From its introduction in the late 70s to early 90s, television was snubbed as the less glamorous younger sibling of the big screen. Only those who couldn’t make it to movies would feature in serials and hardly were looked as at celebs. The notion was shattered when Ekta Kapoor joined the business and remodelled the art of soap opera.
They visited us everyday and filled our days with the amusing tales of their lives; our living rooms stand witness to the strong bond we once shared with these girls.
Gone are the days of white clad, pitiable mothers in the entertainment. The new wave of television introduced in the wake of this millennium marked a change in how the country wanted to see its mothers.