Karam (TV series)

Karam is an Indian soap opera created by Swapna Waghmare Joshi and co-produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Telefilms.[1] The series was premiered in 2001 on SAB TV.[2]

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Created byBalaji Telefilms
Developed byEkta Kapoor
Written bySwapna Waghmare Joshi
Directed bySwapna Waghmare Joshi
Creative directorSwapna Waghmare Joshi
StarringYash Tonk
Mouli Ganguly
Opening theme"Apne Apne Karam" by Priya Bhattacharya
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes110
ProducersEkta Kapoor
Shobha Kapoor
Production locationsMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running timeApprox. 24 minutes
Production companyBalaji Telefilms
DistributorShri Adhikari Brothers Television
Original networkSAB TV
Picture format576i
Original release16 January 2001 (2001-01-16) –
12 March 2002 (2002-03-12)


The series revolves around two fictional families, the Rais and the Zaveris. The series explores how the protagonist Manasi Zaveri (Mouli Ganguly) marries an affluent businessman Jay Rai (Yash Tonk) who faces marital rape. The series further explores how Manasi is caught in a dilemma of whether to walk out of the marriage and face the wrath of society or to stay in marriage with the man who abused her very existence as a woman.



  1. ^ "'I try to go beyond script' : Swapna Waghmare Joshi". Indian Television. 13 August 2005. Retrieved 11 November 2019.[unreliable source?]
  2. ^ "TRP has no impact on Balaji Telefilms - Ekta Kapoor". Exchange4media.

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