Subarnalata TV series is based on novel of same name written by smt ashapoornadevi one of best Bengali authors of all times.subarnalata was forced to marry at 9 yrs of age agnst her mother's wish and after that she has to face lot of hardships from husband and mother in law.story revolves around time when women were considered like slaves of husband home.their only duty was to cook and reproduce.they were illiterates and not allowed to study.