Saath Nibhana Saathiya is an Indian television drama series that launched on 3 May 2010. The series is broadcast worldwide on STAR Plus, with older episodes transmitted on STAR Utsav. The series is based on the lives of two female cousins after their respective marriages. The serial is set in Rajkot although episodes have been filmed on location in Kutch and Switzerland. The show completed 700 episodes on 12 December 2012.
Saath Nibhana Saathiya is the story of two cousins Gopi and Rashi, who are completely opposite from each other. Gopi is an orphan who leaves with her Mama-Mami and cousin Rashi. She is very innocent and is illiterate. On the other hand, Rashi is very wise and greedy like her mother Urmila Shah. The story starts with Kokila Modi's search for a perect bride for her son Aham. She chooses Gopi as her daughter-in-law. This makes Rashi and Urmila jealous of Gopi. Aham leaves his girlfriend Anita for his mother without knowing that Gopi is illiterate.