|Directed by Qaeed Kuwajerwala|
Opening theme "Saarrthi"
|Starring See Below|
Country of origin India
|Created by Neela Tele Films Private LimitedAsit Kumarr Modi|
Written by Prakash Kapadia, R M Joshi, Kapil Bavad, Mitesh Shah
Saarrthi is a Hindi television drama broadcast on STAR Plus and produced by Neela Tele Films Private Limited. It aired from 9 November 2004 to 15 February 2008 and contained 708 episodes. The story is a reworking of the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata, detailing the conflict between two brothers and their families in contemporary India.
The drama serial premiered on 9 November 2004 and aired Monday through Thursday.
In August 2007, Saarrthi began airing on Fridays as well. Gurpreet Singh was added to the drama to portray Rudra Singh as the new protagonist.
The story and characters are adapted from Mahabharata which is a story of conflict between two half-brothers—Mansen and Siddhartha (Dhritarashtra and Pandu)-- and their families. The lead, Bhoomika (Subhadra), and her husband Arjun (Arjuna), portray the eternal couple who try to bring peace between the warring families. Along with them is Manasvi (Draupadi) who becomes the center of a conflict between two brothers Satya (Yudhishthira) and Suraj (Karna).While the antagonists are Shifali (Bhanumati), and her husband Yuvraj (Duryodhana).