“Kaarthigai Pengal” is a famous Tamil serial that was telecasted in Sun TV Network. It was produced by the famous director 'Thirumurugan' from his “Thiru Pictures’ Banner. Thirumurugan also acted as the creative head for this serial. Kavitha Bharathi directed this serial which is the story of a woman who faces many problems in life. But she faces them with a smile, works with others and makes sure that everyone around her is happy. Shruthi’s acting in this heroine character was loved by ton's of Tamilians as if she was the girl next door. This serial showed the story of girls in a hostel, with Charu (played by Shruthi) as the main character. It made a deep impact and gave new confidence to women who were staying alone for different life reasons.
It told them that they can face their challenges with support from other good people. Charu and the lives of the other hostel girls as depicted in this serial worked as a proof for this. For this reason, this serial won many prestigious awards. Famous Kannada actress Shruthi, who also acted in a Tamil movie titled “Kalki” acts as the main character in this serial. She plays opposite another famous actor Bhanu Chander. Other important characters were played by Nalini, Divya Kumar and Ramesh.
Creative head Thirumurugan promised that this serial would be very different from any other serials that were telecast on Tamil television and he lived up to that expectation by making it a unique story which went on to become a great success among viewers of all kind. It’s success was proven by the fact that it was dubbed and released in other south Indian languages and that it went on to become a success in those languages as well.