Rudhraveenai is a suspense thriller based on the mythical story about a muslim saint called Baba who lived in the 18th century. He was a wanderer who roamed from one place to another with the powerful and mysterious rudhraveenai, a string instrument. He made godly acts on his journey by playing various ragas in the rudhraveenai which resulted in supernatural incidents. Before his death, Baba predicts the arrival of reincarnation of Lord Shiva in the 21st century and will make him known to this world by performing supernatural and mystic acts by playing the divine Rudhraveena.
Thodipuram is a small religious and spiritual village which awaits the arrival of Rudhran and Baba is a legacy in this tinsel village. The plot thickens when the bad guys try to steal the Rudhraveenai from a haunted palace called Rani Bungalow and try to find out the Rudhran. The strong screenplay with unexpected turns with the unexplainable mystic music played in each episode gave the viewers a nail biting experience. Every episode starts with an incident in the life of Baba followed by the present year. This thriller drama was written by the famous writer of supernatural and horror fictions Indhra sowndharajan and was directed by Rakesh Sinha. It was produced by Radhika’s Raadan Media works. Actor Y.Gee.Mahendran, Shylaja,
and Chethan played the important roles. It was telecasted in Sun TV and was completed in the year 2000. It was a top rated series at primetime and was also telecasted in Malayalam.
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Rudhraveenai is a well-known Tamil serial directed by Naga, who is profoundly known for his works that included Marmadesam and Chidambaram Rahasiyam. Also, it is produced by famous RADIAN Company. He also directed a supernatural movie called
which was a commercial success at the box office. This supernatural serial is believed to be an adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Indira Soudarrajan. The story set in a village in Thodipuram revolves around the mysterious and Rani Bungalow. It is about the Rudhraveenai, which is an ancient Indian classical musical instrument of Lord Shiva who used this holy instrument to please Parvathi.
This Veena is said to have super powers that can aid people when used discreetly. It is passed on from the Gods to the humans. Sometimes, after many generations, the Veena was passed on to a Muslim saint Baba. Baba prophesizes that Lord Shiva would reincarnate, who will announce his arrival by playing the Veena. Strange things happen like people of the village hearing the sounds of Veena from the deserted bungalow. So this person called Narasimha Bharathi, an ardent devotee of Goddess Amman learns about the mysteries of this Thondipuram Rani Bungalow and decides to visit the village. Narasimha Bharathi decides to unravel the mysteries of this haunted bungalow but instead realizes that whoever goes near gets injured or harmed.
Moreover, there are two rivalry groups in the village for almost four decades due to the problems caused in a temple in Thondipuram. So both the groups believe that the solution to this altercation and mysterious things happening in their village is to go searching for the Veena, which is worth crores and much more. Also, the Narasimha Bharathi goes in search of this instrument of Almighty. Even if they find, they cannot touch the Veena. Only Rudra, i.e., the reincarnation of Lord Shiva, can touch. Who will get the instrument first? Who is Rudra? Will Narasimha Bharathi succeed in his mission? Will all the supernatural things happen in Thondipuram village stop when Rudra returns?
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Rudraveena is an Indian-Tamil language television serial that gets aired on Sun TV. The genre of the show is mystery and suspense. This serial started its airing in the year 2004 and ended in 2008. The director is Rakesh Sinha. The star cast of the show includes Chehtan, Santoshi, Kaveri, Bala Singh,
, Archana, Nagalakshmi, Deepa, Ramachandran, Banu Prakash, and Y.G Mahendra. The total number of episodes is 106 and the number of episodes is 1. The Running time of the soap-opera is 20-22 minutes approximately. The story of the serial is based upon Indra Soundar Rajan’s book. The serial is only telecasted on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm. The producer of the show is Radhika and the Production company is Raadan Mediaworks Enterprises.
The story of the soap-opera focuses on Muslim saint known as Rudraveena aka. Baba. The person belongs from the northern region but he visited the southern region to hand-over the rudraveenai to lord shiva on the Navratri day. Baba visited Tamil Nadu for knowing the exact reason that what will happen when he will die and the birth of lord shiva will lead by playing the Rudraveenai. The village in the Tamil-Nadu has its pride and the sound of veena could listen now and then which leaves a different and magical effect on the mind of the listeners. He dies within the hands of Kabaligan who wants to kill him for a selfish reason. After a decade some mysterious and unwanted things start to happen.
The villagers could see the sound of veena coming. Many of them got worried and scared. But few of them tried to resolve the mystery but the snakes and other animals did not let them move into that place. A man named as Sakhti enters the village in search of the rudraveenai string but was unable to find it as there was a snake who was protecting the Karnam’s book. All the villagers get to know that sure there will be the reincarnation of Lord Shiva but they were not familiar with the person who will be Lord Shiva. So, many of them started believing that they are Shiva due to some of the actions performed by them. The Rudraveenai has some magical powers. Now, the questions which are left behind are who is the real Rudran? What are the magical powers of the rudraveenai and who played the Veena every night?