Aakashadoothu is a Malayalam mega serial which started as a sequel of the award winning film, Aakashadoothu, under the direction of Sibi Malayil that was released on 1993. Aakashadoothu was premiered on October 24, 2011 and aired on Surya TV channel. The serial is under the production of M. Ranjith from the Rajaputra Visual Media banner and directed by Aadithyan.
The story is about the lives of four children that were thrown to different families after the death of their parents. And about how they get related later on and how they find out each other. 16 years after seeing the four children going on their separate ways after their mother died, the serial started on Monu’s birthday celebration. Monu is the youngest among his siblings but since he was only a baby when he was given for adoption, he hardly remembers anything about his family. Meenu (played by Chippy) who is the eldest daughter has a lot of memories about her family.
Famous artists like K.P.A.C. Lalitha, Prem Prakash, Manoj Pillai and Seema Nair also plays important roles in Aakashadoothu. The Mega serial runs successfully with good viewership and ratings. The famous song from the 1993 movie ‘Raapaadee’ was used as the Title song of the serial. Jose Prakash, who played a leading role in the movie, also appeared in the serial. The long telecasted serial ended up on October 4, 2013 with over 501 episodes in all. The show ends with a happy ending when the four siblings finally find the truth and they live happily after.
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AKASHADOOTH is a one of a kind serial in the Indian serial industry. It has taken one of the most unconventional routes ever taken by a serial. It is a sequel to the megahit melodrama of the early 90’s film Akashadooth. This TV series is about the string of events after the film has ended and what happens after 20 years. This TV series is about the life of four siblings that are the children of Johnny and Annie played by Murali and Madhavi respectively. After their parents death all the four children that is Meena the eldest, Rony and Tony the twins and Monu the youngest are separated as different couples adopt all the children except for Rony and Tony who are adopted by the same man.
The show due to its unconventional approach has a huge fan following and also because of the well known movie it endorses it with. The TV serial revolves around the separated siblings and taken forward with melodrama, suspense and heart breaking twists staying true to its prequel. The title song of the serial is a song from the movie carrying clippings from the original movie. The show is aired in Surya TV Monday to Friday at 9.30 pm. The show has ended on high note and positive response from the audience.
PS: The show was aired on Surya TV every Monday to Friday on the 9.30 pm slot.