Sangamam is a family mega serial that is aired on the Malayalam channel Surya TV. The new soap opera was first broadcasted on the 22nd December 2014 (A Monday) at 9.00 O’clock in the evening. It received a prime time slot because of its gripping storyline and its’ star-studded cast. It can be watched on the Malayalam Channel - Surya TV every week day, from Monday till Friday from 9.00 to 9.30 p.m.. The cast of the serial includes a large number of popular Malayalam actors such as Boban Alumoodam among others. Samagamam is filling the slot of the much-loved primetime serial ‘Amma Manasam’ which is coming to an end.
The serial is touted be among the most loved Malayalam serials airing at this point, taking its place among much-beloved TVsoap operas such as – Sithara, Pranaya Varnangal, Sneha Jalakam, etc. The story line is the brainchild of the famed scriptwriter and novelist Joyce. The costumes were designed by the renowned designer Rajeev Kamukinkodu. The show is directed by the veteran director Arun Kumar MV. The wonderful artist Udayam Nemam is responsible for Makeup. The show is Produced by Shamnad, and the Art Direction and set design is handled by Kannan Mudavan Mugal.
The cast of the show is also star-studded including famous Malayalam actors likeBoban Alumoodan (who is famous for his films Kalyanaraman, Niram, and Mazhathullikkilukkam.) as Robin Thomas (Robychan), Surya Mohan as Beena (Robychan’s sister), Adityan Jayan (of Snehatuval fame) as Bennychan, Sindhu as Reetha, Manu Varma as Sebbychan, Swapna Teresa as Veni, Neenu Karthika as Ancy(of Elavankara family) in the old episodes, she has been replaced by Sujitha as Nancy( in the more recent episodes of the soap opera Sangamam) and Shobha Mohan as Ancy’s mother.
Sangamam, the soap opera is a Silver Screen rendition of the famous Malayalam novel ‘Ila Pozhiyum Sisram’, a novel written by Joyce which was published in the ManoramaFamily Weekly Magazine(Malayalam), a while back. The new soap opera is based during the Kuwait war and follows the life and love of the protagonist Robin Thomas (who is named George Thomas in the book – ‘Ila Pozhiyum Sisram’), played by Actor Boban Alumoodan (the son of the famous Malayalam film actor Alumoodan). The serial showcases a brilliant character portrayal of the people involved and brings to the fore, the invincibility and indomitability of the human spirit.