Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2

Indian television series

Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2 montage.jpeg
GenreRomance
Drama
Created byEkta Kapoor
Based onBade Achhe Lagte Hain
Written byDeepika Bajpai
Directed byShahir Raza
Deepak Vithoba Chavan
Abhishek Kumar R Pal
Starring
Theme music composerComposer
R. D. Burman
Music by
Lalit Sen
Nawab Arzoo
Opening theme"Bade Achhe Lagte Hain" by Shreya Ghoshal
ComposersAbhishek Singh
Mintu Jha
Country of originIndia
Original languageHindi
No. of episodes280
Production
Producers
Camera setupMulti camera
Running time21–23 minutes
Production companyBalaji Telefilms
Release
Original networkSony Entertainment Television
Picture format
Original release30 August 2021 (2021-08-30) –
present
Chronology
Related showsBade Achhe Lagte Hain

Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2 transl. It all feels so good) is an Indian Hindi-language television romantic drama series that premiered on 30 August 2021 on Sony Entertainment Television.[1] It is digitally available on Sony LIV. Produced by Ekta Kapoor under Balaji Telefilms, the show is a spiritual sequel or reboot version of the 2011 series of the same name.[2] It stars Nakuul Mehta and Disha Parmar.[3][4]

Plot

Priya Sood hails from a middle-class family and lives with her mother Meera, three sisters Sara, Maitri, Sandy and cousin Akshay. Her father Mahendra, left them, now living with his second wife and their son. Established business tycoon, Ram Kapoor was deserted by his girlfriend Vedika, who married Shashi Babbar. Now, Ram entirely focuses on work and family, which consists of his stepmother Nandini and half-siblings Shubham and Shivina.

Shivina and Akshay are having an affair, but Akshay refuses to marry before Priya marries, thus both couples get married, much to Nandini's displeasure

With her marriage on rocks, Vedika enters the Kapoor mansion, hoping to get Ram back and oust Priya. Shashi pays Mahendra to kill Ram in an accident but he is saved by Priya. Vedika then reveals her past affair with Ram to Priya who still lives with Ram. Finally, Vedika reveals Mahendra being behind Ram's accident and blames Priya of knowing everything. Seeing Ram siding with Priya, a furious Nandini sends Vedika away.

Sara's son Eshan and husband Varun, shift to Mumbai to live with her. Ram decides to reopen the investigation of his father's murder with the help Krish, a private investigator. The Kapoors find a number plate belonging to Virendra, implicating Mahendra and Varun in his murder. Both are incarcerated.

On Shubham's provocation, Shivina tries to leave Sood House, but accidently dies when Eshan pushes her in the staircase. Priya takes the blame and goes to prison. She discovers being pregnant with Ram's child but is manipulated by Nandini, in keeping the child away from Ram.

5 years later

Priya serves her sentence and is blessed with a girl who she names Pihu. Ram signs a costly deal and in order to save it, reunites with Priya in the public eye. Krish starts harbouring feelings for Priya. Vedika and Nandini find the truth behind Shivina's death and threaten Eshan. Ram and Pihu bond and Priya learns about Nandini faking her illness. While Sara marries Vikrant and Maitri becomes a mother, both Ram and Pihu learn about being father-daughter. Nandini creates misunderstanding by sending summons of child custody to both Ram and Priya.

Cast

Main

  • Nakuul Mehta as Ram Virendra Kapoor – Virendra's son; Nandini's step-son; Shubham and Shivina's half-brother; Priya's husband; Pihu's father (2021–present)
  • Disha Parmar as Priya Sood Kapoor – Mahendra and Meera's second daughter; Saranghi, Maitri and Sandhya's sister; Raj's half-sister; Akshay's cousin; Krish's college friend; Ram's wife; Pihu's mother (2021–present)
  • Aarohi M Kumawat as Pihu Ram Kapoor – Ram and Priya's daughter (2022–present)

Recurring

  • Shubhaavi Choksey as Nandini Garewal Kapoor – Sanjeev's sister; Virendra's second wife; Shubham and Shivina's mother; Ram's step-mother (2021–present)
  • Piyush Sahdev as Krish Dixit – Priya's college friend; Ram's private investigator (2022–present)
  • Reena Aggarwal as Vedika "Vedu" Kumar – Ram's ex-girlfriend; Shashi's ex-wife (2021–present)
  • Alefia Kapadia as Saranghi "Sara" Sood Arora – Mahendra and Meera's eldest daughter; Priya, Maitri and Sandhya's sister; Raj's half-sister; Akshay's cousin; Varun's ex-wife; Eshan's mother; Vikrant's wife (2021–present)
  • Manraj Singh as Shubham "Shubhu" Kapoor – Virendra and Nandini's son; Shivina's brother; Ram's half-brother (2021–present)
  • Kanupriya Pandit as Meera Mehra – Dhirendra's sister; Mahendra's ex-wife; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri, Sandhya's mother; Raj's step-mother (2021–present)
  • Ajay Nagrath as Aditya "Adi" Shekhawat – Ram and Priya's friend; Brinda's husband (2021–present)
  • Aanchal Khurana as Brinda Shekhawat – Ram and Priya's friend; Aditya's wife (2021–present)
  • Abhinav Kapoor as Vikrant Arora – Ram and Priya's friend; Twinkle's ex-husband, Saranghi's husband (2021–present)
  • Maanya Singh as Sandhya "Sandy" Sood – Mahendra and Meera's youngest daughter; Saranghi, Priya and Maitri's sister; Raj's half-sister; Akshay's cousin (2021–present)
  • Krushag Ghuge as Eshan Sood – Saranghi and Varun's son (2022–present)
  • Anjum Fakih as Maitri Sood Bahl – Mahendra and Meera's third daughter; Saranghi, Priya and Sandhya's sister; Raj's half-sister; Akshay's cousin; Neeraj's wife (2021–present)
  • Puneet Panjwani as Minister – Kanika's husband (2022–present)
  • Menka Rai as Kanika – Minister's wife (2022–present)
  • Utkarsh Gupta as Kunal Jeet Baweja – Ram and Priya's friend; Ram's business partner (2021–present)
  • Aman Maheshwari as Neeraj Bahl – Priya's ex-boyfriend; Maitri's husband (2021–present)
  • Abhay Bhargava as Mahendra Sood – Meera's ex-husband; Rakhi's husband; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri, Sandhya and Raj's father (2021–2022)
  • Pranav Misshra as Akshay "Akki" Mehra – Dhirendra and Sarika's son; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri and Sandhya's cousin; Shivina's widower (2021–2022)
  • Sneha Namanandi as Shivina "Shivi" Kapoor Mehra – Virendra and Nandini's daughter; Ram's half-sister; Shubhu's sister; Akshay's wife (2021–2022) (Dead)
  • Vineet Kumar Chaudhary as Shashwat "Shashi" Sahil Babbar – Sahil's elder son, Sid's brother; Vedika's ex-husband (2021–2022)
  • Amit Singh Thakur as Sanjeev Garewal – Nandini's brother; Mitali's husband; Shubham and Shivina's maternal uncle (2021–2022)
  • Ritu Vashishtha as Mitali "Meetu" Garewal – Sanjeev's wife; Shubham and Shivina's aunt (2021–2022)
  • Shantanu Monga as Varun – Saranghi's ex-husband; Eshan's adoptive father (2022)
  • Geetu Bawa as Rakhi Sood – Mahendra's second wife; Raj's mother; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri, and Sandhya's step-mother (2021–2022)
  • Ankit Shah as Raj "Bunty" Sood – Mahendra and Rakhi's son; Meera's step-son; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri and Sandhya's half-brother (2021–2022)
  • Ajita Kulkarni as Sarika Mehra – Dhirendra's wife; Akshay's mother; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri and Sandhya's aunt (2021-2022)
  • Krishna Saajnani as Dhirendra Mehra – Meera's brother; Sarika's husband; Akshay's father; Saranghi, Priya, Maitri and Sandhya's uncle (2021-2022)
  • Jitendra Nokewal as Siddharth "Sid" Sahil Babbar – Sahil's younger son; Shashi's brother; Shubham's friend (2021-2022)
  • Poorti Arya as Twinkle Singh – Priya's friend; Vikrant's ex-wife (2021)

Guest appearances

  • Pawandeep Rajan in the song "Bhangra Ta Sajda" and "Bade Achhe Lagte Hain" during Ram and Priya's Sangeet Party (2021)
  • Arunita Kanjilal in the song "Bhangra Ta Sajda" and "Bade Acche Lagte Hai" during Ram and Priya's Sangeet Party (2021)
  • School of Kids Choir in the song "Bade Achhe Lagte Hain" during Ram and Priya's Sangeet Party (2021)
  • Raftaar to promote the song "Ghana Kasoota" (2021)
  • Rashmeet Kaur to promote the song "Ghana Kasoota" (2021)
  • Darshan as Kids Manager (special appearance)
  • Sriimurali as Muralidhar Singh (special appearance)
  • Prabhu Deva as IPS Dildar Pandey (special appearance)
  • Sakshi Tanwar as Sheel Chaudhary, to promote Netflix India's series, Mai (2022)
  • Taapsee Pannu as Antara, to promote Dobaaraa (2022)

Production

Development

In May 2021, it was confirmed that Ekta Kapoor's show, Bade Achhe Lagte Hain which was originally broadcast from 2011 to 2014 will return with a fresh cast and different storyline.[5]

Casting

Nakuul Mehta was finalized to play the male lead, Ram Kapoor.[6] For the female lead Priya Sood Disha Parmar and Rashami Desai was approached, but later Disha was signed by the makers for the female lead, Priya Sood.[3] The show marks the second collaboration between Mehta and Parmar as they previously co-starred in Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara (2012–2014).[7][8]

Release

The first promo of the series was revealed and released by the show producer Ekta Kapoor on 12 August 2021 featuring Nakuul Mehta and Disha Parmar as Ram and Priya.[9] The first look poster of the upcoming season of the series was unleashed by the show leads Disha Parmar and Nakuul Mehta, at the grand finale episode of Indian Idol 12.[10][11] The show's premier date was officially announced on 19 August 2021.[12]

Reception

Critical reception

Letty Mariam Abraham of Mid-Day stated "Mehta and Parmar put their best foot forward as they carry the show on their shoulders." She also noted that if the series is "relatable without indulging in melodrama ... it may well surpass its original."[13]

Gursimran Kaur of Times Of India stated "Nakuul Mehta steps into the shoes of Ram Kapoor beautifully. He does justice to his part. Disha Parmar takes the cake with her simplicity and genuinity."[14]

Ratings

Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2 is among the top 45 most watched Hindi GEC.[15]

Week and Year BARC Viewership Ref.
Rating Ranking
Week 15, 2022 0.5 37 [16]
Week 18, 2022 0.5 37 [17]
Week 26, 2022 0.5 35 [18]
Week 27, 2022 0.6 36 [19]
Week 28, 2022 0.6 [20]
Week 31, 2022 0.5 37 [21]
Week 32, 2022 0.5 [22]
Week 33, 2022 0.5 [23]
Week 34, 2022 0.5 [24]
Week 35, 2022 0.5 42 [25]
Week 36, 2022 0.4 42 [26]
Week 37, 2022 0.5 [27]

Adaptations

Broadcast of a Malayalam-dubbed version of the show, titled Pranaya Mazha, began on 25 April 2022 on Mazhavil Manorama.[28]

Language Title Original release Network(s) Last aired Notes
Hindi Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2
बड़े अच्छे लगते हैं 2
30 August 2021 Sony Entertainment Television Ongoing Original
Malayalam Pranaya Mazha
പ്രണയമഴ
25 April 2022 Mazhavil Manorama Ongoing Dubbed

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2022 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) Nakuul Mehta Nominated [29]
Best Actress in Lead Role (Popular) Disha Parmar
Best Television Show - Fiction (Popular) Ekta Kapoor
Best Actor (Critics) Nakuul Mehta Won [30]
14th Gold Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Popular) Nakuul Mehta TBA [31][32]
Best Actress in Lead Role (Popular) Disha Parmar
Best Onscreen Couple Nakuul Mehta & Disha Parmar
Best TV Show (Fiction) Ekta Kapoor
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male) Ajay Nagrath
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female) Aanchal Khurana
Best Actor in Negative Role Abhay Bhargava
22nd Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actress (Drama) Disha Parmar [33]
Best Actor (Drama) Nakuul Mehta
Best Serial (Drama) Ekta Kapoor

See also

References

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  28. ^ "Pranayamazha Malayalam Serial Mazhavil Manorama - Monday to Saturday at 10:00 A:M". 25 April 2022.
  29. ^ "List of Nominees: 21st ITA Awards, 2022".
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  31. ^ "Team Balaji Telefilms nominated in almost categories at 14th Gold Awards, 2022". 4 July 2022.
  32. ^ List of nominees: Gold Awards, 2022
  33. ^ "22nd Indian Television Academy Awards Nominations - Vote Now". Indian Television Academy Awards. Retrieved 9 September 2022.

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