Roja kootam is a melodrama which was telecasted in Vijay TV on weekdays at 8.30PM. The story revolves around 5 female characters that live in the same apartment. As the name Roja kootam suggest, meaning bunch of Rose in which each one is unique with their own color and fragrance, each one of these characters are talented, educated and lead their life which is complicated in its own way. Charulatha played by Actress Neeraja is a divorcee who has faced so many hurdles in her married life and also a single woman. She is bold and faces her life with a strong heart. Janani played by Actress Sandra is a very talented girl who gets married with so many dreams but is greatly disappointed when her husband takes control of her. Manasa played by Actress Poojai is a beautiful young girl striving to get an identity in the fashion world.
She is very ambitious in reaching her goal and does not back down at any cost. Leena played by Actress Akhila is a timid introvert girl who doesn’t express the thousand thoughts which pop up in her mind and who are haunted by her painful past. She is a gentle sensible girl. Radhika played by Actress Neebha as a typical 21st century working woman in a corporate company who has to face, bear and fight with the bureaucratic bullshits. This drama beautifully shows the intertwined lives of these women and how they emerge victorious by helping each other in each critical situation. Based on the top rated English soap opera, desperate housewives, this series was telecasted in Vijay TV in 2009 and ended successfully in 2010. Maryada lekin kab tak is the Hindi version of the same story. Directed by Charles and produced by Mercury Networks Antony this series beautifully symbolize the day to day ups and downs faced by a metropolitan woman. Ramesh vinayagam has scored the title song.