Ilavarasi was aired on the Sun Tv channel during January, 2010. It had successfully completed around 1100 episodes by 18th of August, 2014. Produced by Radaan media works with Mrs. Raadhika Sarathkumar as its creative head and producer, the serial was a family drama, like most of the productions of Radaan Media works. The serial was directed by MK Arunthavaraja and Sulaiman K. Babu. The story was written by Ponkumaran. The plot revolved around a lady named Elavarasi, who was a hard working woman and the daughter of a carpenter. Born in a poor background with meager means, she worked hard and overcame the unforeseen hurdles and obstacles of life and still managed to take good care of her family. The serial depicts about the hardships of the kind hearted woman in such a way that makes the viewers appreciate her character as well as make them long to have such a loving member in their families.
The character of Maha played by Rachitha Rachu was highly appreciated by the audience and it was claimed that the serial became more interesting only after the entry of the character of Maha. The separation caused by a rift between the couple, Tamizharasi and her husband was shown in such a way that it related to many many couples.
The cast consisted of Santhoshi,who played the lead role of Ilavarasi ,
Subhalekha Sudhakar as Mohan.
Anuradha Krishnamoorthy played the role of a Lawyer, Sumangali as the step mother of Ilavarasi, Shrikar and many others. Anuradha Krishnamoorthy , with her elegance and majestic appearance, accompanied by her ability to play the role with ease was always appreciated by her fans. Santhoshi had shown quite a lot of maturity in her acting with this serial, and the serial had brought out the best of her skills. She and Shrikar, her on-screen partner in the serial were portrayed as an ideal couple which compelled many viewers to follow them. This reel couple later became a real-life couple and has tied the knot too, after they fell in love in real life during their shooting with this serial. Ilavarasi was one among many works of Radaan mediaworks which depicted the hardships of women in the society.
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Ilavarasi was a Radaan Media works production, which talked about the story of a woman – Elavarasi, played by Santhoshi – who had separated from her husband and was living alone. Santhoshi’s marriage, which was arranged by her dad never happened as hemet with an accident and died. Because of her father’s death, the groom’s family felt it was a bad omen and had cancelled the wedding. After a period of long struggle, she married Shrikar who doted on her. Initially, Santhoshi hated him because he was responsible for the accident that had killed her father.
But once she understood that his intentions were good, she forgave him and they lived happily.Shealsogave birthtotheirfirstchild. It was during this time that Rachitha, Shrikar’s boss took a liking towards him and wanted to have him all to herself. Initially, Shrikar ignored all her advances. But once he came to know that she was suffering from an incurable disease, he then started to shower her with attention and affections. However, he did not have any affair with her. This new found affection for his boss drove Santhoshi towards suspicion of an illicit affair. In the end, Santhoshi divorced Shrikar and started looking after Rachitha’s business. It was at this time she met Gemini, who was cheated out of his wealth and that wealth waswhatRachitha hadhandedovertoSanthoshi. This serial was directed by MK Arunthavaraja and was aired everyMonday to Saturday on the Sun TV channel.
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Ilavarasi was a famous Tamil serial that was aired on Sun TV. It was one among the most watched Tamil serials during afternoons. It was first telecasted on 19th of January, 2010. The serial was telecasted every Monday to Saturday at about 1.30pm. Radaan Media Works had produced the serial. This serial had completed over 1000 episodes on December 16th,2013. The plot of the story revolved around Elavarasi who was a kind-hearted woman. Santhoshi, played the of Elavarasi, who overcame every unforeseen obstacles while taking care of herself and her family. . The other characters in the serial were Sumangali (Jayanthi’s mother and Elavarasi’s stepmother), Anuradha Krishnamoorthy (Lawyer), Mahalakshmi and Subhalekha Sudhakar as
Mohan Sharma (husband of Tamizharasi).. This serial was also dubbed in Telugu as Eshwari and was aired on Gemini TV. Elavarasi's father was a simple carpenter, who worked very hard to earn money in order to run his family. He lived a very honest life while he was working. His two daughters eventually grew up into adults and become responsible and caring.
Things go for a toss when Elavarasi’s parents arrange her marriage to an unknown person. Unfortunately, the groom whom they had chosen for their daughter was a fraud and had looted hard earned money of many people. Elavarasi’s fiancé also had plans to steal the money that her father had saved with his hard work, to get his other daughter married. Soon , Elavarasi discovers as well as understands his true character and calls off the engagement.. The episodes kept showing how Elavarasi overcame all the struggles she faced in her lifetime along with the men she came across. The serial ran s for 20 minutes excluding ad breaks. It was famous for Elavarasi’s challenging character and her acting.