Thamarai (drama)

Written by Raadhika Sarathkumar Dialogues by
Screenplay by Devibala
Story by Raadan Media
Directed by
  • M. K. Arunthavaraja
  • Kuruvidurai
  • K. J. Thangapandiyan
  • A. Ramachandran
  • Hafees
  • S. Anand Babu
Creative director(s) Raadhika Sarathkumar
Theme music composer Hari
Opening theme Agayam Kanatha Venmingalae"
Haricharan (Vocals)
Kiruthiya (Lyrics)
Original language(s) Tamil
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 629 (5 December 2016)
Producer(s) Radaan Media Works India Limited
Location(s) Tamil Nadu
Cinematography R.K.Vikraman
Editor(s) S.Mahendra Kumar
B.Ramesh Lal (Assistant editing)
Running time approx. 20-22 minutes per episode
Production company(s) Radaan Mediaworks
Original network Sun TV
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 3 November 2014 (2014-11-03) – present

Thamarai (English: Lotus) is a Tamil soap opara that airs on Sun TV. The show premiered on 3 November 2014 and it airs Monday through Saturday at 1:30PM IST. The show starred Neelima Rani, Nirosha, Ashwin, Salitha, L.Raja, Varadharjan and among others.This show reunited Ashwin and Neelima Rani one year back on Chellamay(2009-13). [1][2]

This show has been directed by M.K.Arunthavaraja, Kuruvidurai K.J.Thangapandiyan,A.Ramachandran,Hafees and it is now currently directed by S.Anand Babu and produced by Radaan Mediaworks.[3]

Plot summary

The story of a Thamarai (Lotus) is the story of a Sneha (Neelima Rani), a middle income working girl. Sneha lives with her aunty Raji (Nirosha). She and her aunty are very close. One day Raji reveals to Sneha that a prisoner(Karunakaran) is her elder brother & Sneha's father. Sneha doesn't accept him as her father as he has done a crime of killing Sneha's mother. Sneha will fall in love with Dwarkesh (Ashwin) and marry him. Sneha's mother is Dwarkesh's father sister. Dwarkesh's father hates karunakaran as he was the one who killed his sister. Raghavan is initially unaware that Sneha is his sister's daughter and he opposes her relationship with his son, Dwarakesh as Sneha works in the same company as his older son, Rajiv(a company owned his son's father in law). Raghavan is still furious at his older son, Rajiv for eloping with his rich girlfriend Uma, and marrying her. Hence, he wants nothing to do with Rajiv. Eventually one day, Sneha and Dwarkesh made a secret register marriage without both families knowing. Dwarkesh's evil sister in law, Uma (Rajiv's wife) will let everyone know the secret that Dwarkesh had a secert marriage with Sneha. Dwarkesh family would be furious with him. Uma doesn't like her in laws and tries to destroy them by creating conflicts between them. She had tactfully gotten a place at her in laws house in order to destroy them. When Raghavan finds out that Sneha is sister's daughter, he accepts her as his daughter in law, but wants nothing to do with her father. Sneha is also furious when she finds out about her real father and despises him for killing her mother. Dwarakesh and Sneha get married ceremonially with Raghavan's blessing (they were only married legally). It is later revealed that it was Muthulakshmi (Shilpa) and not Karunakaran whom killed Sneha's mom,Kasthuri.Later throughout the story,Kushi (Baby Dharshini) isn't accepting her mother,Uma for her bad side but Uma turned good later.Kushi will only accept her mother if Sneha accepts her father Karunakaran.Sneha then later accepts her father and Kushi accepting her mother after she stopped talking.Now,Karunakaran is in serious condition and Sneha was willing to donate her kidney to her father.It later turns out that Sneha was ready for the operation but faints and becomes pregnant.(Episode 628)


Main cast

  • Ashwin as Dwarakesh Raghavan
  • Neelima Rani as Sneha Dwarakesh Raghavan
  • Sailatha as Uma Rajiv Raghavan
  • Sai Prashanth as Rajiv Raghavan
  • T. V. Varadharajan as Raghavan
  • Nirosha as Rajalakshmi (Raji)
  • Absar as Rajiv Raghavan - Absar replaced Prashanth in the role of Rajiv after Prashanth's death in March 2016.[4]

Recurring cast

  • L.Raja as Karunakaran
  • Babitha as Shyamala Raghavan
  • Sambhavi as Priya Sanjay Raghavan
  • Dharshini as Kushi Rajiv Raghavan
  • Shridhar as R.D. Choudry (IG Sir)
  • Shilpa as Muthulakshmi
  • Swapna as Meena Saravanan
  • Vasanth Gopinath as Saravanan
  • M.J. Shriram as Gajendran (Male antagonist)
  • Jairam as Pradeep Choudry / Sanjay

International broadcast

The Series was released on 3 November 2014 on Sun TV, the series also airs on Sun TV HD. The Show was also broadcast internationally on Channel's international distribution. It airs in Sri Lanka, South East Asia, Middle East, United States, Canada, Europe, Oceania, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa on Sun TV. The show's episodes were released on YouTube channel Radaan TV.


External links

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