The Director's Kut Productions' Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, that premiered on 12th January 2009 on Star Plus completes seven glorious years today. It is the longest running show on Star Plus, which recently broke the records of 1833 episodes of another popular show Kyunki Saans Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
Rajan Shahi has beautifully presented the family drama that is still topping the TRP charts. Celebrating this occasion, the entire cast and crew had a cake cutting ceremony. (Click on the slides to see the celebration pictures.)
Posting this picture, Hina Khan wrote on Twitter, "7 glorious years 💃." Akshara also posted the picture of cake which had ‘congratulations YRKKH for completing 7 successful years' written on it.
Hina also wrote, "#happy birthday YRKKH👏👏👏 #7gloriousyears🙏🙏 thank you guys.. For ur love,support,care n guidance🙏 thank you twaamily. Hip hip hurraayyyyyy."
Hina's on-screen husband, Karan Mehra took to Instagram. Posting this image, Karan wrote, "Celebrations on the sets of #YRKKH! Proud and happy to be a part of this glorious moment! #7yearsofyrkkh #7YearsOfNaitik #Love #Respect #Proud #Milestone."
Posting this image, Nidhi Uttam, who plays the role of Naitik's sister, Nandini wrote, "The seven glorious years of yrkkh!💓😍🎂😘😊🎁."
Rohan Mehra With Karan Mehra & Rajan Shahi
Posting this image snapped with his on-screen father Karan, and producer Rajan Shahi, Rohan Mehra (who plays the role of Naksh) wrote on Instagram, "#7yearsofyrkkh #proudtobeapart 👌"
The show deals with the story of the most loving couple Akshara (Hina Khan) and Naitik (Karan Mehra) and their families (Singhania and Maheshwari).
Rajan was quoted by an entertainment website as saying, "It is a great team work and to keep the texture alive for 7 years for a show like Yeh Rishta. The credit goes to the entire team which has worked together over the years and have made this possible. Yeh Rishta stands apart even today from the other shows in terms of its positivity. This is the show which an entire family can watch together. Its been an amazing journey with the entire team of the show."
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The producer added, "The idea is to not to go away from the entire texture of the show. Our challenge is to maintain the texture of the show and to make it a full family entertainment without any negativity and over the top drama. The idea is to touch the hearts of the audience with sweet moments. The journey of all the characters on Yeh Rishta has been very beautifully grown in the past 7 years."
"The team effort in the last 8 years has been remarkable. I feel proud to see how each one associated with the show has grown and evolved with the show. The passion is still alive! So, the credit goes to the entire team and I am proud to have such a team." Rajan Shahi further added.
We congratulate the team and also wish that the show continues to keep us entertaining...