Char Divas Sasuche

Char Divas Sasuche (transl. Four days of a mother-in-law) is an Indian Marathi soap opera that aired on ETV Marathi.[1] It is the second longest running Indian serial with over 3,147 episodes. It was premiered on November 2001 and ended on 5 January 2013.[2][3] It was directed by Khalil Herekar[4][5]

Char Divas Sasuche
GenreFamily drama
Written byAbhijeet Pednekar
Smita Prakashkar
Directed byKhalil Herekar
StarringRohini Hattangadi
Kavita Lad
ComposerKaushal Inamdar
Country of originIndia
Original languageMarathi
No. of episodes3,147
ProducersBaburao Borde
Naresh Borde
Production locationMaharashtra
Running time22 minutes
Production companySiddhivinayak Productions
Original networkETV Marathi
Original releaseNovember 2001 (2001-11) –
5 January 2013 (2013-01-05)
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This Marathi serial entered the Limca Book of World Records as the longest-running series on Indian television. This serial created an history in the Indian Television by becoming the first Indian serial across the other languages to cross both 2000 and 3000 episodes and ran for 11 years.[6]


Ashalata and Anuradha, the pillars of the Deshmukh family, who have been portrayed as an ideal women, deals with life practically and fights it out when necessary as they strived for the well being of their family.

Ashalata Deshmukh is the matriarch of the Deshmukh family whose decisions and words are followed. Her son Ravi goes against her decision and marries Anuradha who is a very simple, sensible and a self-respecting girl. Anuradha is unaware that she married Ravi against his mother's wish. The story follows on how will she get Ravi's support and copes up with the family.

Overall, it is the saga of human relationships around the Deshmukh family - tales of love and hate, losses and victories, good and evil, strength and perseverance.



The show is adapted in Gujarati as Sau Dada Sasuna on Colors Gujarati starring Rupal Patel and Neha Mehta.

Reception and impactEdit

It was one of the top rated serials in Marathi during its running period.[11][12] During its run time, it was the longest ran Indian soap opera.[13]

The serial has beaten many of the mega Hindi serials of various channels in the 8 to 8.30 pm slot. The serial has even beaten Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.[14]


  1. ^ "'Char Divas Sasuche' once again ..." Loksatta.
  2. ^ "Limca book of world record's longest-running Indian TV show 'Char Divas Sasuche' to have a rerun soon". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Exclusive: "The authorities will now realize their mistake", says Veteran actress Rohini Hattangadi on overturning shooting ban of actors above 65 years". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Char Divas Sasuche's finally last show".
  5. ^ "Char divas sasuche completes 3000 episodes".
  6. ^ "Mid day article on Char divas sasuche".
  7. ^ "Rohini Hattangadi on Marathi TV has been fabulous with being a part of two of the most popular shows on the circuit namely 'Char Diwas Sasuche' and 'Honar Suun Mi Hya Gharchi'". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "TV-actress-kavita-laad-exit-form-char-divas-sasuche-marathi-serial". Divya Bhaskar.
  9. ^ "The Internet Found Another Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Lookalike. Meet Manasi Naik". NDTV News.
  10. ^ "Anand Abhyankar was an ever-smiling man". Daily News and Analysis.
  11. ^ "Exclusive: I never wore jeans offscreen when Char Divas Sasuche was on air, says Kavita Lad-Medhekar". The Times of India.
  12. ^ "Char Divas Sasuche tops the list of longest series".
  13. ^ "All for a good cause". The Times of India.
  14. ^ "The guys who beat Ekta Kapoor". Mid-Day.

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