Ganga is a supernatural and fantasy show opera in the Malayalam language. The show is a dubbed version of a Tamil show by the same name. Ganga is inspired by the superhit Telegu show ‘Saptha Mathrika’ which aired in 2016. As of June 2017, the show is airing on weekdays on the Surya TV channel. The show is produced by Home Movie Makers Ltd. It is directed by R. Ilavarasan and N. Sundhareshwaran. The screenplay is written by Sarath. The show has a stellar star cast. The show stars Piyali P. Munshi who starred in Hindi shows.
Ganga is her first venture into South Indian television industry. The show also stars Monica,
Pradeep Benetto Ryan,
Manju Bhargavi and Yuvarani. After 43 episodes, Anuradha replaced Manju Bhargavi in the show. The show is a supernatural and mythical show centred around Ganga, a goddess in Hindu mythology. The character of Ganga is played by Monica. Kanikkapuram, a fictional village is where the story occurs. The protagonist of the show is Abirami, played by Piyali P. Munsi. Abirami resides in the village of Kannikapuram along with her family.
Kannikapuram is a village cursed by Goddess Ganga. Kannikapuram is a village full of single women who aren’t married yet. This is as a result of the curse placed by Ganga. She holds the secret to the mortality of the village. The village is under her whim and power, and she can do as she desires. Abirami is one of the women who resides in the village. Rather than accepting her fate, she is the kind of woman that challenges and does not shy away from the fight. Abirami falls in love with a man.
However, she is reminded of Goddess Ganga’s curse on Kannikapuram. Due to the curse, she is unable to marry the man she loves. She does not accept this and vows to marry him. To achieve this, she plans to take on Ganga and get rid of the curse placed on her village. The story follows Abirami as she challenges Ganga and tries to fulfill her desire. She also hopes to set the village free from her curse. Since its announcement, people waited eagerly for the show. It was first of its kind that had supernatural, mythical and fantasy elements. The producers also spared no expense which led to some amazing scenes and breath taking visuals. These, along with the story make the show an interesting watch.