Karwa Chauth In Indian Television Serials: 7 Best Moments From This Moon Festival
Waiting anxiously for special Karwa Chauth 2016 episodes of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Kumkum Bhagya and other daily soaps.
What is common thread among daily soaps Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Kumkum Bhagya, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon apart from having similar plots, too much sanskar, sacrificing bahus, scheming vamps? Well, it is extensive festival celebrations and dollops of romance. And, what happens when you mix festivals with romance. Well, it means Karwa Chauth is just round the corner. Karwa Chauth 2016, to be celebrated on October 19, Wednesday, is a one-day festival in which women fast for the men they love.
Karwa Chauth viewed to be a romantic festival, epitomizes the strong bond of love between a husband and a wife. Everything seems romantic about Karva Chauth – beautifully adorned women fasting the whole day without having a drop of water from sunrise till the moon shines gloriously in the sky. In popular culture, Karwa Chauth is quite a hot topic. Thanks to Bollywood movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, the festival has become highly glamorized and popularized. Not just the silver screen, Indian television serials are also lit up with the mushy tales of this romantic festival.
If Aditya Chopra be seen as the pioneer of portraying the selfless act of love and care related to Karwa Chauth, Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor will definitely be the ones who had made it a household celebration. Especially, the latter whose saas-bahu sagas showcased gorgeous protagonists dolled up as virtuous individuals praying for their partner’s well-being. Be it the maha episodes or a week-long celebrations around Karva Chauth, Ekta Kapoor has mastered the art of engaging the audience.
So what makes these television serials’ Karwa Chauth so very attractive and inspire the ladies out there? The gorgeous designer sarees, to-die-for jewels and exquisite mehandi designs make the petite leading ladies nothing less than a dream. So when Ishita (Divyanka Tripathi) in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein dolls up for Raman (Karan Patel) or Pragya (Sriti Jha) in Kumkum Bhagya takes extra effort for her husband Abhi (Shabbir Ahluwalia), we know Karva Chauth special episodes are going to be one exciting watch. Over the years, the fandom of daily soaps and Karwa Chauth have only increased, thanks to sweet, lovey-dovey and intimate moments witnessed on small screen during the moon festival. Let us take a look at such memorable moments every die hard television serial romantic swears by.