Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai

Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (English: My Sister is One in a Thousand) is an Indian soap opera that aired on STAR Plus from 3 October 2011 to 13 September 2013.[1][2] Speaking about its end, producer Siddharth Malhotra said, "The channel didn't want to shut the show. Both the channel and the production house tried reasoning with the cast. But since they are unwilling to play parents on screen, we have to forcibly end the show."[1]

Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
GenreSoap opera
Written byZama Habib
Directed bySantram Varma
Kaushik Ghatak
Vikram Labhe
Ajit Kumar
Rahul Agarwal
Noel Smith
Creative director(s)Pinky Shah
Ameeta Devadiga
Pritish Das
StarringSee Below
Opening themeEk Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai By Shreya Ghoshal
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes515
Producer(s)Prem Kishan
Sunil Mehta
Production location(s)Rishikesh
CinematographyMahesh Talkad
Sanjay Malwankar
Editor(s)Nirmala John
Running timeApprox. 21 minutes
Production company(s)Cinevistaas Limited
DistributorStar India
Original networkStar Plus
Picture format
Original release3 October 2011 (2011-10-03) 
13 September 2013 (2013-09-13)

The show also reaired on Star Utsav.[3] The series was also dubbed into English as The Inseparables on Star Life.


Jeevika and Manvi are two sisters who live in Rishikesh with their great-grandmother, grandmother, Beeji, uncle, aunt and their cousin, Dabbu. Jeevika is a simple schoolteacher, whose marriage has been arranged to Viren Vadhera, the son of a reputed family of lawyers in Chandigarh.

Manvi struggles with separating from her sister, when she is diagnosed with leukemia - a form of blood cancer, which the entire Vadhera family finds out about when she refuses to donate blood to Jeevika after an accident. Ultimately, a pregnant Jeevika aborts her child and donates her bone marrow to Manvi and saves her.

Viren's brother, an aspiring singer, Virat falls in love with Manvi, supports her through her cancer treatment and eventually marries her. Manvi also supports him through his developing independent career away from the Vadhera legacy.

The Vadheras, along with the sisters, are involved with a lot of antagonists due to their legal stature. A man poses as an imposter for their divorced aunt's deceased son. The sisters eventually expose his real identity and it is revealed that the whole fiasco was conspired by Viren's long time court nemesis, Jaiswal.

Manvi soon gets pregnant, while Jeevika and Viren opt for surrogacy through an estranged wife Vidhi. They are also shocked by their father's sudden entry as he is revealed to be alive and also terminally sick.

In the end, they accept him into their family and, the Chaudharys and Vadheras welcome Jeevika and Viren's daughter Mansi, and Manvi and Virat's daughter Jahnvi. Jeevika finds out she is pregnant and the sisters happily get together again.



  • Krystle D'Souza as Jeevika Chaudhary, Manvi's elder sister, Viren's wife (2011-13)
  • Nia Sharma as Manvi "Mannu" "Maanvi" Chaudhary, Jeevika's younger sister, Virat's wife (2011-13)
  • Karan Tacker as Viren Singh Vadhera, Virat's elder brother, Jeevika's husband (2011-13)
  • Kushal Tandon as Virat Singh Vadhera, Viren's younger brother, Manvi's husband (2011-13)




The show is produced and directed by Siddharth Malohtra of Cinevistaas Limited. Krystle D'Souza was cast to play Jeevika Chaudhary along with Nia Sharma as Maanvi Chaudhary.[7] Karan Tacker and Kushal Tandon both were finalised to play the main role.[8] Abhinav Shukla was roped to play another important chartecter in the series. Other cast included Seema Kapoor, Anju Mahendru, Manasvi Vyas, Anupam Bhattacharya, Divyajyotee Sharma, Gaurav Kumar, Deep Dhillon and Tarla Joshi. Seema played a strict women and but later her character turned positive.[9]

Awards and nominations

YearAward CeremonyCategoryRecipientResult
2012 Indian Telly Awards Fresh New Face (Male) Kushal Tandon Won
Gold Awards Best Debut (Male) Kushal Tandon Won[10]
Best Show Prem Krishen & Sunil Mehta Nominated
People's Choice Awards India Favourite New Television Drama Prem Krishen & Sunil Mehta Nominated
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress Drama Nia Sharma Won[11]
Best Actor Drama Kushal Tandon Nominated[12]
Best Serial Drama Prem Krishen & Sunil Mehta Nominated
Best Actress Drama (Jury) Krystle D'Souza Nominated
Best Serial Drama (Jury) Prem Krishen & Sunil Mehta Nominated
GR8! Performer Of The Year Karan Tacker Nominated
Best Director Drama (Jury) Santaram Verma Nominated
Best Teleplay (Jury) Bhavini Iyer & Zama Habib Won
Indian Telly Awards Best Ensemble Cinevistaas Limited Won
Best Actress In Leading Role Nia Sharma Nominated
Best Drama Series Cinevistaas Limited Nominated
Kalakar Awards Best Jodi Karan Tacker & Krystle D'Souza Won


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