This is a story about school life aired between Mondays to Thursdays at 8 PM on the Star Vijay channel. This series gave the audience a different feeling about serials, avoiding the conventional scenes and emotions, creating a massive fan group. Set in the school backdrop, this series showcases12 students, separated into two groups. The plot revolves around the rivalry between these two groups and the consequences. Everyday happenings of the student life are portrayed beautifully in this series to very minute detail like healthy competition, fights, jealousy, and friendship with casual and lively dialogues and gripping screenplay with Prabhu Kanna's direction.
The title music track had become a household anthem, composed by the renowned music director Vijay Antony. It was also the mobile ringtone of many young fans in Tamil Nadu. This show was produced by time frames and is the only show that had proven a hit with new faces as its cast. The audiences were made to feel that watching this serial was like watching a blockbuster film on television. Launched in October 2006, the series completed its 100th episode in June 2007, which was marked by a special episode whence the kids traveled back in time to the days of Gurukul.
As a part of the 100th episode celebrations, a LIVE chat with the KKK team was organized on indya.com. The serial's diehard fans got a chance to interact with the stars. The carnival organized in June 2007 was a huge success. It was witnessed by more than thousands of eager fans flocking to the grounds to catch a glimpse of their stars. The fans had the names of their favorite character painted on their faces, and their joy knew no bounds when they met their KKK stars.
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Kana Kanum Kalangal was telecasted in Star Vijay. The serial was produced by Raghavesh Asthana and R. Rajeshwari and directed by Prabhu Kanna. The main characters in the serial are Vineeth, Raghavi, Bala, Pandi, Sanghavi, Rishi, Krishna, Pachaiyappan, Joseph, Unni Menon, Deepa, Ragini, and many others. The title song composed by Vijay Antony, starting with "Kanavugal Kanum Vayasaachchu……" was an instant hit, and it was a famous ring tone in many mobiles. The school life with usual jealousy, competitions, fights, and arguments was shown beautifully by the director, with an excellent screenplay and gripping dialogues.
The serial made the adults recollect and revisit their old memories of their schooldays and made them understand their kids better. Many characters in the serial made the viewers connect with them in their real life. The serial was considered a blockbuster when it was aired in Star Vijay. The success was celebrated in the 100th episode by making the audience chat with the serial cast. The event venue was very crowded, as many were eager to meet their favorite stars.
The serial was shot so naturally that it made the fans long for school life again. Following the success of season 1 of the series, season 2 was started with fresh new faces and was promoted to 12th standard. When the producer and director announced the interview for the selection of the cast for the second season, it was said that nearly 2000 applicants applied, and they had a tough time shortlisting the participants. This was the impact and success of the serial. This serial was a trendsetter in the history of Tamil television serials.