Ishqbaaz is Hindi television series which broadcast on Star Plus. The show is premiered on 27 June 2016 and show are air from Monday to Friday 10-11 PM. Kunal Jaisingh, Leeneash Mattoo, and Nakuul Mehta respectively play the role of Omkara, Rudra, and Shivaay, the three successors of the Oberoi family. In the starting, the show is focused on the tale of three brothers and later become centered on the love story of Annika and Shivaay, with the story of Omkara and Rudra being shifted to the spinoff series of Dil Boley Oberoi. In the month of July 2017, Dil Boley Oberoi ended and the storyline was merged back into the Ishqbaaz which doubled its runtime.
The story of Ishqbaaz is totally based on the lives of a rich business family in Mumbai, the Oberoi family who face the challenging and difficult situation from time to time. Kalyani Oberoi is ahead of the family who resides in Oberoi mansion with her son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.
Tej is an elder son, is married to Jhanvi and has three children, Priyanka and Omkara Rudra. Tej has an affair with his secretary, Svetlana which caused Jhanvi to drink. Omkara is an artist and self-made billionaire and had a history of drug use.
Shakti is a Tej younger brother married to Pinky. They also have one Shivaay, who is the eldest son and the face of Oberoi’s industry. Shivaay is a business tycoon with a strict personality which matches his uncle, Tej. He is arrogant and judges the people on the basis of their social status instead than their personality or work. He got engaged to Tia due to her high class and status but does not believe in love.
Both Pinky and Tej want their respective sons to succeed the business and end up fighting with each other. Even after everything the three cousins share an extraordinarily strong bond with each other. Shivaay comes across with a middle-class girl, Anika who loves her young brother Sahil, who needs control to walk. Sundari Sahil’s aunt cares only about money.
Anika and Shivaay are always hooked into the catfights because of their differences in opinions and class. Kalyani is called up Anika to become Shivaay’s wedding planner causing them to fight more but save each other too. Anika saves the family from the attacks of Roop, Tej’s sister, Ashok’s wide and Gayatri.
Daksh is a Shivaay’s childhood friend and appears in the story. Daksh proposes Anika three times and on the third time, Anika accepts it. Shivaay thinks that Anika is a gold digger as Daksh created such scenes. And later, Shivaay forces Anika to marry him as Tia runs away with Dushyant also known as Robin. On the night of the wedding, Shivaay’s and Anika’s truth comes out.
Nakuul Mehta as Shivaay Singh Oberoi
Surbhi Chandna as Anika Shivaay Singh Oberoi
Kunal Jaisingh as Omkara Singh Oberoi
Leenesh Mattoo as Rudra Singh Oberoi
Shrenu Parikh as Gauri Omkara Singh Oberoi
Mansi Srivastava as ACP Bhaavya Pratap Rathore