Star Plus' most awaited soap opera, Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil starring Drashti Dhami and Arjun Bijlani in the lead roles, premiered on November 7th at 8 pm. The first episode showcased Drashti's entry as Naina.
A 27-year old Naina is all set to leave for Innsbruck, where her brother resides. She is still optimistic about her life, even after facing a lot of hardships. She begins telling her story to a lady at the airport. (Check out the glimpses of the second episode below).
Naina Requests Rajiv
Naina's mother suffers a heartattack on the day of her engagement and has to get operated soon. She asks her brother Rajiv for help. Rajiv, who resides at Innsbruck refuses to help her citing financial problems. She then decides to seek help from Mehra Charitable Trust, which offers financial help for heart surgeries.
Meanwhile in Innsbruck, Arjun Bijlani is introduced as Raghav Mehra at this point. His family is introduced. Among all, his dadi Indu Mehra dotes on him and hopes to find a suitable bride for him.
Naina & Raghav
Naina decides to approach the Mehras personally and calls up to ask for help. As the fate would have it, Raghav answers the call. Initially, a confusion crops up between the two as Raghav presumes Naina to be his probable match.
Raghav Helps Naina
Later, the confusion is cleared and Raghav promises to help her. It is revealed that, the operation is successful. After a few months post surgery, Naina urges Amit to leave for Innsbruck alone as she has to take care of her mother. She bids him a tearful goodbye and promises to unite with him in better times.
Laksh Lalwani As Veer Mehra
Laksh Lalwani is introduced as Veer Mehra, a spoilt brat. He addresses Raghav, as a mere servant in the house. But, Raghav is shown to care for every member of his family.
Naina To Marry Amit
The screen comes back to present wherein Naina reveales that, the sole reason for her visit to Innsbruck is to meet Amit and marry him.
Raghav & Naina's First Meeting
In the upcoming episode, Raghav and Naina's first meeting will be shown. Naina will be in trouble and asks Raghav's help. How will destiny bring Naina and Raghav together, on a foreign land?
The Last Episode...
Naina reveals to the lady that, on the day of her engagement to Amit, her mother suffered a heart attack and had to get operated. She panics and calls her brother Rajiv, who resides at Innsbruck, to help her with the expenses.
Rajiv politely refuses by stating that, he is already living a tough life abroad. With no option left, she resorts to Mehra Charitable Trust, which offers donation for heart surgeries, for help.
The screen shifts to Innsbruck, wherein Arjun Bijlani is introduced as Raghav Mehra. It is revealed that, Raghav is a far relative of the affluent Mehras and it was their granfather, who made him as their family member.
Viewers witnessed the first-ever telephonic conversation between Raghav and Naina, wherein Raghav agrees to help Naina for her mother's operation.
It is revealed that post surgery, Naina's mother urges Naina to live her life to the fullest and urges her to go to Innsbruck. The screen comes back to the present wherein Naina reveals that sole reason for her visit to Innsbruck is to meet Amit and marry him.
Later, she boards the flight and arrives in Innsbruck. Stay tuned for more updates...