|Genre||Indian Soap Opera|
|Created by||Shree Venkatesh Films|
|Written by||Story |
Preetikana Paul Roy
|Directed by||Sushanta Das |
|Starring||Tithi Bose |
Bhaswar Chatterjee Mahua Halder
|Voices of||Madhuraa Bhattacharya|
|Opening theme||Tomay Chara Ghum Asena|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||1508|
|Producers||Shrikant Mohta |
|Running time||21 minutes|
|Production company||Shree Venkatesh Films|
|Original network||Star Jalsha|
|Picture format||576i SDTV|
|Original release||October 19, 2009 –|
August 3, 2014
|Related shows||Meri Maa (Remake in Hindi) |
Amma (Malayalam TV series) (Remake in Malayalam)
Bommukutty Ammavukku (Remake in Tamil)
Maa...Tomay Chara Ghum Asena , also called Maa (english: Mother) was a Bengali television serial telecast by Star Jalsha. It was produced by Shree Venkatesh Films and starred Aparajita Adhya, Tithi Bose and Sritama Bhattacharjee and Anindya Chatterjee in lead roles. The show narrates bond between mother and daughter.
- Sohena Roy as Baby Pari
- Tithi Bose as young Jhilik / Pari mukherjee / Ganga.(Main Female lead)
- Sritama Bhattacharjee as Elder Jhilik/ Diya Roy (née Chatterjee), Angshu's former love interest and Raj's childhood love-turned-wife. (Main Female Protagonist)
- Bhaswar Chatterjee as Manish Mukherjee, Pari's father
- Mahua Halder as Pratima Mukherjee, Pari's mother
- Chhanda K. Banerjee as Mamata
- Saswata Chatterjee as Bhaswati's husband
- Anindita Saha Kapileshwari as Bhaswati Chatterjee
- Rita Dutta Chakraborty as Ararti Mukherjee (Antagonist)
- Aritra Dutta as Dipu, Pari's uncle and Arati's son
- Aparajita Adhya as Pratima Roy Chowdhury (protagonist)
- Anindya chatterjee as Rajdeep Roy (Raj), Diya's childhood love-turned-husband and Pari's love interest (Main male protagonist)
- Dolon Roy as Mohini Chatterjee (Antagonist)
- Sourav Das as Rik Chatterjee (Antagonist)
- Ena Saha (Terminated) as Atish's wife
- Chandraniv Mukherjee as Atish, the youngest son of Mukherjee family
- Sujata Dawn as Aheli, the youngest daughter of Mukherjee family
- Soma Chakraborty as Hira Amma
- Sudeshna Roy as Diya's Aunt
- Sonali Chowdhury as Diya's Aunt
- Bavana Banerjee as young Fulki
- Ashmita Chakraborty as elder Fulki (Antagonist)
- Aritram Mukherjee as Aditya Roychowdhury, Fulki's husband and Pratima's son
- Rohit Mukherjee as Pari's uncle
- Ritoja Majumder as Bidisha
- Amitava Bhattacharyya as Doctor
- Rajib Bose as Arunangshu Mukherjee (Angshu), Jhilik's/Diya' s ex lover
- Bishwajit Chakraborty as Samaresh Chatterjee, Diya's father
- Shankar Chakraborty as Sports teacher
- Priyanka Bhattacharjee as Babli
The show was produced by Shree Venkatesh Films. For 4 years it had the highest TRP ratings on Bengali television. The serial ended on August 3, 2014. The episode featured stars of other serials as well as film personalities like Koel Mallick and Raj Chakraborty.
The show was also remade into Malayalam as Amma which was aired on Asianet. This serial ran from 2011-2015 completing 1008 episodes. It had high TRP ratings in the initial 2 years. This show is remade into Tamil as Bombukutty Ammavuku airing on STAR Vijay.
The soap won many awards at the Tele Cine Awards, Star Jalsha awards and the Tele Samman Awards. Some of them are:
- Best Actress - Sritama Bhattacharjee (at the 13th Tele Cine Awards)
- Best Performance - Soma Chakraborty (at the 13th Tele Cine Awards)
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