Rishton Ka Chakravyuh

Rishton Ka Chakravyuh (English: Labyrinth of relationships) is an Indian television drama series aired on STAR Plus. The show stars Mahima Makwana, Narayani Shastri, Sangita Ghosh, Ankit Siwach and Ajay Chaudhary.[3] Set in royal backdrop the show revolves around a mother,authoritative royal businesswoman Satrupa and her 17-year-old free-spirited, confident daughter Anami. Further, the show depicts the life of royal industrialist family who resides in Laal Mahal, the house of conspiracies.[4] The show is loosely based on the story Lai Bhaari depicting grey shades of relationships. The series ended on 23 February 2018.

Rishton Ka Chakravyuh
  • Soap opera
  • Drama
Created bySanjot Kaur
Written by
  • Story:
  • Niraj Shukla[1]
  • Sanjot Kaur
  • Sheetal Ladha
  • Dialogues:
  • Niraj Shukla
  • Amitosh Nagpal
  • Music:
  • Amar Mohila
  • Raju Singh
Directed byAshwini Chaudhary(Varanashi track))[2]
Sachindra Vatsa
Rajeev Raj
Creative director(s)Nikita Parikha
StarringSee below
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes154
  • Bhupinder Singh
  • Sanjot Kaur
Running time21 minutes
Production company(s)Rolling Pictures Productions Private Limited
DistributorStar India
Original networkStar Plus
Picture format
Original release7 August 2017 (2017-08-07) 
23 February 2018 (2018-02-23)
External links


Seventeen-year-old Anami, abandoned at birth and adopted by a pandit family in Banaras, returns as the sole yet reluctant heir to a royal family in Laal Mahal in Bihar badlands and a saga begins.

The tale begins with Satrupa bringing back Anami; whom she gave away at birth, to Laal Mahal after her son and Anami's twin brother, Vatsalya's death. Reluctantly, Anami agrees to go back to Laal Mahal.

Adhiraj Pandey, the CBI officer who is handling the case of whatever is related to Lal Mahal, gradually develops a close bond with Anami and the two become best friends. Slowly, Anami learns about the past of Laal Mahal and gets to know her dead brother through his diary. She decides to stay in Laal Mahal and find the true culprit behind her brother's death. Because Adhiraj is her best friend and actually loves her without knowing it, he helps her in any decision she makes without denying. She also brings Sudha, her biological father's past affairs and also the mother of Narottom, (Anami's half-brother)to Laal Mahal to make Narottom's life happy. She is unaware of Sudha's true motives who wants all the money, power and property of Lal Mahal. Behind Anami's back, she plans and plots without Anami knowing it.

Satrupa warns Anami for Sudha, but because of Anami's stubborn behavior and misconception about Satrupa, she never trusts her. At first, Anami trusts Sudha blindfolded but gradually Adhiraj suspects Sudha and tells Anami to watch out for her. Anami tries running away from Lal Mahal to go and live with her Pagli Panditayn and father (Anami's foster parents) when her brother Laddo (son of her foster parents) was kidnapped by Purushottam (Sudha's brother) and later kept secretive by Satrupa to stay close to Anami. Adhiraj stops her in the middle of the way and plans to go with her for her safety and to spend the last few moments he can before she leaves him forever. Both of them don't want to leave each other but Anami couldn't stay in Lal Mahal. When Anami and Adhiraj, along with Laddo reach to Anami's foster parents, they spend a night in one of her dad's friend's house. Sudha gets the house on fire through people whom she had hired to work for her. Anami thinks it was Satrupas plan and decides to go back to seek revenge.

Meanwhile, Adhiraj expresses his feelings for Anami and she seeks some time for her to know and accept her feelings towards him. She gets to know Sudha's true motives when Adhiraj gets proof against her which lets her be imprisoned. The proof was provided by Narottam which was a self-confessed audio recording. Anami knows that Satrupa is not guilty. In the end, Sudha is exposed and Anami asks Satrupa for forgiveness. Both share a huge hug and the whole family is happy. Baldev and Satrupa get back together. When Narottam was about to leave Laal mahal Anami asks the reason and he tells that since his mother and maternal uncle were involved in Vatsalya's accident he has no right to stay with the family. Anami promises to keep the secret and ask him not to leave. Terms are settled between Baldev-Satrupa and Narottam. Anami tells Adhiraj about the accident and he makes Sudha confess her crimes. Adiraj and Anami bring Madhu and Murari Pathak to Laal mahal. Satrupa requests them to stay with them at Laal mahal.

Seeing the closeness between Anami and Adhiraj Dhiru Pandey (Adhiraj's father) gets Adhiraj transferred. Learning this Baldev along with Gayatri (his mother) comes to Pandey's and ask for forgiveness for all their deeds and mistakes and makes a friendship call. Baldev accepts Narottam and he agrees to stay. Gayatri invites the Pandey family for dinner and everyone share a happy time until they come to a huge shock. Vatsalya comes into Lal Mahal calling Satrupa(Maa). Everyone is shocked including Anami and then the series ends on a cliffhanger with Anami and Vatsalya's face.


Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 154 7 August 2017 (2017-08-07) 23 February 2018 (2018-02-23)

Season 1

No. in
No. in
Title Original air
11"The Story of Anami"7 August 2017 (2017-08-07)
22"A Plot To Kill Vatsalya"8 August 2017 (2017-08-08)
33"Vatsalya Is Attacked!"9 August 2017 (2017-08-09)
44"Pujan Singh Instigates Vatsalya"10 August 2017 (2017-08-10)
55"Vatsalya Meets with an Accident"11 August 2017 (2017-08-11)
66"Will Satrupa Pull The Trigger?"12 August 2017 (2017-08-12)
77"Anami Is Attacked!"13 August 2017 (2017-08-13)
88"Time To Bring Anami Home?"14 August 2017 (2017-08-14)
99"Satrupa Visits Murari's House"16 August 2017 (2017-08-16)
1010"Satrupa Meets Anami"17 August 2017 (2017-08-17)
1111"Will Satrupa Fight For Anami?"18 August 2017 (2017-08-18)
1212"Satrupa Brings Anami Back!"19 August 2017 (2017-08-19)
1313"Avdhoot Or Anami?"21 August 2017 (2017-08-21)
1414"Anami Does The Unthinkable!"22 August 2017 (2017-08-22)
1515"Baldev Won't Accept Anami"23 August 2017 (2017-08-23)
1616"Pujan Plots Against Anami"24 August 2017 (2017-08-24)
1717"Anami Creates a Scene"25 August 2017 (2017-08-25)
1818"Pujan Singh Is Afraid"26 August 2017 (2017-08-26)
1919"Adhiraj Questions the Family"28 August 2017 (2017-08-28)
2020"Anami is Adamant"29 August 2017 (2017-08-29)
2121"Satrupa, Anami Asked to Leave!"30 August 2017 (2017-08-30)
2222"Pujan Singh Confronts Satrupa"31 August 2017 (2017-08-31)
2323"Anami Breaks the Fast?"1 September 2017 (2017-09-01)
2424"Satrupa Seeks Adhiraj's Help"2 September 2017 (2017-09-02)
2525"Anami, Pujan Singh Clash"3 September 2017 (2017-09-03)
2626"Narottam Makes a Revelation"4 September 2017 (2017-09-04)
2727"Pujan Manipulates Satrupa"5 September 2017 (2017-09-05)
2828"Anami Falls Sick"7 September 2017 (2017-09-07)
2929"Vikramaditya in Trouble"8 September 2017 (2017-09-08)
3030"Anami Vows to Protect Narottam"9 September 2017 (2017-09-09)
3131"Baldev to Sign the DNA Papers?"11 September 2017 (2017-09-11)
3232"Anami's Got a Plan"13 September 2017 (2017-09-13)
3333"Anami Tricks the Doctor"14 September 2017 (2017-09-14)
3434"The Verdict Shocks Anami"September 2017 (2017-09)
3535"Anami Has an Escape Plan"15 September 2017 (2017-09-15)
3636"Anami Remembers Vatsalya"16 September 2017 (2017-09-16)
3737"Return of Anami, the Avenger!"18 September 2017 (2017-09-18)
3838"A Grand Welcome for Anami"19 September 2017 (2017-09-19)
3939"Special Ritual for Anami"20 September 2017 (2017-09-20)
4040"Anami's New Tantrum"21 September 2017 (2017-09-21)
4141"Satrupa Warns Anami"22 September 2017 (2017-09-22)
4242"Anami's Secret Outing?"23 September 2017 (2017-09-23)
4343"Anami Meets Narottam's Mum"25 September 2017 (2017-09-25)
4444"Anami's Heroic Act"26 September 2017 (2017-09-26)
4545"Anami Gets Caught!"27 September 2017 (2017-09-27)
4646"Satrupa Threatens Anami"28 September 2017 (2017-09-28)
4747"What's Anami's IQ?"29 September 2017 (2017-09-29)
4848"Anami Accuses Narottam"30 September 2017 (2017-09-30)
4949"Anami Gets a Tutor"2 October 2017 (2017-10-02)
5050"Anami Agrees to go to College"3 October 2017 (2017-10-03)
5151"Anami's First Day in College"4 October 2017 (2017-10-04)
5252"Anami is in a Dilemma"5 October 2017 (2017-10-05)
5353"Adhiraj's Serious Accusations"6 October 2017 (2017-10-06)
5454"Will Satrupa Help Dhiru Win?"7 October 2017 (2017-10-07)
5555"Anami Humiliates Satrupa"9 October 2017 (2017-10-09)
5656"Anami Feels Betrayed"10 October 2017 (2017-10-10)
5757"Anami's Life at Risk"11 October 2017 (2017-10-11)
5858"Anami is Trapped Again"12 October 2017 (2017-10-12)
5959"Anami Romances Adhiraj!"13 October 2017 (2017-10-13)
6060"Adhiraj Has a Shocking News!"16 October 2017 (2017-10-16)
6161"Anami Gets Trained"17 October 2017 (2017-10-17)
6262"Anami to Mind Her Business"18 October 2017 (2017-10-18)
6363"Anami Gets Her Way"19 October 2017 (2017-10-19)
6464"Poonam in Danger!"20 October 2017 (2017-10-20)
6565"Shocker for Anami"23 October 2017 (2017-10-23)
6666"Anami Welcomes the Goddess"24 October 2017 (2017-10-24)
6767"Anami's Life in Danger"25 October 2017 (2017-10-25)
6868"Sudha Enters Lal Mahal!"26 October 2017 (2017-10-26)
6969"Satrupa Slaps Anami"27 October 2017 (2017-10-27)
7070"Satrupa Humiliates Sudha"30 October 2017 (2017-10-30)
7171"Pujan Insults Sudha"31 October 2017 (2017-10-31)
7272"Adhiraj's Shocking Revelation"1 November 2017 (2017-11-01)
7373"Anami Has a Task to Finish"2 November 2017 (2017-11-02)
7474"Pujan Punishes Narottam"3 November 2017 (2017-11-03)
7575"Vikramaditya Confronts Sudha"6 November 2017 (2017-11-06)
7676"Anami Questions Sudha!"7 November 2017 (2017-11-07)
7777"Satrupa Breathes Fire!"8 November 2017 (2017-11-08)
7878"Can Satrupa Change Anami's Mind?"9 November 2017 (2017-11-09)
7979"Adhiraj, Anami's Chai Date"10 November 2017 (2017-11-10)
8080"Satrupa Reaches Benaras"13 November 2017 (2017-11-13)
8181"Surprise for Anami"14 November 2017 (2017-11-14)
8282"Sudha Slaps Narottam"15 November 2017 (2017-11-15)
8383"Satrupa Influences Ladoo"16 November 2017 (2017-11-16)
8484"Will Sudha Kill Gayatri?"17 November 2017 (2017-11-17)
8585"Satrupa Provokes Anami"20 November 2017 (2017-11-20)
8686"Satrupa, Gayatri's Plan Succeeds"21 November 2017 (2017-11-21)
8787"Can Anami Make Sudha Leave?"22 November 2017 (2017-11-22)
8888"Will Sudha's Secret be Exposed?"23 November 2017 (2017-11-23)
8989"Anami's Secret Mission"24 November 2017 (2017-11-24)
9090"Satrupa Warns Sudha"27 November 2017 (2017-11-27)
9191"Anami Tests Sudha!"28 November 2017 (2017-11-28)
9292"Satrupa Charms Narrotam"29 November 2017 (2017-11-29)
9393"Anami Doubts Narottam"30 November 2017 (2017-11-30)
9494"Anami's Request to Vikramaditya"1 December 2017 (2017-12-01)
9595"Will Anami Accept the Deal?"4 December 2017 (2017-12-04)
9696"Double Trouble for Anami"5 December 2017 (2017-12-05)
9797"Ladoo Knows Sudha's Plan"6 December 2017 (2017-12-06)
9898"Ladoo is Kidnapped!"7 December 2017 (2017-12-07)
9999"Adhiraj Finds a Major Lead"8 December 2017 (2017-12-08)
100100"Anami Receives a Parcel"11 December 2017 (2017-12-11)
101101"Satrupa Consoles Anami"12 December 2017 (2017-12-12)
102102"Satrupa Baits Purushottam"13 December 2017 (2017-12-13)
103103"Satrupa Rescues Ladoo"14 December 2017 (2017-12-14)
104104"Satrupa Does the Unexpected"15 December 2017 (2017-12-15)
105105"Satrupa Keeps It a Secret"18 December 2017 (2017-12-18)
106106"Anami Finds a Clue"19 December 2017 (2017-12-19)
107107"Satrupa is Heartbroken"20 December 2017 (2017-12-20)
108108"Anami Risks Her Life"21 December 2017 (2017-12-21)
109109"Sudha Does the Unthinkable!"22 December 2017 (2017-12-22)
110110"Ladoo Loses His Voice"25 December 2017 (2017-12-25)
111111"Will Anami's Plan Work?"26 December 2017 (2017-12-26)
112112"Anami Gets Kidnapped?"27 December 2017 (2017-12-27)
113113"Sudha Plans Against Ladoo"28 December 2017 (2017-12-28)
114114"Sudha Fails in Her Plan"29 December 2017 (2017-12-29)
115115"Anami Tricks Satrupa"1 January 2018 (2018-01-01)
116116"Anami's Bold Decision"2 January 2018 (2018-01-02)
117117"Anami's Escape Plan"3 January 2018 (2018-01-03)
118118"Anami, Ladoo's Escape Plan"4 January 2018 (2018-01-04)
119119"Adhiraj Finds Anami"5 January 2018 (2018-01-05)
120120"Anami, Adhiraj on the Run"8 January 2018 (2018-01-08)
121121"Will Satrupa Find Anami?"9 January 2018 (2018-01-09)
122122"Anami on the Run"10 January 2018 (2018-01-10)
123123"Anami Meets Madhu, Murari"11 January 2018 (2018-01-11)
124124"A Shocker for Anami"12 January 2018 (2018-01-12)
125125"Anami to Avenge Satrupa"15 January 2018 (2018-01-15)
126126"Anami, Adhiraj Part Ways"16 January 2018 (2018-01-16)
127127"Satrupa's Mannat Puja"17 January 2018 (2018-01-17)
128128"Anami Lies to Satrupa"18 January 2018 (2018-01-18)
129129"Sudha Doubts Anami"19 January 2018 (2018-01-19)
130130"Sudha Tests Anami"22 January 2018 (2018-01-22)
131131"Love Blooms for Adhiraj-Anami"23 January 2018 (2018-01-23)
132132"Adhiraj is Arrested"24 January 2018 (2018-01-24)
133133"Dhiru Lashes out at Satrupa"25 January 2018 (2018-01-25)
134134"Satrupa's Unexpected Move"26 January 2018 (2018-01-26)
135135"Anami Accuses Satrupa"29 January 2018 (2018-01-29)
136136"Adhiraj's Sweet Surprise"30 January 2018 (2018-01-30)
137137"Anami Bakes for Adhiraj"31 January 2018 (2018-01-31)
138138"Anami Decides to Forget Adhiraj"1 February 2018 (2018-02-01)
139139"Adhiraj Expresses His Love"2 February 2018 (2018-02-02)
140140"Is Anami in Love?"5 February 2018 (2018-02-05)
141141"Anami's Confused Feelings"6 February 2018 (2018-02-06)
142142"Madhu Talks to Anami"7 February 2018 (2018-02-07)
143143"Happy Birthday, Anami!"8 February 2018 (2018-02-08)
144144"Anami in High Heels"9 February 2018 (2018-02-09)
145145"Avdhoot Conspires Against Anami"12 February 2018 (2018-02-12)
146146"Anami Meets Madhu"13 February 2018 (2018-02-13)
147147"Anami's Birthday Look"14 February 2018 (2018-02-14)
148148"Anami Confesses Her Feelings"15 February 2018 (2018-02-15)
149149"A Shocker on Anami's Birthday"16 February 2018 (2018-02-16)
150150"Sher Singh Reveals the Truth"19 February 2018 (2018-02-19)
151151"A Shocker For Sudha"20 February 2018 (2018-02-20)
152152"Sudha Gets Arrested"21 February 2018 (2018-02-21)
153153"Anami Learns Vatsalya Was Killed"22 February 2018 (2018-02-22)
154154"Vatsalya is Alive!"23 February 2018 (2018-02-23)


Main cast

  • Narayani Shastri as Satrupa Baldev Singh, Baldev's wife, and Anami and Vaatsalya's mother
  • Mahima Makwana as Anami Baldev Singh, Baldev-Satrupa's estranged daughter, Vaatsalya's sister
  • Devarshi Shah as Vatsalya Baldev Singh, Baldev-Satrupa's son, Anami's biological twin brother
  • Sangita Ghosh as Sudha, Baldev's former lover & Narottam's Mother[5]
  • Ankit Siwach[3] as CBI officer Adhiraj Pandey
  • Ajay Chaudhary as Baldev Vikram Singh, Satrupa's husband, Anami, Vaatsalya and Narottam's father & Pujan's cousin

Recurring cast

  • Anju Mahendru as Gayatri Singh, Baldev's mother, Pujan's Aunt & Anami's grandmother
  • Ram Gopal Bajaj as Vikramaditya Singh,[6] Head of Lal Mahal and Royal Steel, Gayatri's husband & Baldev's father
  • Payal Nair/Vibhuti Thakur as Daamo, Satrupa's assistant and confidant (2017)(2018)
  • Bhupinder Singh as Dhirendra Pandey (Dhiru), Adhiraj and Tanya's father
  • Akash Gill as Narottam,[7] Baldev's illegitimate son
  • Praneet Bhat as Pujan Singh, Baldev's cousin
  • Karishma Kapur as Kamini, Pujan's wife
  • Ieshaan Sehgal as Avdhoot Pratap Singh, Pujan-Kamini's son
  • Vaishnavi Rao as Tanya Pandey, Adhiraj's Sister
  • Tom Alter as Somdev Guruji
  • Mohit Chauhan as Pandit Murari Pathak, Anami's foster father
  • Lubna Salim as Madhu Pathak, Anami's foster mother
  • Vineet Kumar Chaudhary as Purushottam, Sudha's Brother
  • Devyansh Tapuria as Lakshya "Ladoo" Pathak, Anami's foster brother
  • Sanyukta Timsina as Ila, Adhiraj's assistant at CBI office
  • Shristhi Mitra as Poonam, Anami's assistant


Development and premiere

On 3 August 2016 an article published in toi. stating Mahima Makwana and Narayani Shastri being part of the show.[8] On 17 July 2017 the first promo of the show was released on Mahima's insta handle. After that series of promo featuring anami was released with #AnamiEkTsunami on Star Plus web pages. The show produced by Bhupinder Singh and Sanjot Kaur under the banner of Rolling Pictures is a Political, Family Drama loosely based on the story of Mahabharat depicts grey shades of relationships.[9] The show premiered at 6:00 p.m.(IST) on Monday 7 August 2017 and airs from Monday to Friday.[10] Later on,the show shifted to 8:00 pm.(IST) prime time.[11]


Actresses, Mahima Makwana and Narayani Shastri were chosen to play the role of Anami and Satrupa respectively. Talking about her character Narayani said,

Satarupa is a sophisticated royal woman. She is a strong woman with a mind of her own and I am enjoying playing the same[12]

.Mahima who has to wear a wig of Deadlocks in the show said,

Which female actress on TV has adorned jattas? It a herculean task to move around and do action scenes with this heavy wig. I always like trying out different things, so it's fun and people are also giving me a positive feedback[13]

Actress, Sangita Ghosh of ' Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara fame, was cast to play Sudha.[14] Newcomer Ankit Siwach landed in role opposite Mahima Makwana.[15] Actor Akash Gill was chosen to play effeminate Character. Initially, Seema Pahwa was cast-ed as Anami's mother, The role went to Lubna Salim. Actor Benjamin Gilani was earlier cast-ed as Vikramaditya Singh but was replaced by Ram Gopal Bajaj before the release. The other Prominent casts include Ajay Chaudhary, Lubna Salim, Anju Mahendru, Devrshi Shah, Praneet Bhat among others.


The show was dubbed in English and begin airing in South Africa as Family Secrets on Star Life from 31 January 2019.


Year Award Category Nominee Result
2017 ITA Award ITA Award for Best Actor – Female Mahima Makwana, Narayani shastri Nominated
ITA Award for Best Actor – Drama Narayani shastri Nominated
ITA Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role Sangita Ghosh Nominated
ITA Award for Best Actor – Male Ajay Chaudhary Nominated
ITA Award for Best TV Show Rishton Ka Chakravyuh Nominated


Series Soundtrack

1."SAM DAM DAND BHED"Kailash Kher3:30

Satrupa Vatsalya track

1."ALVIDA – D DAY song (2013)"Nikhil D’Souza, Sukhvinder Singh, Shruti Hassan, Loy Mendonsa5:01
  • Note: small track between mother and son, in episode 6.

Anami and Madhu Pathak track

1."AISA KYUN MAA"Sunidhi Chauhan3:40
  • Note: Small track daughter thinking about her foster mother, in episode 23.

Adhiraj and anami track

1."hawayein"Arijit Singh4:51
2."Tum Tak"Javed Ali, Keerthi Sagathia, Pooja Vaidyanath5:31


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