Swayamvaram is a Malayalam dubbed serial showing on Asianet Plus. It is the dubbed version of Hindi serial "Saraswatichandra" aired on Star Plus and the Nation Channel Dooradharshan. Sanjay Leela Bhansali produced the show and it is his debut production for television. The show got huge popularity among youngsters.
Swayamvaram serial tells a beautiful love story. The show was initially based on the novel of same name authored by Govardhanram Tripathi.
Saraswatichandra Vyas a.k.a Saras is the son of a rich man Lakshminandan Vyas from India and lives in Scotland. He is not interested in getting married, but Beena Gauri (Kumud in hindi version) has been chosen to be his wife by his father, Lakshminandan Vyas. Actually Beena Gauri is the daughter of Vidyachatur, Laskhminandan Vyas's best friend.
Saras rejects the marriage, but Kumud insists that Saras reject the proposal himself in front of her father. So he comes back to India and slowly starts adjusting to the family's ways. Soon love blossoms between Saras and Kumud. Saras' stepmother, Ghumaan, doesn't want to see him happy and so she reveals the truth about his mother's death. On hearing the truth, Saras disowns his father and decides to leave home. Also he breaks the marriage with Kumud, believing according to tradition that since he is no longer the son of a rich man, he will not be able to support her, and is therefore unworthy to be her husband.
Kumud want to make her family happy and also does not want her family to be blamed for the broken marriage. So decides to marry the first proposal without even meeting the person. Her husband Pramad was an alochol addicted person and treats her very badly. On a situation Saras appears at Kumud's in-laws with a fake name Naveenchandra. Kumud tries to change Pramad from his ways, but family's maid "Kalika" is an obstacle. Kalika needs Pramad and his money. The show proceeds through various situations Kalika made to kill Kumud.
Gautam Rode as Chandra "Saraswatichandra" Laxminandan Vyas/ Naveenchandra
Jennifer Winget as Kumud Saraswatichandra Vyas (née Desai)
Monica Bedi as Guman Laxminandan Vyas (Saraswatichandra's Step Mother)
Varun Kapoor as Danny Laxminandan Vyas
Shiny Doshi as Kusum Danny Vyas(née` Desai)
Ashish Kapoor as Kabir Laxminandan Vyas
Chetan Pandit as Laxminandan Vyas
Srishty Rode as Anushka Kabir Vyas
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