Apart from the saas-bahu melodrama nowadays the show makers are changing the tracks in the serials to add wedding celebrations to the story.
The palatial houses buzz with people dressed in beautiful traditional attires, the sangeet, the mehndi ceremony, the bridal wear, designer jewellery – are the show factors during the wedding celebrations in the serials. Nowadays serial makers make special episodes to show the marriage preparations, while some serials carry on the celebrations for almost a month.
Star Plus’ flagship show ‘Yeh Ristha Kya Kehlata Hai’ is famous for its wedding plots. And the ongoing marriage celebrations of Rashmi aka Neha in the show has gathered very high TRPs. Buzz is that the TRP of the show was the highest at 5.1. Producer Rajan Shahi says that marriage celebrations on TV attract audience a lot. He adds that people love to see their favourite characters tying the knot on the screen; it seems like fantasy dream sequence for the audiences.
It seems that the actors also have their share of fun during these marriage sequences. They enjoy the on reel celebrations and seem to have lot of fun on the sets during the celebrations.