Rajan Shahi’s hit TV serial Anupamaa on Star Plus is about the journey of a mother from being dependent to becoming financially independent on her own two feet and is also showcasing the extra marital affair of Anupamaa’s (Rupali Ganguly) husband Vanraj (Sudhanshu Pandey) with the other woman. The show has been one of the most fresh and innovative serials of the year 2020 and has been rocking the TRP charts as well where the critics and audiences are loving the storyline. Not only them, but even the TV stars get chatty about serial Anupamaa’s extramarital affair track.
The serial has been successful enough in creating a fan base of its own in such a short amount of time on social media platforms especially Instagram and Twitter and after garnering so much of unconditional love and critical acclaims along with applauds for brilliant storyline and terrific acting by the star cast of the serial, it has piqued the curiosity in the TV fraternity as well where TV stars get chatty about serial Anupamaa’s extramarital affair track.
In a recent interview, when asked the TV celebrities about why extramarital affairs track always works on Television serials, actors gave their honest take on the same by explaining the reasons for the same.
When asked Udaan (Colors TV) fame prolific TV actor Vijayendra Kumeria, he said, “Such sequences work because of the high voltage drama that they entail. Viewers sympathise with the protagonist, some might even relate with him or her. Also, people want to see how these situations are dealt with, if the lead couple unites? How they solve these issues. This is why such twists and turns are always successful”.
When asked pretty actress Aishwarya Sharma, she said, “It’s very common nowadays and that is why people can relate to it. They get attached to the storyline and there is a lot of drama. Indian audience loves drama and that is why they love such stories”.
When asked Naagin 5 (Colors TV, 2020) ace TV actor Sharad Malhotra, he said, “Storylines involving an extramarital affair always do well as people are often faced with these situations in the reality too. These are situations where people often feel lost and seeing their favourite protagonists also go through this gives him a feeling of familiarity and might also help them in some cases”.
When asked actor Kettan Singh, he said, “India loves to gossip! And what is spicier than an extramarital love affair? A husband or wife stepping out of the marriage provides a lot of masala for a show. People want to see what happens next, this is why these storylines work. Rajan Shahi knows the pulse of the audience”.
When asked TV actor Amal Sehrawat, he said, “TV reflects reality, it has always reflected reality. If there are extramarital affairs going on in reality, then such sequences will be showcased on TV too. In fact, people will love to watch these people somewhere they feel that these are not over the top, or made up. Rajan Shahi has depicted an extremely emotional story with a lot of sensitivity”.