Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii

Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (English: The Story of Each House) is a Hindi-language Indian soap opera on Indian television which ran on Star Plus from October 16, 2000. The soap opera was created by Ekta Kapoor and was produced by her production company Balaji Telefilms. The show starred Sakshi Tanwar and Kiran Karmarkar as the lead protagonists.[1]

Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
Parivaar Ko Jodti Bahu Kii Kahaani. Har Ghar Ki Kahani - Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
Created byEkta Kapoor
Written byStory
B M Vyas, Anjana Sood, Mahesh Pandey, Anil Nagpal, Sandiip Sikcand, Kamlesh Pandey, Nim Sood & Sonali Jaffar
B M Vyas, Anand Gandhi, Twinkle, Prabha, Anjana Sood, Mahesh Pandey, Dheeraj Sarna, Radheshyam Rai, Vicky Chandra, Anil Nagpal, Vincent Varghese, Pinky Shah, Usha Dixit, Bobby Bhonsle, Mushtaq Shiekh, Jitesh Patel, Kamlesh Pandey, Samidha - Khaild, Gauri Kodimala, Garima Goyal, Harsha Jagdish, Sonali Jaffar, Gaurav Sharma, Sharad Tripathi, Manish Shrivastav, Vandana Tiwari, Al-Raines, Swati Pande, Divyanna Khanna & Mallika Dutt
Amal Donwaar, Dheeraj Sarna, Shashi R. Singh, Deepti Rawal & Sharad Tripathi
Directed byArvind Babbal, Anil V. Kumar, Bharat Bhatia, Garry Bhinder, Rakesh Malhotra, Partho Mitra, Rajesh Babbar, Ravindra Gautam, Santosh Kolhe, Deepak Chavan, Rajesh Sethi, Swapnil Mahaling (Shahane), Anand Raut, Ajay Veermal, Ashish Shrivastav, Anoop Chaudhary, V.G Roy
Creative director(s)Prashant Bhatt, Swapna Waghmare Joshi, Mitu Kumar, Sandiip Sikcand Nivedita Basu & Sanchi Bawa
StarringSee Below
Opening theme"Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii" By Priya Bhattacharya
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of episodes1661
Producer(s)Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor
CinematographyAnil Mishra, Deepak Malwankar, Sukhvinder Singh, Sanjay Memane & Balu Dahifale
Editor(s)Vikas Sharma, Nishit Shah, Mohd Salim & Rochak Arora
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Balaji Telefilms
Original networkSTAR Plus
Picture format576i (SDTV)
Original release16 October 2000 
9 October 2008
External links
Production website

The show explored the worlds of Parvati and Om Agarwal, living in a Marwadi joint family where Parvati is an ideal daughter-in-law of Agarwal family and Om the ideal son. The show is the story of the sons of Vishwanath Agarwal and their children thereof. The show also had Ali Asgar who played the role of Kamal Agarwal, Anup Soni who played the role of Suyash Mehra, Shweta Kawatra/ Achint Kaur who played the role of Pallavi Agarwal as the major supporting cast.

Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii was dubbed in Sinhala language and broadcast on Sirasa TV.


Om and Parvati Agarwal are considered to be the Rama and Sita of the Agarwal family. The show is based mostly on their life and struggles in a joint family. The story, spread over three generations, focuses majorly on Parvati and her struggles as the ideal wife and daughter-in-law, mother and grandmother and depicts how sometimes one must stand against her loved ones to do what is morally right.[2][3]



The music of the series is composed by Priya Bhattacharya while the lyrics of the title track are written by B M Vyas.

Track listing
1."Rishton Ki Puja Jaha Ho (Remix)"Priya Bhattacharya3:58
2."Rishton Ki Puja Jaha Ho (Original)"Priya Bhattacharya2:14
3."Ram Ram Jai Raja Ram"Anonymous1:47
4."Om Jayanti Mangal Kaari Bhadrakali"Anonymous0:58


Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii premiered on 16 October 2000 on Star Plus in India. The series was critically acclaimed during its premiere for showcasing the actual joint family concept and the problems faced by the new generations in joint family. The way in which the storyline was adopted was widely appreciated.[4]

Three weeks after its premiere the show was amongst top three shows on Indian Television the other two being Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kaun Banega Crorepati.[5][6]

The series became one of the most watched shows during 2001 and 2002 with an average TRP of 10+ TVR.[7] In the Year 2002 and 2003, the series toppled Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi to become the top show on Indian Television.[8][9]

In the Year 2004, after the first generational leap of 20 years the TRP of the show shoot as high as 18+ that was a feat achieved by none other show before except Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (which had a record of generating a TRPof 22+)![10] In the same year during the rape hearing scene the TRPs of the show shoot the highest making it top show continuously for several weeks on the ratings charts.[11][12]

In 2006, the series took another generational leap of 18 years where the protagonist Parvati Aggrawal (Sakshi Tanwar) returned from dead as Janki Devi to take the revenge from Trisha (Mita Vashisht) who damaged her family and made the elders of her family - the servants! The series was applauded for enacting such a storyline which had the connect with 21st century![13] Also Sakshi Tanwar was applauded for her portrayal as Janki Devi, a break for her and audience who saw her enacting Parvati Aggrawal for continuous 6 years! Even Mita Vashisht was applauded for her portrayal as antagonist Trisha. The ratings of the series went high when Sakshi Tanwar returned as Janki Devi.[14][15]

The series went off air on 9 October 2008 after completing 8 successful years, where in the last episode, the protagonist Sakshi Tanwar was seen passing on the baton to Puja Banerjee (the protagonist of another show Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna that replaced Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii).[16]


2002 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in Lead Role[17] Kiran Karmarkar Om Aggarwal
Best Actress in Lead Role[17] Sakshi Tanwar Parvati Aggarwal
Best Actress in Negative Role[17] Shweta Kawatra Pallavi Aggarwal
Best Drama Series[17] Ekta Kapoor
2003 Kalakar Awards Best Actor[18] Ali Asgar Kammal Aggarwal
Best Playback Singer (Female)[18] Priya Bhattacharya
2004 Kalakar Awards Best Actor[18] Kiran Karmarkar Om Aggarwal
Favorite Actress[18] Sakshi Tanwar Parvati Aggarwal
2006 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in Supporting Role[19] Ali Asgar Kammal Aggarwal
2008 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in Supporting Role[20] Ali Asgar Kammal Aggarwal
2010 Indian Television Academy Awards ITA Milestone Award[21] Deepak Qazir Kejriwal
Kiran Karmarkar
Sakshi Tanwar
Ali Asgar
Chetan Hansraj
Vishwanath Aggarwal
Om Aggrawal
Parvati Aggrawal
Kammal Aggarwal


  1. "Ekta Kapoor likely to bring the iconic Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii back with Sakshi Tanwar".
  2. Sakshi Tanwar on playing Parvati in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii: I look at a range of emotions while reading the script in Kahaani!
  3. Sakshi Tanwar on Kahaani taking generational leap: The revamp trend will stop the day viewers stop seeing old shows!
  4. YearEnder 2001: Star Plus ends the year high with 'Kyunki Saas' and 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii's blockbuster ratings!
  5. Channels on Year End Mission; Star to celebrate the success of Kyunki, Kahaani and K shows!
  6. Star Quality at Star Parivaar!
  7. Kyunki and Kahaani generate a rating of 10+ TVR
  8. 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' takes generation leap | Show continues to lead the TRP Charts!
  9. Star Plus celebrates another winning year
  10. Kyunki, Kahaani, Kasautii - The 3Ks and their sustaining power!
  11. Sony TV's tactics fail to dent Kahaani's supremacy, show continues to lead the Charts!
  12. Star Plus record clean sweep with Kyunki's, Kahaani's and other K-shows!
  13. 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' takes another interesting generational leap
  14. Sakshi Tanwar reveals that Ekta Kapoor had such a bad temper that she decided to shut down Kahaani despite it being generating a TRP of 12+
  15. Sakshi Tanwar continues to keep the audience glued with her portrayal as 'Janki Devi'
  16. Star Plus wraps 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii' after running successfully for 8 long years!
  17. "Winners of Indian Telly Awards 2002".
  18. "Winners of Kalakar Awards" (PDF).
  19. "Winners of Indian Television Academy Awards 2006". Archived from the original on 10 February 2012.
  20. "Winners of Indian Television Academy Awards 2008". Archived from the original on 20 August 2010.
  21. "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Team honoured at ITA Milestone Awards". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015.
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