Welcome aboard Ms. Paridhi Mehta (Lovey Sasan aka Divya) for she is the newest addition on Saath Nibaana Saathiya. And right off the bat, you could feel her amazing energy! She’s young, a modern girl with an adorable innocent smile and sweet personality. She immediately steps on the scene at her Aunt Urmilla’s (Vandana Vithlani) home and letting everyone know that she’s on assignment, working on a school project on joint families. Her innocence while doing this is what is hilarious, cute and so, so funny. I mean I was in stitches laughing at how she just stepped up to people with her adorable smile and camera phone just taking photos and video recording everyone within her sight, asking a trillion and one question’s, just one question after another question.
So, meanwhile Paridhi is walking about the neighborhood troubling everyone with her questions and inquiries and she has even barged in on one of the families living in Urmilla’s rental apartments. And once she let out that she hasn’t found an exciting family to cover just yet, that they were all boring people so far. LOL! The family she was questioning was even further offended and so ready to throw her out the door of their home. Poor Ms. Sarla was not in the mood to be interviewed at the spur of the moment anyway. The lady was in a very cranky mood and had just finished scolding her very own daughter in law when Paridhi walked right up into their business. LOL! Right away she asked, “Do you all share the same room without any privacy?” And so with that question, it was obvious she hit a nerve and so they were just showing her the door when Urmilla walked up. Urmilla started yelling out to Ms. Sarla about how dare she insult her niece. Next Urmilla threatened to toss Ms. Sarla and her family to the curb and out of their rental apartment. She let poor Ms. Sarla know in so many words that she would have no problem replacing tenants like her in a snap.
But what was even funnier to me was when Paridhi was out exploring the neighborhood videotaping people at random, she walks up on a group of women at the public tap as they were hard at work hand washing their laundry. The stares and looks these older worn and tired woman gave Paridhi was so hilarious, because not only was Paridhi oblivious to their drudgery, she was ecstatic to just be there witnessing the woman washing their laundry. So she asked “Is this the way you wash your clothes every day?” as two women sat on the ground pounding and beating their bunch of clothes clean and three others were in line with buckets for water from the public tap.
So Paridhi was actually walking around in all her innocence almost as if she was a Disney character! LOL! Maybe I should say she was a true princess! And having a good time at it, observing the real world, you know acting as if she was just born! LOL!
I tell you, I just love and adore a good fairy tale and so in that sense Paridhi reminds me of the wonderful amazing magical scene when Draupadi (Pooja Sharma) of “Mahabharat” was just born, for Draupadi was a full-grown woman who was totally innocent and was yet like a newborn baby walking around in the world at first, so could you just imagine that one! She was so innocent and all. Gosh, I really loved that scene! And also I am reminded of Amy Adams who played Princess Giselle in the movie “Enchanted” and how she stepped out into the real world of New York City from the world of make-believe. And that movie was so magical and amazing too. So Paridhi’s character kind of gives the feel of those two characters. But I may be wrong.
But anyway back to what I was saying about Paridhi and the women doing laundry at the public tap….. so those few women had tired and annoyed expressions on their faces and gave Paridihi a look that said: “go away from here girl before we make you go away.” LOL! And so Paridihi meekly apologizes for interrupting them, smiles and waves baa bye. (ha….ha…ha..ha!) I swear that it was so funny! She is hilarious! It was just so funny to see this innocent, happy go lucky girl move about.
But anyway after Urmilla had to rescue Paridhi from an embarrassing situation with the neighbor downstairs named Ms. Sarla who was showing Paridhi the door. Finally, as they were heading back home, Urmilla listens as Paridhi says she needs help finding a good and big family for her joint family project who has a huge nice house just like the ones in the movies. She says she needs a family with a grumpy mother-in-law, a timid and scared daughter in law and that the other daughter in law should be exactly the opposite of the timid and scared daughter in law. Well, Urmilla thought what family fits this description better than the Modi family. So as Paridhi was talking and describing the family she needed Urmilla was having visions of Kokila (Rupal Patel,) Rashi (Rucha Hasbnis) and Gopi (Devoleena Bhattacharjee) as she shouted “I found it! There’s a family like that.”
So lucky for Paridhi, Urmilla is ready to get her over to see her cousin Rashi’s family and to join up and meet all of the members of the Modi family right away. And I cannot wait to see Paridhi as she interacts with the Modi family on this one. I have a feeling it’s going to be a lot of fun having her as a new addition to the show now.
Paridhi is like a breath of fresh air! She’s adorable, upbeat, bubbly and has the cutest little smile! I have a feeling we are all gonna fall in love with her on the show.