|Mella Thiranthathu Kathavu|
|Genre||Soap opera |
|Created by||Brahma G. Dev|
|Written by||Brahma G. Dev|
|Screenplay by||Brahma G. Dev|
|Directed by||Brahma G. Dev|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||511|
|Running time||approx. 20-22 minutes per episode|
|Original network||Zee Tamil|
|Original release||2 November 2015 –|
27 October 2017
Mella Thiranthathu Kathavu (transl. The door opened slowly) is a 2015-2017 Tamil language soap opera that aired on Zee Tamil. The show premiered on 2 November 2015 to 27 October 2017 with 511 episodes. It starring Ashwanth Ashokkumar and Lisha with Venkat Renganathan, Gayathri Yuvraaj and Anu Sulash
It aired Monday through Friday 8:00PM IST and 10:00PM IST, 7:00PM (IST) after 27 December 2016, 1:00PM (IST) after 28 August 2017 and 12:00PM (IST) after 9 October 2017. The Serial directed by Arul Raj Bramma G. Dev and producer by Divya Viswanathan . The serial is also being aired in Singapore Tamil TV Channel Mediacorp Vasantham from Mondays - Thursday on 7.30pm from 1 January 2017.
The serial story about heart-warming love story between two visually challenged people- Santhosh and Selvi.
- Santhosh and Venkat Ranganathan as Santhosh (Selvi Husband)
- Sreethu Nair and Gayathri Yuvraaj as Selvi
- Anu as Maya
- K K Menon
- Hema Rajkumar
- Pavithra Janani
- Sri Lekha
The second season, titled Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu; Iru Minmipochikalin Kathai, Junior Super Stars fame Ashwanth Ashokkumar and Lisha doing lead role.
- Lisha as Anjali (Santhosh & Selvi Daughter)
- Ashwanth Ashokkumar as Ashwanth (Santhosh & Maya Son)
- Gayathri Yuvraaj as Manju /Selvi / Anjamma (Santhosh 1st Wife)
- Venkat Renganathan as Santhosh (Selvi & Maya Husband)
- Anu Sulash as Maya (Santhosh 2nd Wife/Ashwanth Mother)
- Nathan Shyam as Gowtham (Priya Husband)
- Akila as Priya (Gowtham Wife)
- Jeevitha as Deepa
- Poovilangu Mohan
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||315||2 November 2015||20 January 2017||Monday - Friday |
8PM & 10PM
|2||236||23 January 2017||27 October 2017||Monday - Friday |
The show started airing on Zee Tamil on 2 November 2015 and It aired on Monday through Friday 8:00PM IST and 10PM IST. Later its timing changed Starting from Monday 4 April 2016, the show was shifted to 7:30PM (IST) time Slot. A show named Sollavathellam Unmai replaced this show at 8:00PM IST. Starting from Monday 27 December 2016, the show was shifted to 7:00PM (IST) time Slot. On August 28, 2017 the show shifted to airs Monday through Friday at 1:00PM (IST) time Slot. A show named Azhagiya Tamil Magal replaced this show at 7:00PM (IST). Starting from Monday 9 October 2017, the show was shifted to 12:00PM (IST) time Slot. A named Solvathellam Unmai replaced this show at 1:00PM (IST).
|2 November 2015- 1 April 2016||Monday - Friday
8PM & 10PM IST
|4 April 2016- 8 April 2016||Monday - Friday
|11 April 2016- 25 November 2016||Monday - Friday
|28 November 2016- 25 August 2017||Monday - Friday
|28 August 2017- 6 October 2017||Monday - Friday
|9 October 2017- 27 October 2017||Monday - Friday
Awards and nominations
|2018||1st Galatta Nakshathra Awards||Best Child Artiste||Ashwanth Ashokkumar||Nominated|
The Series was released on 2 November 2015 on Zee Tamil. The Show was also broadcast internationally on Channel's international distribution.
- It airs Sri Lanka, Singapore, United States, Europe, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Middle East, Africa, East Asia, South Africa, Australasia and North America on Zee Tamil and Zee Tamil HD.
- The drama is episodes on their app OZEE and ZEE5.
- It is also available via the internet protocol television service, Lebara Play, Lyca TV and YuppTV.
- The serial is being aired in Singapore Tamil TV Channel Mediacorp Vasantham from Mondays - Thursday on 7.30PM from 1 January 2017.
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- "Mella Thiranthathu Kathavu serial". cinema.dinamalar.com.
- "Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu Season 2 Serial Cast". www.onenov.in.
- "Zee Tamil changes show timings". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.