Santoshi Maa (TV series)
Santoshi Maa (English: Goddess Santoshi) is an Indian television mythological series, which premiered on November 30, 2015 on &TV and ran till 20 October 2017. The series is produced by Rashmi Sharma Telefilms. Gracy Singh plays the titular role in the series, described as "an emblem of love, contentment, forgiveness, happiness and hope".
|Created by||Rashmi Sharma|
|Based on||Santoshi Mata|
|Written by||Sharad Tripathi|
|Directed by||Rashmi Sharma|
|Creative director||Bhawna Bundela|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||499|
|Production locations||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Running time||22 Minutes|
|Production company||Rashmi Sharma Telefilms|
|Original release||30 November 2015 –|
20 October 2017
|Related shows||Santoshi Maa - Sunayein Vrat Kathayein|
The show is a blend of mythology and drama. The story runs on three parallel tracks.
The first story is about Santoshi, a devout follower of Santoshi Maa who believes that the goddess is the ultimate cure for all miseries.
The second story depicts the story of Devloka where all the gods and goddesses of the Universe reside. Goddess Santoshi along with her alliance 'Gau Mata' try their best to help their devotees. Their attempts are often interrupted by Goddess Poulomi who is known to be the goddess of jealousy, greed, and deception.
The third track involves Santoshi's relatives who are extremely greedy by nature. They dream of becoming rich and can go to any extent to raise money and live a luxurious lifestyle. Santoshi’s Parents Died Cause of Evil Goddess Poulomi. Santoshi First Grandmother And Two Childeren Cruel To Santoshi. While Santoshi Grown up She married To a Rich man.
- Gracy Singh as Santoshi Mata / Sadhvi Maa
- Ratan Rajput as Santoshi Dhairya Mishra
- Ayaz Ahmed as Dhairya Raghavendra Mishra
- Sayantani Ghosh / Debina Bonnerjee as Poulomi Maa / Trishna
- Upasana Singh as Madhu Pratap Mishra (2015–2016)
- Parikshit Sahni as Raghavendra Mishra (2015–2017)
- Kiran Janjani as Ujjwal Mishra (2015–2016)
- Omkar Das Manikpuri as Jagannath
- Sadhana Singh as Vidya Raghavendra Mishra
- Rahul Ranaa as Nagakaimasur
- Sonia Sahni as Dadi
- Sunita Rajwar as Daksha
- K C Shankar as Sheshnath
- Harshita Shukla as Madhuri
- Vijay Badlani as Narada
- Shiju Kataria as Laxmi Mata
- Smriti Khanna as Parvati Mata
- Shahbaz Khan as Pratap Raghavendra Mishra
- Chandni Bhagwanani as Riya
- Abhishek Bajaj as Sanket
- Teejay Sidhu as Nupur Ujwal Mishra
- Piyali Munshi / Taraka Pednekar as Saraswati Mata
- Kashvi Kothari as Child Santoshi
- Guddu Maruti as shashi kala
- Shabaaz Abdullah Badi as Rajan shashikala Nephew
- Meghan Jadhav as chintu Shashikala Nephew
- Shagun Pandey as Guddu
- Aishana Singh / Jyotsna Chandola as Bitto
- Priyamvada Kant as Sharmeeli (2016–2017)
- Kamalika Guha Thakurta as Kamini (2017)
- Harbandana Kaur as Rudrakshi Dhairya Mishra
- Kushank Arora as Ankur Pratap Mishra
- Archana Taide as Sindoori / Fake Santoshi (2016)
- Tarun Khanna as Shiva
- Soni Singh as Swarnarekha (2016)
- Aanchal Khurana as Bubbly Tiwari (2016)
- Aryan Vaid / Aarya Dharamchand Kumar as Indra (2016–2017) / (2017)
- Tasheen Shah as Poulomika (Trishna's daughter)
- Alka Kaushal / Deepshikha Nagpal as Kranti Maa (2017) / (2017)
- Nasirr Khan as Kumbhak
- Santoshi Maa
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