|Genre||Soap opera |
|Written by||(Story) |
Cine Times Entertainment Story Team
|Directed by||E.Vikramathan (Episode 1-719) |
Salem Siva M.P (Episode 720-729)
|Theme music composer||Vijay Antony|
|Opening theme||Boomikku Mugavari Pennaale - Sreya Ghoshal|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of episodes||729|
|Producer||S.Sidhiq "Metti Oli"|
|Running time||approx. 22–24 minutes per episode 7.30PM>> 6.00PM|
|Production companies||Cine Times Entertainment, S.Siddiuq Productions|
|Original network||Sun TV|
|Original release||4 July 2007 –|
25 April 2010
Megala is a 2007-2010 Indian Tamil-language soap opera that aired on Sun TV from 4 June 2007 to 25 April 2008 on Monday through Friday at 19:30 (IST) Later its timing changed to from 28 April 2008 to 23 April 2010 at 18:00 (IST) for 729 episodes. It had been receiving the highest ratings of Tamil serials and received high praising from viewers. The show starring by Gayathiri, Deepan Chakravarthy Yugendran, Vadivukkarasi, Kuyili, Shreekumar, Rajkanth and Bhavana. The show producer by Metti Oli serial fame Cine Times Entertainment Siddhiq and directed by Vikramathithan. It replaced Anjali. It was also aired in Sri Lanka Tamil Channel on Shakthi TV.
The story of a couple, Kalai and Thilaga, who have five children. Kalai's sister Vadivu lives with him and Kalai is totally devoted to Vadivu and does all that she says. Vadivu (Vadivukkarasi) tries to separate the couple as she does not like Thilaga. Mehala born to this couple and Vadivu hates that, convincing Kalai to disown her from the family. Hence Mehala (Gayathiri) is brought up in her grandparents home and Thilaga often visits to the home with her other kids. Mehala is very fond of her other siblings.
One day, due to a quarrel between Thilaga and Vadivu, Mehala hits vadivu and she got fainted. By seeing this, Mehala thought she died and ran away from home. She runs to various places and continue with her studies with the help of her friends. When Mehala was on the run, she saw an old man trying to commit suicide and she saves him from committing that. Mehala works as an assistant to a lawyer upon completing her education. Meanwhile, she tries to search for her family back.
Will she find her family, settle with her siblings? How she is going to cope with Vadivelu and more????
- Gayathiri Shastry as Megala
- Deepan Chakravarthy as Kalaiyarasan
- Sakthi Saravanan as Sheziyan
- Yugendran\Vijaya Sharathy as Viswa
- Bharathy as diwa's mother
- Aneesh Ravi as Anbu
- Kuyili as Vishwa's mother
- Shreekumar as Diwakar "Diwa"
- Rajkanth as Bhoopathy
- Bhavana as Sakthi
- Sanjeev as Prathap\kannan
- Revathi Priya as Keerthqna
- Vadivukkarasi as Shanmuga vadivu
- Srivithiya as Kanmani
- Rajalakhsmi as Thilaga
- Samukasundharam as Kalai
- Rajyalakshmi as Thilaga
- Sri Lekha
- Sumathy Sri
- Revathy Priya as kirthana
- Sangeetha as Anitha
- Kavitha Solairaja as Subha
- Director Sadhasivam
- Priyanka as Viji
- Vincent Roy
- Ravi Raj
- Nithya Ravindran
- Kovai Papu
- Gowthami Vembunathan
The title track was composed by Vijay Antony and was sung by popular playback singer Shreya Ghoshal. The lyrics for the title track were written by Yugabharathi. The title song is a super hit among television viewers.
|1.||"Boomiku Mukavari Pennale ( பூமிக்கு முகவரி பெண்ணாலே)"||Yugabharathi||Shreya Ghoshal||4:10|
Awards and nominations
|2010||Sun Kudumbam Awards 2010||Best Actress||Gayathri||Mekala||Won|
|2017||Tamil Nadu State Television Awards||Best Director||E. Vikramathithan||Won|
|Best Dubbing Artistes Male||Vinoth||Won|
|Best Music Director||Elango||Won|
The Series was released on 4 June 2007 on Sun TV. The Show was also broadcast internationally on Channel's international distribution. It airs in Sri Lanka, South East Asia, Middle East, United States, Canada, Europe, Oceania, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa on Sun TV.
- The series aired in Sri Lanka on the Tamil channel Shakthi TV.
- It was also dubbed in Telugu as Mayuri and aired in then Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on Gemini TV.