Jijaji Chhat Per Hain

Jijaji Chhat Per Hain (transl.Brother-in-law is on the terrace) is an Indian Sitcom Television serial that first time premiered on 9 January 2018 on Sony SAB TV. The show involves Murari (Anup Upadhyay), who continually tries to control his daughter, Elaichi (Hiba Nawab), a street smart and free spirited girl; and Pancham (Nikhil Khurana), an aspiring music director, Who works as a salesman in Murari's (Anup Upadhyay) Lehenga shop, and is in love with Elaichi (Hiba Nawab) [2] It is produced by Edit II Production.[3]

Jijaji Chhat Per Hain
Jijaji Chhat Par Hain Official Cover
Based onTroubles In Love Story
Written byManoj Santoshi
Raghuvir Shekhawat
Directed byShashank Bali
StarringHiba Nawab
Nikhil Khurana
Anup Upadhyay
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes502
Producer(s)Sanjay Kohli
Binaifer Kohli
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time23 minutes
Production company(s)Edit II Productions[1]
DistributorSony Pictures Networks
Original networkSAB TV
Picture format576i
HDTV 1080i
Original release9 January 2018 (2018-01-09) 
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Season 1

Murari Lal Bansal (Anup Upadhyay) is a lehenga shop owner in Chandni Chowk, Delhi who lives with his nagging wife Karuna, (Soma Rathod), and a free-spirited and outspoken daughter, Elaichi (Hiba Nawab). Half of the Chandni Chowk is infatuated by Elaichi but she considers them unsuitable for her. Rebellious Elaichi has several tricks up her sleeve. She continues to go to school by intentionally flunking each year in eleventh standard but passed in her fifth attempt and now is in twelfth standard, even at the age of 23, to avoid living the grown-up life and dodging marriage.

The twist in the tale comes when Murari rents out his rooftop room/ 'barsati' to Pancham (Nikhil Khurana), a 24-year-old boy from Agra who aspires to be a music director. Pancham moved to Delhi with his best friend, Pintu (Harveer Singh), both of whom have limited resources to bank on. To make his ends meet, he ends up working in Murari's shop as an assistant. Since Murari is principally determined to not rent his 'barsati' (room on Rooftop) to bachelors, Pancham fakes about being married and disguises Pintu, as a woman posing as his wife. However, Elaichi figures out what is going on and takes an instant liking of Pancham's mild and innocent behavior.

The story goes on from here as Pancham tries to balance his dream of becoming a music director, his work and concealing his wife's 'secret', whereas Elaichi constantly flirts with Pancham and teases him with jokes and pranks, while Murari tries to control his daughter's behavior in the most unsuccessful of ways.

Elaichi tells Pancham and Pintu that she knows Pintu is a boy and not Pancham's wife. She then marries with Pancham unknowing to her father Murari but with the consent of her grandmother.

Then, Elaichi, Pancham, Pintu and Sunita solve the day to day problems faced by them due to Elaichi's marriage to Pancham but in one of Elaichi's pranks, Pancham and Pintu are thrown out of the house and shop by Murari.

Season 2

After that, Pancham and Pintu return, disguised as siblings, Sanjana Kohli and Sanjeev Kohli to rent the house and shop again on the advice of Elaichi.

Chatanki and Sanjana aka Pancham get married in a fake marriage but due to increase in problems for Elaichi and Pancham after this, Elaichi plans to run away Sanjana and Sanjeev so that Pancham and Pintu can return in their original getup.

After this, Pancham and Pintu return to the house after being forgiven by Murari but due to an Electric shock Pancham lost his memory and did not recognize Elaichi as his wife.

Now, it is another uphill task for Elaichi to make Pancham fall in love with her again.


Season No. of episodes Originally broadcast (India)
First aired Last aired
1 467 9 January 2018 (2018-01-09) 18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
2 35 28 October 2019 (2019-10-28) present

Cast and characters


  • Hiba Nawab as Elaichi Bansal aka Ellu, Murari's daughter and Pancham's wife. She is a free-spirited, stubborn yet fun-loving girl. She is a street-smart girl who loves to keep things her way. She failed in 11th standard four times and passed in her fifth attempt. She loves Pancham and is secretly married with him about which only she, her grandmother, Pancham, Sunita and Pintu know. After Pancham lost his memory due to a shock, she tries to make him fall in love with her again. Her catchphrase is "Life me tante ho rakhe hain".
  • Nikhil Khurana as Pancham Khurana, Elaichi's husband, a small towner from Agra, whose sole dream was to become a music director. As he continues to struggle in his music career, to make his ends meet, he starts working at Murari's shop and lives on rent in his Barsati which makes him fall directly in the purview of Elaichi's whims and pranks. He loves Elaichi and now secretly married to her. Due to an electric shock, he lost his memory and started behaving with Elaichi in the old manner when he arrived at Murari's shop.[4]
  • Anup Upadhyay as Murari Bansal, a Chandni Chowk lehenga shop owner and father of Elaichi. He is not only an insecure and grumpy father but is also known to be a miser. He has an old Delhi accent, is very sarcastic in nature and is mostly seen engaged in gossips with Khasote at his saloon shop. He is sometimes mean in a good way and has a characteristic snickering laughter. He constantly bullies Pancham to keep him in check and makes salary cuts every time he makes a mistake. He is shown to deeply care for Pancham like his own son. He is unaware of Elaichi's marriage to Pancham. He has a catchphrase "Baat Kar Ria Hai Bekaar Ki".
  • Soma Rathod as Karuna Bansal, wife of Murari and mother of Elaichi. She is a typical housewife, although she might be nagging at times, she's a very dedicated and loving mother as well. She has a brother named Chatanki, whom she always helps financially even if it means stealing cash from Murari's safe. She has a hysterical laughing style which usually make others afraid. Her catchphrase is" Mere To Bhaagya Hi Phoot Gaye", and after saying that, she almost tries to weep before getting normal again.
  • Harveer Singh as Pintu, Pancham's best friend and Sunita's love interest, who came along with Pancham to get a job in Delhi. But, due to Murari's stipulation, most of the times he is seen dressed as Pancham's wife. He is very soft talking in nature, but abuses Pancham when no one is around. He often replies to Sunita's request of taking selfie as "Ha Ha, Lelo Lelo".
  • Raashi Bawa as Sunita Bawa aka Sunnu, Elaichi's best friend and Pintu's love interest. She, along with Elaichi has failed 11th standard four times in a row but passed it in her fifth attempt along with Elaichi. She keeps taking selfies with Elaichi at every moment and calls her Elu. Her catchphrase is "Elu Selfie!!".


  • Firoz as Chatanki, Karuna's criminal brother. He is often arrested because of his illegal activities. Murari hates Chatanki because of his antics and never spares a chance to roast him.
  • Naveen Bawa as Daroga Pinky Tripathi, who loves domestic work and has a keen interest in cooking, embroidery, knitting etc. He is a lazy Police Inspector and is known to have not been able to solve a single case till date and always says his catchphrases such as "Pinkyji Pooch Rahe Hain" and "Bachpan Se Delhi Mein Reh Ria Hoon".[5]
  • Saheb Das Manikpuri as Mangi Lal, an honest constable who works under Daroga Pinky. He gets irritated by Pinky's activities and often hurls insults at him in fits of rage. He replies to Pinky's dialogue as "Abey Haaattt!!!".
  • Pallavi Koli as Pushpa, a woman constable who often don't listen to Pinky and has a crush on Mangi Lal.
  • Jeetu Gupta as the Commissioner of Delhi Police Department who often scolds Daroga Pinky and praises Mangi Lal.
  • Deepak Pareek as Sohanpal Bawa, Sunita's father who has a crush on Pintu unknowing that he is a boy. He often asks Pintu to do activities that Sunita's mother used to do to him. He always says to Pintu "Dosti mein No Sorry, No Thank You".
  • Sumit Chopra as Khasote, a local barber and brother of Chhote and Lotey. He came to Chhote's saloon from Dubai after Lotey also went to Dubai to Chhote. He always says to Murari "Tum Gooler Khalo".[6]
  • Saurabh Kaushik as Bijendar, a boy who worked at Murari's shop before Pancham but was later fired by Murari when he learned that he had a crush on Elaichi. Now, he works in a marriage band shop which is adjacent to Chhote's saloon. He always asks Murari "Aur...Elaichi Kaisi Hai?" at the saloon.
  • Unknown as Sanju Dixit, whom had a crush on Elaichi, often comes up to Elaichi and yells "ELAICHI" in front of her to which, Elaichi replies "Saanju" in a Phirangi accent. This repeats twice before Elaichi gets irritated and scolds him and he leaves in tears.
  • Vijay Kumar Singh as Dixit Ji, Sanju's father and a sweets shop owner in neighborhood of Murari's shop.
  • Sohit Vijay Soni as various characters.

Previous Characters

  • Yogesh Tripathi as Chhote, a local Barber who in a way is the gossip king of the Mohalla. His saloon is named "Mandakini Hair Remover Saloon" as he is a big fan of the actress. However, in between the series, Mandakini's photos on his shop are replaced with hair-styles. Murari constantly visits his saloon for Chhote's massages which are done in really extreme ways, to the point that Chhote sometimes beats Murari in rage. He is the one who indirectly triggers fights and passes on irrelevant information in the mohalla. Whenever Murari is happy, he asks him, "Sethji, bagal ke (baal) bana du?". After some time, he went to Dubai to extend his business and his brother Lotey came to his place.
  • Rajeev Pandey as Lotey, a local barber and brother of Chhote. He came to Chhote's saloon when Chhote went abroad. After sometime, he also went to Dubai. His and Chhote's elder brother Khasote now came from Dubai to Delhi.[7]
  • Neelesh Malviya as Lalit Uncle, a boy in the mohalla who also has a crush on Elaichi. He always asks to Elaichi not to call him uncle and says "Tu uncle na bola kar, it hurts yaar". He often gets slapped by Pancham due to his silly talks in front of the latter.
  • Farida Dadi as Murari's mother and Elaichi's grandmother who gets Elaichi and Pancham to get married.
  • Upasana Singh as Panchami Khurana (Bebe), Pancham's mother.[8]
  • Mithilesh Chaturvedi as various characters including Lalit uncle's grandfather and Elaichi's Science teacher.
  • Subhashis Chakraborty (Actor) as Netaji Govind Sabbarwal, an adaptation of Arvind Kejriwal, a local politician of Chandni Chowk who often doesn't speak and talks by coughing at his assistant.
  • Rajiv Mehra as Netaji's assistant, who mostly conveys the message of Netaji to others.


Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Category Cast Role Result Sources
2018Indian Television Academy AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleAnup UpadhyayMurari BansalWon


2019Indian Telly AwardsBest Actor in comic roleHiba NawabElaichiWon [10]

See also


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