Udaan (2014 TV series)
Udaan (transl. Flight) is an Indian social drama television series that aired on Colors TV from 18 August 2014 to 28 June 2019. From 2014 to 2016, the show starred child actor Spandan Chaturvedi who played young Chakor. It then took a generation leap and from 2016 to 2019, the show revolved around Chakor, Suraj, Imli and Vivaan played by Meera Deosthale, Vijayendra Kumeria, Vidhi Pandya and Paras Arora. In 2019, the show took another leap and focused on Chakor's daughter, Saanvi and Sameer played by Tanya Sharma and Gaurav Sareen. Is is currently the fourth most longest-running Indian television series aired on Colors TV. Udaan highlighted the issue of bonded labour in Indian villages.
|Opening theme||"Ye Honslo Ki Udaan Hai"|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of episodes||1,352|
|Executive producers||Gurudev Bhalla|
|Camera setup||Multi camera|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company||Gurudev Bhalla Productions|
|Original network||Colors TV|
|Picture format||576i SDTV|
|Original release||18 August 2014 –|
28 June 2019
Set in 1996 in Azadganj village, wealthy landlord Kamal Narayan uses the villagers as bonded labourers. Couple Bhuvan Lal Singh and Kasturi face financial difficulty; as collateral for a loan, they agree to let Kamal use their first child as a servant when she becomes seven years old. However, Kasturi gives birth to a girl Chakor.
7 years laterEdit
Chakor who is an aspiring marathon runner is 7 years old, and has a younger sister Imli. She goes to Kamal's mansion to serve and befriends his nephew Vivaan. She speaks for the villagers' rights against the landlord. In real, Chakor has a twin sister Chunni who was secretly raised in Mumbai.
Kamal kills her. Chakor seeks revenge. Her marathon coach Arjun elopes with Kamal's daughter Bhagya. Chakor escapes with them to pursue her dreams and vows to return to the village in 10 years. Vengeful for the betrayal, Kamal gets Chakor's grandmother buried alive.
10 years laterEdit
Chakor is a famous marathon runner by the tage 501 and returns. Imli hates her for leaving them all behind. Vivaan holds a grudge. Kamal's son Suraj treats all the villagers very badly. Chakor learns about her grandmother's death and gets Kamal arrested, though he is later bailed.
Vivaan is angry when his widowed mother Ranjana marries Kamal. He cuts all his ties with her after knowing she killed her husband Manohar (Kamal's brother and Vivaan's father). He rebuilds his bond with Chakor; they fall in love.
Imli falls in love with Suraj whose marriage is arranged to marathon runner Tina Raichand. A double ceremony is planned for Tina and Suraj along with Vivaan and Chakor. Imli is pregnant with Suraj's child and explains to Tina who conspires to switch places at the marriage ceremony.
However, Suraj learns about this and shows his cruelty by switching them making Imli married to Vivaan while Chakor marries Suraj. Chakor is initially blamed, and Suraj mistreats her. Love blossoms between Vivaan and Imli. Suraj while falls for Imli.
Kamal's evil daughter Ragini enters. Imli and Vivaan go on a candlelight dinner where she trips on a stone and suffers a miscarriage. Suraj releases Chakor from their marriage. Imli wants Vivaan. Kamal returns to Azadganj to avenge what Suraj did to him.
Chakor realizing that Suraj's life is in danger becomes his shield. Suraj is forced to be a labourer (bandhua) by Kamal. Chakor helps keeping his hope alive that one day all the miseries will end. Suraj has a change of heart when Chakor helps him.
Suraj and Chakor fall madly in love with each other. On their first anniversary they propose each other. Imli tells Vivaan that she is pregnant; he is shocked as his doctor told him that he cannot become a dad. He suspects Imli is carrying Suraj's child.
When everyone blames Imli, Suraj comes forth and lies that Imli is carrying his child. Heartbroken, Chakor divorces Suraj but truth soon comes out that Ragini was the real culprit behind all this. Imli forgives Vivaan. Suraj remarries Chakor and they consummate their marriage.
Imli conceals a miscarriage from Vivaan, causing a rift when he learns the truth. She gives him sleeping injection and he falls into a coma. Imli suspects Chakor of betraying her and conspires with Kamal to have her stabbed and thrown into a river. Chakor is threw and presumed dead.
1 month laterEdit
Chakor is saved from river by a priest at Varansi and recovers. She is pregnant. Imli creates misunderstandings between Chakor and Suraj, by telling untrue things. Chakor is sheltered by ACP Ranvijay Singh, and later reunites with Suraj after clearing all misunderstandings.
Kamal killed Ranvijay's father in past. Vengeful, Ranvijay kidnaps Suraj. He is arrested. Chakor and Suraj return to Azadganj, forgiving Imli who tells she lied to save them from Kamal; they're unaware of her truth. Kamal kidnaps Chakor who miscarries and loses her child.
Chakor kills Kamal to avenge all deaths, freeing villagers from debt, and is jailed for 5 years. Imli bails Ranvijay in Varanasi, and brings him to Azadganj. They hit an ironic stick at Suraj's head as a part of their conspiracy, leading him to lose his memory. Imli marries Ranvijay.
5 years laterEdit
Released from jail, Chakor is shocked after learning Imli's truth and how she mistreats villagers. Amnesiac, Suraj who refuses to recognize Chakor is Imli's servant. She has kept Suraj's mother Tejaswini locked in a secret room.
Eventually, Suraj regains his memories and reunites with Chakor. They free Tejaswini. Imli shoots Ranvijay in anger and escapes. Everyone believes that Ranvijay has died. Imli tries to injure Chakor but indeed meets with an accident and is presumed dead. Azadganj is freed again.
2 years laterEdit
Chakor and Suraj have a baby daughter, Saanvi. Imli is alive and returns but is arrested when Vivaan awakens from his coma. She is later released. Her gun dealer Yashwant tries to kill Suraj; when Vivaan gets in the way, Chakor accidentally shoots him to death.
Imli swears revenge for Vivaan's death. She kidnaps Saanvi and fakes her death. Suraj blames Chakor and severs ties with her. She leaves the village along with Kasturi and Bhuvan. Imli makes Saanvi a labourer. Suraj moves to New York with Yashwant's daughter Naina.
7 years laterEdit
Saanvi is raised as Anjor by labourer couple Sugna and Kesho. Chakor returns to village for work and rescues Saanvi from goons; the two form a bond, unaware of their relation. Suraj returns from New York for business purposes and also forms a bond with Saanvi.
Chakor learns Saanvi is alive. Imli finally reveals to her that Anjor is none other than Saanvi. Suraj gets to know that Imli was the one who kept Saanvi away from them, and is sorry to Chakor. The family is reunited and Imli is arrested, with Saanvi aware about her real parentage.
1 year laterEdit
Chakor and Suraj live happily with Saanvi. Children disappear from the village, and it is revealed that politician Rajeshwari Singh and her son Vikram have been poisoning their injections. Chakor and Suraj banish them, but Vikram sets a bomb that kills Suraj.
Chakor is devastated but, rather than telling Saanvi, pays Suraj's look-alike Raghav Khanna to take his place. The family of Tejaswini's brother comes to live at the mansion after his death. Her son-in-law Akash is Vikram's vengeful brother. Imli is back from jail.
Raghav falls for Chakor who realizes Akash's truth. Imli turns good and dies while saving Raghav from a villain. Saanvi realises Raghav isn't Suraj. Chakor is jailed for 10 years due to false blame. Saanvi is adopted by rich couple Jatin and Poonam after Rajvanshis are killed by villagers.
10 years laterEdit
Chakor is released from jail and shifts to Mumbai to find Saanvi who is grown up and hates her. Saanvi is now known as Angie. Chakor meets her and gets to know she is Saanvi. To get close with her, Chakor works at Jatin and Poonam's house where Saanvi lives.
Saanvi falls in love with Sameer Sharma. Raghav comes back and meets Chakor. Eventually, Saanvi begins to accept her. Poonam tries to separate them. Raghav dies due to an accident planned by Poonam. Soon, Saanvi learns about Poonam's evil deeds and unites with Chakor.
Saanvi marries Sameer and they move to Sitapur. But, he is brutally killed by the alive Ranvijay who rules Sitapur now. Chakor and Saanvi unite to get revenge. Together, they unmask Ranvijay's real face to people.
Ranvijay dies after getting burnt in fire. Everyone thank Chakor for saving Sitapur from Ranvijay. Chakor comes back to Azadganj. Anjor decides to stay and protect Sitapur.
- Meera Deosthale/Toral Rasputra as Chakor Singh/Rajvanshi – Kasturi and Bhuvan's daughter; Chunni and Imli's sister; Vivaan's former fiancée; Suraj's wife; Saanvi's mother (2016–19)
- Spandan Chaturvedi as
- Young Chakor Singh aka Chokka (2014–16)
- Chunni Singh – Kasturi and Bhuvan's daughter; Chakor and Imli's sister (2015) (Dead)
- Spandan Chaturvedi as
- Vijayendra Kumeria as
- Suraj Rajvanshi – Kamal and Tejasswini's son; Bhagya and Ragini's brother; Chakor's husband; Saanvi's father (2016–18) (Dead)
- Darshan Gurjar/Apurva Jyotir as Young Suraj Rajvanshi (2014–16)
- Raghav Khanna – Suraj's doppelganger (2018–19) (Dead)
- Suraj Rajvanshi – Kamal and Tejasswini's son; Bhagya and Ragini's brother; Chakor's husband; Saanvi's father (2016–18) (Dead)
- Vidhi Pandya as Imli Singh Rajvanshi – Kasturi and Bhuvan's daughter; Chakor and Chunni's sister; Vivaan and Ranvijay's former wife (2016–18, 2018–19) (Dead)
- Tasheen Shah as Young Imli Singh (2014–16)
- Paras Arora as Vivaan Rajvanshi – Manohar and Ranjana's son; Suraj's cousin brother; Chakor's former fiancé; Imli's former husband (2016–18) (Dead)
- Wahib Kapadia as Young Vivaan Rajvanshi (2014–16)
- Sai Ballal as Kamal Narayan Rajvanshi – Shakuntala's son; Manohar and Nayantara's brother; Tejaswini and Ranjana's husband; Suraj, Bhagya and Ragini's father (2014–17) (Dead)
- Vikas Bhalla as ACP Ranvijay Singh – Malini and Rajan's son; Preeti and Kavya's brother; Imli's former husband (2017, 2017–18, 2019) (Dead)
- Tanya Sharma as Saanvi "Anjor" Rajvanshi/Sharma aka Angie Shroff – Chakor and Suraj's daughter; Jatin and Poonam foster daughter; Sameer's wife (2019)
- Samriddhi Yadav as Young Saanvi "Anjor" Rajvanshi (2018–19)
- Aadhya Barot as Baby Saanvi Rajvanshi (2018)
- Gaurav Sareen as Sameer Sharma – Jaya and Manoj's son; Vanshika's brother; Saanvi's husband (2019) (Dead)
- Prachee Pathak as Tejaswini Desai Rajvanshi – Ramesh's sister; Kamal's first wife; Suraj, Bhagya and Ragini's mother (2014–19) (Dead)
- Sai Deodhar as Kasturi Singh – Hariya's daughter; Bhuvan's wife; Chakor, Chunni and Imli's mother (2014–18)
- Rajiv Kumar as Bhuvan Lal Singh – Savitri's son; Chakor, Chunni and Imli's father (2014–18)
- Sandeep Baswana as Collector[disambiguation needed] Ishwar Rawat – Kamal's enemy; Aabha's husband; Aditya's father (2014–15) (Dead)
- Dolphin Dwivedi as Aabha Rawat – Ishwar's wife; Aditya's mother (2014–15)
- Varun Vijay Sharma as Aditya Rawat – Ishwar and Aabha's son; Chakor's friend (2016)
- Yash Mistry as Young Aditya Rawat (2014–15)
- Mohammad Nazim as Gumaan Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Rishina Kandhari as Vishakha (2015–16)
- Vineet Raina as Arjun Khanna – Bhagya's husband; Chakor's sports coach (2014–16)
- Sheetal Pandya as Bhagya Rajvanshi / Khanna – Kamal and Tejaswini's daughter; Arjun's wife (2015–16)
- Vinny Arora as Tina Raichand – Suraj's ex-fianceé (2016)
- Sehban Azim as ACP Ajay Khurana (2017)
- Anurag Sharma as Jatin Shroff – Saanvi's adopted father; Poonam's husband (2019)
- Arti Singh as Poonam Shroff – Saanvi's adopted mother; Jatin's wife (2019)
- Amit Dolawat as Mahesh Khanna (2015–16)
- Ginnie Virdi as Ranjana Rajvanshi – Manohar and Kamal's wife; Vivan's mother (2014–17) (Dead)
- Moni Rai as Manohar Rajvanshi – Shakuntala's son; Kamal and Nayanatara's brother; Ranjana's husband; Vivan's father (2014–16) (Dead)
- Naveen Sharma as Rakesh Deshmukh/Rocky (2015)
- Unknown as Girja – Rajvanshi family servant (2014–19) (Dead)
- Prakash Ramchandani as Lakhan Singh – Chagan's father (2014–17)
- Shresth Kumar as Chagan Singh – Lakhan's son; Gauri's husband; Chakor's brotherly friend (2016–18)
- Sunidhi Chauhan also known as Sunidee Chauhan as Gauri Singh – Chagan's wife (2017–18)
- Jhuma Biswas as Savitri Singh – Bhuvan's mother; Chakor, Chunni and Imli's grandmother (2014–16) (Dead)
- Suhasini Mulay as Shakuntala Rajvanshi – Kamal, Manohar and Nayanatara's mother (2014–15)
- Aryan Vaid as Kabir (2014)
- Jineet Rath as Om (2014–15)
- Deep Kaur as Swarnaa Rawat (2014–16)
- Vijay Aidasani as Samarithan Prabhakar Rawat (2014–15)
- Roma Bali as Vaibhavi Prithvi Deshmukh (2015) (Dead)
- Nisha Pareek as Laali (2015)
- Mak Mukesh Tripathi as Roney (2015–16)
- Alexander Dolbenko as Russian Jhula Master Peter (2015–16) (Dead)
- Nishikant Dixit as Principal (2015–16)
- Shailesh Datar as Minister (2015)
- Alpana Buch as Nayanthara Rajvanshi/Ammaji (2015)
- Sandeep Nuval as Shikhu (2016–18)
- Vandana Singh as Ragini Rajvanshi – Kamal and Tejaswini's daughter; Suraj and Bhagya's sister (2016–17, 2018)
- Vaishnavvi Shukla as Young Ragini Rajvanshi (2014–16)
- Drisha Kalyani as Pakhi Trivedi – Chakor's friend (2017–18, 2019) (Dead)
- Chahat Tewani as Young Pakhi Trivedi (2017)
- Sakshi Sharma as Preeti Singh (2017)
- Simran Khanna as Kavya Singh (2017)
- Tiya Gandwani as Malini Rajanpratap Singh (2017)
- Yatin Karyekar as Rajanpratap Singh (2017)
- Manish Naggdev as Akash Singh (2018–19)
- Karan Mehat as ACP Damodar Chauhan (2018–19)
- Amika Shail as Jyoti Desai/Singh: Tejaswini's niece, Akash's wife (2018–2019)
- Unknown as Amit Desai (2018)
- Unknown as Rohit Desai (2018)
- Minal Mogam as Rajjo (2018) (Dead)
- Unknown as Ramesh Desai (2018) (Dead)
- Unknown as Leela (2018–19) (Dead)
- Komal Sharma as Sugna – Baby Saanvi's foster mother (2018) (Dead)
- Neeraj Pandey as Keshav/Kesho – Baby Saanvi's foster father (2018)
- Astha Singh as Garima Gumaan Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Unknown as Rohan Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Avisha Shahu as Tuntun (2018) (Dead)
- Kanika Kotnala as Vatsala Prakashan/Vatsala Rajvanshi (2018)
- Unknown as Madhuri Vijay Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Sabina Jat as Advocate Vaani Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Naren Kumar as Vijay Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Swati Kapoor as Naina Bedi (2018)
- Abhishek Verma[disambiguation needed] as Mahendra Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Unknown as Bheem Prakashan (2018)
- Unknown as Sandhya Bharat Singh Rajvanshi (2018)
- Mahesh Thakur as Colonel Yashwant Bedi (2018) (Dead)
- Kajal Pisal as Kanchan Bedi (2018)
- Kiran Janjani as RAW Officer Abhay (2018)
- Abhilash Chaudhary as RAW Agent Vishal (2018)
- Ayesha Vindhara as Raksha – Chakor's student (2018)
- Keith Sequeira as Karan Oberoi – Chakor and Suraj's business tycoon (2018) (Dead)
- Micckie Dudaaney as Bachcha Pandey (2018) (Dead)
- Pratima Kazmi as Rajeshwari Devi Singh (2018) (Dead)
- Mukul Harish as Vikram Singh (2018) (Dead)
- Mahi Sharma as Manju (2018)
- Sanjay Gandhi as Bhanu Pratap Singh (2019)
- Jaskaran Singh[disambiguation needed] as Lallan Singh (2019)
- Maera Mishra as Sonya (2019)
- Digvijay Purohit as Manoj Sharma – Jaya's husband; Sameer and Vanshika's father (2019)
- Barsha Chatterjee as Jaya Sharma – Manoj's wife; Sameer and Vanshika's mother (2019)
- Prachi Singh as Vanshika Sharma – Jaya and Manoj's daughter; Sameer's sister (2019)
- Amit pandey as gajju bhai (2018)
- Jigyasa Singh as Thapki from Thapki Pyar Ki
- Manish Goplani as Bihaan Pandey from Thapki Pyaar Ki
- Toral Rasputra as Anandhi from Balika Vadhu
- Gracy Goswami as Nimboli from Balika Vadhu
- Vidya Balan, to promote Hamari Adhuri Kahani and Kahaani 2
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui, to promote Manjhi - The Mountain Man
- Ranveer Singh, to promote Bajirao Mastani
- Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma, to promote Sultan
- Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, to promote Jab Harry Met Sejal
- Harshad Chopda as Aditya Hooda from Bepannaah
- Jennifer Winget as Zoya Siddiqui from Bepannah
- Karan Wahi as himself for special dance performance
- Krystle D'Souza as herself for special dance performance
- Rohan Gandotra as Parth Bhanushali from Dil Se Dil Tak
- Rashami Desai as Shorvori Parth Bhanushali from Dil Se Dil Tak
- Jannat Zubair Rahmani as Pankti Sharma from Tu Aashiqui
- Ritvik Arora as Ahaan Dhanrajgir from Tu Aashiqui
- Nidhhi Agerwal as Lead Heroine Nivisha Shivoham
- Isha Talwar as Sayesha Singh
- Bellamkonda Sreenivas as Vatsal Singh
- Puneeth Rajkumar as Raajakumara
- Thalaivasal Vijay
- Kavitha Ranjini as Sayesha & Vatsal's mother Dakshayani Singh
- Shiva as Ganguly Kandhan/Pasupathi from Thillu Mullu (2013 film)
- Anu Emmanuel as Sayesha's sister
- Gautham Karthik as Vatsal's brother
- T. Rajendar as Vatsal's father
- Vivek as Emotional Ekambaram from Uthamaputhiran (2010 film)
- Sumithranand Pant
- Dev Anand
- Soundarya Rajinikanth
- Nabeel Ahmed Mirajkar as Raju
It was the fourth longest-running Indian television series of Colors TV after Balika Vadhu, Sasural Simar Ka and Uttaran. With more than 1300 episodes, it was one of the longest running Indian television series.
Tri means 'three' and shakti means 'power', thus trishakti means 'power of three'. In each Trishakti, three serials were broke down into parts and were shown one by one.
|Sr No.||Air Date||Serials|
|1||February 19, 2016||Ishq Ka Rang Safed||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka|
|2||March 10, 2016||Ishq Ka Rang Safed||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka|
|3||March 17, 2016||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka||Balika Vadhu|
|4||March 29, 2016||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka||Udaan|
|5||April 8, 2016||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka||Udaan|
|6||April 21, 2016||Ishq Ka Rang Safed||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka|
|7||May 12, 2016||Sasural Simar Ka||Udaan||Swaragini|
|8||May 20, 2016||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka||Udaan|
|9||May 26, 2016||Thapki Pyar Ki||Sasural Simar Ka||Balika Vadhu|
|10||March 5, 2018||Laado 2||Dil Se Dil Tak||Savitri Devi College & Hospital||Tu Aashiqui|
- The series is dubbed into Tamil as Poovizhi Vasalile on Raj TV.
- It has been dubbed into Telugu as Vasantham on ETV Telugu
- It has been dubbed into Malayalam as Nilapakshi on Surya TV from 15 July 2019 to 22 January 2021
- It is also dubbed into Sinhala as Dhoni on Hiru TV.
- It is also broadcast in Bengali as Resham Jhanpi on Colors Bangla.
- The series is translated into Armenian as Trichk (Թռիչք) and is broadcast on Armenia TV.
- The Vietnamese dub is Đôi Cánh Tự Do, which airs on Echannel (VTVCab5).
- It was dubbed into Persian on GEM BOLLYWOOD with the name پرواز.
- The Lithuanian dub is Parduotas gyvenimas, which airs on TV3. 
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