|Written by||M Anantha Kumar |
Marpu Srinivas (1-120)
Murali Ramesh (121- 300)
|Screenplay by||Shanmugam |
Vemuri Sriram Kumar
|Directed by||Hariprasad Gattreddy|
|Creative director||Prince Immanuel|
|Starring||Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj|
Princy B Krishnan
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||300|
|Producer||B. R. Vijayalakshmi|
|Running time||20-22 minutes|
|Original network||Gemini TV|
|Picture format||576i SD |
|Original release||11 March 2019 –|
27 March 2020
|Preceded by||Chandrakumari (7:30 PM) |
Prathighatana (6 PM)
|Followed by||Abhilasha (7:30PM) |
Roja (Telugu: రోజా) was an Indian Telugu language soap opera directed by Hariprasad Gattreddy aired on Gemini TV from 11 March 2019 to 27 March 2020 every Monday to Saturday at 6.00 PM IST. The serial initially stars with Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj but she was later replaced by Princy B Krishnan, Munna as main protagonists and Priyanka in pivotal role. Sri Lakshmi, Jackie, Anil, and Sailatha are playing other supporting roles. The serial is remake of Tamil television series Roja which is being aired on Sun TV. The serial was stopped abruptly due to COVID-19 lockdown.
Due to COVID-19, Roja and all Gemini TV shows are on break. All serials including Roja were stopped on March 27 to give care to the production team and the cast. Roja was stopped on Episode no.300. After that the serial was stopped permanently due to shoot restrictions in corona crisis.
Roja is a story of an optimistic girl who was raised in an orphanage. Due to some unexpected turns of events, she met with her biological father but they both don’t know about the reality. On the other hand, the male lead Arun Raj, criminal Lawyer hates love and marriage but fall in love with Roja. Now, how it all happens and how Roja came to know about her biological father is what the story of the show unfolds.
- Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj (Episode 1-200) as Roja Arun / Anu
- Princy B Krishnan (Episode 200-300) (Replacement of Sharanya) as Roja Arun / Anu
- Munaf "Munna" Rahman as Arun Raj, criminal Lawyer
- Priyanka as Priya, fake Anu
- Jackie as Pratap (Arun, Ashwin & Deepa's father)
- Sailatha as Kalpana (Arun, Ashwin & Deepa's mother)
- Taruntej as Ashwin (Arun's younger brother)
- Shabeena as Pooja
- Sri Lakshmi as Annapurna (Arun, Ashwin & Deepa's grand mother)
- Nirmala Reddy as London Chamundeswari, Annapurna's elder sister
- Anil as Chandrakanth, Roja's biological father
- Dwarakesh Naidu as Satyamurthy (Roja's foster father and Premalayam Ashramam caretaker)
- Gowri as Sakshi
- Gopal Krishna Akella as Naveen, Arun's Assistant
- Aditya as pooja's father
- Durga Devi as Pooja's mother
- Vijay yadav as Sambhaiah, Sakshi's uncle
- Lavanya as Rajyam (Arun, Ashwin & Deepa's Aunt)
- Krishna Teja as Bala Krishna (Rajyam's husband)
- Nirmala as Sumathi
- Sindhuja as Deepa, Arun's younger sister
- Venu kshatriya as Vishal
- Srinivas as Chalapathi (Chandrakanth's younger brother)
- Srilatha as Triveni, Roja's mother (Cameo appearance)
- Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj as Roja (replaced by Princy B Krishnan)
- Purna Sai as Santhosh, Roja's friend (deceased)
- Actor Bramar as Ashwin (replaced by Taruntej)
The serial started airing on Gemini TV on 11 March 2019. It aired every Monday to Friday at 7:30PM IST. Later, a serial named Abhilasha replaced this show at 7:30PM and pushed this serial to 6:00PM IST from 26 August 2019. The serial stopped abruptly after airing 299 episodes due to corona crisis.
Versions in other languages
|Tamil (Original version)||Roja
|Sun TV||9 April 2018 – present|
|Udaya TV||25 February 2019 – present|
|Gemini TV||11 March 2019 – 27 March 2020|
Awards and nominations
|2019||Swathi Art Creations Silver jubilee TV Awards 2019||Best Actor||Munna||Arun||Won|
- From 18 December 2019 - 19 December 2019 in episodes 216,217 Roja had a crossover with Akka Mogudu.
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