Saraswatichandra serial story is based on a Gujarati novel by Govardhanram Madhavaram Tripathi, an author of early twentieth century from Gujarat, India. It is widely read Gujarati literature. The supernovel was written over a period of 15 years, with the first volume being published in 1887 and the fourth one in 1902. The novel, written in five parts, narrates the lifestyle and ideology of people in the early 20th century. It depicts the social fabric of that time, extended family life and the beginning of the meltdown of old customs and traditions.
Saraswatichandra story is a dramatic love story with a sad ending. Saraswati the male lead is indifferently raised by his step mother and yet he grows up and becomes a compassionate person who has lofty ideas and decides to do without his personal happiness without informing his father, who fixes his marriage to Kumud an educated girl from a rich family. Saraswati decides to cancel the engagement and writes to Kumud to inform her. But soon she replies and soon the two keep on exchanging letters. Soon Saraswati decides to defy the customs and pays a visit to his fiancee. The two soon serenade and a short lived romance takes place.
Kumud Marries Rich Prabhat
Saraswati returns home after promising Kumud and her family that he would return.
However, on his return a family feud takes place and Saraswati writes to Kumud that he is not able to marry her. And unfortunately Kumud is being forced to marry a rich person Prabhat,who is a very shrewed,dishonest and cheap person. Kumud somehow manages to live with him who has external affairs. But circumstances are build up such that Prabhat's father come to know his deeds and made Saraswati as his secretory who have left home and this way Saraswati and Kumud once again meet.
Kumud and Saras Reunite
Saraswatichandra wants Prabhat's actual face to come up in front of everybody because of which he gets kidnapped but somehow some holyman rescue him and he gets saved and started living in a temple. Meanwhile, Kumud's old lovers love letters get disclosed and her husband blackmails her to leave and go and stay at her mom's place. This forces her to leave home and she tries to commit sucide but some holywomen saves her life and takes her to the same temple where Saras lives.
They both meet once again and Saraswati starts believing they both are made for each other but Kumud can't have the same as she wants to go back to her inlaws but she doesn't know that she is now widow when she comes to know this she says she can't be of anyone now. And wants Saraswatichandra to get married to her sister Kusum, but he refuses and tries to convince her. And the sad ending of the story comes as Kumud convince him saying that if he wants her to be happy so marry her sister and he agrees for the same. The story goes on as Saras wants to help Kumud who doesn't accept it because of his earlier behaviour. Afterwards, Kumud forgives him when Saras tells her everything that has happened. Now Saras and Kumud are finally getting hitched after calling off their marriage several times.
Saraswatichandra Srial is debut serial of ace director, producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It's story is being inspired from the famous Saraswatichandra Novel and film. In the serial the male lead Saraswati character played by Gautam Rode and female lead Kaumd's character played by Jennifer winget. Kumud's sister Kusum's role played by Shinny Doshi. And Saraswati's step mother's character played by Monica Bedi.
Saraswatichandra Novel Story
Saraswatichandra, a landmark Gujarati novel, written by a famous author of early twentieth century from Gujrat, Govardhanram Madhavram Tripathi. The Saraswatichandra Novel, written in five parts from 1887 to 1902, narrates the lifestyle and ideology of people in the early 20th century. It depicts the social fabric of that time: extended family life and the beginning of the meltdown of old customs and traditions.
Saraswatichandra is a black-and-white Hindi film released in 1968 and was the last Bollywood movie to be made in black and white. It starred Nutan and Manish in the leads among others and was directed by Govind Saraiya. Saraswatichandra Film got many awards which includes 1969, National Film Awards;
Best Cinematography award won by Nariman Irani; Best Music Director award by Kalyanji-Anandji and 1969, Filmfare Best Dialogue Award by Ali Raza.