Kahani Terrii Merrii was a television series broadcast on Sony Entertainment Television. The series was created by Kunal Kohli Productions and the first episode was aired on 20 January 2003. The story describes the lives of Dhruv (played by
Manav Gohil) and Tara (played by
Tina Parekh). Dhruv comes from a rich family and after returning from his studies in the USA he finds out that his father had married Dhruv's aunt. Dhruv's mother Ananya never shared the bad news with her son while he was in the USA. The responsible person of this affair was Ananya's best friend Promila, and in return of her favors, Dhruv's aunt allows her to stay in their house and live as part of the family. Desperate and frustrated from the new life situation, Dhruv starts to continuously fight with his father and drink. He meets Tara, who is the daughter of Promila. They become friends, and eventually fall in love. The families decide that Dhruv and Tara should get married, but at the wedding ceremony, Dhruv refuses to marry Tara because she insisted that the woman who gives her away is no other but his aunt. After several arguments and hectic scenes, Tara and Dhruv get married, but then another twist comes in the series as they find out that Dhruv has a split personality problem. This was the most extravagant series in Indian television, with glamorous TV sets and rich choreography and costumes, and a set of renowned and new actors like Saibalal,
Sumukhi Pendse, Shama Despande, Manoramaji,
Urvashi Dholakia and Rupa Sengupta.