Chandanamazha was a Malayalam soap opera aired on Asianet. It was a remake of superhit Hindi serial Saath Nibhana Saathiya aired on Star Plus. The serial was a replacement for the popular Malayalam serial Kumkumapoovu and the same team was behind this too.
PLOT AND STORY
Amrutha is an orphan leaving along with her cousin Varsha and family. Except for Varsha's father, no one in that house like Amrutha. Varsha and her mother hate Amrutha like a hell. Urmila Desai, a woman from a wealthy family, ends her searching for a daughter-in-law after seeing Amrutha. She feels that she will be the perfect wife for her son Arjun. Thus, Amrutha becomes Urmila's daughter-in-law.
But, it was not easy for Amrutha to understand the modern world and she fails miserably most of the time. This irritates Amrutha's husband a lot and he hates Amrutha. Married to the same family, her cousin Varsha used to play dirty tricks to get Amrutha into more trouble. The remaining story is all about how Urmila mentors her daughter-in-law Amrutha, and transforms her into a confident woman.
Roopa Sree as Urmila Desai
Meghna Vincent as Amruta (Replaced by Vindhuja Vikraman)
Suresh as Vasudev, Amruta's Uncle
Kanya as Mayavathi, Vasudev's wife
Shalu Kurian as Varsha, Daughter of Vasudev and Mayavathi
Shibu Laban as Kiran, Cousin of Varsha and Amrita
Murali Mohan as Jayapal, Urmila Desai's husband
Subramani(an) as Arjun, Urmila Desai's Son
Charutha Baiju as Anjali, Urmila Desai's daughter (Replaced by Nimmy Arungopan)
Pratheesh Nandan as Abhishek, Arjun's cousin and Varsha's husband
Yamuna as Madhumathi, Abhishek's Mother and Devraj's wife
Dinesh Panikkar as Devaraj, Madhumathi's Husband
Angel as Sheethal, Arjun's lover
Sharath Kumar as Adarsh, Anjali's lover & Seethal's brother
T.R. Omana as Arjun's Grandmother