A show specially dedicated to its fans, Star Plus finally answers the question on the mind of every ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ viewer: ‘What Happened Next?’ by announcing its sequel ‘Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji’. The audience favorite character, Bhabho returns with Season 2 inviting every fan to welcome the next generation with the homecoming of Diya Aur Baati Hum only on Star Plus in Kerala.
A first ever sequel for any long running Indian fiction show, this announcement is a very special one for television viewers. An emotional roller coaster, the show went beyond television to win a share of heart with consumers across the country. Diya Aur Baati Hum, a show which challenged norms & changed perceptions, a show that gave families an occasion to laugh, love and celebrate together, every day and characters that were a part of their life. The sequel is truly a celebratory occasion for fans, for which they have been waiting in anticipation since the last 7 months.
Diya Aur Baati Hum, was a journey of two unlikely partners who personified the ideal relationship, one of support and companionship giving Indian television their very own Ram-Sita jodi. Challenging the social conditioning, Sooraj as a husband, despite his own shortcomings gave wings to Sandhya’s dream of becoming an IPS officer. The iconic show broke a lot of stereotypes including the notion that a mother in law is a hurdle for a daughter in law in pursuing her dreams. Sandhya truly defied the belief that ‘A woman cannot have it all’ by balancing both duty and responsibility. The show went much beyond television for viewers, inspiring the many Indian women today to have the courage that with the support of their spouse & family they can achieve their dreams even after marriage. A street in Pushkarwas named ‘Hanuman Gali’ which was a fictional location in the show, to commemorate the stature of the show & what it signifies.
Taking off from where the show left, the sequel will provide the answer to what happened in the wake of Sooraj & Sandhya’s passing. Why is Bhabho in Kerala? Where are Sooraj & Sandhya’s children today? Ved, Vansh & Kanak would be young adults now, how are they and what will they be like? What happened to the halwai shop? Where are Meenakshi, Vikram and the other family members now? This announcement has revived the many questions in one’s mind, leaving fans intrigued to know more- ‘Tu Sooraj, Mein Sanjh Piyaji’ brings you the pieces of the puzzle that the finale of Diya Aur Bati Hum left behind.