Pinni is the Telugu dubbed version of Chithi, a Tamil serial. It belongs to the drama genre. It was telecasted on Gemini TV. It airs on Monday to Friday at 7:30 pm. It is produced by Radaan Mediaworks and directed by C.J. Baskar. Dhina composed the title track. The serial showcases the immense strength of a woman even after facing the harsh realities of life, she bravely overcomes all the obstacles to emerge as a winner.
The cast of the show included
Radhika Sarathkumar, who played the double role of Shakthi & Sharadha, Sivakumar aka Ramachandran, Yuvrani aka Prabhavathi, Anju aka Vaidhegi,
Delhi Kumar aka Prabhavathi’s father,
Subhalekha Sudhakar as Krishna,
Vasu Vikram aka Velumani, Junior Balaiya aka Vishwanathan, Janvi aka Viji’s mother,
Vatsala Rajagopal aka Vaidhegi’s mother, Hemalatha aka Young Kaveri, Neena aka Kaveri, Vishwa aka Kaveri’s ex-lover, Sureshwar aka Kaveri’s husband, Tharika aka Shweta, Vinodhini aka Charulatha,
Riyaz Khan aka Anand, Ravikumar aka Eashwarapandiyan &
Latha Sethupathi aka father & mother of Sharadha and Shakthi, and Shilpa aka Brindha.
Sharadha is saved by Ramu and his daughter, Kaveri, from a river. Ramu was a textile merchant who was married to a lunatic woman. Once, she goes to have a bath in the river and gets drowned there. Ramu along with his friend, Krishna, thought that she died and then they discover Sharadha. She hides her past from them in which she was a collector of her hometown, along with the reason of her attempt of jumping into the river. She ran her own textile mill and faced many problems. The rivals of her were Prabhavadhi (who is Krishna’s wife) and Velumani. She even faced love affairs of Kaveri and Shweta.
It is also revealed that Prasad who is known to be Prabhavathi’s son by everyone is actually Sharadha’s son. Actually, the reason behind it was that Prabhavathi gave birth to a physically challenged son, and Krishna & Ramu thought that she would never accept him, so they both decide to exchange their sons as both the women were admitted to the same hospital for their delivery. Prabhavathi trains her son, Prasad against Sharadha’s family whereas her daughter, Brinda, is very good in nature and always helps Sharadha’s family.
The story ends on a happy note with Sharadha winning her battles. The show was a complete hit and gave many artists a break. It was considered to be the most watched regional show of India in different languages in which it was dubbed.