Jai Malhar is a mythological epic based on the life of Khandoba , the reincarnation of Lord Shiva. The show is about Khandoba’s courage, magnanimity and prowess.
He is also fondly known as Malhar & worshipped across Maharashtra & beyond as the family deity of many. His devotees express their devotion by chanting aloud “Yelkot Yelkot Jai Malhar”. The foremost centre of Khandoba worship is Jejuri in Maharashtra & is thronged by lakhs every year who visit to worship the Lord.
Jai Malhar, is Zee Marathi’s attempt at bringing to life for the first time on television, the larger than life persona of Khandoba. The show is about Khandoba’s courage, magnanimity and prowess. Khandoba has been portrayed as a God of love, a Superpower and the symbol of excellence. He is portrayed as a super hero for the young generation. Each part of the show is aimed at spreading knowledge of his values and beliefs. It is the biggest offering in the history of Marathi Television, an ode to the faith of Maharashtra!!!
Watch Jai Malhar, Mon-Sat 07:00 PM, only on Zee Marathi.
Jai Malhar Cast Details:-
Devdatta Nage as Lord Shiva, Lord Khandoba and Khandu Gavda.
Khandoba is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He is the slayer of demons Mani and Malla. He protects his devotees from any obstacles. He predominantly resides in Jejuri. Besides, many other shrines are dedicated to him.
Surabhi Hande as Goddess Mhalasa.
Goddess Mhalasa is from Nevasa. Daughter of Timmasheth Vani (merchant) and Mayananda. She married Lord Khandoba and came to Jejuri. She is wife of Lord Khandoba, a loving housewife who takes ferocious form to slay demons and is the queen of Jejuri. She is the incarnation of Goddess Parvati whose appearance is of Goddess Mohini, a form of Lord Vishnu.
Isha Keskar as Goddess Banai and Jayadri.
Goddess Banai also known as Banubai, is from Dhangarpada of Chandanpuri. Her biological parents are actually God Indra (king of deities) and Goddess Shachi, but she was raised by Ajamel, a Dhangar man. She is devoted to Lord Khandoba and is his wife.
Jayadri is the daughter of Lord Indra and Goddess Shachi, who later reborn as Banai due to curse put upon her by Lord Indra.
Nakul Ghanekar as Hegadi Pradhan and Lord Vishnu.
Lord Vishnu served as Prime Minister in the form of Hegadi Pradhan for Lord Khandoba in the battle against the demons Mani and Malla. He is intelligent and aware of etiquette. He helps Lord Khandoba in making of plans and figuring them out.
Purva Neelima Subhash as Goddess Lakshmi
Goddess Lakshmi is the wife of Lord Vishnu who supports Lord Khandoba and Lord Vishnu (as Hegadi Pradhan) in their tasks. She is the daughter of Samudra Dev , the sea God . She is a loving and caring woman and loves her husband , Lord Vishnu very much. She often convinces and advices Mhalsa Devi about many things.
Anirudh Vinayak Joshi as Sage Narada.
Narada is a Vedic sage who is the messenger of Gods and deities. He is a great devotee of Lord Vishnu and helps Lord Khandoba and Lord Vishnu in their tasks. He trains Banai to get wedded to Lord Khandoba . He sometimes unknowingly creates conflicts and also spices up some news.
Siddhesh Prabhakar as Lord Surya.
Lord Surya is the solar deity.
Arti More as Latika.
Latika is the childhood friend of Goddess Mahalasa who too resides in Jejuri and helps Goddess Mahalasa in her tasks.
Priyanka Waman as Manji.
Manji is a very close childhood friend of Goddess Banai. Goddess Banai shares her every problems with Manji in order to figure it out.
Mahesh Phalke as Ranga.
Ranga is a cowherd resident in Chandanpuri and a friend of Goddess Banai.
Anjali Valsangkar as Shevanti.
Shevanti is the wife of Ranga.
Jai Malhar Title Songs