Preeta From Kundali Bhagya
TV has been the most women-dominated space in Indian entertainment. The lead actresses are the stars of the show and you are involved in their love life and personal lives on the show. Millions tune in to watch these stories of women looking for a story they can relate to or be inspired by. Here are 10 lessons you can learn from the leading female characters on current Zee TV shows this International Women’s Day.
In Kundali Bhagya, Preeta believes that Karan really wants to marry her. When she does get married to him, Karan reveals that he was only doing it to get revenge on her. Preeta leaves Karan and refuses to live with him. She even refuses to marry anyone else, instead choosing to focus on her own career and become independent.
Guddan From Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega
Guddan is another woman who was forced to leave the house by her husband AJ. Guddan and AJ have always had a rocky marriage on Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega, because AJ is much older to Guddan who is still shown as 21 years old on the show. Guddan gives up and decides to leave him once AJ loses faith in her and refuses to trust her.
Watch Guddan giving tips to women on Women’s Day.
3. Pragya From Kumkum Bhagya
Pragya from Kumkum Bhagya is the ideal bahu, beti, patni and maa. She is the old school romantic who believes that you live once and love once. She spends 20 years apart from her husband Abhi, but their romance refuses to fade when they meet after all those years. She even keeps a photo of Abhi in her cupboard hidden that she talks to when she feels lonely.
4. Zara From Ishq Subhan Allah
Zara is a Muslim girl who wants her freedoms, but within the rights of her religion in Ishq Subhan Allah. She was married to Kabir whose family is conservative and wants her to follow their traditions blindly. However, Zara was well-versed with the Quran, and she fights for the rights that she is entitled to. This makes her a lot of enemies in the house itself but she refuses to back down.
5. Aliya From Kumkum Bhagya
Aliya is the longest running vamp on the show Kumkum Bhagya. She might not always make the right decisions when it comes to family, however she is an astute businesswoman. Aliya is career oriented and ambitious and doesn’t apologise for it. Hopefully, she can put her decision-making skills to better use in her family life too.
6. Asmita From Yeh Teri Galiyan
Asmita or Puchki from Yeh Teri Galiyan is a true inspiration. She began her life as a child who would be forced to enter prostitution. However, she escapes her fate to become a police officer in Kolkata. She fulfils her duty in the police and even learns law to become a lawyer and save her partner and best friend Shaan from being framed in a wrong case.
7. Kalyani From Tujhse Hai Raabta
Kalyani in Tujhse Hai Raabta has been raised herself by her step-mother Anupriya. Kalyani too is passing on the motherly love to children who are not her own. Malhar and Sampada have a kid, Moksh. When Sampada leaves Malhar and her child, Kalyani steps in to take care of the child. Atharv was always out to ruin Kalyani’s life, but when Atharv loses his memory and mental stability and behaves like a kid, Kalyani accepts him as her child too.
8. Anita Bhabhi From Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain
Anita from Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain is modern forward thinking woman. She works and pays the bills while her husband Vibhuti is the homemaker. She has her own failings and quirks which make her more likeable and relatable. Her character shows that women too can be the sole breadwinners in the family.
9. Anupriya From Tujhse Hai Raabta
Anupriya from Tujhse Hai Raabta has lived a tough life. She has had her husband cheat on her with another woman and seen him raise children with her too. She eventually separates from her husband but she is still attached to his family. She helps their family business grow and becomes a big part of it. She also shows respect to his family after he passes away.
10. Rajesh From Happu Ki Ultan Paltan
Rajesh on Happu Ki Ultan Paltan is a housewife with 8 kids. Along with the mother-in-law and husband, she has one too many kids to handle. She manages to keep everyone in line (barely) by being strict when she needs to and showing them love when they need it. All this while trying to find some time for herself too.
What did you learn from your favourite character on Zee TV? Let us know in the comments below. Watch the inspiring story of four female scientists in Mission Over Mars, streaming now on ZEE5.