Saath Nibhaana Saathiya is the story of a saas-bahu relationship retold through a young and simple girl's point of view, whose name is Gopi.
Raised by her loving Mama and tyrannical Mami, Gopi has been bereft of the true love of a mother. She craves the same love, and hopes to win it from the family she is married into. Gopi's life is ruled by her Mami Urmilaben and her street smart cousin, Rashi, who undermine her and treat her like a servant. Gopi has no ambitions and is uneducated. Her only dream is to have a loving husband and in-laws.
Kokilaben Modi is a strong willed woman whose dream is to become a mother-in-law and rule over her daughter-in-law. Unlike Kokilaben,