Carissima is a Venezuelan telenovela written by Julio César Mármol and produced by RCTV in 2001. The telenovela lasted 103 episodes and was distributed internationally by RCTV International.


Gabriel discovers his father has been murdered, and the suspected killer is Monserrat Vallemorín (alias Moncho), a powerful man in the underworld of organized crime, his family's enemy and the supposed godfather of Avril. Gabriel decides to take revenge for his father Ulises Santuario by focusing on Monserrat's two loves: Marbella, his foster daughter and Avril.