tale of the protagonist who is called Sukanya and her family. The narrative follows her on her different adventures and how she overcomes obstacles. She is a beautiful and well-mannered girl who got fed up with the callous attitude people have in our country towards women. She begins to stand up against such people and fight for the truth and battles against womanizers who think they can trample all over women. She has her own personal struggles as well. She comes from a poor household and must struggle against the daily fight to sustain oneself.
Along the way she too faces discrimination, and various people attempt to take advantage of her vulnerable situation. She resists against all of them never lets go of her hopes and dreams. The remaining story follows her on her battles as she continues to try and make a difference while fighting against the rising tide of enemies. The lead protagonist’s role got played by the immensely talented actress Shwetha Chengappa. She made her debut on the Kannada television circuit with the serial titled Sumathi, which got directed by the famous S. Narayan. It went on air between the years 2003 to 2005 and marked the beginning of her acting career. Though she started to gain popularity from here, she truly shot to fame the daily soap titled Kadambari, which got produced by none other than Balaji Telefilms in the year 2006.
Apart from Sukanya, she has also featured in the protagonist’s role in Arundhati, which came on in the year of 2010. Apart from acting, she has also hosted various shows including Yaariguntu Yaarigilla, which was a celebration of the spirit of womanhood. Besides this, she also anchored Kuniyonu Baara, a dance program meant exclusively for children. Following her popularity in the television industry, she also made her foray into the Kannada film world. She has gotten seen in movies such as Thangigagi, where she starred opposite Darshan Thoogudeep, as well as Varsha where she got paired with Vishnuvardhan. She also was a participant in the reality TV show Bigg Boss Kannada where after doing brilliantly for quite a few weeks, she eventually came in the fourth position. In addition, she also participated in the popular game show titled Super Minute.