Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat is a web series produced by Ekta Kapoor. it is streaming on ALTBalaji and ZEE5, launched in April 2017, and has had three seasons so far. The web series includes Ram Kapoor, Sakshi Tanwar, Karishma Tanna, Hiten Tejwani in pivotal roles.
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat – Plot
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat revolves around the concept of two polar opposites falling in love. Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar play protagonists Karan Khanna aka KK and Dr. Tripurasundari Nagrajan aka Tipsy/Tanpura/Tirumalai Express/Nagarjuna respectively.
The plot includes Karan being made to go to rehab after his stint with alcoholism where he meets Dr. Tripurasundari Nagrajan as his counselor. He dislikes her because she is strict and their personalities are complete opposites. The show does a 180 when they attend his estranged daughter’s wedding and realize that love can happen between people with different personalities.
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat – Season 1
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat season 1 shows Karan Khanna as a superstar. Karan’s life turns an ugly turn when his superstardom fades into the background and he has to make ends meet by doing small acting roles. He finds himself being addicted to alcohol which takes a toll on his personal life. His marriage is in trouble and his friends have left his side due to his bad lifestyle. Then enters, Dr. Tripurasundari Nagrajan aka Tipsy. Tipsy works at a rehab center. but she has to deal with life’s tough questions from her mother regarding her marital status as she is in her mid-thirties. She always ends up arguing with her mother because she pressures her into getting married and says that “finding a guy is not as easy as getting idlis”. In order to fix his life, Karan enters rehab where he meets Tipsy.
The web series is shot interestingly as it shows their lives having some similarities despite the differences in their personalities and lifestyles. Proof being how Karan’s publicist makes him see how his lifestyle has affected his relationships and career. And Tipsy’s friend makes her see how empty her personal life is even though she has a successful career.
Season 1 of Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat explores both the character’s journey and their dynamic. In Season 1 they come together to help Karan put his life back on track. With no slow moments, the series is quite fast-paced which is refreshing. The first season ends with both of them falling in love with each other.
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohhabat – Season 2
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat season 2 shows Karan’s character growth of not being an arrogant guy anymore and working on his journey as a recovering addict with Tipsy by his side. Ekta Kapoor’s shows never disappoint in terms of plot twists as they brought Karan’s ex-wife. Radhika Awasthi (played by Shweta Kawatra), and their daughter, Trisha (played by Sanyukta Timsina) back into his life.
He lets them move back into his house without telling Tipsy about it thinking she would get upset. However, he becomes a tad bit jealous when he sees Tipsy meeting another guy. To show how much Karan has changed for the good, he admits his insecurity to Tipsy. Tipsy gets a shocker when her ex comes back into her life as well. Palaash Arora, played by Samir Kochhar, is a coke-snorting lawyer. Season 2 of Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat shows how Karan and Tipsy deal with their exes coming back into their lives and how their relationship which later turns into marriage survives amidst all of this.
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohhabat – Season 3
Season 3 of Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat starts with Karan and Tipsy living separate lives where Tipsy marries Ved Saxena. And has a daughter named Piya while Karan is seen enjoying his life as a single man with multiple womens. The series shows Karan being involved in a sexual harassment scandal. The show wanted to reflect on the #MeToo movement which shook the world with its stories shared by women from the cinematic world. He is being accused by an actor that goes by the name of Sanam Mehta (played by Iris Maity).
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat depicts both the non-glamorous and glamorous parts of an actor’s life with the help of characters like Karan and Aryan Khan played by Vatsal Seth. Aryan Khan is shown as a professional competitor who wants to drag Karan’s reputation through the mud by plotting against him with the help of Sanam. The series brings back Karan and Tipsy together after his business partner/producer and friend, Zoya (played by Karishma Tanna) who also happened to be by Karan’s side throughout the show, asks Tipsy to support Karan during this scandal and stand by his side to show him as a doting family man. She agrees to help out as she believes Karan to not have him be a pervert. The series shows Tipsy’s struggle between the past (Karan) and the present (Ved and Piya). The show ends with a murder mystery and Tipsy and Karan reconciling.
Ram Kapoor’s and Sakshi Tanwar’s dynamic
Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat’s cast has been applauded for their acting abilities and has garnered much appreciation to bring these characters to life. Viewers enjoy watching Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar’s dynamic and reminisced the good old days of “Bade Achche Lagte Hain”.
Hiten Tejwani was a standout as Ved Saxena and Shweta Kawatra was well appreciated as Radhika Awasthi. Samir Kochhar as Palaash was a great addition to the series as his character made Tipsy’s past look a lot more interesting. Tanvi Vyas as Sherry added humor to the show, so dis the initial stages of Karan’s and Tipsy’s relationship dynamic as polar opposites.