Thamarai (English: Lotus) is a 2014–2018 Tamil soap opara that aired on Sun TV in India. The show was broadcast from 3November 2014 to 4August 2018, completing 1,129 episodes. The show starred Neelima Rani, Nirosha, Ashwin Kumar, Ferozkhan, and Swetha. The actors Rani, Kumar and Mahalakshmi had previously been cast in the 2009–2013 Sun TV soap opera Chellamay.


Sneha is a middle-class working girl who lives with her aunt Raji. Raji informs her that Karunakaran, a prisoner believed to have killed Sneha's mother, is also her father and Raji's elder brother. Sneha refuses to accept Karunakaran as her father.