Chennai : The team of Diya Aur Baati Hum were in for a pleasant surprise when they received a call from superstar Rajinikanth’s office. Turns out that Mrs Latha Rajinikanth, philanthropist, film producer, playback singer and the wife of “Thalaivar”, is a fan of the show and really likes Kanika Maheshwari’s character (Meenakshi).
No wonder in Mrs Latha Rajinikanth liking “Diya Aur Baati Hum” as the show was performing well since its inception on Star Plus at 9.00 PM slot during the weekdays (Monday – Saturday) and it about to complete 850 episodes nonstop, which is land mark achievement and testimony for the performance of the show.
Our source says, “She follows the show and she got her office to make a call to Pappuji, the make-up man for the show, to pass on her congratulations! Her office also informed the DABH team that Latha ma’am plans to visit Mumbai soon and would like to personally meet the cast and crew,” a source informed us.
“Diya Aur Baati Hum” is story of Sandhya’s struggles, as she dreams of becoming an IPS Officer. She dreams to break the boundaries of her confined existence of middle class values. But, being from a middle class family and unable to complete her graduation, Sandhya was forced to marry Sooraj. A small shop owner with a male dominant family back drop, However, Sooraj become his wife’s strength and helped Sandhya convert her distant dream into a reality against his family restrictions on women. Sandya’s dedication and strong determination helped her get enrolled in the IPS training academy.
The freshness in the storyline at the time of launch impressed the audience. The lookalikes of “Diya Aur Baati Hum” had flooded the South market as the success of the show impressed many South based TV writers that resulted in the adaptation of the story thread in many different backdrops.