Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii
Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii (English: sometimes sister-wives sometimes friends) is a Hindi-language Indian television soap opera that premiered on Metro Gold channel on 19 February 2001 and was later shifted to Star Plus after closure of channel. The series was produced by Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms.
|Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii|
|Created by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Creative directors||Monisha Singh, Nivedita Basu|
|Opening theme||"Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelli" by Pamela Jain|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of episodes||223|
|Running time||approx. 25 minutes|
|Original release||19 February 2001 –|
14 November 2002
Kabhi Soutan Kabhi Saheli is the story of two childhood friends, Tanushree and Sonia. The two are very close and share everything. Things take a strange twist when they discover that they are both married to the same man, Harsh. This tests the purity of their friendship and their ability to face hard realities. Kabhi Soutan Kabhi Saheli is an emotional saga that tests the strengths of relationships.
The series ended with Tanushree and Sonia realising that Harsh is a greedy and unscrupulous man. In a show of strength of character and being strong independent women, they decide to leave him. Tanu goes on to marry her close friend Uday while Sonia chooses to remain single and bring up her daughter. For his many crimes, Harsh is sent off to prison.
- Anita Hassanandani as Tanushree (a.k.a. Tanu)
- Urvashi Dholakia as Sonia
- Pankit Thakker as Harsh: Husband to both Tanu and Sonia
- Daman Maan as Tanu's Father
- Hiten Tejwani as Praveen: Tanu's youngest brother
- Dimple Inamdar as Manisha: Praveen's wife
- Prakash Ramchandani as Viren: Tanu's second elder brother
- Seema Pandey as Kanchan: Viren's Wife
- Neelam Mehra as Tanu's mother
- Kannu Gill as Harsh's Mother
- Ujjwal Rana as Uday Kiran
- Abir Goswami as Ranjeet
- Pooja Ghai Rawal as Tanisha
- Harsh Somaiya as Tanisha's son
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