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The leap drama of Indian soaps

Hi,

I thought of discussing the kind of stories indian soaps generally have… especially after the leap…

After leap, this is the kind of track most of the serials follow…

1) Doesn’t matter how happy the lead pairs were shown in the serial, they has to get separated after leap…the love, the connection and whatever magical thing was there between the leads has evaporated…

2) The reason of lead pair separation has to be a death. A character of less importance will be killed by the creative team..any non sense would do…dadi died (of heart attack), brother in law died (of drug overdose), sister’s kid died (while playing)… whatever it is, the Hero will consider it is heroine’s fault and will leave her…

3) Hero, heroine and their sacred love has reached to a point where they just hate each other…to that extent, that they can’t bear his/her name taken by other family members..

Eg – Abhi from kumkumbhagya

4) Hero and heroine has got married to someone else…and are happily married…at least for the first few episodes after leap.

5) Heroine will definitely have a child with her…which of course will be the ex hubby’s child…and that poor guy has no clue about it.

6) The current dildaar hubby who will take care of the child as if it is his own baby…he has no issue with the child calling him daddy or his wife still feeling for ex….

7) The current pair (Hero n current wife/ heroine and current hubby) is in a relationship and will be called as husband wife…but,but they will never ever have s*x or physical attraction towards each other…their Marital status is just for the world to know that lead has moved on…

8) Dildaar current hubby doesn’t get anything from the so called institution of marriage..no love, no care…only an aaya or maid who takes care of his household…yet he is happy with the name sake of hubby tag and daddy tag..

9) The heroine and the kid will leave this poor chap as if nothing has happened..if possible, she will make you feel intimidated for falling for her. She using his name, money to bring up her child is alright.. but he falling for her during these years is a crime. That Dildaar hubby falling for his wife after taking care of them for at least 5 years(coz the kid will definitely be more than 5) is a sin and he has to be pubished…

Eg- Kasam,Tanu reacted when she came to know that he was in love with her.

10) last one…and the highlight of this track is that you will get to know that the lead pair never got divorced…(as usual the heroine just picked her bag up and just left…and on her way she came to know that she is pregnant…) Basically whatever happened in between was all nullified and the hero and heroine are together and lead a happy life…the other two (respective partners of the lead pairs during the leap) were kept as dummy or you can say was curry leaves…they were added just to get essence and now that it’s done, curry leave has to kept outside.

I have seen the same track in almost every serial. Be it yeh hai Mohabbatein- ishita getting separated, Kasam- Tanu getting separated, kumkumbhaghya with Abhi Pragya separation, saath nibhana Saathiya – Gopi n ahem separation, sasural Simar – Simar was with someone and had a kid too, yeh rishta kya kehlata hai- upcoming naira separation, Suhani si ek ladki- Suhani separation…and many more to come…

I just found it weird…if you want to separate the lead pair any how… can’t you at least have some change in story… can’t the girl or boy lead an independent life?

Anyways… that’s my thoughts about the leap…

Please let me know what you feel about it through your comments…l

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