|Theme music composer S. Vijayashankar|
Final episode date 31 August 2012
Number of episodes 1,532
|First episode date 21 August 2006|
Number of seasons 2
|Based on Gopurangal Saivathillai by Manivannan|
Directed by Rajiv Prasath Thava. Karthik K.Shiva V.Sadasivam R.Nandhakumar S.R.Elavarasan
Creative director(s) Subbha Venkat S.Ashok Kumar Kamela Nasser Chandramohan Nag
Starring Easwari Rao Niya Latha Delhi Ganesh Shyam Neelima Rani Aparna Nithish
Opening theme "Kasthuri Pennoda"" S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (Vocal) Kabilan (Lyrics)
Producers Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor
Genres Tamil television soap opera, Drama
Similar Aan Paavam, Anjali, Lakshmi, Megala, Uthiripookkal
Kasthuri is an Indian Tamil-language soap opera that aired on Sun TV from 21 August 2006 to 31 August 2012 on Monday through Friday at 11:30AM IST for 1532 episodes.
The show starred Easwari Rao, Niya, Latha, Delhi Ganesh, Shyam, Neelima Rani, Aparna and Nithish among others. It was produced by Balaji Telefilms Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor, directed by Rajiv Prasath, K.Shiva Thava. Karthik,V.Sadasivam,and R.Nandhakumar.It had been receivingthe highest ratings of Tamil serials and received high praising from viewers. It also aired in Sri Lanka Tamil Channel on Shakthi TV.
The story of a village girl who gets married to a groom from the city. Ram is the groom and he is very particular in choosing a modern and educated girl. While he and his parents come to this village to actually see Kasturi, unknowingly he sees another girl who is fairer near the well of the house. Thinking that she is Kasthuri (Easwari Rao), Ram says OK for the marriage and they arrange the marriage. On the date of marriage, Ram is shocked to see the real Kasturi very dark in color and not educated or looks modern. However, there is no choice for him other than to marry Kasthuri (Easwari Rao), so he marries her. Later he brings Kasturi to his residence in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Ram later identifies the girl he had seen in the village, gets in touch with her, and hides the truth that he is married to Kasturi and marries that girl. There is a friend of Ram who is very polite and responsible. He helps Kasturi and her father to reunite with Ram again. The entire serial showcases how Kasthuri (Easwari Rao) solves all the problems when she is alone without Ram.
The show started airing on Sun TV on 21 August 2006. It aired on Monday to Friday 6:30PM IST. Later its timing changed to Monday to Friday at 11:30AM IST.
The series was broadcast in Sri Lanka on the Tamil Channel Shakthi TV.