New Delhi: After three years of endearing storytelling, ‘Wagle Ki Duniya: Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey’ has made a lasting impression on Indian television. The show has been tackling major social issues while encouraging open conversation along with offering entertainment. ‘Wagle Ki Duniya’ tackles societal themes that are confronted in the daily affairs of a middle-class person, straying far from formulaic dramas.
Here’s a closer look at a few of the relevant societal issues that the show has drawn attention to over the years:
Breast cancer awareness
The show tackled the sensitive issue of breast cancer when Vandana faced the diagnosis. The show, which was dedicated to portraying stories responsibly, debunked myths, sensitively underlined the need for early detection, and portrayed the vital role that family support plays in trying circumstances.
Advocating for women’s safety
When Sakhi, the older daughter, had an unpleasant encounter with a fashion photographer, Wagle Ki Duniya addressed the grave issue of molestation. The fact that the Wagle family bravely stood by her side to encourage her to survive the trauma and take on the culprit showed their unshakable support.
Addressing taboos around menstruation
The drama received accolades for breaking a taboo that exists in Indian homes. The show sends a powerful and profound message, normalizing menstruation and fighting against social taboos, as Sakhi questions her dad’s traditional views on women during the time of their menstrual cycle.
Tackling child labor
When their maid put her eight-year-old daughter in charge of an infant, the Wagles tackled the complex and disturbing problem of child labor. This problem, which shows how child labor deprives these kids of a happy childhood, made people think, especially those who may have seen similar circumstances in their own lives.
Mental health sensitization
The show sensitively depicted a character with ADHD, shattering the stigma associated with mental health. Wagle Ki Duniya urged people to talk openly about their challenges without being embarrassed and advocated empathy and understanding for the prevalent condition.
With a compassionate narrative that engages viewers and starts crucial conversations in society, Wagle Ki Duniya is still a potent vehicle for positive change.