Entertainment'Vallamai Tharayo' is a Tamil web series that is not just a reflection of conservative Tamil society but a benchmark for what serials should be.Akchayaa RajkumarTamil TV serials have been synonymous with exaggerated drama that unfolds with emotionally loaded music playing in the background and family members plotting to ruin or kill each other. These infamous serials are also known for perpetuating problematic stereotypes about women, especially educated and/or working women and women who speak up for themselves. For instance, Chithi 2 airing on Sun TV
, follows the life of the protagonist Saradha (played by Radikaa Sarathkumar
) and her many trials and tribulations. Her younger daughter-in-law Nandhini
is portrayed as the ‘villain’ only because she wants to move out of the joint family and live alone with her husband. Similarly, the main antagonist of this show, Mallika, is a woman who is educated and runs a successful chain of schools across Chennai.