Amrita TV's Kathayalla Ithu Jeevitham: A gift of hope
'Kathayalla Ithu Jeevitham' is the most popular television adalat show in Malayalam.It is the tele-replica of Lok Adalat (people's courts) backed by the Kerala State Legal Services Authority (KELSA), which is constituted to give legal services to the people besidesconducting Lok Adalats. Retired judges, famous lawyers and social workers line-up on the judging panel. Yesteryear actress Vidhubala is the counselor of the show.Here in this show, real life disputes arising in a family or so are put forward, mediated and settled to the satisfaction of all concerned, through a presentation that has the all drama of films while retaining the authenticity of real life. Money disputes, partition suits, damages, matrimonial cases and missing cases have also been considered and majority of them settled in this show, as the scope for compromise through an approach of give and take is high in these cases.
Daughter of famous magician
K. Bhagyanath and sister of cinematographer Madhu Ambat, Vidhubala started her acting career in the mid-1970s and retired after acted in more than 100 films in various south indian languages. She has been associated with Kathayalla Ithu Jeevitham in the lead role of an eminent counsellor, since its inception.
Highly recognized show
This unorthodox and impartial television adalat programme has been recognized for its social commitment with numerous state awards and with the help of our valued viewers, tens of millions of rupees have been distributed for the well being of many of the participants so far.
Association with 'KELSA'
Lok Adalat is a boon to the litigant public, where they can get their disputes settled fast and free of cost. Here, in this television avatar, the judicial panel comprises of a retired judge, a lawyer and a social worker. "Access to Justice" for all is the motto of the Legal Services Authorities and for many, Kathayalla Ithu Jeevitham platform aided by Kerala State Legal Services Authority(KELSA) is the last resort for getting their rights.
Amrita TV, launched in 2005, as a 24-hour Malayalam, general entertainment & news satellite channel with a global footprint, has been honoured with 61 State Awards for Excellence in Television - the only channel in India to be bestowed with such a recognition.