Des Mein... to invoke sense of dj vu for Star Plus viewers tonight

MUMBAI: Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand seems to be going the Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi way.


Ashlesha Savant

Tonight's Des Mein... episode will have Ashlesha Savant, currently portraying Mouli in Star Plus'Kahiin To Hoga, making her appearance as Dev's (Amarr Upadhyay) wife. For those who came in late Upadhyay is currently suffering a bout of amnesia after an accident. To complicate matters, Dev has gotten himself a new face thanks to plastic surgery after said accident. Needless to say, Upadhyay replaced Varun Badola when the face change occurred.

As for Savant, she was bumped off Kyunki... a few months ago. As Teesha, Savant had a fatal accident when Mandira Bedi's car clashed with hers. Now roped into Des Mein, Savant claims to have been married to Upadhyay when the latter suffered a loss of memory after his accident.

Both Savant and Upadhyay are Balaji actors who have made their way into Aroona Irani's production. Is Irani going the Ekta way, with characters losing their fidelity along with their memories after having accidents? The Kyunki story had followed a similar track when Mihir of Kyunki had an accident, lost his memory and then got into a marital relationship with Mandira, when the first wife was still alive and kicking.

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