Pavitra Rishta is a Indian Hindi language soap opera serial produced by Ekta Kapoor under the banner of Balaji Telefilms. It is based on Tamil television serial Thirumathi Selvam. It was telecasted on Zee Tv from 1 June 2009 to 25 October 2014 and is re-released on ZEE5, an OTT platform. The story revolves around a duo Archana and Manav. Archana Karanjkar is a less educated girl and Manav Deshmukh is a car mechanic. Sulochana, Archana’s mother, wants her to get married to a man who is well educated and financially stable. So, she fixes her engagement with Satish Deshpande but before the engagement happens, Sulochana’s sister in law Manjusha Karanjka and his husband conspire against Archana and her engagement is called off. Later Archana got married to Manav Deshmukh under the pretext that he is a mechanical engineer and owns a garage. But later when Sulochana came to know about this she decided to break her daughter’s marriage and didn’t allow her to go to Manav’s house. Gradually they fell for each other and Manav did his best to get a good job. Manav became a rich business man and a father of twin daughters. Later due to misunderstandings Manav and Archana decided to part their ways. The story continues with the life journey of Manav and Archana and how they manage to get away with the hurdles in their path.
Starring: Ankita Lokhande as Archana Deshmukh, Sushant Singh Rajput/ Hiten Tejwani as Manav Deshmukh, Asha Negi as Purvi Deshmukh, Rithvik Dhanjani as Arjun Kirloskar, Shruti Kanwar as Ovi Deshmukh, Mrinalini Tyagi as Tejaswini Deshmukh and more.