The first episode of the much awaited Diya aur Baati Hum is all set to be telecasted today on Star Plus Channel at 9 PM replacing Gulal. Diya aur Baati Hum is the story of a chirpy 19-year-old girl who dreams of becoming an IPS officer. It is the unique and refreshing love story of a man of modest education helping his wife to pursue her dreams. The male protagonist of this Serial is Anas Rashid who plays the role of Suraj Rathi who runs a sweet shop. Anas Rashid was earlier seen in serials like Balaji Telefilm’s KahiinToh Hoga, Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan and Aise Karo Naa Vidaa. The female protagonist is the delhi girl Deepika as Sandhya Kothari who struggles to fulfill her dream of becoming an IPS officer. The role of Sooraj’s Brother Vikram Rathi is portrayed by Gautam Gulati who was seen in serials like Tujh Sangh Preet Lagayi Sajna and Pyaar kii ye ek Kahaani. The role of Sooraj’s father would be played by noted actor Ashok Lokhande. Child actor Aryan Sharma will play the character of Chotu who an employee at Suraj’s (Anas Rashid) sweet shop. Kanika Maheshwari who was seen in Geet Hui sabse Parayi would be playing a negative lead in the show. The other cast of these serial include Surbhi Tiwari, Anitha Kulkarni and Neelu.
In Diya aur Bathi, the main protagonists get married in some unforeseen circumstances, after which love blossoms between them. This serial deals with the issue of career of a girl after marriage. Especially in India it is seen that once a girl gets married she has to give up her career dreams and make her husband’s dreams her own. But fortunately for Sandhya, she finds help from the most unlikely quarter - a husband who supports her in making her dreams possible. The story is told in a Rajastani backdrop. The producers of this serial are Shashi and Sumeet Mittal. Going by the concept of this Serial, it is going to be a winner for sure!