Thapki Pyar Ki

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Thapki Pyar Ki
थपकी प्यार की
GenreIndian soap opera
Written byVed Raj Shrivastava
Dheeraj Sarna
Story byVed Raj Shrivastava
Directed byDharmendra Sharma
StarringJigyasa Singh and Manish Goplani
Opening themeThap, Thap, Thapki... Thapki Pyar Ki
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes698
Running time20 minutes
Production company(s)SOL
DistributorViacom 18
Original networkColors TV
Rishtey Europe
Picture format
Original release25 May 2015 (2015-05-25) –
14 July 2017 (2017-07-14)
Other websites

Thapki Pyar Ki (Pat of Love and Support) is an Indian television drama series that premiered on Colors TV on 25 May 2015. The Show initialy started with the Story of a Girl called "Thapki" who had a stammer.[1][2][3][4][5][6] The Lead Actors in the Show were Jigyasa Singh and Manish Goplani who played the roles of Thapki and Bihaan respectively. The show culminated on 14 July 2017, showing the Happy Family of Thapki and Aryan, Look-alike of Bihaan, whom Thapki married after Bihaan's Death. It's an indian soap opera filled with drama and romance

Plot[change | change source]

Vani Chaturvedi (nicknamed "Thapki") (Jigyasa Singh) has a stutter but is a cheerful and intelligent girl. She never loses hope and doesn't let her stuttering become an obstacle in her life. Because of her stutter, Thapki receives no marriage proposals. Then she is introduced to Diwakar Mishra, who is short. He too refusesto marry Thapki because of her stutter and she is left heartbroken.

After a while, Thapki finds employment at a television channel called "News 365" which is owned by Dhruv Pandey (Ankit Bathla). Dhruv is a well educated and gentle man. When Thapki and her family migrate to Noida, Thapki handles the move well and impresses Dhruv. A co-worker becomes jealous and unsuccessfully tries to cause trouble. Meanwhile, Thapki and Dhruv fall in love.

Dhruv tells his family that he wishes to marry Thapki. The family agree but Dhruv's mother, Vasundhara, does not like Thapke because of her stutter. On the day of the marriage, Vasundhara asks her adopted son, Bihaan (Manish Goplani), to poison Dhruv's food. Dhruv falls unconscious. To Thapki's horror, she is then married to Bihaan. Vasu wants Dhruv to marry a girl called Shraddha (Monica Khanna). Shradda does not like Thapki and schemes against her.

One day, Thapki saves Vasundhara from a falling deity. Vasundhara regrets her attitude to Thapki. Meanwhile, Bihaan is falling in love with Thapki. Vasundhara asks Thapki to leave Bihaan for his own good. She does not and they are properly married. For a time, dhruv is jealous and trties to break up the marriage before realising the error of his ways.

Bihaan's biological family consisting of his mother,Kosi and his paternal uncle,Naman arrive. They want a kidney from Bihaan for their son, John. They discover that Bihaan was born with one kidney. Thapki tells Bihaan that his family will want the kidney anyway but Bihaan does not believe her. Thapki is pregnant and writes to tell Bihaan but the letter is intercepted by Bihaan's family. Thapki has an accident and loses the baby.

2 years later[change | change source]

Thapki returns as a business tycoon called Vaani Oberoi. With the help of Kabir, she exposes Kosi Devi and he is removed from the house. Kabir takes revenge on Bihaan for setting alight the house of his sister, Neha. Thapki believes that Bihaan is innocent and soon Kabir does too. Thapki, Vasu and Neha expose Sankar as the true arsonist. The police come but Sankar escapes. Dhruv divorces Shraddha and marries Aditi (Sheena Bajaj), Thapki's sister. In a drunken state, he impregnates Aditi as well as Shraddha.

Then, Thapki falls pregnant. Sankar fakes her own death. The police arrest Bihaan for murdering Sankar. Sankar blackmails Thapki by saying she will save Bihaan from hanging if Thapki leaves. Thapki leaves and later gives birth to twin daughters. Sankar tries to kill one of the daughters but she is saved by Bihaan who adopts her. Everyone thinks that one of the twins is dead. Thapki leaves with Kabir. Bihaan tries to stop her. Shraddha tells Sankar that she knows that she had blackmail Thapki and they form an alliance. Aditi overhears them and tells Bihaan. They go to Thapki but on the way are injured when Sharddha runs them over.

7 years later[change | change source]

Aditi is found dead. Dhruv blames Thapki and is very angry. Bihaan has lost his memory. Shraddha and Sankar mistreat Tina. Thapki is living with Bani. Thapki and Bihaan meet at their daughters' school. Thapki returns in order to help Bihaan's amnesia. Shraddha blackmails Tina into pressuring Bihaan and Sankar to marry. Bihaan's memory returns when Thapki reminds him of Sankar's behaviour. Sankar implicates Shraddha.

When Vasu takes Bihaan and his family to a famous temple, a gangster called Amma Mai kidnaps Bani. Amma Mai wants Bani to marry his son. Shraddha tries to make an alliance with Amma Mai. Shraddha's plan is revealed by Thapki. When Bihaan tries to save Bani, he is shot by Amma Mai. Amma Mai and her son are arrested. Bani blames Thapki for he father's death and leaves home. Kosi takes Bani in. Thapki is then kidnapped by Shraddha. Vasu rescues Thapki and defeats Shraddha.

15 years later[change | change source]

Tina is to marry Samar. Bani and Kosi arrive to take revenge on Thapki. Thapki asks Aryan, who looks like Bihaan, to impersonate Bihaan. Aryan is the brother of Bani's fiancé, Manav. On the day of marriage, Kosi creates mayhem. Bani apologises to Thapki and Kosi is arrested.

Aryan is told that Bani has died in an accident and Thapki's face has been completely changed by surgery after the accident. In fact, Thapki and Bani have been kidnapped by "Lovely", a bar dancer, who is impersonating Thapki. Thapki escapes but is blackmailed into silence by Lovely, who threatens to kill Bani. Mohini is Thapki's long lost twin sister who was separated from her family when Thapki pushed her. Mohini disguises Thapki with a veil and introduces her as Rajjo. However, the family are not fooled. Samar rescues Bani. Mohini apologises for her actions.

Tina and Vasu have not yet forgiven Thapki for messing up her daughters life. Vasu learns of Aryan and Balvinder tries to kill him. Before he does, Bani explains all. Thapki is forgiven. Aryan is invited to stay with the family to take Bihaan's place. Aryan marries Thapki and everyone lives happily ever after.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Thapki Bihaan Pandey/ Thapki Aryan Khanna/ Thapki Chaturvedi (Jigyasa Singh) - Bihaan's widow, Aryan's wife, Tina and Bani's mother and elder sister of Aditi, Vasu's Daughter-in-law
  • Bihaan Pandey/Aryan Khanna (Manish Goplani) - Thapki's first husband (Bihaan), Thapki's second husband (Aryan) Tina and Bani's father and adopted son of Pandey family (deceased)
  • Tina Manav Sharma/ Tina Bihaan Pandey (Luvneet Rajpoot/Kritika Sharma) Thapki and Bihaan's daughter and the twin sister of Bani.
  • Bani Samar Kapoor/ Bani Bihaan Pandey (Nithansi Goel/Jigyasa Singh) Thapki and Bihaan's daughter and the twin sister of Tina.
  • Manav Sharma (Abhinandan Jindal) Tina's husband.
  • Samar Kapoor (Gaurav Wadhwa) Bani's husband.
  • Dhruv Balvinder Pandey (Ankit Bathla) Bihaan's adoptive brother, Aditi and Shraddha's husband and Veer and Ananya's father
  • Aditi Dhruv Pandey (Sheena Bajaj) Thapki's sister, Dhruv's wife, Veer's mother, Ananya's stepmother (deceased)
  • Shraddha Dhruv Pandey (Monica Khanna) Dhruv's first wife, Ananya's mother, Veer's stepmother (Antagonist)
  • Alok Surjit Saha as Thapki's friend.
  • Vasundhara Balvinder Pandey ("Vasu") (Jaya Bhattacharya) matriarch of the Pandey family, Dhruv and Kiran's mother, Bihaan's adopted mother
  • Balvinder Pandey (Jairoop Jeevan) Vasu's husband.
  • Kiran Balvinder Pandey (Sabina Jat) Vasu's daughter, Dhruv's sister, Bihaan's adopted sister
  • Suman Sanjay Pandey (Pooja Sahu) Vasu's daughter in law.
  • Preeti Ashwin Pandey (Resham Thakkar) Vasu's daughter in law.
  • Sankar John Jaiswal (Dolly Chawla) Bihaan's ex-fiancée.
  • Kolsi Naman Jaiswal (Smita Singh) Bihaan's biological mother. (Antagonist)
  • Naman Jaiswal (Hemant Choudhary) Kolsi's second husband, Bihaan's biological paternal uncle. (Antagonist)
  • Kabir Katyal (Sehban Azim) as Kabir Katyal
  • Neha Katyal (Kamal Sharma)
  • Sanjay Pandey (Vikky Chaudhary) Bihaan's cousin
  • Aswin Pandey - Bihaan's cousin
  • Ananya Dhruv Pandey (Sia Bhatia) daughter of Dhruv and Shraddha.
  • Veer Dhruv Pandey (Atharva Phadnis) son of Dhruv and Aditi.
  • Amma Mai Shekhawat (Jaanvi Sangwanas) kidnapper.
  • Monty Shekhawat (Rehaan Roy)
  • Prince Shekhawat (Vishal Jethwa)
  • Kesar Monty Shekhawat
  • Mohini Krishnakant Chaturvedi ("Lovely") (Hunar Hali) bar dance.
  • Dolly Kapoor (Priyamvada Pandey) mother of Samar
  • Neha Katyal (Kamal Sharma)
  • Anshuman Roy (Amit Singh) singer.
  • John Naman Jaiswal ("Janardhan") (Aakash Talwar)
  • Sheena (Sharan Kaur) Bihaan's childhood friend.
  • Diwakar Mishra (Hardik Sangani)
  • Krishnakant Chaturvedi (Shakti Singh) Thapki's father.
  • Poonam Krishnakant Chaturvedi (Prateeksha Lonkar) Thapki's mother.
  • Shubh Chaturvedi (Shubh Kalra) Thapki's brother.
  • Sakshi (Shrishti Maheshwari)

Crossover episode[change | change source]

On 12 February 2016, an episode called "Ishq Ka Rang Safed" was broadcast. Dhaani goes to the temple to make amends for drinking. She falls on the temple stairs but Bihaan saves her. Thapki arrives at the temple but hides from Bihaan. Dhaani helps Thapki and they pray together and become friends.

In the Trishakti ("Power of Three") a number of trilogies were broadcast in serial form.

Sr No. Air Date Serials
1 February 19, 2016 Ishq Ka Rang Safed Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka
2 March 10, 2016 Ishq Ka Rang Safed Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka
3 March 17, 2016 Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka Balika Vadhu
4 March 29, 2016 Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka Udaan
5 April 8, 2016 Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka Udaan
6 April 21, 2016 Ishq Ka Rang Safed Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka
7 May 12, 2016 Sasural Simar Ka Udaan Swaragini
8 May 20, 2016 Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka Udaan
9 May 26, 2016 Thapki Pyar Ki Sasural Simar Ka Balika Vadhu

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Awards Category Recipient(s) Result
2016 4th Colors Golden Petal Awards Best Supporting Actress Manish Goplani and Jigyasa Singh Won
Best Debutante (Male) Manish Goplani Won
Best Debutante (Female) Jigyasa Singh Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Ankit Bathla Nominated
Best Show SOL Productions and Diamond Pictures Nominated
SOL Productions and Diamond Pictures Nominated
Favourite Jodi Manish Goplani and Jigyasa Singh Nominated
Best Dialogue Dheeraj Sarna Won
2017 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards Favourite Jodi Manish Goplani and Jigyasa Singh Nominated
Best Actress in Negative Role Monica Khanna Won
Best Supporting Actress Manish Goplani and Jigyasa Singh Nominated

International broadcast and dubbing[change | change source]

The series was broadcast in Pakistan by Filmazia and Colors TV, until October 2016.[7] It was dubbed into Tamil as Indira – Puthumai Penn ("Indira – A Girl of Innovation") and broadcast on Raj TV. The show was dubbed into Indonesian language as Thapki and was broadcast from 18 July 2016 on ANTV. In Vietnam, the series was broadcast as Tôi, Thapki in Vietnamese on HTV3. Thapki was translated to Persian and broadcast on the Gem Bollywood channel.

References[change | change source]

  1. Maheshwri, Neha (25 May 2015). "Thapki to inspire people". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  2. "Girl next door". Focus News. Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  3. "Colors launches Thapki Pyar Ki". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  4. "Thapki Pyaar Ki: Show launch". India Times. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  5. "Show synopsis". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 Jun 2015.
  6. Thapki Pyaar Ki, Colors Tv:Jigyasa Singh Surjit Saha, 18 June 2015
  7. "Pemra enforces blanket ban on Indian content in Pakistan". DAWN. 19 October 2016.