What is Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saraswatichandra all about?

Sat, February 2, 2013 11:30am UTC by 79 Comments
What is Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saraswatichandra all about?

The perfectionist producer-director is back making larger than life love stories, but this time it’s for TV

It’s obviously a big thing for Sanjay Leela Bhansali to take a break from movies and do something else, but his debut TV show is nothing less than an extravagant and expensive movie.

It is confirmed that Gautam Rode, who is currently hosting Nach Baliye 5, and Jennifer Winget will be playing the main leads in SLB’s Saraswatichandra. Wethinks it’s a brilliant choice – the pairing is definitely interesting and fresh.

According to recent updates, SLB has also roped in Monica Bedi to play a grey character in the story. Monica, who is currently filming her Punjabi movie, is kicked about the big opportunity. He has also roped in model Shiny Doshi and Anirudh Singh to play the parallel leads. Shiny will be essaying Jennifer’s sister and Anirudh will be Gautam’s close friend Sunny.

The story has been inspired by novelist Govardhanram Tripathi’s 1887 book and Govind Saraiya’s 1968 movie – both by the same name. The TV show will be on similar lines, but we hope that Bhansali upgrades it to the current time period.

Well if you are curious to know the story, here it goes:

Saraswatichandra (Gautam Rode) is raised by his stepmother (Monica Bedi), who doesn’t consider him as her own. In spite of being treated like an unwanted, Saraswatichandra grows up to be a compassionate, intelligent and charming man. However, when his father decides to get him married, he does not relent to the idea. Nonetheless, his father still goes ahead with his alliance to Kumud (Jennifer Winget) who hails from an affluent family. When Saraswati hears of this, he sends a letter to Kumud – we think it will be an email in this case – explaining his predicament and calling off the alliance. But Kumud replies to his letter. And in a series of mails to each other – the inevitable happens – they fall in love.

One day, Saraswati takes off to meet the love of his life. When his stepmother learns of his actions, she poisons her husband’s mind forcing him to call off the wedding without informing his son. When Saraswati comes back, he gets another letter from Kumud informing him that she is marrying someone else.

Kumud, who is now married to Pramadh – an illiterate, unsophisticated, alcoholic, who frequents brothels, is in depression. But Saraswatichandra re-enters her life, this time as Navinchandra. He is employed by her in-laws. Was it fate or planned? Will they get back together or not? There are too many questions and very few answers.

Saraswatichandra will be aired on February 15 or 25 at 8 pm replacing Kaali – Ek Punar Avatar.Subscribe to me on YouTube

  • Karina

    Nice :)

    • sujithra

      It was an amazing and intresting story i really addicted by the serial saraswathy chandra climax of this story i never expected the viewers including me praying for kumud’s and saras ka shaadi keliye never kumud never propose another person if she done it’s only for her family with her mind she was with saras
      “sir”
      you are the director of this story
      you will surely make an elegant shape for this story
      never break their rishta
      you are a love story director.you never play this like the climax this is my request please join saras and kumud for their love was true

      • ajay

        plz change ending story kyoki kahani me shuru me thodo chnge kiya ja sakta hai to aakhri me kyo nahi

    • BHISHM RAJAK

      SIR AGAR AAP NE KUMUD + SARAS KARE GE TO LAKHO DILO KO MILA DEGE AAP KI ES SARSWATICHANDRA TV SEREAL ME JO BHE STORY HO PAR KUMUD KE SAADE SARAS SE KARANA PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE SIR

    • kavita agarwal

      this serial is very……………..good but so sad sa plzz………………. sanjay sirr do kumud aur saras ka saadi kara dijiye na

  • Aanshi

    please tell me the areas of Bhuj where the shooting of saraswatichandra will be done because i want to see the shooting in bhuj and meet the all casts of the serial and Mr.Bhansali.

  • Riteshi

    Ek aur time waste serial

  • sanju

    hope they dont drag this serial like ye rishta kya kehlata hai and saathiya.

  • saffiya

    plsssssssssssssssssssssssssss is serial ki ending happy ending honi chahiye kumud and saraswathi chandra ka milan hona chahiye pls is ending ko chnge kardijiye.

    • Samaya makbhal

      Pls sanjay sir plssssssssssssssssssss i BEG u sir,,,plsssssss chnge d endng plssssss,,,do pya krne wlo alag mat kijiye plssss.sb dkhne wlo ki yhi khwaish,,ap is serial k god ho dono ko mila do,,,wrna is serial ki TRp fall hojayegi nd kyi bi serial nai dkhga,,,aur apko sb hate krnge,,,bt bhansali sir ap bht ache ho,,,pls justice kro is serial govadram tripati ji time me widows remarraige nai krtete,,,bt ab badal gya hi,,,ap is serial ke jariye nayi soch dijiye widow kumud k saras se marriage karadijiye sir,,,,soch nayi kijiye plsssssssssss i beg u sir……

      • pratap gade

        Sach kahu to ye searieal dekhne ke baad kuch logo ka heart fail ho gaye hoge isi liye meri ek aapse rqust hain ki aap kumudji ki shadi saras ke sath kar do i men happy ending..? Plzzzzz sir

  • akash yadav

    this serial becamme my favorite from the first day show

  • Akhilesh kumar

    Saraswati chandra til now has touched the deepest part of my heart.I am very thankfull to Mr. Sanjay Leela Bhansali for making such a good programme.

    • Pallavig

      Please change the end . As it is very important.

  • Pritee

    This serial has become my favourite from day one..I agree please change the ending. Something to look forward to watching on tv, unlike those boring serials like Saathiya. Please do not stretch it to such an extend that it becomes boring afterwards.

  • rashmi

    Nice serial nice casting pls change tge ending

  • ashwini

    pls make the happy ending. i read the story & i love both caracter. my whole family wish they both to reunite.

  • UMER SONU BHATNOORA

    Nice but unhappy endings.make the endings happy.sochne par majbor karta hai.i love allah.

  • hidayath khan

    Superbly done i never missed a single epsode so pls change the ending and make it happy ending……..

    • harshad

      Last me saras & kumud ki shadi kardo sir please

  • Arindam

    Jst change the ending

    • deepanshi

      i never missed a single episode so plsssssssssssssssssssssssssss make the happy ending pls and they don’t fight whenever they fight each other i’m felling rad

  • teena

    hai dudes out der sarswathychandr really ROCKZZZZZ…….
    AGHAR USKA END KOYI AUR HOTHI WHY DON’T YOU CHANGE ITS STORY
    ;0 ;( ;( ……………!!!!!!!!!!

  • deepa

    Mr. Bhanshali pls change d end of the story . it seems to u very crazy but i feel very bed about tat they dont get married. do insan jo ek dusre ko itna chahte he par bhagvan ko bhi un par taras nhi aya aur unhe alag kar diya . but aap esa mat kijiyaga chhe ye ek siriyal hi kyo na ho !. pls..pls..pls…pls…pls.. change the end of this serial.

  • mahima

    casting is vry gud….jennifer is expressive and gautam is too amazing more then his dailogue his eyes speak……he is too gud….love him and love da serial..

  • mehmooda

    hey hey plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz change the ending its toOooOoO boring and emotional they had to marry each other..plz change the ending…..

  • shaila

    plzzzz chnge d ending ………..

  • Kirti lakhotia

    Plzzzzzz bring sme twist but let the story be happy ending mr bhansali……….. U r god of castng in bollywood films plzzzz

  • mn

    plz plz chng the end.. its the humble request to u from all of ur fans..plz make a happy ending..plzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • sp the great

    plz change the end make saraswatichandra a happy ending sersal

  • sharda

    After many many years I am enjoying a lovely romance . Kumud and Saras are fantastic and made for each other. Whatever be the previous story and movie… please make this serial a happy ending. Let them join together in the end and make it a happy life for them. True lovers should never be separated. It pains!

  • Sama

    Plz slb sir i BEG u sir,,dona ko mila do plz sir,,allah nai krske lkn is serial ke aphi khuda ho ,,,pls sb fans k taraf se yhi awaaz hi ki dono ko mila do nd happy ending dedo plz plz plz sir ap bht ache hi,,isbr apni insaniyt dikhado do pyar krne wlo k mila do sir plz plz plz…

  • sukanyadevi

    bansali sir plz make it as happy ending. he is already very sad about his mom. don’t leave him as a sad person throughout the life. novel ending is not fair . plz sir give us the new sc as a successful lover who can tackle guman’s negative moves.

    • arti

      sir plz ap serial ko thoda intresting bnao or uski trp bdao.n plz i hrtly request u k dono ko alg mt krna yr is rlly hrting me……….plz mke it intresting

  • Madhu Mehta

    I can not see them apart the complete each other. I am watching the show just because of the sweet love story; no disaster please in their life! It is so romantic and out of world that you don’t see in real life and every single girl likes to have such unspoken romance in their life. Very pure and loving. But every thing will go down the drain if they get separated. so please don’t let it happen at least in the story we already have so many miseries in our life!!

  • Aragyaa

    Saraswatichandra started off super but now it is a big drAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAg!!!
    It is so unrealistic and stupid on part of Saras to act and think like this !! I hope this serial doesn’t end up like another boring Indian melodrama!

    • diya

      i really agree with you

  • samsudeep

    saraswatichandra is undoubtly gargoius serial but i doubted it mustn’t have happy ending.It is the indian physciology that every one wants to see happy ending so plz saras or kumud ko kabi juda mat karna varna hum sabi viewers ka dil tut jayega.

  • simran

    we r very fond of this serial so we kindly request u to not to seperate saras &kumud pls do not bring like old movies
    DEVDAS&HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM.

  • simran

    we r very fond of this serial so we kindly request u to not to seperate saras &kumud pls do not bring like old movies
    DEVDAS&HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM. i am watching this show without missing each episode

    • usha

      plz change your story kumud should marry saras,or we will not like to watch this seriel

  • sheetal

    Plez dont break their rista this serial should have a happy ending….plez change the story..

  • NIHARIKA ROY

    According 2 my opinion also I would like to say dat true love should never be aparted frm each othr,bohaut takleef hoti h jb 2 pyaar krne wale ek dusre se door ho jae to…insaan jee k v jee nhi pata,, and this z d fact k koi kitna v koshish kr le pr wo apne sacche pyaar ko kbi nai bhul skta,, kbi nahi…………. so its my humble reqst to SLB SIR.. plzzzzzz dont seperate kumud n saras,,,,,,, plzzzzzz, waise to sacche pyaar ka kbi end ni hota par still i would like to request u to end the serial with happy endings and not a sad one. thnk u :)

  • Ashish

    sir please,sarswatichandra ki happy ending honi chahiye,agar sir isme sars or kumud ka milan nahi ho saka to,logo ka pyar par se vishvas uth jaega.so please the end,and happy ending.

    • Neethu

      arey lanjakoduka idarini kalupu bey….nee guda em serial ra adi..nee guda laga vundi

  • Nishad

    SLB sir,plz…. Make a happy ending for the story,all the viewers only want this

  • BHISHM RAJAK

    SIR AGAR AAP NE KUMUD + SARAS KARE GE TO LAKHO DILO KO MILA DEGE AAP KI ES SARSWATICHANDRA TV SEREAL ME JO BHE STORY HO PAR KUMUD KE SAADE SARAS SE KARANA PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE SIR

  • shaik ahmed jawad

    please sir is serial ko happy ending de do bus

    • rufana

      sir kumud must marry saras

  • manoj gaun

    plz sanjay sir. last ending get married saras and kumud

  • prachi

    Sanjay sir ,
    Mai iss seriol ko bahut like krti hu,but saras r kumud agar ek n hue to syd mai fir iss seriol ko dekhna chhod du ,novel ki story ka end chahe kuchh bhi ho but apke seriol ka happy end ho to shyd sabhi ko achha lagega
    So pls saras kumud ko ek kar do

  • tapan

    nice story but in the end i requsted both married in nice ending

  • rina

    My please can never change ur story but atleast let kumud n saras hav a single conversation.

    • archana

      sir pls happy ending karna saras kumud ki shadi karna

    • Priya

      plzzzzzzzzzzz let them be together at the end!!
      let her sister not marry saras,plzzzzzzzzzzzz let it be a happy ending we all are attached to the serial now can see ourselves in them

  • Abeer Ali

    Plz sir happy ending kro sad ending dramay ka satiyanas kr day ga plz sir story achi hai I love it but sad ending is borking heart of everyone so plz sir happy ending kro

  • Medha

    In today’s fast lift all people struggle for two times food and at the end of the day we all are very tired. Generally we meet with our family members after 7:00 to 8:00 pm and after it we entertaining by TV shows. If this shows gave us pain we do not like to see it, all of we want happiness in our life as well as others so we love those shows which gave us fun and entertainment. So Mr.Bhanshali if you don’t change your story then your show go down……

  • akanksha

    director sir,

    please saras aur kumud ki shadi jarur kara dijiyega……….kyo ki india mai love marriage ho hi nahi pati…kam se kam serial mai hi dekh kar khush ho le……………..happy ending…….chahe iske liye original story mai change kyo na karana pathe…….per saras aur kumud ki sadi ki sath hi ending kare……

    Thanks

    Akanksha

  • renu

    Plz end this serial in a positive way. Saras n Kumud should marry in the end. their love story should end by marraige ONLY.PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

  • nagesh

    Plessssssssse sir change the ending of story .reunite saras & kumud .please sir let them reunite otherwise there is of their love story

  • paban shrestha

    It was an amazing and intresting story
    i really addicted by the serial
    saraswathy chandra climax of this
    story i never expected the viewers
    including me praying for kumud’s and
    saras ka shaadi keliye never kumud never propose another person if she
    done it’s only for her family with her
    mind she was with saras
    “sir”
    you are the director of this story
    you will surely make an elegant shape for this story
    never break their rishta
    you are a love story director.you never
    play this like the climax this is my
    request please join saras and kumud
    for their love was true

    • aradhana

      it’s really a nice n touchy serial

  • yogini

    Sir sarasvatichandra serial is so nice.acting of both saras and kumud is too nice.i seems that they are made for each other.please change the sad end of real story.

  • sunil

    saras ki shadhi kumud ho jayeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee end peeeee.
    they must be happy ending with
    SARAS WEDS KUMUD
    SHADHI ENDING

  • Aarthi Aarthi

    Sir, pls try to chage this climax this serial is my favorite this rock::::::::;

  • shareef

    This story daily becoming interset.ally i have no interest on serials but this story interset i like this very much.But i dont climax is what????

  • aneela

    sir plzzzzzzzzz
    change the end.and hope a happy end

    • bipin

      do u wamt to frndship with me ??

  • shanaya

    plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…………………………change the ending of this serial , pyar hai iss serial se aur agar ending he nahi acchi to mazza kya plzzzzzz sir i luv this serial vryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy much .SARAS AND KUMUD SHOULD BE REUNITED PLZZZ………….

  • SUPREETHA.N

    Hello Bhansali sir.. All our wish will come true with a Happy ending of our favourite Serial SARASWATHICHANDRA.. Our Happiness is in your hands.. Please don spoil our happiness with a horrible ending..
    V all jus need Saras and Kumudh to get married.. Let this serail run for years together, V all are here to Support the team, But Just make our wish come true.. Thoda ghussa thoda parishani thoda missing each other n zyada se zyada Pyar aur Kushiyaan with Saras n Kumudh this s all v want.. Please make them both live together happily as Jodi No. 1.. I ve really gone mad with tis serial.. I m just Loving it :) This is the first serial i m watching in my life which has spoiled my days n nights.. Utthe jaagthe Sothe Khathe har waqt m just lost with tis serial.. I ve cried from the bottom of my heart n i ve enjoyed this program to the top of the world.. My whole family ll there for the support v all are a great fans of U n this serial.. Please Jus Make all ours wish come true Plzzzzzzzzzzz Saras aur Kumud ke shadhi karadhijiye…

    and 1 more thing Hats off to the good work.. Superb feeling, Superb Tile track, Superb Characters, overall its jus Awesome except saras n kumudh’s dhuriya.. So plz make them one.. V all are waiting to c them together as pathi patni of this serial..

  • SUPREETHA.N

    :)

    • ashwin

      najane kitne dil toot jayenge ager. saras aur kumud n.mile to.sach to ye h ki eswar b aise pyar kernewale ko kabi juda nahi kerta .plz aap mila dijiyega plz pyar ki jeet hoti h haar nahi

  • zuma

    Bhansali sir, plsssssssssssssssss kumudineyum sarasineyum onnipikanam, ithu anteyum ante friendsinteyum familiyudeyum prathanayananu. Pls sir real story anthumakate sir ithu happy ending akanam… Sneham satyamanenkil avare orikalum pirikan kaziyilla anu sir viewersinu kanichu kodukanam. Pine sarasineyum kumudineyum njangalk orupad ishtamanu,avare pirikaruth sir plsssssssss….. Ithu njangalude apekshayanu plsssssssss.

  • Aditya ruhella

    I am big fan sarsh and kumud and my bast serial

  • pihu pareek

    sanjay sir… fans r xpecting jst a happy ending u cn do dat, its in ur hand. U cnt break the heart of millions of ur fans… fans luvs u and saraswati chandra both. Nd through coments u cn realise how much people’s emotions are connectd wid dis serial.

  • pihu pareek

    sir… might be possible dis is jst a comment for u bt fr me its my emotions, sentiments. so sir plz unite kumud and saras. It is 21 centuary nw a widow cn marry again. if kumud cn speak english like a modern grl dan why she cn nt marry again to saras…

  • Sandeep gupta

    Sarshwati chandra episode is very best episode and kumud is best and lovely beautiful actress and sarash ji is a best lover of tha word so i m very very happy thanks for sanjaj leela bhansali bye

  • rinku

    We want saras or kumud mile or saraswatichandra ki happy ending ho.

  • rinku

    Plz sbl sir saras or kumud ki sadi karke is serial ka happy ending karo.plzzzzzzz…………..zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.


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