Kundali Bhagya

Kundali Bhagya (transl. The Fate of Our Horoscope) is an Indian Hindi-language romantic drama television series created by Ekta Kapoor. It premiered on 12 July 2017 on Zee TV. A spin-off series of Kumkum Bhagya, it stars Shraddha Arya, Manit Joura, Ruhi Chaturvedi, Sanjay Gagnani and Shakti Arora.

Kundali Bhagya
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GenreDrama
Romance
Created byEkta Kapoor
Developed byEkta Kapoor
Written byAnil Nagpal
Screenplay by
  • Anil Nagpal, Mrinal Tripathi
Story by
  • Kavita Nagpal
  • Anil Nagpal
Directed bySameer Kulkarni
Abhishek Kumar. R. Paul
Aman Varpe
Creative directorsChloe Ferns Qureshi
Mukta Dhond
Akash
StarringShraddha Arya
Manit Joura
Ruhi Chaturvedi
Sanjay Gagnani
Shakti Arora
Theme music composerLalit Sen
Ashish Rego
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes1,382
Production
ProducersEkta Kapoor
Shobha Kapoor
EditorsVishal Sharma
Vikas Sharma
Sandip Bhatt
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22-23 minutes
Production companyBalaji Telefilms Limited
Release
Original networkZee TV
Picture format576i
1080i(HDTV)
Original release12 July 2017 (2017-07-12) –
present (present)
Chronology
RelatedKumkum Bhagya

Plot

Arora sisters Preeta and Srishti leave their hometown Nasik after the death of their father, Raghuveer Arora, who before dying asked his daughters to go to Mumbai and reunite with their mother, Sarla.

Preeta meets the Luthra family and becomes a physiotherapist to their matriarch, Bani Luthra whose younger grandson Karan, a popular cricket star, shares an adversarial relationship with her while the elder grandson Rishabh, a successful business tycoon, shares a rather cordial relationship. The interpersonal relationships develop and grow from this meeting. Karan-Preeta's alliance slowly blossoms into friendship and they gradually fall in love. After a misunderstanding, Karan starts loathing Preeta and marries her out of spite. Though they resolve their differences but their enemies, Sherlyn and Prithvi, keep creating obstacles for the two to keep them apart.

3 months later

Preeta and Karan adopt a child, Pihu. It is later revealed that Karan's college friend and one-sided lover, Sonakshi, made Preeta realise that it is not possible for her to conceive and she gave her pills which will unknowingly stop her from conceiving. Sonakshi hires a goon who creates an accident, in which Pihu dies, and the entire Luthra family members blame Preeta for it and she is thrown out of the house. Preeta leaves for Bangalore with her grandmother.

2 years later

Preeta is back in Mumbai and is working as a physiotherapist at a clinic. She soon learns about what happened in the past two years, where Prithvi captured the Luthras' property and business, and Mahesh is suffering from mental illness. Soon she starts resolving all the problems for the family, and manages to bring Rishabh back, who was stuck in Dubai due to a case planned and plotted against him by Prithvi and Sherlyn. Karan's mind is been poisoned to make him believe that Preeta and Rishabh are having an affair. In a certain turn of events, Natasha and Roxy push a drunk Karan off the dam and he is presumed to be dead. Preeta finds out that she is pregnant with Karan's child. The Luthras perform their custom, Chadar Andazi, where Rishabh marries Preeta.

5 years later

Preeta has given birth to her and Karan's baby, a daughter, Kavya. A mysterious man named Arjun Suryavanshi, who is infact Karan who had a plastic surgery plus a memory loss after his accident, makes an entry into her life to whom she feels drawn to. After remembering everything, Arjun is on a mission to destroy Rishabh and Preeta because he believes that they were the ones to push him off the dam.

Cast

Main

  • Shraddha Arya as Dr. Preeta Luthra (née Arora): Sarla and Raghuveer's second daughter; Pragya, Bulbul and Srishti's sister; Prithvi's ex-fiancée; Karan's ex-wife; Pihu's adoptive mother; Kavya's mother; Rishabh's second wife (2017–present)
  • Dheeraj Dhoopar as Karan Luthra: Rakhi and Mahesh's younger son; Rishabh and Ruchika's brother; Kritika and Sameer's cousin; Preeta's first husband; Pihu's adoptive father; Kavya's father (2017–2022)
  • Manit Joura as Rishabh Luthra: Rakhi and Mahesh's elder son; Karan and Ruchika's brother; Sameer and Kritika's cousin; Sherlyn's ex-husband; Preeta's second husband (2017–2021/2022–present)
  • Ruhi Chaturvedi as Sherlyn Malhotra (née Khurana): Sanjana's daughter; Rishabh's ex-wife; Prithvi's second wife (2017–present)
  • Sanjay Gagnani as Prithvi Malhotra: Pawan's brother; Preeta's ex-fiancé; Kritika's ex-husband; Sherlyn's second husband (2017–present)
  • Shakti Arora
    • as Karan Luthra: Rakhi and Mahesh's younger son; Rishabh and Ruchika's brother; Kritika and Sameer's cousin; Preeta's first husband; Pihu's adoptive father; Kavya's father (2022–present)
    • as Arjun Suryavanshi: A rich businessman from London; Nidhi's fiancé (2022–present)

Recurring

  • Vijay Kashyap as Raghuveer Arora: Daljeet's son; Sarla's husband; Pragya, Preeta, Bulbul and Srishti's father; Kiara, Prachi, Rhea and Kavya's grandfather; Pihu's adoptive grandfather (2017)
  • Supriya Shukla as Sarla Arora: Raghuveer's wife; Pragya, Preeta, Bulbul and Srishti's mother; Kiara, Prachi, Rhea and Kavya's grandmother; Pihu's adoptive grandmother (2017–2022)
  • Anjum Fakih as Srishti Luthra (née Arora): Sarla and Raghuveer's youngest daughter; Pragya, Preeta and Bulbul's sister; Sameer's wife (2017–present)
  • Abhishek Kapur as Sameer Luthra: Rishabh, Karan, Ruchika and Kritika's cousin; Srishti's husband (2017–present)
  • Madhu Raja as Daljeet Arora: Matriarch of the Arora family; Raghuveer's mother; Pragya, Preeta, Bulbul and Srishti's grandmother (2017–present)
  • Jasjeet Babbar/Mehnaaz Shroff as Janki: The Aroras' handmaiden; Poorvi's mother (2017–2021)/(2021–present)
  • Twinkle Vashisht as Kritika Luthra: Kareena's daughter; Rishabh, Karan, Ruchika and Sameer's cousin; Akshay's former fiancée; Prithvi's first wife (2017–present)
  • Mrinal Singh Lal as Ruchika Luthra: Mahesh and Rakhi's daughter; Rishabh and Karan's sister; Sameer and Kritika's cousin (2017)
  • Neelam Mehra as Bani Luthra: Matriarch of the Luthra family; Mahesh, Suresh and Kareena's mother; Rishab, Karan, Kritika, Sameer and Ruchika's grandmother (2017–present)
  • Naveen Saini as Mahesh Luthra: Bani's elder son; Suresh and Kareena's brother; Rakhi's husband; Karan, Rishabh and Ruchika's father; Pihu's adoptive grandfather; Kavya's grandfather (2017–present)
  • Anisha Hinduja as Rakhi Luthra: Mahesh's wife; Rishabh, Karan and Ruchika's mother; Pihu's adoptive grandmother; Kavya's grandmother (2017–present)
  • Pyumori Mehta Ghosh/Usha Bachani as Kareena Luthra: Bani's daughter; Mahesh and Suresh's sister; Kritika's mother (2017–present)
  • Sahil Phull as Deepak: Preeta's former fiancé (2017)
  • Shyn Khurana as Malishka: Karan's former girlfriend (2017)
  • Sanjana Phadke as Sanjana Khurana: Sherlyn's mother (2017–present)
  • Roma Arora as Sofia: Karan's former girlfriend (2017–2018)
  • Mahira Sharma as Monisha Sharma: Karan's former fiancé (2018–2019)
  • Isha Anand Sharma as Tapsee: Prithvi's former girlfriend (2018)
  • Mandeep Bamra as Vicky (2019)
  • Ashish Mehrotra/Mukul Harish/Naveen Sharma as Akshay Ahuja: Ruchika's boyfriend; Megha's husband; Kritika's former fiancé (2017)/(2018)/(2021)
  • Girish Thapar as Mr. Ahuja: Akshay's father (2017–2018/2021)
  • Parveen Kaur as Mrs. Ahuja: Akshay's mother (2017–2018/2021)
  • Swati Kapoor as Mahira Khanna: Karan's obsessive one-sided lover and ex-fiancée; Ramona's daughter (2019–2021)
  • Kasturi Banerjee/Geetanjali Mishra as Ramona Khanna: Mahira's mother (2019–2020/2020–2021)
  • Akshay Raj Jawrani as Shiv: Karan's friend; Preeta's one-sided lover (2019)
  • Ankit Gupta as Pawan Malhotra: Prithvi's younger brother (2020–2021)
  • Saptrishi Ghosh as Suresh Luthra: Bani's younger son; Mahesh and Kareena's brother; Pammi's husband (2021)
  • Shravani Goswami as Parminder "Pammi" Luthra: Suresh's wife (2021)
  • Priyanka Zemse as Ruchika: Akshay's girlfriend (2021)
  • Ruchita Anchor as Megha Ahuja: Akshay's wife (2021)
  • Mansi Srivastava as Sonakshi Raichand: Karan's college friend and one-sided lover (2021)
  • Hemant Choudhary as Yashvardhan Raichand: Sonakshi's father (2021)
  • Giriraj Kabra as Rajat Bedi: Sonakshi's fiancé (2021)
  • Trupti Mishra as Dr. Deepali (2021)
  • Swarna Pandey as Pihu Luthra: Karan and Preeta's adopted daughter; Kavya's adopted elder sister (2021)
  • Rishika Nag as Natasha Khurana aka Payal: A con-woman and Sherlyn's fake younger cousin sister (2021–2022)
  • Vipin Sharma as Nagre: Prithvi's advocate (2021–2022)
  • Ananya Gambhir as Kavya Luthra: Karan and Preeta's daughter; Pihu's adoptive younger sister (2022–present)
  • Sonal Vengurlekar as Anjali Hinduja: Arjun's one-sided lover; Nidhi's younger sister (2022–present)
  • Niya Sharma as Nidhi Hinduja: Arjun's fiancée; Anjali's elder sister (2022–present)

Guests

Actor Day
Varun Dhawan Ganesh Utsav Pooja, 2018
Ravi Dubey
Vivek Dahiya
Arjun Bijlani
Jeetendra
Sheen Dass
Akshay Mhatre
Pranav Mishra
Jyoti Sharma
Disha Parmar
Krip Suri
Yesha Rughani
Divyanka Tripathi
Dipika Kakar
Sanjeeda Sheikh
Gauahar Khan
Siddharth Nigam
Samiksha Jaiswal
Karan Vohra
Arjit Taneja
Aditi Sharma
Silambarasan Ganesh Utsav Pooja, 2019
Katrina Kaif
Isha Talwar
Nithya Menen
Shwetha Bandekar
Rakul Preet Singh
Naga Chaitanya
Akhil Akkineni
Sunidhi Chauhan
V. V. Vinayak
Vivek
Lollu Sabha Jeeva
Ram Kapoor
Shiva
Gopichand
Sundar C
Ankita Lokhande Ganesh Utsav Pooja, 2021
Shaheer Sheikh
Jeetendra
Aishwarya Khare
Rohit Suchanti
Shabbir Ahluwalia
Sriti Jha
Mugdha Chaphekar
Krishna Kaul
Adhvik Mahajan
Amandeep Sidhu
Vrushika Mehta

Production

Filming

The production and airing of the show was halted indefinitely in late March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] Because of the outbreak, the filming of television series and films was halted on 19 March 2020 and expected to resume on 1 April 2020 but could not and the series was last broadcast on 24 March 2020 when the remaining episodes were aired.[2][3][4] After three months, the production and filming of the series resumed on 29 June 2020 and broadcast to resume from 13 July 2020.[5][6][7]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2018 Gold Awards Best Actress (Popular) Shraddha Arya Won [8]
Best Actress in Supporting Role (Popular) Anjum Fakih
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Popular) Manit Joura
Best Actress in Negative Role (Popular) Ruhi Chaturvedi Nominated [9]
Best Actor in Negative Role (Popular) Sanjay Gagnani
Best Actor (Popular) Dheeraj Dhoopar
Best Television Show (Popular) Ekta Kapoor
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress In A Negative Role Ruhi Chaturvedi Nominated [10]
Best Actor In A Negative Role Sanjay Gagnani
2019 Indian Telly Awards Best Daily Series (Popular) Ekta Kapoor Nominated [11]
Best Jodi (Popular) Dheeraj Dhoopar and Shraddha Arya
Best Actor In Lead Role Female (Popular) Shraddha Arya
Best Actor in Supporting Role Male (Popular) Manit Joura
Best Actor in Supporting Role Female (Popular) Anjum Fakih
Best Actor in Negative Role Male (Popular) Sanjay Gagnani
Best Actor in Negative Role Female (Popular) Ruhi Chaturvedi
Gold Awards Best Actress Female (Popular) Shraddha Arya Won [12]
Best Actor Male (Popular) Dheeraj Dhoopar Won
Best Onscreen Jodi (Popular) Shraddha Arya and Dheeraj Dhoopar Nominated
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) Anjum Fakih Nominated
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) Manit Joura Nominated
Best Actor in Negative Role Male (Popular) Sanjay Gagnani Nominated
Best Actor in Negative Role Male (Critics) Won
Best Actress in Negative Role Female (Popular) Ruhi Chaturvedi Nominated
Best TV Show (Popular) Ekta Kapoor Won
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Popular) Dheeraj Dhoopar Won [citation needed]
Best Show (Popular) Ekta Kapoor
Best Actress (Popular) Shraddha Arya Nominated
2022 Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) Dheeraj Dhoopar Nominated [13]
Best Actress in Lead Role (Popular) Shraddha Arya
Best Television Show - Fiction (Popular) Ekta Kapoor

References

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  7. ^ Shiksha, Shruti (29 June 2020). "'Kumkum Bhagya', 'Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega' among shows back with new episodes from July 13". Zee News. Mumbai: Indiadotcom Digital Pvt. Ltd. Indo-Asian News Agency. Archived from the original on 2 July 2020. Retrieved 28 September 2022.
  8. ^ "In Pics: Zee Gold Awards 2018 Full Winners List: Jennifer Winget, Nakuul Mehta, Mouni Roy walk away with the trophies". www.dnaindia.com.
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  12. ^ "Nominations for 12th Boroplus Gold Awards, 2019". 12th Gold Awards.
  13. ^ "List of Nominees: 21st ITA Awards, 2022".

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