Anupama 31 January 2023: Anupama and Anuj smile at each other before exchanging garland. Dolly asks if he brought garlands/mala. Mamaji Jokes that he brought Mala Mehta and Mala Desai. Dolly says she means flower garlands. Pakhi gives garlands to Anuj and Anupama. GK asks Anuj to raise his head and Anupama to make him wait. Hasmukh jokes that some people get wealth and some happiness in their fate, Anuj got waiting in his fate. Samar, Toshu, Kinjal say Anuj’s long wait is over today. Anupama puts garland in Anuj’s neck.
EVeryone shower flowers on them. Sang Sang Rahenge Janam Janam… song plays in the background . Anuj puts garland in Anupama’s neck next and gets teary eyed. Anupama wipes his tear.Toshu notices Pakhi over phone and asks whom she is messaging instead of enjoying the rituals. Pakhi says she is reading comments on Anu and Anuj’s pics. Toshu says people are following #MaAn ki shaadi. Devika also excitedly checks and asks what is FD. Pakhi explains it means fandom. Devika reads even negative comments and compliments.
Anuj tells Anupama that he couldn’t believe before garland ceremony and now doesn’t believe in his belief. Pakhi further reads people’s ire on Leela and forest king/Vanraj. Samar walks to Vanraj. Vanraj says if he came here to invite him for wedding forgetting everything, its difficult for him. Samar says he came to take a ritual coconut and walks away taking it. Toshu and Pakhi laugh reading prayers for Anu and Anuj. Anuj recites a romantic shayari for Anupama.Rakhi says let us start the ritual. Toshu and Kinjal ask why she is in such a hurry. Rakhi says she cannot be in a vamp mode all the time and even she wants to enjoy watch the rituals.
Anupama asks Hasmukh to have his medicine first and asks Samar to bring his medicine. Anuj asks him to sit as he cannot get tired before performing kanyadaan and even GK to sit. Kanta says she needs to wash Anuj’s feet as per ritual and feed him panchamruth. Mamaji jokes. Anuj refuses to let Kanta wash his feet as he considers her as his mother and asks her to just feed him panchamruth. Leela joins Kanta and they both feed Anuj panchamruth. Anupama feels happy with Baa’s involvement.
Hasmukh plans a taunting ritual between groom and bride’s side. Leela and Kanta form a team from bride’s side while Devika, GK, Mamaji, Dolly form a team from groom’s side. They all enjoy taunting each other. They all then talk about the promises made by groom and bride to each other during marriage and ask Anuj and Anupama what would they promise each other. They both at once say only one promise. Leela says then it would be a long promise. They say only 1 word samman/respect, smiling at each other.
Anupama describes the meaning of respect between couples with her usual long speech. Anuj joins her and continues that love without respect is meaningless. Anupama says ther cannot be love without respect, hence they both will take only 1 oath of respect for each other. They hold each other’s hand and promise to respect each other even in their fights and happiness, etc. Hasmukh says he never saw such a unique wedding, there is nothing missing hin this marriage. Meenu says mamu/Vanraj is missing. Samar says it’s okay. Meenu says Hasmukh says happiness is with the whole family’s presence. Vanraj walks in just then holding a bouquet and congratulates Anuj and Anupama. Everyone smiles seeing that.
Vanraj tells Anuj and Anupama that he will not apologize for whatever happened and even fight today, Kavya was right that he should attend the wedding for his own peace of mind. Anuj says Meenu was right that happiness is where the whole family is and welcomes Vanraj. Samar clicks family pic. Devika praises Vanraj for change in his behavior and thanks him for attending the wedding.Samar, Toshu, and Pakhi notice the wedding mandap staff scattered due to air and correct it hurriedly before Anuj and Anupama enter the mandap. Devika asks them to enter the mandap now. Anuj removes his shoes to sit for the rituals. GK protects his shoes. Samar says stealing groom’s shoes is an old idea, now its a trend to steal groom’s mobile. Anuj says though Anupama is more precious to him than the phone, he needs his phone back.
They all demand 51000 rs to return the phone. He promises to pay 81000 rs. They all rejoice hearing that. Hasmukh says lets start the rituals now. Anuj and Anupama take mandap’s blessings and sit for the rituals.Wedding rituals start. Hasmukh and Leela perform kanyadaan ritual. Anupama gets emotional seeing that. Hasmukh says he feels relieved after performing daughter’s kanyadaan. Leela says she never considered Anupama as her daughter and never give her respect of a daughter-in-law, but Anupama paved her place in her heart with her good deeds that she cannot stop crying seeing her leaving the house. She blesses Anupama to be happy and asks Anuj to keep her happy. Rakhi also gets emotional. Samar, Pakhi, and Toshu say now it’s mummy daan ritual and perform it warning Anuj to keep their mummy happy always. They then perform gatbandhan.
Anuj and Anupama perform pheras next while everyone shower flowers on them and clap happily. Samar picks sindhoor thali and sindhoor falls. Vanraj holds it and says everything is fine. Anupama thanks him. Anuj then applies sindhoor in Anupama’s hairline. Everyone claps for them again. Anupama gets emotional. Anuj clears sindhoor from her nose and then puts mangalsutra in her neck. Pandit announces that the wedding is complete now and they are husband and wife from hereon. They both then take elders’ blessings. GK blesses them that they should get all his happiness. Hasmukh gets emotional and asks her to be happy always. Leela also speaks emotionally and finally says MIL should be like her MIL and DIL should be like her DIL, ut nobody should be like her.
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