Every relative I know seems to watching multiple soap serials at the same time. I am not impressed with their plot lines. I would like my grandmothers to be watching serials with contemporary plots such as these:
Husband Gopu working in IT company falls in love with internet chat partner he found on Orkut, which he accessed despite the site being blocked by his company firewall. He gets special access because, the firewall administrator lady turns out to be a secret admirer of the husband, and was once spurned by his wife’s brother who found the husband Gopu on Page 4 of the Hindu Matrimonials supplement (Vadama section, to be precise). Further confusion – internet chat partner turns out a guy in e-disguise, who also loves the firewall administrator in secret. Climax episode is completely shot as a series of suspenseful sms messages being sent to each other by the various parties. The protagonists give up material life as soon as they realize that they cannot fathom the cosmic complexity of their Airtel mobile bills and settle down in the himalayas and found a back-pain yoga cure center for IT professionals. ……
Rivalry between 2 washerman gangs in Washermanpet. One gang uses front-loading washing machines and the other uses top-loading. Daughter of Rin Ranga, Ariel Azhagurani falls in love with daughter of Surf Sundaram, Tide Tamizharasi. War breaks out. Washermanpet drowns in soap foam and reeks of unwashed clothes as the 2 mob leaders refuse to yield. AA hires local Nadaswaram Hip Hop band and serenades TT with a pounding gaana song while she is drying Karuvaadu (fish) on her balcony. They are spotted by Rin Ranga, who screams and suffers from a slipped disc. In this moment of tragedy, the warring factions unite and take Ranga to the Gopu back-pain yoga cure center, where they meet the chief – Orkut Gopanandji Swamiji who refuses to treat Ranga as he is not an IT professional. Climax scene – It is revealed that Rin Ranga’s twin brother, who was separated at birth, is the girl-masquerading internet chat partner of the former Gopu….