Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Season 1 - Let me not call it a serial. It’s a mirror or portrait of more than half the population of this country who are middle class. This light-hearted serial takes all the tiredness off when you come from the office. The characters resemble with the dadis, aunties, didis and bhaiyyas of the real life. Their problems are genuine, their solutions are genuine, there fights appear to be real and the solutions pretty awkward but desired. It doesn't contain the flavour of high octane drama of commercial shows but it contains the depth of simplicity and more importantly the love that binds all the family members.
The head of this Gujarati family nurtures every single member with love helps them out with every single problem and celebrates each and every win of theirs. She scolds them even on small things like 'spilled milk' that gives the flavour of realness. They all cry over small defeats and celebrates on a getting a new mobile phone. They are happy in their lives and more importantly they are all together may it be sorrow or the hour of joy. This serial shows what love can do. 'The Baa' of this family fights with every single stone thrown at them and keep her family secure and intact. She is loving, caring and can do anything to keep the love and decorum of the family intact.
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Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Season 1 is an Indian television drama broadcasted on Star Plus between 2005-2010 produced by Hats Off Productions and directed by
Sameer Kulkarni and
Dipesh Shah. Main characters played by
Benaf Dadachandji (Radhika Baby Thakkar),
Deven Bhojani (Gopal Gattu Thakkar),
Paresh Ganatra (Praveen Thakkar),
Rajeev Mehta (Arvind Thakkar),
Sarita Joshi (Godavari Thakkar, Baa),
Suchita Trivedi (Meenakshi Thakkar) and
Gautam Rode (Anish). Serial aired in two seasons with a total of 559 episodes.
Baa Bahoo Aur Baby is a story of a joint family ruled by Baa (Sarita Joshi) wife of Labhshanker Thakkar. The house where Thakkar family lives is inherited by Baa as her brother has settled down in U.S. In this family, Baa is the queen, without her permission, no one can do anything, no one dares to cross the line which Baa has set for the family members. But Baby (Benaf Dadachandji) the youngest child in the family, who has the guts to stand up to Baa. Baby has polio she is the girl with Strong-willed, strong attitude and fears no one. Baby secretly Loves Anish, a big businessman living abroad engaged with Dimple and a friend of Baby, Gattu a mentally retarded unemployed loves baby so much and do different things to make baby happy. Thakkar Family and their problems are no different from any middle-class family. The serial shows how the three women in the family Baa, Bahu and Baby fight against the problems of their life and win.
Season 1 ended in March 2009 and in the 2nd season, Baby gets engaged with Birju, and struggles in her married life. A love story of Arvind and Leela's son Jigar with a beautiful girl called Rim Jhim develops and she becomes the first bahu of the fourth generation.
Season 2 ended on Feb 2012. Baa Bahoo Aur Baby was very popular with audiences. Benaf Dadachandji won Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Beti 2007 and won Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Behen in 2008.