Schedule: From 8.00pm to 8.30pm (Mon-Sat) on Star-Plus Last Updated: 06 - Aug - 2016Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishtecommonly abbreviated as Balika Vadhu is an Indian television drama series that premiered on 21 July 2008 on Colors TV. It also telecast on Raj Network as Man Vasanai in Tamil, on Maa TV as Chinnari Pellikuthuru in Telugu and on RTV Pink as Mala Nevesta in Serbian. It also airs in Pakistan on Hum2.Set in rural Rajasthan, ‘Balika Vadhu’ traces the arduous journey of child bride Anandi from the brink of childhood to womanhood. Married at the tender age of eight, to an equally young Jagdish, she enters a new world which is at once alienating and confusing. and 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 a friend, lover, wife and a mother as she forges her way in the world. ‘Balika Vadhu’ very sensitively portrays the plight of children who are unwittingly forced into marriage, in the name of tradition, and have to bear the repercussions for the rest of their lives.