Biji is the unofficial head of the household. Having been brought to the house as a young child, she is the most loved character in the house. She is the one who brought up the children after their mother’s death. Though she is sentimental and affectionate, she is the only person in the household who dares to talk back to Balraj. She is deeply loyal and devoted to the Asthana household but never lets her loyalty come in the way of justice and truth.
as: Balraj Asthana
Balraj is the typical patriarch who cannot stand to be disobeyed by his family members. Everyone in the family obeys him more out of fear than respect. A stickler for discipline as far as his family is concerned, he believes that a woman’s place is in the home. His only desire in life was to have more sons who would inherit his huge business empire and so for this reason, he despises his daughters. Both in business and in life, Balraj is unprincipled. Honesty, truth and justice don’t matter at all to him. He does not hesitate to use people as and when required and is quick to thrustthem aside when his task has been accomplished.
Meera is a strong-willed, independent girl who is constantly in search of something new & exciting. Though Meera appears to be tough and strong externally; in reality she is vulnerable, insecure and emotional. She is outspoken and does not believe in mincing words even if the truth will hurt others. She is impulsive, vibrant, charming with an intense desire to live life on her own terms. Meera is a haunted soul, always searching for love. However, whenever she comes close to attaining happiness, the world forsakes her. Life is often cruel to her but Meera never gives up hope. In a world of negativity, pessimism and opportunism, Meera shines like a beacon of goodness, justice and truth.
Nandini is warm, sensitive and passionate woman. Though Nandini is silent, demure and apparently submissive, her real strength of character rises to the surface when circumstances so require it. While on the surface Nandini seems to be vulnerable, she actually has nerves of steel. When she sets her mind to something, she ensures that it is successfully completed and done well. Even in her silence, Nandini makes her presence felt through the sheer strength of her character.
married elder daughter of Balraj