Under Hinduism, shakti is the universal energy that arises from divine feminine power. It is further said to have taken various forms, and represented by goddesses. Different goddesses symbolize various sentiments and beliefs, similar to our Zee TV bahus and betis. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we have rounded up a list of five characters from various shows, re-imagined as demi-goddesses depending on their on-screen performance.
Pragya Arora from Kumkum Bhagya, for instance, is like Goddess Parvati. Pragya, we feel is like Goddess Parvati – gentle, maternal and benevolent. She protects her husband Abhi, Kiara and the rest of her family from all dangers just like Parvati is protective of Lord Shiva.