Pavitra Rishta Watch Onine (English: Sacred Relationship) is an Indian soap opera that airs on Zee TV. It premiered on 1 June 2009 and airs weeknights. It is produced by Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms. Pavitra Rishta portrays the life of two common middle-class Maharashtrian families in the city of Mumbai and their day-to-day life. It particularly focuses on the journey of the couple Manav (Hiten Tejwani) and Archana (Ankita Lokhande) and after 18 years, their grown-up children and after 20 years, their grown-up grand children.Its initial concept is an adaptation from famous south Indian Tamil serial Thirumathi Selvam.
Pavitra Rishta is the story of a couple Manav and Archana Deshmukh and their families. Archana is educated young woman, who takes care of her family and thinks about them first. Manav is a mechanic, who alone earns and supports his family. Manav and Archana marry and then fall in love with each other and face many bad circumstances. After an 18-year leap, the love story and the marriage of their adopted daughter, Purvi Manav Deshmukh with Manav’s boss’s son, Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar was showcased. After another 20-year leap, the love story and marriage of their granddaughter Ankita with business tycoon, Naren Karmakar is showcased.
It is a story of a girl, Archana, who though is not highly educated but handles the whole house work impeccably. Every one is dependant on her but except for her brother and mother no one really values her importance. Her mother has a sole aim of getting a good, well educated boy drawing a good salary for Archana. Because of this Archana’s marriage plans have always been full of obstacles. Simultaneously runs the story of boy Sushant; a garage owner; who gets besotted by Archana on the very first sight. Destiny and circumstances make his marriage proposal reach archana but to be accepted he has to lie about his credentials, which because of unavoidable situations he does. The marriage takes place but the moment Archana comes to know about the lie she refuses to go with Sushant. The story continues from here what remains to be seen is what happens to Archana who inspite of being married does not go to stay with her husband, will the two people who are made for each other ever come together?
Ankita Lokhande is an Indian television actress best known for playing the role of Archana Manav Deshmukh in the soap opera Pavitra Rishta since 2009.Ankita Lokhande made her television debut in the reality talent show Zee Cine Stars Ki Khoj (Season 1) in 2004, and earned accolades from directors such as Mahesh Manjrekar and Satish Kaushik. In 2009, Lokhande was cast as the female protagonist Archana, the wife and mother in Ekta Kapoor’s soap opera Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.In 2010, she was seen as a guest in an episode of Comedy Ka Daily Soap. She gave a special dance performance in the show. In December 2010, she participated in the fourth season of the celebrity dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa with choreographer Nishant Bhatt. She was eliminated at the 5th position on 21 February 2011. In 2013, Lokhande appeared in Ek Thhi Naayka an eight-episode mini series created by Ekta Kapoor for the promotion of the film Ek Thi Daayan. The episode aired on 9 and 10 March 2013 on Life OK.
Dhanjani began his acting career with a cameo in Bandini, where he played Parth, a negative character. However, his big break came in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani on the now defunct channel, Star One. He played the antagonist, Jay Khurana, who was a werewolf and in love with the female protagonist. The show ended on December 15, 2011. He was later offered the role of the parallel lead “Arjun” in the Balaji Telefilms show Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV. He plays the role of Arjun Digvijay Kirloskar, the son of Digvijay Kirloskar (Naved Aslam) and the love interest of Purvi Deshmukh (Asha Negi). He and Asha enjoy a huge fan following because of their excellent chemistry