A highly popular daily soap “Diya Aur Baati Hum” ended with a heart breaking episode. Where most of the serials end on a happy note with all the family members coming together, like its unique concept Diya Aur Baati Hum had a tragic ending. The serial ended with the heartrending death of the lead actors Sandhya (Deepika Singh) and Sooraj (Anas Rashid).
The terrorists, who took shelter at the A.S.P. Sandhya Rathi’s place made the couple, take some tablets that converted into bombs. As there was very limited time and it was not possible to defuse the bomb, Sooraj and Sandhya decided to emerge themselves into the water to save Pushkar.
Before leaving they meet and greet the family. Initially Babho didn’t allow them to go, but when family members made her understand and Baba Sa said that if she doesn’t bless them, they will not get Mukti, she agrees.
The commissioner says that whole Pushkar has got the news of their sacrifice and asks police to make way for them as they have limited time to reach the river. People see them running and salute them for their bravery. On the way to the river, Sandhya gets hurt by a thorn. Sooraj removes her shoes and applies soil to stop bleeding. He removes his slippers and carries Sandhya in her arms.
On reaching the river they step on a wooden plank to reach in the middle of the river. The complete family reaches there and breaks into tears. Sooraj and Sandhya hug other and remember their wedding vows. They thank each other for their support. Sooraj says to Sandhya that he is proud today and wants to be her in the next birth. They hug and smile, and the bomb explodes.
The family gets shocked. Meenakshi says that they both are always united. The show ends with a sunset and tears in everyone’s eyes.
The show earned huge popularity and a special place in every Indian home with its unique concept. Against other family dramas where most of the episodes are just about the conspiracies by the family members or other strange concepts, the show was based on a unique and powerful concept.
It showed story of a small town girl and her struggle to realize her dream of becoming an IAS officer. After her marriage with a sweet maker how she finds herself broken and then fulfills her dream with the support of the family and husband. The unconditional love of the Sandhya and Sooraj was an inspiration for many real life couples.
The show successfully completed five years. Though it had its share of ups and downs with the changes in the track, the show always entertained the audience while giving some good messages.
For the fans of #DABH, the good news is that the second season of the show has also been announced.