The television soap opera, ‘Omanathinkal Pakshi’, was aired on Asianet channel. It is one of the most revered themes in soap opera in the year 2005 that went on air every evening at 7 pm. Based on landmark novel written by a famous author of Malayalam literature Joycee, the show continued to gain much appreciation ever since it was launched on January 24, 2005, in Asianet channel.
The serial was an adaptation of the novel by the same name. The serial had explored the finest approach not only by director Sudhish Shankar who attempted to show the crusades of one single daughter named Jhancy of rich parents. The serial even drew heavily on Jhancy’s character in the serial.
It was a stream of consciousness in the rich family which happened to cross many big events through small happenings in everyday lives. The exploration of dialogues, narration, theme in the serial etc was new literary forms in the televisions screen. Many veteran actresses of big screen like Srividya,
Sai Kumar, Lena Beena Antony and Sitara Balakrishnan did their roles perfectly. Director Sudhish Shankar is known in Malayalam television industry for adaptation of many finest novels of our country.
Many of the serial he has directed for television channel have a close link with literature and novels. Even Joycee’s novel featured on the television channel and gained public appreciation.