Ekta Kapoor’s Bade Acche Lagte Hain is yet to take the announced leap, but the current action sure has its characters and its viewers jumping around giddily.
The story so far: Priya Kapoor (Sakshi Tanwar) has been convicted of medical malpractice and sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment. Her husband Ram (Ram Kapoor) can’t believe it and wants to change the situation, but does not have the power to do so. Obviously, since this is a happily ever after soap, she won’t be stuck in jail for too long. Also, the makers have already shown us in the promos that Priya is happily at home with her four-year-old daughter, post the leap. We also know that the unit of BALH has shot a schedule in Dubai recently. But the two and two we know does not add up to the four that we should expect, does it?
We have questions. Will Ram be the only character who goes to the desert country? Will he spend his honeymoon with Priya’s sister Ayesha – now that is another story – there? Does that mean Priya will not go to Dubai? Or will it be the setting for Ram’s grand reunion with Priya? In that case, how does she manage to escape her prison sentence? Even if Ram had the power to break her out of jail, it would be totally against her character sketch for Priya to agree to it. Wait a minute. The vehicle taking her to jail catches fire! Yep, that’s what happens…or so we see in the promos and read in the press releases. Now all we need to wait for is to find out whether the writers will actually show the female protagonist of a daily soap living life on the run. That would make the whole deal far more interesting, don’t you think