Thrilling times of 'Marma Desam' [Flashback]
Back in late 1990s K.Balachander Kavithalaya group's Minbimbangal Productions and Director Nag...
It was the time of very few private channels in Tamil Nadu with big names of Sun TV and Raj TV. It was the period of GEC (Golden Eagle Communication) transforming to Vijay Mallya's Vijay TV (later acquired by Star group and became Star Vijay) and post shutdown of JJ TV (J. Jayalaitha owned Pvt channel).
Marma Desam said to be Director Naga's best in TV Serials who picked Indra Soundar Rajan's (Nandi Ragasiyam?) story for the first series. Ragasiyam is based around a temple in Chitharpatti, it is the first of the highly successful Marmadesam series.
|Cover of Marma Desam - Ragasiyam|
|Chetan as Rajendran (Vidathu Karuppu)|
Other seasons on Marmadesam include Iyanthira Paravai and Edhuvum Nadakkum, directed by CJ Bhaskar received only average TRP rating. Iyanthira Paravai explores the practice of Varmakalai, shown in 36 Episodes.
|A Scene from Marma Desam - Iyanthira Paravai|
Success of Marmadesam is Indra Soundarajan, Director Naga and Sun TV combo, which is still unmatchable in Tamil TV Serials.
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