Laado 2 – Veerpur Ki Mardani (transl. Girl daughter – manlike of Veerpur;[clarification needed] also known as Laado – Ek Nayi Shuruaat) is an Indian television drama show that premiered on 6 November 2017[2] and aired on the Colors TV channel.[3] It replaced the show Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman from 6 November 2017.[4]

Laado 2
Also known asLaado 2 – Veerpur Ki Mardani
GenreSoap opera
Opening themeLaado Badlegi Kahaani by Asees Kaur[1]
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes198
ProducerDhaval Gada
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22 mins.
Production companyDhaval Gada Productions
Original release
NetworkColors TV
Release6 November 2017 (2017-11-06) –
20 July 2018 (2018-07-20)
Na Aana Is Des Laado

It is the season 2 of Laado (Franchise).[5] It is a sequel or spin-off[clarification needed] of the 2009 series Na Aana Is Des Laado.[6] The show is produced by Bollywood filmmaker Dhaval Gada.[7] Meghna Malik reprised her role as Ammaji from Na Aana Is Des Laado in this show.[8]

It starred Meghna Malik,[9] Avika Gor,[10] Palak Jain,[11] Shaleen Malhotra,[12] Siddharth Arora[13] and Vinny Arora in the lead roles. The first promo for the show was released on 5 October 2017.[14] Laado touched upon the sensitive issue of castration.[15] The Series took a Leap of 6 Months in March 2018.[16][17]

The story revolves around Ammaji (Malik), a powerful and conservative matriarch who supported female infanticide in Na Aana Is Des Laado, is now a transformed woman. She and her elder granddaughter, Anushka (Gor) fight for women's rights as they try to change people's outlooks.[18]

The show was unable to receive adequate ratings and the channel decided to end the show.[19] The show ended on 23 May 2018,[20] completing 133 episodes.[21]

Series overview

Season No. of episodes Originally broadcast (India)
Series premiere Series finale
1 870 9 March 2009 (2009-03-09) 27 July 2012 (2012-07-27)
2 133 6 November 2017 (2017-11-06) 23 May 2018 (2018-05-23)



Main cast

  • Meghna Malik as Bhagwani Devi Dalveer Sangwan / Ammaji:[22][23] Dalveer's widow; Balveer's mother; Anushka and Jhanvi's grandmother (2017–2018) (Dead)
  • Avika Gor as Anushka Balveer Sangwan / Anushka Yuvraj Singh Choudhary:[24][25] Ammaji's grand daughter; Balveer's daughter; Jhanvi's sister; Yuvraj's widow; Juhi's impostor; Shaurya's love (2017–2018)
  • Palak Jain as Jhanvi Sangwan:[26] Ammaji's granddaughter; Balveer's daughter; Anushka's sister (2017) (Dead- Killed by goons)
  • Shaleen Malhotra as Yuvraj Gunwant Singh Choudhary:[27][28] Gunwant's son; Komal's brother; Rantej, Ranveer and Tej's cousin; Anushka's late husband (2017–2018) (Dead)
  • Siddharth Arora as Shaurya Ajmera:[29] Juhi's friend who falls for Anushka assuming her to be Juhi (2018)
  • Vinny Arora Dhoopar as Juhi Sethi / Juhi Rajput: Sandeep's daughter; Shagun's step-daughter; Kuldeep's half-sister; Indra Baba's adopted daughter; Shaurya's friend (2018)

Recurring cast

  • Rituraj Singh as Balwant Singh Choudhary: Gunwant, Rajjo and Kulwant's brother; Malhari's first husband; Rantej and Ranveer's father; Yuvraj, Tej and Komal's uncle (2017–2018)
  • Zalak Desai as Komal Singh Choudhary / Komal Dharamshankar Kriplani: Gunwant's daughter; Yuvraj's sister; Rantej, Ranveer and Tej's cousin; Dharamshankar's young wife (2017–2018)
  • Charu Asopa as Kajal Kuldeep Sethi: Kuldeep's wife (2018)
  • Ankit Raaj as Ranveer Balwant Singh Choudhary: Balwant and Malhari's son; Rantej's brother; Yuvraj, Tej and Komal's cousin; one of Jhanvi's rapists; Indra Baba's step-son (2017–2018)
  • Adhvik Mahajan as Dr. Vishal Chandran:[30] Anushka's helper (2018)
  • Farida Dadi as Kavita Avtar Sethi:[31] Sandeep's mother; Kuldeep and Juhi's grandmother (2018)
  • Ashu Sharma as Amrish Upadhyay: Shagun's brother; Kuldeep's uncle (2018)
  • Arjun Aneja as Kuldeep Sethi: Sandeep and Shagun's son; Juhi's half-brother; Kajal's husband (2018)
  • Mamta Luthra / Unknown as Swarna "Taai" Kirloskar: Juhi's nanny and namesake mother (2018)
  • Nasir Khan as Advocate Dharamshankar Kriplani:[32] Komal's old husband (2018)
  • Manini Mishra as Shagun Upadhyay / Shagun Sandeep Sethi:[33] Amrish's sister; Sandeep's first wife; Kuldeep's mother; Juhi's step-mother (2018)
  • Ananya Khare as Malhari Balwant Singh Choudhary / Malhari Indra Rajput: Balwant and Indra Baba's wife; Rantej and Ranveer's mother; Yuvraj, Tej and Komal's aunt (2017–2018)
  • Nimai Bali as Indra Rajput / Indra Baba: Juhi's adoptive father; Malhari's second husband; Rantej and Ranveer's step-father (2018)
  • Dakssh Ajit Singh as Rantej Balwant Singh Choudhary: Balwant and Malhari's son; Ranveer's brother; Yuvraj, Tej and Komal's cousin; Meera's ex-husband; one of Jhanvi's rapists; Indra Baba's step-son (2017–2018)
  • Saii Ranade Sane as Meera Rantej Singh Choudhary: Rantej's ex-wife (2017–2018)
  • Hemann Choudhary as Tejnath "Tej" Kulwant Singh Choudhary:[34] Kulwant's son; Rantej, Yuvraj, Ranveer, Tej and Komal's cousin; one of Jhanvi's rapists (2017–2018)
  • Moni Rai as Kulwant Singh Choudhary (2017–2018)
  • Gulfam Khan as Rajjo Kaur Choudhary[35] (2017–2018)
  • Simran Natekar as Chameli "Chunki" Dhumal Das (2017–2018)
  • Paaras Madaan as Jaidev "Jai" Rajdheer Das (2017)
  • Kapil Soni as Baldev Rajdheer Das (2017)
  • Sudipti Parmar as Shanti Baldev Das (2017)
  • Prakash as Dhumal Rajdheer Das (2017–2018)
  • Meenal Kapoor as Saroj Rajdheer Das (2017–18)
  • Ahmad Harhash as Ram Chatturvedi (2017–18)

Special appearances




Main characters

  • Bhagwani Devi Sangwan also known as the Ammaji of Veerpur was a confident and enigmatic person who left the badlands of Veerpur years back and settled in Delhi along with her granddaughters, Anushka and Jhanvi. She was spiritual and appeased her guilts of her past sins. She was a retired woman whose only aim in life was to protect her two granddaughters Anushka and Jhanvi. She was a strong, daring, intense and loving person. She completely changed over the years. She addressed the sensitive issues of women's dignity and rights. She was happy raising her granddaughters, far away from her homeland. She got fierce and stern in the hour of need. Ammaji presented her new side, that of a caring woman with a golden heart. She gave good values to her granddaughters. She took the sole responsibility of protecting them. It becomes a shattering moment for her when she loses Jhanvi to the bad clutches of Veerpur. Later after Jhanvi's Death she sets on a mission to punish Jhanvi's rapists becoming a beacon, a succour, a messiah for those who yearn for justice, but she is killed later.
  • Anushka Sangwan / Anushka Yuvraj Choudhary was Ammaji's elder granddaughter. She was a final year law student who had a very strong belief in law and order. She was a brave, daring and independent girl. She had a mind of her own. She has ability to take strict decisions and adhere to it. She believed in gender equality. She can't tolerate any injustice or women abuse. She took a stand daringly for what seems wrong to her. She was fearless, just like Ammaji. She had firm belief in law. She got guidance from Ammaji. Ammaji and Anushka try to bring a change in Veerpur to protect the women. She cared for her younger sister Jhanvi and was determined to avenge her younger sister's sufferings followed by her murder and grandmother's murder and avenges by castrating Jhanvi's rapists. Situations forced Anushka to live with a new identity of Juhi, who was the Laado (daughter) of the well-known Sethi family of Chandigarh.
  • Yuvraj Choudhary was Anushka's first love interest and husband, He initially punished Anushka for Ammaji's sins of killing his parents. He even stabbed Ammaji for attempting to kill his father, Balwant but later on learning of his family's wrongdoings started supporting Anushka. He is shot while protecting her.
  • Jhanvi Sangwan was Ammaji's younger granddaughter and Anushka's younger sister. She was a cheerful, naughty, empathetic and idealistic girl. She was a prankster who was full of life. She was a short-lived girl as well as a loving younger sister. She is raped and murdered when she tries to emulate her sister (women's welfare) when she clips Rantej Singh to save his wife Meera.

Other characters

  • Shaurya was Juhi's childhood friend who was in love with Juhi and considering Anushka as Juhi starts falling in love with him. He was a street fighter, a middle-class guy who was very intense and was motivated by love. He was insanely in love with Juhi who left him a few years ago. Because of that, he ends up doing something wrong, which lands him in juvenile house. After ten years, Shaurya realised that Juhi is back thinking Anushka is Juhi, which gave him a ray of hope to find his lost love and reconnect with her. He got engaged to Anushka considering her as Juhi on Dadi's insistence. On learning from Anushka that she is not Juhi, Shaurya confronts Anushka for playing with his emotions. He doesn't forgives Anushka. He wanted to make Anushka realize her mistake.
  • Juhi Sethi was Indra Baba's adopted daughter. She was real Juhi who has fled away from her family ten years earlier with the help of her nanny. She was adopted by Indra. But for ten years he has mistreated her.
  • Balwant Choudhary was the former patriarch of the Choudhary family. He was Malhari's first husband. He was Rantej and Ranveer's father. He was a dark figure, lurking in the shadows and drawing strength from the corridors of hell. He was vicious ruler of Veerpur which was a God forsaken land where women were treated like dirt as Meera's unborn girl child was killed, drawing parallel to the core plot of Na Aana Is Des Laado, that of female infanticide.
  • Komal Choudhary / Komal Dharam Kriplani was Yuvraj's younger sister. She was Dharam's wife. When Anushka was living with the identity of Juhi in Chandigarh, She was the only link between Anushka's past and present.
  • Kajal Kuldeep Sethi was Juhi's elder sister-in-law and Kuldeep's wife. She was a mentally unstable / challenged girl who showed childish behaviour and always played with a doll named Tulika. She loved Anushka as her sister-in-law.
  • Ranveer Balwant Choudhary was Malhari and Balwant's younger son. He was Rantej's younger brother. He raped Jhanvi.
  • Dr. Vishal was a doctor who castrated Rantej, Ranveer and Tej, thus, helping Anushka punish her sister's rapists. He was a veterinary doctor who helped Anushka in her fight to avenge the wrongdoings done to her family. He later became Meera's friend.
  • Kavita Sethi was Juhi's paternal grandmother. She was a typical Punjabi grandmother: sweet and loving. She was the matriarch of the Sethi family.





The show is produced by Dhaval Gada of Dhaval Gada Productions.



Earlier, there were rumours that Meghna Malik would be returning as the cruel and strict Ammaji. It was also said that the show will have the same setup with Raghav and Siya's daughter now playing the lead. The concept of the show remains the same as before. The show will have Ekta Kaul and Shoaib Ibrahim playing the protagonists while iMalik will play the antagonist.[38]

But later it was officially announced that Malik as well as Avika Gor will be playing the lead roles in the series. It was declared that the show will feature Gor as the protagonist along with Palak Jain as her sister, Jhanvi who will be playing the parallel lead role in the series. It was also declared that Meghna Malik role will be positive in this series. Ammaji in this edition of Laado will be different in mind, body and appearance. She will be seen championing the cause of women and addressing sensitive issues of women's dignity, safety and rights. Later, Shaleen Malhotra was roped in to play the male lead role in the series.[39]

Crossover episodes

Show name Date Name Note
Udaan 15 December 2017 Mahasangam While Anushka is in search of a boy who has proof about her sister's kidnappers, She crosses path with Chakor. Both head out to a party organised by Imli in Azadganj, hoping to find the boy there. Balwant is also present at the party.
Dil Se Dil Tak 22 January 2018 Mahasangam Teni and Anushka's Life got connected to each other in unknowing way as Teni helped Anushka getting proof against Rantej and tried to help Anushka in getting justice for her younger sister Jhanvi. But Anushka loses the proof saving Teni's Life from Rantej. Rantej turns up enemy against Teni and Parth and decides to teach a lesson to Teni for helping Anushka. Parth is beaten up by Rantej and his goons and is hanged to death. Anushka and Teni rush to save Parth. Teni endangered her life to save Parth and manages to escape.
Udaan 1 and 2 February 2018 Mahasangam Chakor arrives Veerpur to Help Anushka in finding her missing paternal grandmother, Ammaji.[40][41]
Udaan, Tu Aashiqui, Ishq Mein Marjawan, Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, Savitri Devi College & Hospital, Dil Se Dil Tak and Belan Wali Bahu 9 March 2018 Rishton Ke Rang Holi Celebrations
Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki 20 April 2018 Band Baaja Baaraati To foil Harman and Jasleen's marriage, Preeto invites Anushka, Saanchi, Veer, Chakor, Suraj, Aditya, Teni, Parth and Pankti to help her in her pursuit. Roopa and Shorvori also arrives to give a dance performance at Soumya's House. Anushka arrives at Soumya's House, to stop the marriage of Harman and Jasleen. She tries to convince Soumya to stop the marriage of her own husband to another lady as they both love each other.


Track List
1."Laado Badlegi Kahaani"Asees Kaur03:04
2."Jug Jug Jeeve Tu Laado Meri" 02:01
3."Teri Ore" 03:22
4."Rabba Mere Rabba" 



The series occupied 17th place, with 1.8 TRP ratings in the first week of its launch. In the second week of 2018, the ratings for the series were 1.5.[42] The show reached the 14th position in the BARC ratings on 24 November 2017.[43]


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