Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi is one of the most iconic daily soaps of India which still now has a huge fanbase. Today, the soap completed 20 years since its airing. On the occasion, Ekta Kapoor took to her Instagram to reveal interesting trivia about it along with a video. Here's what it is about.
Ekta Kapoor on Instagram clocked in 20 years of the iconic Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. She shared a video where Tulsi (the main character) is introducing the audience with the Virani family. She also penned a heartfelt note where she revealed an interesting fact.
In the caption of Ekta Kapoor's Instagram post, she said that Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi was immensely popular. In fact, so much so that during the Gujarat earthquake, people took their TV sets out to get their daily dose of the serial. Ekta Kapoor also penned a note saying, "20 years to Kyunki... A show that changed my life. Back then it was touted as India’s ‘soft ambassador’, owing to its popularity and reach across the globe. Thank you to the network for giving us a chance at that time".
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi started airing from July 3, 2000, and ran for eight years, ending in 2008. The main character of the soap was Tulsi Virani played by Smriti Irani. Other important characters were Mihir Virani (Ronit Roy/ Amar Upadhayay), Ansh Gujral (Akashdeep Saigal), Baa (Sudha Shivpuri), Lakshay Virani (Pulkit Samrat), Mona Kapadia (Mandira Bedi), and Karan Virani (Hiten Tejwani).
The plot of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi revolves around the Virani family and their dynamics with each other. Mihir Virani decides to marry Tulsi, the daughter of their family priest. However, his mother is completely against the match. She tries to create various obstacles in the life of her daughter-in-law.
In other news, the entire cast of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi reunited virtually on June 7 on the occasion of Ekta Kapoor's birthday. Smriti Irani shared the 10-minute video containing the entire cast on her Instagram. She, along with the rest of the cast thanked Ekta Kapoor for giving them parts to play in the serial which went on to become an iconic one. Adding a caption to the video, she wrote, "#HappyBirthdayEktaKapoor. Look who all came together after 20 years only for @ektarkapoor".
Image credit: Kyunkisaasbhikabhibahuthi Instagram, Ekta Kapoor Instagram
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