Star Plus' much-awaited show, Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji kicked off yesterday, April 3 under The 'Star Plus Dopahar' initiative. The show which is a sequel to Diya Aur Baati Hum, will have actors Rhea Sharma and Avinash Rekhi in the lead roles.
Neelu Vaghela, Ashok Lokhande and Kanika Maheshwari will reprise their roles from the first season. The story has moved 20 years post Sooraj and Sandhya's death and will focus on the journey of Sooraj and Sandhya's children Kanak, Ved and Vansh. Check out the updates of the first episode below....
Bhabho Is Introduced
The episode starts with Bhabho sitting outside her house and drinking tea. Her shivering hands indicate that she has grown old, as she pours tea for herself. Bhabho becomes teary-eyed, as she recalls Sooraj and Sandhya.
Ved & Vansh
Bhabho, along with her grandchildren is shown to be in Kerala for the last rites of Sooraj and Sandhya. Ved is introduced. He is shown to be a police officer just like his mother, Sandhya. Vansh is revealed to be mischievous and just the opposite of his brother. However, Bhabho dotes on both her grandsons.
The protagonist of the story, Kanak is introduced. She is shown to be a bubbly and free-spirited college student, who is ready to give her exams a miss, to attend her parents' last rites ceremony.
Kanak Meets Umashankar
However, she ends up boarding a wrong bus and reaches elsewhere. She wakes up only to find a little boy beside her, who introduces her to his elder brother, Uma Shankar who is helping the poor couples to get married.
However, she gets annoyed with him when he tells his views about how an ideal wife should be and walks away.
Kanak Prepares Jalebis
Bhabho along with Ved and Vansh perform Sooraj and Sandhya's last rites at a temple. Kanak reaches the temple and begins to prepare jalebis, just like her father Sooraj.
Bhabho Hates Kanak
Bhabho doesnot acknowledge Kanak's presence and tells the pundit that, Sooraj and Sandhya have only two sons, which upsets Ved and Vansh. Kanak, who overhears Bhabho's words will be left disheartened.
It is evident that Kanak loves Bhabho imensely and wants to win her love. It looks like a lot of secets will be unravelled in the upcoming episodes and particularly, the reason behind Bhabho's hatredness for her own grand daughter.
Will Kanak be able to win Bhabho's love?
Stay tuned for more updates of the show...