Balika Vadhu is a TV show, currently being broadcast on Colors TV in India. The serial deals with Child Marriage, a social custom still prevalent in parts of India.
Balika Vadhu, Set in rural Rajasthan, narrates the story of a child bride Anandi. Having been married at the tender age of eight, to an equally young Jagdish, she enters a new world which is at once alienating and confusing. Torn away from the merriment of childhood, and her family, she has to accept and accustom herself to this new family of strangers, new relationships and accept her roles as friend, lover, wife, and mother as she forges her way in matrimony. This very unique show is produced by Sphere Origins. The star cast includes Avika Gor as Anandi and Avinash Mukherjee as Jagdish. The show will be aired every Monday to Friday at 8 PM.