|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||335|
|Running time||21–24 minutes|
|Original network||Sun TV|
|Original release||24 December 2018 –|
25 January 2020
Lakshmi Stores was an Indian Tamil-language soap opera directed by K.Sulaiman, written by veteran director Sundar C and produced by Avni Telemedia which premiered in Sun TV on 24 December 2018 and ended on 25 January 2020. It starred film actresses Khushbu, Nakshatra Nagesh and Hussain Ahmed Khan.
Mahalingam is the family's patriarch and founder of the traditional textiles showroom, Lakshmi Stores, but guilt-stricken with a past secret. His daughter-in-law, Mahalakshmi, nurtures the family and the close-knit staff with her selfless love. But she gets disowned by her husband Tiger Devaraj, when she seeks justice for Bhagyalakshmi, a kind-hearted young woman and earns the wrath of a vengeful Minister Shakunthala Devi, as well. Mahalakshmi is faced with an uphill task to save Lakshmi Stores and reunite with her family.
Fate takes a sharp turn when Ravi and Bhagyalakshmi get married secretly under inevitable consequences, after which they face a lot of problems from Shakuntala Devi and her family.
This story also revolves around how Ravi and Bhagyalakshmi, with the help of Mahalakshmi, pass the test of fate, face all their problems and reconcile with each other to live happily. At the end of the story, all is well.
- Khushbu as Mahalakshmi Devaraj, Eldest daughter-in-law of Mahalingam and wife of Devaraj
- Nakshatra Nagesh as Bhagyalakshmi Ravi, a worker in Lakshmi Stores and Ravi's wife, Youngest daughter-in-law of Mahalakshmi's family
- Hussain Ahmed Khan as Ravi, Younger brother-in-law of Mahalakshmi and husband of Bhagyalakshmi
- Sudha Chandran as Minister Shakunthala Devi, Mahalakshmi's enemy (Main Antagonist, Died in serial)
- Murali Mohan as Mahalingam, owner of Lakshmi Stores and Devaraj, Saravanan, Arjun, Ravi and Kamala's father
- Suresh as Tiger Devaraj, Mahalakshmi's husband and Ravi's eldest brother
- Sruti Patil as Teja (Shakuntala Devi's daughter, Antagonist)
- Tanisha Kuppanda as Mallika Senthil (Senthil's wife, Antagonist)
- Delhi Kumar as Thillainathan, also known as Thillai (Bhagyalakshmi, Vanitha and Senthil's grandfather and co-owner of Lakshmi Stores)
- Nanditha Jennifer (Episode 1-36) → Sherin Janu (Episode 37-311) as Kamala Mahalingam (Ravi's younger sister)
- Rekha Krishnappa as Chamundeshwari Varadhan (Shakuntala Devi's half-sister, Antagonist)
- Swathi Thara as Dr. Uma Saravanan (Saravanan's wife, Antagonist)
- Nisha Yazhini as Vanitha (Bhagyalakshmi's younger sister)
- Delhi Ganesh as Rajendran, a (Mahalingam's Closest Friend)
- Samson T Wilson as Dr. Saravanan (Ravi's second elder brother)
- Saakshi Siva as Raju (Shakuntala Devi's half-brother, Antagonist)
- Aravind Khathare as Senthil (Bhagyalakshmi's elder brother)
- Deepa Shankar as Ponnamma (Maid in Ravi's house)
- Giridharan as Arjun (Ravi's third elder brother)
- Anjali Rao as Raja Rajeshwari, also called Raji (a worker who was a best friend for Bhagyalakshmi and Mahalakshmi).
- Sandeep as Kandhaswamy
- Fouzil Hidhayah as Dhivya (Mallika's sister)
- Diya Palakkal as Priya (Devaraj and Shyamala's daughter)
- Pari as Meenu (Senthil and Mallika's daughter)
- Feroz Khan as Ganeshan
- Bayilvan Ranganathan as Dayalan (Shakuntala Devi's P.A., Antagonist)
- Monkey Ravi as Uthaman (Shakuntala Devi's PA and Ponnamma's Ex-Fiancé)
- Vichu Vishwanath as Varadarajan also called Varadan (Chamundeshwari's husband, Antagonist)
- Abitha as Dr. Shyamala (second wife of Devaraj and Priya's biological mother)
- Nisha as Maragatham
- Smaleen Monica as Latha Saravannan
- Vinay UJ as Rajkumar (Shakunthala Devi's son, Antagonist)
- Saleema as Janaki Amma
- K. S. G. Venkatesh as Uma's father
- Dhakshayini as Uma's mother (Antagonist)
- Nithya Ram as DC Nithya (Mahalakshmi's cousin sister)
- Shyam as Shyam (Ravi's friend and Vanitha's love interest)
Production and release
National and international broadcast
Lakshmi Stores is being telecast on the following channels. The details are listed below:
|Country||TV channel||Language||Air date||Notes|
|India||Surya TV||Malayalam||7 January 2019 – 13 September 2019||Dubbed version |
|Gemini TV||Telugu||11 February 2019 – 29 March 2019||Reshot version |
|29 June 2020 – 23 October 2020||Dubbed version |
|Udaya TV||Kannada||8 June 2020 – 3 April 2021||Dubbed version |
|Sun Bangla||Bengali||5 April 2021 – 11 July 2021||Dubbed version |
|Sri Lanka||Shakthi TV||Tamil||29 April 2019 – 30 May 2020||Original version|
- It airs in Sri Lanka, South East Asia, Middle East, United States, Canada, Europe, Oceania, Malaysia, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa on Sun TV. The episodes can also be watched on Sun NXT app after it airs on TV. The show's episodes are released on YouTube channel of Sun TV.
Crossover and special episodes
- On 18 January 2019, Kanmani had a crossover with Lakshmi Stores.
- From 13 May 2019 – 18 May 2019, Roja had a crossover with Lakshmi Stores.
- From 16 September 2019 to 21 September 2019, Lakshmi Stores had a one-hour special episode from 9PM to 10PM IST.
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