Yeh Hai Chahatein
Yeh Hai Chahatein (transl. This is Love) is an Indian drama television series produced by Ekta Kapoor for Star Plus. It is a spin-off series of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. It premiered on 19 December 2019 and stars Sargun Kaur Luthra and Abrar Qazi.
|Yeh Hai Chahatein|
|Created by||Ekta Kapoor|
|Written by||Sonali Jaffar|
|Directed by||Neeraj Baliyan|
|Creative director(s)||Shivangi Baabar|
|Starring||Sargun Kaur Luthra|
|Theme music composer||Lalit Sen|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||2|
|Editor(s)||Vikas Sharma |
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Balaji Telefilms|
|Original network||Star Plus|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||19 December 2019 –|
|Related shows||Yeh Hai Mohabbatein|
The series revolves around Prisha, a single mother who raises her sister’s child, Saransh after her sister's death.
- Sargun Kaur Luthra as Dr. Prisha Srinivasan– Gynaecologist; Vasudha and Gopal's daughter; Saransh's adoptive mother (2019–present)
- Abrar Qazi as Rudraksh Khurana– Rockstar; Rajeev's brother (2019–present)
- Vidhaan Sharma as Saransh Srinivasan– Prisha's adoptive son (2019–present)
- Sidharth Shivpuri as Yuvraj Pillai (2019–present)
- Indira Krishnan as Vasudha Srinivasan– Prisha's mother (2019–present)
- Vijay Kashyap as Gopal Krishna Srinivasan– Prisha's father (2019–present)
- Aishwarya Sakhuja as Ahana (2019–present)
- Aishwarya Khare (2019–present)
- Indraneil Sengupta as Rajeev Khurana– Rudraksh's elder brother (2019–present)
- Katie Iqbal (2019–present)
- Satyajit Sharma as Balraj Khurana (2019–present)
- Ayushi Satpathy (2019–present)
- Sunakshi Sharma (2019–present)
- Divyanka Tripathi as Dr. Ishita Iyer from Yeh Hai Mohabbatein (2019)
- Karan Patel as Raman Bhalla from Yeh Hai Mohabbatein (2019)
The reports of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein having a spin-off was first announced in April 2018. It was supposed to premiere in the same year but was delayed as the story was not finalized. Then, it was reported to premiere in June 2019 and the casting for it was going on while Aakanksha Singh and Karan Vohra were reported as the leads. But it was scrapped in July 2019. In September 2019, the series was revived and fresh casting sessions began. Sargun Kaur Luthra was cast as Prisha Srinivasan and Abrar Qazi was cast as Rudraksh Khurana.
The first promo of the series was released on 27 November 2019 where Sargun Kaur Luthra and Vidhaan Sharma were introduced by Divyanka Tripathi and Karan Patel as Prisha Srinivasan and Saransh Srinivasan. The next promo was released on 16 December 2019 featuring Arbar Qazi, Sargun Kaur Luthra and Vidhaan Sharma.
Talking about the series, producer Ekta Kapoor said, "We have seen lots of stories till now, but this one is going to be even more special." Further she said, "Yeh Hai Chahatein deals with another social issue. It’s often said that it’s easier for men with children to get married again, but very tough for a woman with a child to find a suitable groom."
Abrar Qazi expressed, "I feel very fortunate to be working with Ekta Ma’am. I have been watching all her shows since childhood and it was a dream to work with her someday. I didn’t know my dream would come true so soon in my career but I feel blessed. I was in complete awe of her when I met her for the first time during the briefing of our show." Sargun Kaur Luthra stated that she took inspiration from Neena Gupta for her role.
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- Yeh Hai Chahatein: Trisha and her complicating life
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- "Yeh Hai Chahatein promo alert: Trisha and Rudraksh get into a banter; show to go on-air on this date". Times Of India.
- "Ekta Kapoor bids adieu to Yeh Hai Mohabbatein; introduces Ishima's niece in spin-off Yeh Hai Chahtein". Times Of India.
- "Yeh Hai Chahatein's Abrar Qazi Reveals His First Look; Shares Thoughts On Working With Ekta Kapoor". ABP Live.
- "Sargun Kaur takes inspiration from Neena Gupta for 'Yeh Hai Chahatein'". The Times Of India.