'Kumkum Bhagya' is a show following the life of a Punjabi matriarch Sarla Arora who runs a marriage hall and lives with the hope of seeing her two daughters Pragya and Bulbul who're poles apart, happily married some day.
Pragya, the elder daughter, who is practical, hardworking and committed to supporting her family though she's barely finished her own studies, she teaches at a college to ensure that her mother Sarla's meager earnings from the 'Kumkum Bhagya' marriage hall never fall short in making the two ends meet. In the midst of all this pressure on her, she's forgotten how to unwind or pursue any passions of her own. Bulbul, the younger daughter who has her head in the clouds. She's vivacious, smart, stylish and a complete dreamer. It barely occurs to her to snap out her own make-believe, rose-tinted world and be of any real use to her family. The show takes us through the lives of the 2 sisters, their hopes dreams and aspirations.
Simultaneously runs the story of Abhi who is Rockstar with a cult following of his own and Suresh, the college professor who works closely with Pragya. Having led a tough life in the military and lost most of his close ones, he is an embittered soul with much angst and pent-up frustration about life.