My golden home, with Indian name as Yahan main Ghar Kheli, is a series centered on the lives of the families that live in Swarn Bhawan (translates as ‘The Golden Home’). Its theme is centered on family rivalry, deceit, greed, selfishness and how love and goodness is able to conquer all.
In essence it follows the life of Abha and Karan, who are the youngest children of the rival families (Jagmohan Pasad and Thakur) constantly at war with eachother. They meet and fall in love despite their families hostility and face different conflicts along the way to their happy ending.
How it all began?
The golden mansion called Swarn Bhawan is situated in Ujjain and originally owned by the Thakur family, however they lose its ownership to the Jagmohan family through a reversal of fortune.
The enmity between the family was caused by the Thakur’s grandfather after he had scorned Jagmohan and his family during a Puja festival held in Swarn Bhawan years back. Jagmohan had wanted to see the golden statue in the mansion but had met with stiff opposition. The disgrace was to scare both families for year to come.
And so, after the Thakur family lost their home, they went to live with Ragav Pandit who was their maternal uncle. He was kind and accommodating unlike his wife Sheetal who constantly taunted and mocked the family. This was part of the reason why Abha Thakur the youngest daughter, left to go work for the Jagmohan as a maid in disguise, she named herself Tasveer.
But as fate would have it, Karan Jagmohan the youngest son in the family falls in love with her, she too falls in love with him. And even after her true identity is revealed, Karan insists on marrying her to the vehement refusal of both families.
But finally, due to the intercession of Saraswati Devi (Karan’s aunt) and Chandra Prabha (Abha’s mother), their relationship is accepted and they get married. And then begins their long and tortuous journey towards finding a happy ending.
Manipulations, deceit, revenge missions, family conflict and segregation, selfish and greedy individuals who are household enemies, agents from the past and family secrets continuously try to tear them apart.
Highlights of the conflicts to come as the series progresses:
☑ Sanskar (betrothed to Abha earlier) is still madly in love with Abha and wants her, decides to kill Karan in other to get her back
☑ Along the line, Karan divorces Abha and accuses her of doing a deed actually perpetuated by Sanskar. But after he learns the truth, he pleads with Abha for forgiveness and remarries her. Sanskar then becomes good.
☑ As the series progress, we learn that when Karan was young, his maternal uncle, Ranjit had forced his mother Pratibha to get her husband to fight a false case. But when she refuses, he tries to kill Karan but ends up killing his son. So he decides to use his sister Yashodhra to ruin Jagmohan’s family. Yashodhra becomes the greatest villain in the series.
☑ In order to possess Swarn Bhawan, Yashodhara attempts to kill Karan after revealing her true intentions and forces him to sign transfer papers; Karan is presumed dead
☑ Abha meets Karan’s twin called Sidharth, an actor and screenwriter whose actual name is Ranchod. He agrees to help disguise as his brother and stop Yashodhra from owning the mansion. Ranchod will Later become a regular in the series since Karan is already presumed dead. He would fool the family until later on.
☑ Along the line, Ranchod happens to meet Karan in the hospital, and seeing his bad shape, thinking Karan was about to die, promises him that he will protect Abha and rest of family from Yashodhara.
☑ Abha discovers she is pregnant with Karan’s baby
☑ Yashodhara and Dushyant attempt to kill the entire Prasad and Thakur family but fail, and their evil plan is exposed to the family, through Abha and Ranchod.
☑ Ranchod true identity is revealed in a holi festival. He then tells the family that he is only fulfilling Karan’s last wish.
☑ Later it is found out that Karan is alive and is saved by Dr. Arundhati, who decides to take him home and treat him, she names him Neel.
☑ Abha later marries Ranchod after family pressure since Karan is already presumed dead.
☑ Abha is still sad over Karan’s disappearance, she trips down the stairs and loses her baby as a result of Shaili and Dushyant’s actions.
A two year leap Occurs.
☑ Karan returns to Ujjain after complete recovery. He brings rose flowers to his wife Abha.
☑ Ranchod finds out that it was Dushyant who caused Abha’s miscarriage, and in rage severely injures Dushyant, he dies. Ranchod is framed for murdering him and is arrested.
☑ on the day of Ranchod trial, Sheila reveals that his wife Abha is married to his twin. And he believes she has moved on and love him more
☑ he however promises to help prove Ranchod’s innocence after which he would leave.
☑ Abha, with the help from Karan, finds evidence to help prove that Ranchod is innocent. In the end, the killer turns out to be Dushyant’s wife, who was unhappy with their relationship.
☑ Ranchod helps to reunite Abha with Karan before he leaves them for good.
My Golden Home season 2
The conflict takes on a new angle with the introduction of new characters and enemy of the family. Yashandra is out to revenge the death of her son, Pyriyanka is a new daughter in law in the family who hates Abha and Karan. Different enemies from the past spring up to manipulate their way into owning Swarn Bhawan (The Golden Home).
The Prasad family start looking for someone to marry their middle son Veer and a girl named Priyanka is chosen. Meanwhile, Abha’s father finds a book that his ancient ancestors wrote that tells about the chilling history of Swarn Bhawan and the destruction of the daughters in the household at the hands of a woman called Vasundhara. Abha lets Shaili come back into the family to let her be with her daughter Asmi. Shaili is now a good daughter-in-law and has changed her ways. Priyanka’s nanny, who enters Swarn Bhawan is really Yashodhra in disguise. The spirit of Vasundara possesses Yashodhara to scare the family. Abha delivers her baby but Vasundhara is waiting to take it into the spirit world.
Abha stops Vasundara, who agrees to give her baby back, stating that Abha’s affection has won. She then turns back into Yashodara who threatens to kill the baby unless they give her Swarn Bhawan. However, Vasundara comes back and hands the baby to Karan, then causing Yashodhra to get hit by a truck, finally killing her.
Karan tells Priyanka to leave the house, stating that she was the reason that Yashodhara came back. She insists that she only did it to give Yashodhara back her place in the house. But as she is walking out of the house, she faints. The doctor reveals that she is pregnant.
Karan decides to let her stay and everybody seems to forgive her but she vows to break the unity in the house. Karan and Vimal come home and state that Vimal’s dream project has been approved. Priyanka, wanting to create a rift between the brothers, sets the factory on fire. Karan is blamed for the fire that poses a financial problem for the Prasads.
Raj Singhania, Karan’s childhood friend, buys Swarn Bhawan claiming that he is saving it from becoming a hotel. However, for this, Karan has to marry Raj’s sister Koyal who keeps telling Karan that they have a daughter named Tanvi. Karan and his family finally unmask Koyal and make her confess. Koyal and Raj leave, with Raj apologizing for her behaviour but also stating that he still believes Karan might be Tanvi’s father.
Swarn Bhawan is preparing for Pavani’s naming ceremony. Abha’s sister, Lata, goes to buy a gift for Pavani but is later found raped. When she wakes up in the emergency room she points towards Karan’s brother, Vimal who is arrested. Karan decides to be his lawyer. Abha is forced to choose between Lata and Vimal. Lata’s boss, Dev, offers to marry her. Dev’s mother also accepts Lata. Lata starts to like Dev but Chandra Prabha grows suspicious. She discovers that Dev is Tanvi’s father but Koyal kills Chandra Prabha with her daughter Tanvi as witness. Raj (Koyal’s brother), Karan and Abha find out the truth and they stop the wedding. Koyal and AK/Dev are arrested and Raj marries Lata.
Abha and Thakur get on a bus to return home. However, some goons kidnap Abha and Pavani. Thakur, with the police, eventually find Abha lying on the ground in the woods with Pavani sitting next to her crying. They reach home safe, but Abha behaves very differently. It is then revealed that Abha is an impostor. She is really a dancer names Albeli hired by Priyanka to ruin Abha’s reputation in the house. Abha who is being held captive, manages to escape but severely injures herself. Before she reaches Swarn Bhawan, she is passes out and is taken to a hospital where she has a surgery. She gains consciousness but now has the mind of a child.
Kanika plans to sell Swarn Bhawan. Albeli finds out and tells Priyanka. Priyanka makes a deal with Kanika to split the money equally for hiding the truth. Albeli reveals Kanika’s truth and kicks her out while protecting Priyanka. Albeli is told that Abha met a fatal truck accident and died. Albeli, presuming Abha to be dead, decides to take Abha’s place in the family. She starts loving Karan and his family. Albeli exposes Priyanka’s evil intentions. Priyanka tries to expose Albeli’s truth but the family does not believe her and Priyanka is thrown out of Swarn Bhawan.
Abha regains her memory and tries to convince everyone that she is the real Abha but no one believes her. Abha leaves Swarn Bhawan. Priyanka has realised her mistakes and helps Abha and Karan reunite at a dargah. Albeli eventually realizes the goodness of Abha’s heart and that she can never replace her. She leaves. Priyanka is welcomed back to the family.
Then the family pandit comes and warns the family about the future tragedy. Abha & Karan pay a visit to Nilanjana. The family plans to go for a picnic. Nilanjana & her husband Dr. Viren Roy along with their children also goes to the picnic. Abha sees a bad and strange dream every time. On their return, a car accident takes place in which all the men in the family died except Karan, together with Dr. Viren’s wife Nilanjana. Abha comes with the dead bodies of men of the family. All the women are shocked. Thakur unable to control this trauma goes into coma. Karan is in hospital in critical condition.
The doctors says that only Dr. Viren can do the operation of Karan. Dr. Viren, who was extremely angry at Karan as he felt Karan responsible for his wife’s death whom he deeply loved. When Abha asks Viren to operate Karan, he immediately disagrees. But then he agrees on one condition that he would operate Karan only if she marries him. Abha has to agree for this marriage to save Karan’s life. Then Abha & Viren get married with Bengali customs. Dr. Viren keeps his promise and operates Karan. Karan is saved but he loses his memory.
Abha brings changes in Dr. Viren, who thanks Abha and asks her to forgive him. He also frees Abha from the false marriage and remarriage of Karan & Abha takes place. Meanwhile, Lata manages to convince Raj to allow Aruna, his true mother, to live in their house. Raj hates Aruna because he believes that Aruna cheated his father; however it was Daai Maa who had created misunderstandings between Aruna and Raj’s father. Raj has deep faith in Daai Maa and he treates her like his mother. Daai Maa gets raged when Lata brings Aruna back home. She swears to take revenge from Lata. But Lata promises Aruna that she will give back Aruna her place in the house and Raj’s heart.
Meanwhile, Sushant, who is sent by Priyanka’s parents enters Swarn Bhawan as a family accountant of Priyanka’s family. He is actually Viren’s brother-in-law who left his parents alone only for money. Sushant is an evil person. He tries to impress Priyanka and turn her against her family. He becomes successful as already Sheetal (Abha’s mami) had turned Priyanka against Abha. Abha, Karan & Viren go to Mumbai for the treatment of Karan. Karan’s operation also becomes successful and he regains his memory. Karan comes to know about Abha & Viren’s marriage. Viren is feeling a great regret for what he had done. Karan says that he does not need forgiveness because Viren lost his wife due to Karan’s mistake. Viren now puts his trust in the Gods. They return to Ujjain.
Meanwhile, Shaili’s mother Karuna enters Swarn Bhawan after hearing the sad news of death of the men of the family. Karan is unaware about the death of the men of his family (as Abha do not tell him about this because Viren informs her that Karan is not fully well and she should tell him later). On Abha’s request the widowed women of family agrees to wear coloured dresses and presuming before Karan that they are not widows. Karan reaches Swarn Bhawan. He is warmly welcomed by his family. All tries to hide the truth from Karan.
But then Shaili who had been believing that her husband Vimal is alive comes downstairs in a white widow dress. All are shocked. Finally, Karan comes to know about the truth. Actually, it was the evil plan of Sushant & Priyanka who managed to get Karuna make her daughter accept the truth of her husband’s death. Priyanka blames Karan for the death of the men of the family as he was driving that car which crashed. Karan is full of remorse and cries loudly. The other women of the family consoles Karan and tells him he was not responsible for this but this was the game of fate.
Now, Karan pledges that he will not allow the tears to come in the eyes of any member of the family and he will equally treat Paavani, Asmi (Shaili’s daughter) and Nishant (Priyanka’s son). Another good thing happens. Thakur Uday Pratap comes out of coma and regains consciousness. Abha, Karan & their family requests Thakur Sahab to live with them in Swarn Bhawan.
Though reluctant, Thakur Sahab agrees. Now Abha and Karan decides to get the widowed ladies of the house Shaili, Priyanka and Kanika remarried. Pratibha also supports them. Abha & Karan goes to meet with a Pandit and ask him to search a good bride for them. Thakur gives Karan some savings, advising him to do a business. The family decides to start a Achar-Papad business. They get their first order. All the ladies work hard.
Daai maa keeps a puja for welfare of Raj’s child (she is presuming to be good). Abha is also there that time. While Daai maa is talking to a pandit regarding puja, Abha and Lata finds Daai maa’s passbook in her room which was hidden in a flower vase. In the passbook, it is mentioned that Daai maa has a family account with someone. Meanwhile, the pandit tells the Singhanias that the unborn child’s grandmother will have to go to Kshipra river and bring its water. Then the child’s mother will have to take bath with that water. Abha says that Aruna is the child’s grandmother and she will do that. Daai maa get jealous. Daai maa also comes to know that Lata has known her secret. Thus she plans to kill Lata by burning her.
Therefore, after Aruna comes with Kshipra river’s water with her in a matka and get busy in other preparations. Daai maa empties the matka containing water and fills it with gasoline. Lata bathes with it and her clothes catches fire. The doctor informs that Lata’s body was wet with gasolene. A female police inspector arrives with her force. Daai maa blames Aruna, whom inspector believes, and arrests Aruna.
Lata regains consciousness. She is shocked after hearing about the arrest of Aruna. Raj files a case against Aruna. Lata at once understand that it is Daai Maa who tried to burn her and also instigated Raj against Aruna. She also files a case against Daai Maa and asks Abha to fight this case. Raj is upset with Lata because of this. Abha and Lata try to find D.M. Shikhawat with whom Daai Maa had a joint account. Abha finds out that this D.M. Shikhawat is Devashish Mukherji aka Ashmit Kappor (Koyal’s husband and Lata’s rapist) who is Daai Maa’s real son. Next day’ Abha arrives at the court some late. She tells the reason that on her way, an accident happened on the road in which her sister’s husband’s relative Devashish Mukherji died.
Daai Maa who is also present in the court is shocked. She shouts at Abha that she is telling a lie. In grief and worry, she finally confesses to Raj that Dev is her son whom she kept away from her for his bright future. That moment Devashish also enters the court. Daai Maa then realizes that Dev is unharmed and says that she has no relation to him. After Abha holds a gun to Dev’s head, Daai Maa confesses that Dev is her son and that she tried to burn Lata alive.
Abha says that she had to tell this lie so that Daai Maa could confess her crime. Aruna is proven innocent and is released. Daai Maa is jailed. Now Raj apologises Aruna for his behavior and asks her to come with them in her home. Abha, Lata and Aruna are happy.
Then Shaili tells everyone that Priyanka ran away to marry Sushant. Abha and Ranchod go to Sushant’s house and find Swarn Bhawan owner transferring papers and money that Priyanka gave him. Abha goes and stops the wedding. Ranchod exposes Sushant’s plan in front of Priyanka by showing her Swarn Bhawan owner transferring papers. Abha asks Sushant to leave Priyanka’s life forever and not to show his face to their family again. Then, Sushant is murdered, members of Swarn Bhawan are suspected, and are arrested one after another however the truth is finally revealed; Shaili’s mother Karuna with her car CD177 was the culprit and she is arrested.
Karan and Abha start thinking about the remarriage of widowed ladies of Swarn Bhawan. Karan’s friend who is a police officer comes and proposes to marry Shaili. All are happy when Shaili agrees. Kanika and Priyanka’s marriage also get fixed. Abha and Karan promises Pratibha that the responsibility of wedding is theirs and they will try their best to make it an unforgettable wedding. Abha and Karan do the Kanyadaan of all three of them. Thakur Uday Pratap gifts a book to each bride as his blessing. Everything settles in Swarn Bhawan and thus all ends well in Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli.
It’s all happy ending for everyone in the end, and Abha and Karan lives happily in the golden home.
The series has a total of 697 episode, so it going be a long ride filled with family drama.