1. Abhi and Pragya get married
It’s been almost five years since leading Zee TV show Kumkum Bhagya has been entertaining us. The storyline of the daily soap is all set for a generation to leap in the coming episodes. The serial has witnessed some major plot twists and turns off-late, and looks like there are many to come! More details are awaited but till then we will give you a quick recap of all that has happened in the show so far.
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Without further ado, let’s walk through the major highlights from the serial.
Kumkum Bhagya began with the story of two sisters Pragya Arora and Bulbul Arora and their mother Sarla. Sarla Arora runs a marriage hall by the name Kumkum Bhagya. Enter rockstar Abhishek ‘Abhi’ Mehra. Pragya’s sister Bulbul and Abhishek’s music handler-cum-best friend Purab Khanna fall in love. But Abhi’s sister Aliya loves Purab. Without asking Purab, Abhi assumed that Purab loves Pragya and decides to marry her.
As Abhi and Pragya begin to grow closer, the former’s girlfriend and supermodel Tanushree aka Tanu gets jealous. She fakes a pregnancy, but the unborn baby is actually Nikhil’s child with whom Tanu had a one-night stand. But before Pragya could reveal the truth to Abhi, she meets with an accident and is declared dead.
2. Abhi loses his memory and forgets Pragya
The show took its first leap, of two months, and it is revealed that Pragya is actually alive. She decides to take revenge from her haters by becoming the owner of Abhi’s business. Meanwhile, a jealous Aliya attacks Pragya but her sister Bulbul sacrifices her life to save Pragya.
The season ends with Pragya exposing Tanu and winning Abhi’s trust again. Abhi and Pragya confess their love for each other. However, Abhi gets in an accident and loses his memory. He forgets everything that has happened in the past 2.5 years including Pragya. Thus, to protect Abhi, Pragya walks out of his life but doesn’t divorce him.
3. Pragya gets shot
Two months after leaving Abhi, Pragya starts working at the Love Life Music Company. She meets Abhishek again. However, taking advantage of Abhi’s memory loss, his sister Aliya decides to get him married to Tanu. However, Nikhil kidnaps Pragya and Abhi leaves the rituals to rescue her.
Abhi regains his memory but he soon loses Pragya for she is shot by the goons and falls into the dam.
4. Abhi meets Pragya's lookalike Munni
Weeks after Pragya has been shot, Abhi meets her lookalike named Munni. He takes her home where Aliya blackmails Munni to side with them. Meanwhile, Pragya, who is alive, comes out of coma and swaps places with Munni.
On the other hand, Purab and Disha’s love story begins to bloom. She proposes to him and he decides to move on from Bulbul and give their marriage a chance!
5. Pragya attempts suicide
Enter another villain Simonika, Abhi’s secretary. She plans to take her revenge for he has killed her husband Dushyant. In a barter, Tanu asks Simonika to spare Abhi and kill Pragya instead. However, Simonika ends up murdering Dadi who reaches the factory before Pragya to save her life.
Both Abhi and Aliya blame Pragya for Dadi’s death. Abhi asks Pragya to leave, thus, a heart-broken and grief-stricken Pragya is shown attempting suicide by jumping off a cliff.
6. Abhi marries Tanu, Pragya lives with King Singh as his wife
Kumkum Bhagya took a seven-year leap last year. The jump changed all the dynamics shared by the Abhi, Pragya and their families. Abhi is now married to Tanu, while Pragya is living in the United Kingdom with King Singh, a London-based rapper. She also has a daughter from Abhi, named Kiara. Abhi and Pragya both still believe the latter is responsible for Dadi’s death.
As destiny would have it, both Abhi and King are offered a world music album and thus, the latter flies to India with Pragya and Kiara.
7. Abhi finds out that Kiara is his daughter
Kiara and Abhishek meet in Delhi, where the Mehra family now lives, and become good friends. Hence, when Kiara is admitted to a hospital following an accident, Abhi visits her only to find out that she is actually his daughter.
However, Purab and Disha suggest Abhi get a DNA test done. Reports come positive and Abhi finds out that Kiara is his child.
8. Abhi and Pragya remarry
Abhi comes to know that King and Pragya are not married for real. He then decides to remarry Pragya. To drive a wedge between Abhi and Pragya, Tanu tells the latter that Abhishek only wants to marry her to get Kiara. This angers Pragya and she reprimands Abhi. The two, however, get stuck in a mall which has been held captive by a group of terrorists.
Abhi tells Pragya the truth about his fake marriage with Tanu and she agrees to marry him again. However, a jealous King, who is in love with Pragya, deliberately tries to end her and his own life. But surviving all the odds, Abhi and Pragya finally get married.
9. Pragya is pregnant with twins
Two months after their reunion, Abhi and Pragya are expecting twins. A jealous Tanu tries to kill Pragya and her unborn babies, but Abhi, Aliya and others kick her out of the house. King too realises his mistake and decides to protect Pragya from Tanu.
Everybody at the Mehra mansion is thrilled at the new members soon joining the family, except Tanu. She reaches out to her old friend Nikhil and instigates him to take revenge from Abhi by murdering Pragya and her twins.
10. Nikhil kidnaps Kiara, plans to kill her
Nikhil enters Mehra mansion with the intention of killing Pragya and her twins but Kiara identifies him as the man who killed her John uncle. To save himself from being exposed, he changes his plan and kidnaps Kiara. Nikhil then calls Abhi – Pragya to ask for ransom money, but eventually plans to end Kiara’s life to complete his revenge.
The coming twist shall see the story move forward by a couple of decades. But a section of the press suggests that Kiara shall die, and her death will distance Abhi and Pragya. It remains to be seen if happily-ever-after shall ever be a fixation in Abhi-Pragya’s lives!