DR.(MRS) DORA THOMPSON
PRIYADARSHINI COLLEGE OF ENGG
DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES
Marital deformities in Indian society today is no different from that which is potrayed by Manju Kapur in her best seller, Custody. Ekta Kapur the great Producer-Director takes the audience to the painful realities of Indian families and their infamous attitude of infidelity. The Indian scenario on the concept of marriage, divorce and custody of children is on a rolling in daily newspapers. Against this background Manju Kapur’s Custody has only added hues to the ever growing melodramatic situations in the Indian families. The daily soap in Star Plus nomenclatured as ye hain Mohabbatein is centered around the intense story narrated by Manju Kapur in her book Custody. An Extramarital affair breaks a solid marriage of love, companionship and togetherness. This paper proposes to delve into the trauma and torture a parent undergoes with respect to Indian mentality, to get the custody of the children and how the book has been made alive and going in the serial.
Key Words: Marital deformities, infidelity, Indian Society,Extramarital affair