Alaigal (Tamil: அலைகள்) is a Tamil soap opera on Sun TV. It is a Prime time serial. The show stars M. N. Nambiar, Jayachitra, A. L. Raghavan, Vadivukkarasi, Venu Arvind, Raaghav, Nizhalgal Ravi, Mohan Vaidya and Viji Chandrasekhar. The show is produced by Vikatan Televistas Pvt. Ltd and director by Sundar K Vijayan. It was aired on every Monday to Friday at 7.30PM >> 9:00 PM.[1]

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Logo of Alaigal
Written byDevibala
Directed bySundar K. Vijayan
StarringM. N. Nambiar
A. L. Raghavan
Venu Arvind
Nizhalgal Ravi
Mohan Vaidya
Theme music composerDhina (Title Song)
Kiran (Background Score)
Opening theme"Suttrum Bhoomi"
Kavitha Subramanian
Palakkad Sreeram
Vairamuthu (Lyrics)
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Tamil
No. of episodes500+
Producer(s)Vikatan Televistas Pvt. Ltd
Production location(s)Tamil Nadu
Running timeapprox. 20-22 minutes
Original networkSun TV
Original release23 April 2001 (23 April 2001) –
28 May 2003 (28 May 2003)
Followed byAppa


Chadrasekar-Kalyani are the parents of three children. Chandrasekar had an elder brother. After the death of the latter, their three children are orphaned and stay with Chandrasekhar. Ramu, the eldest of the three, is a married to sita, a woman of virtue. The couple however, are treated as unpaid servants by Kalyani. The second one is Gayatri, who works as teacher in a school. The youngest is Anand, a press photographer. Kalyani hates this threesome and makes them dance to her tunes.

At this stage the character Ranga a notorious, anti-social element is introduced. He is shocked at seeing Kalyani in a shop. The very reason for Rangs’s turning an anti-social is Kalyani. He decided to take revenge on her now and shatter her family. He arranges for a drama, which unfolds as below. Ranga and Gayatri get married in a temple. Gayatri goes to live with Ranga. Gayatri, in her new home, encounters the other side of Ranga. He injects steroids, instead of insulin, to her and thereby tarnishes her reputation in society. At the same time, he continues to tactfully play the role of saviour at Vijay’s family. Ranga hires Murali, makes the latter ‘prove’ his extra-marital connections with Gayatri.

The family fall into the trap and curse Gayatri, who is depressed. To top this, Ranga plots to kill Gayatri, but she escapes. Everybody is made to believe that Gayatri has eloped with Murali. Anand, the press photographer, falls in love with Sindu. Sindu is born to Krishna, an estate owners, and Sakunthala. She has a brother named Hari. Sakuntala loves money than her husband and seeds of separation are sown. Krishna transfers his entire properties to his wife’s name and leaves the house. Sindu follows her father. Krishna comes into contact with Savitri. She consoles him and takes care of the child Sindhu, too. Hard work makes Krishna the owner again of a tea estate.

At this juncture, Sindu loves Anand and wants to marry him. Savitri agrees to this, though reluctant at first. Meanwhile, Ranga is continuing his search of Sowmya. Kalyani settles for a girl to be wed to her son Vijay. But he turns it down saying he loves Sowmya. Unable to hide his love, Vijay decides to wed Sowmya, after seeking the blessings of his father. Vijay, who feels Ranga can solve problems, introduces him to Sowmya and there is the huge shock. Sowmya fumes on seeing Ranga who spoiled her family. But there is a catch. To Vijay, Ranga is a godfather and he would not allow anything said against Ranga. Sowmya senses that Ranga intends to shatter the entire family. It is indeed a mega task before her to save the family and expose him.

Lots of questions still remain unanswered. Will Sowmya succeed in her trials? What is the mystery surrounding Savitri at Ooty? Savitri nurture with Chandrasekaran’ family? The solutions reveal lots of sentiments including love, affection, revenge frenzy and challenges. The daily megaserial is embedded with a number of unpredictable turning points.


Main castEdit

Additional castEdit

  • Rajesh
  • Master Naveen
  • baby prahisitha
  • Manohar
  • Raaghav
  • Viji Chandrasekhar
  • Kavithalaya Krishnan
  • Mohan Vaidya
  • S.N.Lakshmi
  • Sukumari
  • Sumangali
  • Aditor sreedhar
  • Rindhya
  • vinayakarajasekar
  • Madurai Nambi
  • Dinki
  • Vadhana
  • Vanitha
  • Yuvasri
  • M. S. Bhaskar
  • Venkat
  • Absar
  • Revathi sankar
  • Golden Suresh
  • Rani
  • Amitha
  • Mythili
  • Murali Kumar
  • TV varadarajan
  • Kanga
  • Vishwa
  • Archana krishnappa
  • Baby shambhavi
  • Rekha krishnappa
  • Madurai Jayanthi
  • sai Lakshmi
  • shakthi Kumar
  • sree Kumar
  • Rajeev
  • Sindhu
  • Sneha eswar
  • shyam ganesh episode from 450 to 515
  • Ajay kapoor
  • Muthu subrananiyum
  • Hema
  • Geethanjali
  • Hema latha
  • AL raghavan
  • Deva guru
  • Railway vijayakumar
  • shanthi Williams
  • Santharan
  • sambath
  • Vani
  • golden suresh
  • preethi sanjeev
  • Bhavana
  • Master roshan
  • Master prasanna sundar

Airing HistoryEdit

Alaigal is a television soap operas which aired on Sun TV.It premiered on 23 April 2001 at 7:30PM later a Show named Indhira Replaced this serial and it aired from 11 February 2002 @ 9:00PM.

Awards & HonoursEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2002 Mylapore Academy Awards Best Television serial [2] Won
Best Director Award Sundar K. Vijayan Won
Best Actor Award Venu Arvind Won

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Rina Chandran (22 October 2002). "Vijay primes new soaps for new eyeballs". The Hindu Business Line.
  2. ^ "Mylapore Academy awards". The Hindu. 12 September 2003.

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