|Punar Vivah-Zindagi Milegi Dobara
पुनर्विवाह-ज़िन्दगी मिलेगी दोबारा
re-marraige - Love Will Meet a Second Time
Logo Of Punar Vivah
|Also known as||'Punar Vivah'|
|Created by||Shashi Sumeet Productions|
|Written by||Shobhit Jaiswal
|Directed by||Manish Khandelwal
|Creative director(s)||Karishmaa Chandna , Sheetal, Abhishek|
|Opening theme||Punar Vivah By Kamaal Khan|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of episodes||325|
Sumeet Hukamchand Mittal
|Editor(s)||Jay B Ghadiali|
|Camera setup||Multi camera|
|Production company(s)||Shashi Sumeet Productions|
|Original network||Zee TV|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV), 1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||20 February 2012 – 17 May 2013|
|Preceded by||Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed|
Punar Vivah (English: Married Again) is an Indian soap opera that airs on Zee TV. It premiered on 20 February 2012 and replaced Bhagonwali-Baante Apni Taqdeer. It aired every Monday–Friday at 10:30 pm, and completed a one-year run on 20 February 2013 and 300 episodes on 12 April 2013. This season ended 17 May 2013 and Punar Vivah - Ek Nayi Umeed replaced Punar Vivah from 20 May 2013.
The series aired in the country Iran in the name of ازدواج مجدد, from 22 March to 12 July 2015 at 21:00 pm, and was broadcast on networks Gem Bollywood. It was dubbed in Tamil as Marumanam on Zee Tamizh.
Punar Vivah is the story of two individuals, Yash and Aarti. Yash is a widower with two daughters, Payal and Palak. Aarti is a divorcée with a son, Ansh. Aarti's in-laws and Yash's family want the two lonely hearts to get united in marriage. Yash and Aarti get married for the well being of their children but begin to fall in love as time moves on. Then the story continues with new complications arising in Yash's family. Aarti and Yash have a son, Aayu, but someone kidnaps him soon after he is born. The culprit is Ishita, who is obsessed with Yash and wants to create havoc in Aarti's life. this leads to problems in Yash and Aarti's relationship. They don't talk to each other for months after losing their son. Aayu returns to the family as a (supposedly orphan) adopted baby by Yash's brother Prateek and his wife Paridhi, who are childless. Aarti feels a strange connection with the baby and finds comfort in him. Aarti soon finds out the truth about Ishita and also finds out that she was the one who kidnapped her baby (Aayu). Aarti tells Yash the truth and they finally get back together. They get Aayu back; however, seeing Paridhi's sad face, Aarti and Yash decide to give Aayu to Prateek and Paridhi. Ishita comes back and kidnaps Aayu again. However, Yash saves Aayu and gets Ishita arrested.
The show launched with a TRP of 2.6 being the third-best show having launched with good TRPs after Mujhse Kuchh Kehti... Yeh Khamoshiyaan and Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon. The serial continued recording TRPs of 2.1-3.1 in its run in 2012. In 2013, the show dropped in TRP scoring 1.6. Since then it is recording TRPs of 1.4-2.4 behind Bade Achhe Lagte Hain and Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera. It ended with a TRP of 1.9 and its lowest TRP up to date is 1.4 and highest TRP is 3.1.
|Gurmeet Choudhary||Yash Suraj Pratap Sindhia||Aarti's second husband[Male Lead]|
|Kratika Sengar||Aarti Yash Sindhia||Yash's second wife [female lead]|
|Shweta Munshi||Arpita Yash Sindhia||Yash's first wife (dead)|
|Sarwar Ahuja / Vineet Raina||Prashant Satyendra Dubey||Antagonist, Aarti's Ex-Husband(Dead)|
|Dishank Arora||Prateek Suraj Pratap Sindhia||Yash's Younger Half Brother|
|Leena Jumani||Paridhi Prateek Sindhia||Pratik's Wife|
|Chetan Pandit||Suraj Pratap Sindhia||Yash's Father|
|Dolly Minhas||Radha Suraj Pratap Sindhia||Akash's Mother, Yash's Biological Mother, Suraj Pratap's Second Wife|
|Pallavi Rao / Ananya Khare||Maya||Yash's Aunt, Suraj's sister|
|Rakesh Kukreti||Pankaj Suraj Pratap Sindhia||Yash's Elder Half Brother|
|Samragyi Nema||Vidhi Pankaj Sindhia||Pankaj's Wife|
|Akshay Dogra||Akash Suraj Pratap Sindhia||Yash's Half Brother, Gayatri's Biological Son|
|Heena Parmar||Ishita Akash Sindhia||Antagonist, Akash's Wife|
|Amit Singh Thakur||Satyendra Dubey||Aarti's Ex-Father-In-Law(Terminated)|
|Geeta Tyagi||Shobha Satyendra Dubey||Aarti's Ex-Mother-In-Law(Terminated)|
|Pankhuri Jain||Mansi||Aarti's Friend(Terminated)|
|Amita Udgata||Tai Ji||Antagonist, Prashant's Aunt(Terminated)|
|Ashish Kapoor||Mr. Khanna||Paridhi's Father(Terminated)|
|Roma Bali||Mrs. Khanna||Paridhi's Mother(Terminated)|
|Divyam Dama||Ansh Prashant Dubey / Ansh Yash Sindhia||Prashant & Aarti's Son, Yash's Step Son|
|Palak Dey||Palak Yash Sindhia||Yash & Arpita's Elder Daughter, Aarti's Step Daughter|
|Dhriti Mehta||Payal Yash Sindhia||Yash & Arpita's Younger Daughter, Aarti's Step Daughter|
|Nidhi Day||Vedika Pankaj Sindhia||Pankaj & Vidhi's Daughter|
|-||Vedant Pankaj Sindhia||Pankaj & Vidhi's Son|
|-||Aayu Yash Sindhia||Yash & Aarti's Son|
In Pakistan, the show airs on Geo Kahani. In Algeria, the show airs on Zee Alwan, under the name (فرصة ثانية-Forsa Thania) Arabic for Second Chance/Punar Vivah. In Ile de la Reunion, the show airs on Antenne Réunion as Punar Vivaah dubbed in French. In South Africa the shows air on Zee World dubbed in English (Zee World Extra Ordinary Every Day). In Mauritius, the show airs on MBC 2 on Sunday. In Vietnam the show airs on VTV9 under the title Hẹn Tái Hôn. In Iran, the show airs on GEM TV as Ezdevaj e Mojadad (new wedding in Farsi).
- "Punar Vivaah - télé la Réunion". Punar Vivaah - télé la Réunion. Antenne Reunion Télévision. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
- "'Punar Vivaah' arrive sur Antenne Réunion". Punar Vivaah a la tele reunion. Antenne Reunion Télévision. 6 January 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.