Begusarai is an Indian daily soap opera drama premiered on 2nd March 2015. Swastik Pictures and Saregama Productions have together produced this produced. The channel has collaborated with a popular film maker Tigmanshu Dhulia for designing the first look of this small screen show.This multi-starrer starrer show features Sartaj Gill, Shivangi Joshi, Shweta Tiwari and Vishal Aditya Singh in the main roles. However, Satraj Gill left this show later.
The show is set in Bihar’s Begusarai. It is a quaint place where every individual has to battle for his living. Phulan Thakur and his family rule this small village. The grip on this quirky place starts slipping from the hands of Thakurs when Bindiya- who is a seductress and a dancer, enters the haveli. This story of the show revolves around four main characters- Priyom Thakur, Bindiya, Lakhan Thakur, Poonam Laakhan Thakur, and Phulan Thakur.
Priyom Thakur (Sartaj Gill) is portrayed as the main protagonist in the show. He is the son of Phulan Thakur. He is handsome, charming and everybody’s favourite. Bindiya Priyom Thakur (ShwetaTiwar) is an antagonist in this series who has mesmerized Priyom some how and has managed to marry him.
Lakhan Thakur (Vishal Aditya Singh) is Priyom’s bestie, who also happens to be his brother. He is ambitious, cruel, and very short tempered. Though he respects his family but he has a secret desire of becoming the King of Begusarai. Poonam Laakhan Thakur (Shivangi Joshi) is show case das a simple, shy girl in this show. She wished for a caring and loving husband, but she had to compromise with her fate ultimately.
Phulan Thakur (NarendraJha) is the king of Begusarai as well as head of the Thakur family. Nobody questions his decision because of his terror. Earlier a dreaded dacoit, Phulan Thakur takes immense pride of being a ‘Thakur.’