One of the most famous daily soaps on Star Plus, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi completes 18 years since its launch.
The serial was telecasted for 8 years from 2000-2008 and completed 1,833 episodes
The serial was a life-changing experience for both director Ekta Kapoor and lead Smriti Irani. The serial ruled the telly world for 8 years starting from July 3, 2000.
Smriti, the main lead was named Tulsi Virani in the serial and played the role if a perfect daughter-in-law taking care of the entire joint family.
Ekta expressed her love for Smriti and also wrote her heart out. "18 years ago this day Star Plus and Sameer Nair changed my life, and a star unimaginable from a relatively new medium was born - Smriti Irani. Thank you Ronit Bose Roy, Shobha Kapoor, Rajesh Joshi and all who made this show” she says.
Smriti expressed her gratitude towards Ekta and her fans writing “18 years ago began a journey that changed my life forever, Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor you believed in me when no one wanted to take a chance. Fans and friends thank you for the support and blessings."