“Thendral” is one of the very best teleserials ever telecast on any Tamil Channel, which is telecast in Sun TV. It is produced by the famous media group “Vikatan” and it has seen an unparalleled success. It started its journey almost four years back, and even after crossing 1000 episodes, the storyline is still strong and interesting, entertaining to all kinds of viewers. It is the story of Thulasi who is a simple woman, she has many good friends who are her life. She wants to be close to them forever which is not allowed by the society. They create many problems and Thulasi handles them one by one. The story line touches many families, lots of interesting characters and a suspense that continues in every episode.
This is the main reason for the super success of “Thendral” among television audience. This serial is directed by S. Kumaran, who has done a number of successful serials before. The title song for “Thendral” is composed by Kiran. Guru Sampath Kumar has written the story for “Thendral” which is crafted in the screenplay of C. U. Muthuselvan. Famous writer Ezhilvaradhan writes the dialogues which are simple, effective and practical. As a result, this serial has reached everyone from modern young people to people from simple backgrounds. People feel like they are with Tulasi in every step of her journey and they want to make sure she sees the success which she deserves. “Thendral” serial’s main cast include Shruthi Raj, Deepak Dinkar, 'K. S. Jayalakshmi', 'Jayanth', 'Subhalekha Sudhakar' and 'Sadhana'. Their effective acting coupled with the characters that are made perfect with the right emotions is the main reason for the superb success of this serial. Tamil TV serial Thendral is a profound serial and a very interesting one. As per this website its the longest running serial.
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Thendral Mega Serial is running in Sun TV since 7th of December 2009 and runs successfully on the weekdays. Vikatan televistas produces the serial. Thendral means Breeze in Tamil. Like a breeze, the flow of the story is pleasant and soothing, thus still maintaining the same standard for more than 5 years. The serial stars Shruthi Raj as Thulasi, Deepak Dinakar as Thamizh in the lead cameos and the story revolves around the girl's struggle, being born in the middle-class family and mainly focuses on spreading the message and importance of education of women, for herself, for her family and for the society. Thendral has successfully completed its 1000th episode on November 20, 2013, and currently, holds the record of the longest running serial telecasted in Sun TV and longest running serial from Vikatan Televistas.
Thendral is one of the most famous mega serials of Vikatan Televistas along with Thirumathi Selvam and Kolangal. Thendral serial, revolves around the core character Thulasi (Thulasi means Holy Basil leaves in Tamil) with her best friends, Deepa and Kalyani trie's to be a woman of the new era, just by supporting the family with their education. Thulasi's mom eloped when Thulasi was a child and since then Thulasi's step mother has not shown much love to her stepdaughter, but other family members love her a lot especially her dad who is half paralysed. And her grandmother is also fond of Thulasi. Thulasi's long term dream is to complete her education for the purpose of supporting her family and she puts her complete effort to get top marks in her examinations, despite of, having a lot of family problems. Thus, Thendral is about how Thulasi overcomes all the obstacles in her life and finishes her education. Male lead role Deepak have acted in few Tamil movies, Tamil serials and also have anchored a lot of reality shows and game shows.