One of the most sensible serials on the small screen now is the popular drama Service Wali Bahu on Zee TV (Village Boy Productions). It merges the regressive thoughts of patriarchy with the progressive notions of Payal, the main protagonist. We tell you why you're Payal from Service Wali Bahu .
Modern Yet Cultural:
Payal, played by Kratika Sengar, is modern, independent, outgoing and progressive. But she is also in touch with her roots. She is cultural, traditional and knows what's right and wrong. If you are from such a background where you're outlook modern, but your also know how to respect elders and uphold your traditions, you're definitely Payal from Service Wali Bahu.
Ladies who work in the house as well earn money for their family are an inspiration to everybody. Payal is one such lady. She not only takes care of her family, but also works and earns for them. It takes an exceptional woman to handle two things at the same time without compromising on either of them. If you're great at multitasking and know the value of responsibility, you could be Payal.
Role Model to her Sister:
She is an inspiration to her younger sister and other youngsters. She teaches them values, modern etiquette and progressive notions. As a role model, Payal knows that she has to always keep her integrity intact and not compromise in life because that's what the younger generations would pick up from her. She knows that she has to respect elders, but also knows that nobody can tell her what to do and what not to. These are the values that we, as viewers, can pick up from her. Anybody who sets such an example in the society could be Payal from Service Wali Bahu.
The Need to Break the Myth of Double Income:
Payal's in-laws want an earning bahu so as to have a steady income in the household. Since their son Dev (Abhishek Rawat) is incapable of running the household, they zero in on the ambitious and educated Payal. While working post-marriage is every girl's dream, she shouldn't be forced into doing it. If she is expected to be the bread-winner, she shouldn't be asked to cook and clean. Because that's just not possible. But Payal's in-laws want her to play a dual role that's just impossible. But the feisty young girl will make sure that she handles both the situations well. Are you as independent as Payal?
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