Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai

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Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
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Inter-title of Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai
Genre Indian soap opera
Created by Cinevistaas Limited
Written by Zama Habib
Aniruddh Tiwari
Priya Ramanathan
Bhavani Iyer
Arshad Sayed
Sanjay Rai
Sonali Jaffar
Directed by Santram Verma
Kaushik Ghatak
Vikram Labhe
Ajit Kumar
Creative director(s) Nitin Dhall
Starring See Below
Opening theme Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai By Shreya Goshal
Sonu Nigam
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 515
Producer(s) Prem Kishan
Sunil Mehta
Editor(s) Nirmala John
Location(s) Hrishikesh
Cinematography Mahesh Talkad
Sanjay Malwankar
Danny[disambiguation needed]
Running time Approx. 21 minutes
Original network STAR Plus
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 3 October 2011 – 13 September 2013
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Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (English: My Sister is One in a Thousand) was a daily Indian soap opera with the first series airing on STAR Plus from 3 October 2011 to 13 September 2013 till it got replaced by the mythological series Mahabharat.

The Cast & their Friendship[edit]

Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai was known among the fans for the intimate friendship and closeness of the cast. Even in their most hectic schedules they have always found a little time for their friends and been together through thick and thin. Even after years since the show went off-air, Karan Tacker, Nia Sharma, Kushal Tandon, Krystle D'Souza and the rest of the cast still live in the hearts of the fans for their friendly and fun loving nature off-screen.

Plot summary[edit]

The story revolves around sisters Jeevika and Manvi Chaudhary who live in Rishikesh. The adjacent male leads are Viren and Virat Vadhera, two brothers hailing from an elite family of lawyers in Chandigarh. Jeevika and Viren get married and she leaves for Chandigarh to live with the Vadhera family. Meanwhile, Virat begins to fall for Manvi, who soon starts reciprocating.

It is also revealed that Manvi has blood cancer and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive. Jeevika, Virat and Manvi go to Mumbai to get Manvi's treatment started. Meanwhile, Jeevika gets pregnant, but is left with no other choice than aborting her baby to save Manvi, as she is her only perfect bone marrow match. Following this, Manvi and Virat get married, and Virat starts his music career.

Both the sisters later have a daughter each, Mansi and Jahnvi.

Casting, production and distribution[edit]

The show is produced and directed by Siddharth Malohtra of Cinevistaas Limited. Krystle D'Souza was cast to play the main lead as Jeevika Chaudhary along with Nia Sharma as Maanvi Chaudhary.[1] Karan Tacker and Kushal Tandon both was finalised to play the main male leads.[2] Abhivav Shukla was roped to play the 3rd main lead opposite Krystle. Other supporting cast included Seema Kapoor, Anju Mahendru, Manasvi Vyas, Anupam Bhattacharya, Divyajyotee Sharma, Gaurav Kumar, Deep Dhillon and Tarla Joshi were other supporting roles. Seema played a strict women and the main antagonist but later her character turned positve.[3]


Main cast[edit]

  • Krystle D'Souza as Jeevika Viren Singh Vadhera, Manvi's sister, Viren's wife (2011–13)
  • Nia Sharma as Manvi Virat Singh Vadhera, Jeevika's sister, Virat's wife (2011–13)
  • Karan Tacker as Viren Singh Vadhera, Jeevika's husband (2011–13)
  • Kushal Tandon as Virat Singh Vadhera, Manvi's husband (2011–13)

Recurring cast[edit]

  • Seema Kapoor as Swamini Vadhera, Viren and Virat's Aunt (2011–13)
  • Indu Verma as Vanshika Singh Vadhera, Viren and Virat's mother (2011–13)
  • Deep Dhillon as Vijay Singh Vadhera, Viren and Virat's Grandfather (2011–13)
  • Anupam Bhattacharya as Inder Singh Vadhera, Viren and Virat's uncle (2011–13)
  • Manasvi Vyas as Kadambari Inder Singh Vadhera, Viren and Virat's aunt (2011–13)
  • Nikunj Pandey as Shlok Vadhera, Inder and Kadambari's son (2011–13)
  • Anju Mahendru as Beeji, Manvi and Jeevika's grandmother (2011–13)
  • Tarla Joshi as Badi Beeji, Jeevika and Manvi's grandmother (2011–13)
  • Mohit Chauhan as Madan Chaudhary, Jeevika and Manvi's uncle (2011–13)
  • Divyajyotee Sharma as Pinky Madan Chaudhary, Jeevika and Manvi's aunt (2011–13)
  • Imran Khan as Mahesh Chaudhary, Jeevika and Manvi's father (2013)
  • Gaurav Kumar as Devender Singh Chaudhary (Dabbu), Jeevika and Manvi's brother (2011–13)
  • Lavina Tandon as Sweety Devender Singh Chaudhary, Dabbu's wife (2013)
  • Abhinav Shukla as Dr. Manan, Jeevika's ex-lover (2011–12)
  • Sehban Azim as Karan Shekhawat, Swamini's son – (dead) (2012–13)
  • Nikunj Malik as Maya, Virat's ex-lover (2012)
  • Abir Goswami as Rajiv Talwar (2012)
  • Apurva Agnihotri as Judge of the singing competition (2012)
  • Shilpa Saklani as Judge of singing competition (2012)
  • Puneet Sachdev as Vikram, Viren's friend (2013)
  • Ranjeev Verma as Vikram’s Father (2013)
  • Kajal Pisal as Riya Malik/Sheetal, Sambhav's wife (2013)
  • Karan Suchak as Sambhav Malik, Viren's friend who likes Jeevika (2013)
  • Neeraj Malviya as Harshad/Shashank, Viren's friend and Vidhi's ex-husband (2013)
  • Neha Gosain as Vidhi, Harshad's ex-wife (2013)

Guest stars[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Ceremony Category Recipient Result
2012 Star Parivaar Awards Nayi Soch Kirdaar Nia Sharma Won
Favourite Behen Krystle D'Souza
Favourite Pati Karan Tacker
Favourite Jodi Kushal Tandon & Nia Sharma Nominated
Favourite Bhabhi Krystle D'Souza
Favourite Patni Krystle D'Souza
Favourite Behen Nia Sharma
Favourite Sasur Deep Dhillon
Indian Telly Awards Fresh New Face(Male) Kushal Tandon Won
Zee Gold Awards Gold Debut(Male) Kushal Tandon Won[4]
Most Fit Actor Karan Tacker
Most Fit Actress Krystle D'Souza
Best Fiction Show Prem Kishan & Sunil Mehta Nominated
People's Choice Awards India Favourite New TV Drama Prem Kishan & Sunil Mehta
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress-Drama(Popular) Nia Sharma Won[5]
Best Actor-Drama(Popular) Kushal Tandon Nominated[6]
Best Serial(Popular) Prem Kishan & Sunil Mehta
Best Actress-Drama(Jury) Krystle D'Souza
Best Serial-Drama(Jury) Prem Kishan & Sunil Mehta
GR8 Performer of the Year Karan Tacker
Best Director-Drama(Jury) Santaram Verma
Best Teleplay(Jury) Bhavini Iyer & Zama Habib Won
2013 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Pati Karan Tacker Nominated
Favourite Bahu Krystle D'Souza Nominated
Favourite Bhabhi Krystle D'Souza Nominated
Indian Telly Awards Best Ensemble Cinevistaas Limited Won
Best Actress in a 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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