Balika Vadhu , telecast on Colors, is about to show its thousandth episode. The social evil i.e. child marriage is effectively shown in the serial.
The terrible consequences of child marriage are comprehensively depicted through Anandi, an adorable and charming character. The serial not only shows the given social evil ,but also comments on the other social evils prevalent in our society. It has made an endeavor to encourage widow remarriage by showing the marriages of two widows. It also urges the viewers to shun superstitious belief and adopt rational thinking. The importance of women's education in the upliftment of our society is also commented upon. A vivid portrayal of the life in rural area and the usage of Rajasthani dialect makes the serial unique and captivating. Though it dwells on a social theme, but it does not lag behind in entertaining the viewers with its interesting story line and lively characters. The influence of city life on Jagdish's thoughts and behavior is convincingly portrayed. The serial not only affects our minds but also moves our heart with several pitiable occurances.
So Balika Vadhuhas transcended its aim of entertaining the viewers by spreading a social message with a praiseworthy intent to improve the society.