Pandya Store is a Hindi television drama series which first aired on 25th January 2021 on Star Plus channel. The show has been produced by Sujoy Wadhwa and Komal Wadhwa under the banner of Sphere Origins. The story has been developed by Shilpa Choubey and written by Sunil Choubey and Shilpa Choubey. The directors are Pradeep Yadav and Arshad Khan while the creative director is Aman Jain. The screenplay is by Sushil Choubey while the cinematography is by Santosh Suryawanshi.
Pandya Store is a remake of the Tamil series Pandian Stores which airs on Star Vijay. Kinshuk Mahajan and Shiny Doshi are playing the lead characters in this serial.
The Pandya family lives in Somnath. The sole source of their livelihood is the store owned by them named Pandya Store. Due to financial hardships, the family is forced to mortgage both their house and Pandya Store. The eldest son of the family, Gautamgets married to Dhara. On the very first day after their marriage, the couple starts managing the Pandya Store. This sets the trend of the story which revolves around the hardships faced by Gautam and Dhara as they work hard to save the mortgaged house and the store. Dhara becomes the main support system for Gautam and the family. She also looks after the three younger brothers of Gautam, Dev, Shiv and Krish, like their own mother.
The story fast forwards to 10 years. The three younger brothers of Gautam have all grown up. The three brothers love and respect Dhara. Dev falls in love with a girl named Rishita and marries her. Shiv and Raavi get married reluctantly but gradually start falling in love with each other. Dhara has managed to revive the fortunes of Pandya Store but new challenges await her which will test her skills in keeping the family united.
Dhara Pandya is the wife of Gautam Pandya and the daughter-in-law of the Pandya household. She plays the pivotal role in managing the Pandya Store. Dhara Pandya’s role is being portrayed by Shiny Doshi. Shiny Doshiis an actress who made her television debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s television series Saraswatichandra which aired on Star Plus in 2013. From 2015 to 2016, she played the title lead Sarojini in the Zee TV series Sarojini- Ek Nayi Pahal. She subsequently appeared in Life Ok’s comedy series Bahu Hamari Rajnikant and Zee TV’s Jamai Raja. In 2018, she competed in the television reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8. In 2019, she played the role of Radha in the religious television series Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran. Prior to taking up the role of Dhara, she appeared in the serial Alif Laila as Sultana Sehar.
Gautam Pandya is the son of Darshan and Suman Pandya and the elder brother of Dev, Shiv and Krish. He is also the husband of Dhara Pandya. He manages the Pandya Store along with his wife Dhara. Kinshuk Mahajan is playing the role of Gautam Pandya. Kinshuk Mahajan is a model and actor and an alumni of Asian Academy of Film and Television. Kinshuk started his acting career with the film Delhi Heights. He made his television debut with the serial Dhoom Machao Dhoom.However, he got recognition from the serial Sapna Babul Ka….Bidai in which he played the lead role of RanveerRajvansh. He has acted in many other serials such as Chand ChupaBaadal Mein, Afsar Bitiya, Naagin 2, Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka and many more.
Pandya Store is aired everyday from Monday to Friday at 11:00 pm IST. The running duration of the show is 20-24 minutes.