It is revealed that Shagun is Mihir's sister and her marriage is fixed with Ashok. The latter expresses interest in Mihika, consistently offering her a position as his employee, and ultimately revealing his abhorrent intentions to her in a dressing room. Mihika plans to disclose Ashok's reality on his wedding day by attempting to seduce him but her plan backfires as Ashok drugs and strips her saree. Shagun bears witness to this and their marriage is called off. Ashok instead marries Mihika after threatening and blackmailing her. She refuses to be consummate the marriage, despite his attempts at intimacy. Mihir begins to hate Mihika as he is under the impression that she betrayed him. He marries Raman's sister Rinky, whose fiancee Nihkil was revealed to have already been married to a girl named Amrita. This inspires Mihika to reveal the truth behind her relationship with Ashok to her family. The widowed Dr. Subramanium Chandran, Ishita's former love interest, arrives in her live seeking her forgiveness. She refuses to forgive him, citing that he enjoyed his married life without thinking of her. Raman, however, convinces her to forgive Subramanium. Miraculously, Raman and Ishita learn that she is pregnant and celebrate with a picnic in the company of their families. Ashok plants a bomb in their vehicle but Ishita discovers this and saves everyone, in the process suffering a miscarriage. Shagun becomes the surrogate mother of Raman and Ishita's child. She commits suicide soon after, which is followed by Rinky's murder. . Suddenly it is known Shagun was alive and never died and it's revealed Ishita and Shagun made this plan to reveal Sarikas true colours to the family. Sarika is working for Ashok and trying to kill Raman. Sarika is exposed. And it's revealed that Sarika didn't have a baby.