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The poster of Chinnari Pellikuthuru (TV series) starring Avika Gor as Anandi / Young Anandi Jagdish

Created by
Sphereorigins Multivision Private Limited

Directed by
Sidharth Sengupta, Pradeep Yadav

Original languages
Hindi, English language, Rajasthani language

Written by
Purnendu Shekhar, Gajra Kottary, Raghuvir Shekhawat

Indian soap opera, Drama, Entertainment

Pratyusha Banerjee, Surekha Sikri, Neha Marda

Chinnari pellikuthuru title song...

Chinnari_Pellikuthuru (English: Child Bride, Child Marriage) was an Indian soap opera that aired on Maa TV. It is dubbing of Balika Vadhu airing on Colors TV . The story which is set in rural Rajasthan traced the arduous journey of a child bride from the brink of childhood to womanhood. First season focuses on the life journey of Anandi and Jagdish, who were married in childhood. Balika Vadhu very sensitively portrays the plight of children who are unwittingly forced into marriage, in the name of tradition, and have to bear the repercussions for the rest of their lives 


Chinnari_Pellikuthuru has also been dubbed in Tamil as Mann Vasanai on Raj TV and being telecast from Monday to Saturday at 7.30 pm IST.

Season 1

Chinnari_Pellikuthuru(Balika Vadhu - Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte) traced the life journey of Anandi and Jagdish, who were married in childhood. Anandi at the age of eight had to accept and accustom herself to a new family of strangers and accept her roles as a friend, lover, wife and a daughter-in-law during childhood itself. When they grew up, Anandi fell in love with Jagdish, but Jagdish at the other hand fell in love with his college mate named Gauri. He divorced Anandi and married Gauri. Jagdish's family strictly followed the child marriage custom and refused to accept Jagdish's marriage with Gauri. Because of the rejection from her in law's Gauri became vengeful towards them which created problems in their marital life. Anandi on the other hand faced new challenges as she tried to carve out her own identity in the world. She met district Collector Shivraj Shekhar, whom Jagdish's family wanted her to get married to. Jagdish divorced Gauri after realising his mistake and wanted to return to his family and Anandi. But as he returned, he got the biggest shock of his life by getting the news of Anandi and Shivraj's marriage. After getting married with Shivraj, Anandi finally forgave Jagdish and they remained as good friends. After some time Jagdish met an girl named Ganga, who was also a victim of child marriage during childhood, and domestic violence by her in-laws. Jagdish helped her becoming free from her in-laws, supported her so she could fulfill her dream of becoming a nurse and eventually married her after realizing his love for her. He accepted her son Mahendra as his own and later became the father of her child named Abhimanyu. Meanwhile, Anandi and Shivraj adopted an orphan and gave him the love and affection of real parents. After two years of a happy married life, Shivraj died while trying to save Udaipur from a terrorist attack and Anandi shortly after that incident gave birth to their twins - Shivam and Nandini. Ganga furthered her studies to becomes a doctor with the help of Jagdish. Nandini later got kidnapped by a man named Akhiraj Singh who eventually married her to his son, Kumar.

Main Cast

The poster of Chinnari Pellikuthuru (TV series) on youtube starring Avika Gor as Anandi / Young Anandi Jagdish

  • Avika Gor as Anandi / Young Anandi Jagdish
  • Avinash Mukherjee as Young Jagdish
  • Pratyusha Banerjee †/Toral Rasputra as Anandi Jagdish /Anandi /Anandi Shivraj Shekhar
  • Surekha Sikri as Kalyani Devi
  • Shashank Vyas as Dr. Jagdish/Jagat
  • Sriti Jha/Sargun Mehta/Aasiya Kazi as Dr. Ganga Jagdish
  • Siddharth Shukla as Shivraj Shekhar/Shiva
  • Gracy Goswami as Young Nandini Shivraj Shekhar/Nirmala
  • Recurring Cast

  • Mahima Makwana / Anjum Farooki / Deblina Chatterjee as Dr. Gauri Jagdish / Gauri
  • Anup Soni as Baburao
  • Smita Bansal as Sumitra
  • Satyajit Sharma as kannaya
  • Neha Marda/Sheetal Khandal as Gayatri
  • Sanjay Basak as Nandikishore/Nandu
  • Viren Vazirani as Young Shivam Shivraj Shekhar
  • Sunil Singh as Akhiraj Singh
  • Sparsh Shrivastav as Kumar
  • Sudhir Pandey as Premkishore Shekhar
  • Sushmita Mukherjee as Subhadra
  • Sonal Jha as Leela
  • Anita Kulkarni as Meena
  • Avinash Wadhawan/Akshay Anand as Anand
  • Roop Durgapal as Sarika
  • Vimarsh Roshan as Advocate Vivek
  • Abhishek Tiwari as Mahi
  • Chandresh Singh as Ratayya
  • Vibha Anand/Janvi Chheda as Swapna
  • Vikrant Massey/Sachin Shroff as Shyam
  • Rajeshwari Sachdev as Mangala
  • Farah Hussain as Kamala
  • Rishi Dev as Gopal
  • Rajendra Gupta as Mahaveer Singh (2009-2012)
  • Parichay Sharma as Pundari
  • Chetanya Adib as Kanakarao (2008-2015)
  • Bhairavi Raichura as Bhagwati
  • Farida Jalal as Vsundhara Devi/pedamma
  • Kamalika Guha Thakurta as Pramila (2014)
  • Sadiya Siddiqui as Sandhya/Teacher Garu (2008)
  • Sakshi Tanwar as Tripura (2010)
  • Shivshakti Sachdev as Champa (2008-2010)
  • Dubbed versions

    A dubbed version of the serial is being telecasted in Tamil as Mann Vasanai on Raj TV @ 7:30 pm every Monday to Saturday

    A dubbed version of the serial is being telecasted in Telugu language as Chinnari Pellikuthuru on MAA TV @ 6:30 pm every Monday to Saturday

    International broadcast

  • In Croatia, it began airing on Doma TV from Monday to Friday at 08:10 am (Central European time) under the title Mala nevjesta (Little bride).
  • In Bulgaria, it began airing on Nova TV from Monday to Friday at 04:30 pm (Central European time) under the title Малката булка (Little bride).
  • In Romania, it began airing on TV National under the title Mica mireasa (Little bride).
  • In Serbia, it began airing on RTV Pink from Monday to Friday at 04:00 pm (Central European time) under the title Мала невеста (Little bride).
  • In Bosnia and Herzegovina, it aired on Pink BH under the title Mala nevjesta (Little bride).
  • In Macedonia, it aired on Sitel TV under the title Малечката невеста (Little bride).
  • In Montenegro, it began airing on Pink M under the title Mala nevjesta (Little bride).
  • In Indonesia, it began airing on ANTV from 15 March 2016 under the title Anandhi but was airing from Monday to Friday at 4:00 pm (Indonesia Western Time) and Saturday to Sunday at 4:30 pm (Indonesia Western Time).
  • In Kyrgyzstan, it began airing on KTRK under the title Келин (Bride).
  • In Kazakhstan, it airs under the title Келін (Bride) and broadcast on TV channel, Kazakhstan.
  • In Vietnam, the drama began airing under the title, Cô Dâu 8 Tuổi on TodayTV in 11 November 2014. The drama has enjoyed immense popularity in Vietnam and has been the number one show in the country since its premiere. The show's popularity resulted in the show's actress, Avika Gor, receiving an award from the channel head of TodayTV. Gor also visited Vietnam on a two-day trip to the country due to the success of the show; other cast members including Avinash Mukherjee and Smita Bansal also visited the country. The show was the ninth most searched item in 2015 in Vietnam on Google as confirmed by the annual Google Trends end-of-year report. The popularity of Balika Vadhu is part of a wider appeal towards Asian dramas in Vietnam, which experts say have a "cultural edge over their Western counterparts" due to cultural similarities that are found in soap operas imported from South Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia. Cast members, Siddharth Shukla, Avinash Mukherjee, Roop Durgapal and Aasiya Kazi visited Vietnam on a 7-day trip, from 13 to 19 July 2016. Avika Gor visited Vietnam again from 23 to 25 June 2016, donating US$30,000 to Chợ Rẫy Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • In Sri Lanka, it began airing on TV 1 from Monday to Friday at 07:00 pm on 15 August 2016 under the title Punchi Manaali (Little bride).
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