Gajarajan Guruvayoor Keshavan is a tele serial based on the life of a majestic captive elephant who was a part of the famous Guruvayoor Temple. This interesting show was telecasted by Surya TV channel from 2009 - 2010. The story was put together by the famous Malayalam author late Uniikrishnan Puthur.
As per the story line, the head of Nilambur royal family in Kerala prayed to Lord Krisha of Guruvayoor template to rescue him from the enemies. He swears to present an elephant to lord in return. Nilambur kings indeed escaped the enemies and they presented the ten year old elephant Kesavan to Guruvayoor temple.
Kesavan had unique majestic features and was quite different from other elephants. The show picturized the Kesavan’s divine relationship with the temple lord as well as the warm rapport he shared with many people associated with the temple. He could find his way to temple back even from far off places. This show had a huge fan following as it dealt with a topic which was dear to most of the Keralites. Prominent film starts like Kalabhavan Mani was roped in for the title songs and other promotions. Kesavan passed away on a divine ekadasi day, leaving many of his fans in tears. Guruvayoor Keshavan was very dear to lord as well.
The efforts of Surya TV to bring back Keshavan’s memories were well appreciated by the viewers.