As the first couple of Colors channel, Avika Gor and Avinash Mukherjee won a million hearts as Anandi and Jagya in Balika Vadhu. Their squabbles and camaraderie were eagerly anticipated and put across the issue of child marriage subtly and warmly. That is, until adulthood and reality struck.
As Jagya grew older, the charms of the city and love beckoned him. And that is when he fell in love with gauri, despite being married to Anandi. Jagya and Gauri are far from being the ideal couple, with Anandi as the bone of contention between them. But they have survived family opposition, accidents, failures and a miscarriage to emerge stronger than ever
For Veer and Ichcha, true love struck at the very beginning. It was a love based on mutual respect and values, but it was thwarted over the years by Tapasya's envy and pride. They have been together for a considerable amount of time, but have also been torn apart inspite of loving each other. This couple, despite having grown up kids, is still waiting for its happy ending.
Kunal married Siddhi out of a sense of responsibility towards his late brother, Anand. But this sense of liability gave way to love when Kunal and Siddhi discovered each other after marriage. Though this couple is constantly under threat from Richa's unholy intentions and the choices of their loved ones, they still can face the world together, as they have shown time and again.
This young couple was to have a wedding arranged by their respective families. But Simar's ambition of becoming a dancer caused Roli to get married to Prem instead. But since Prem and Simar love each other, they triumphed over tradition. Simar has to face resentment from Mataji, but has Prem as a pillar of support throughout her journey of becoming an ideal bahu.
In a twist of fate, Roli became Simar's 'jethani' when Siddhant agreed to marry her. Siddhant and Roli have an unconventional marriage, with their relationship being friendly more than being loving. Roli is a major factor in the softening of Siddhant's attitude towards his family. But after Roli was shot during their Mumbai trip, we can expect their friendship to blossom into love soon.
Jaanvi got married to Surya in nightmarish circumstances, what with Jaanvi being married to Surya's two brothers too, at the same time. But Surya is protective of Jaanvi and has gone against his own family to protect his wife. After a lot of struggle, they have finally gotten the right to live as a married couple and start a life together. Hope Jaanvi and Surya do not have to face any more perils in the future.
Mala and Anuj have fallen in love in the most conventional of ways-as neighbours. Both are young, good-looking and interested in each other. But they don't seem to be too lucky as their mothers are sworn enemies. With Imarti Devi completely against this union and trying her best to sabotage it, this pair seems ill-fated.
Neha and Rishi reached Dhaulganj in the first slush of love after marriage. Like any newly married couple, they revelled in each other's company. This happiness turned out to be short-lived as Neha was accosted by Kabir soon after that. Though it is now revealed that Rishi is hand in glove with Kabir, it remains to be seen if Neha's lawfully wedded husband protects her.