Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein - This show aired on zeet TV in the genre of “Saas-Bahu “saga with approximate runtime of 25 minutes. It was a hugely popular show among the audiences. The story revolves around the Kaushik family of Jaipur, Rajasthan. Mrs Kaushik believes in the idea that the family that prays together eats together, stays together. Mr. Satyadev and Mrs. Bindeshwari Kaushik has a typical Indian Joint family with their five sons, their five daughters-in-laws and their four grandchildren and Ammasa, Mr Kaushik’s mother. The plot unfolds with Mrs. Kaushik in search for an ideal “Bahu” with high moral virtues for her youngest son named Karthik played by newcomer actor Mukul Harish. Lovely, a fun loving free spirited girl eventually lands into the Kaushik family as the youngest daughter in law.
The story largely focusses on the struggle of Lovely in her journey to be an ideal Bahu and win her family’s love and trust. The subsequent twist in the story came with the shocking demise of the third bahu Simran that left the family in shatters. Arrogant Karantiya stepped into the Kaushik family to fill in Simran’s place and after many thick and thin transforms herself into an ideal daughter in law with renewed family values. The story revolves around the struggle of the Kauirik’s in the face of various challenges to stay together as one big happy family.
The show won several nominations and awards in the Zee Rishtey Awards and Zee Gold Awards. Acting of Vibha Chibber essaying Bindeshwari’s character, and Mukula Harish playing Kathik won critics appreciation. Ragini Nandwani and later Vindhya Tiwari played Lovely’s character and were both well appreciated for the easy flow acting skills. This popular show was on air for almost 2 years from June 20, 2011 till March 15, 2013.