Original airing: 29 Aug 2011
RunningTime: 22 Minutes
Plot Summary: Diya Aur Baati Hum is the story of Sandhya as she trains as an Indian Police Service officer. She dreams of breaking the boundaries of her confined existence of middle-class values. The story is also about Sooraj, who is a self-made man. Sooraj owns a famous sweet shop near his house. Sooraj and Sandhya get married under strained circumstances. Sandhya struggles with her strict mother-in-law who does not accept that her daughter-in-law could become a police officer. The story shows how her husband becomes her strength and helps her to fulfil her dreams. Sandhya went to to 11 month training and complete some mission and task. Sandhya is an IPS now. later on Sandhya got stuck between work and family. Sandhya got de-promoted later on and had to win 3 medal to get her position back. Sandhya's family supports her for it.
Two terrorists come to Sandhya's house disguised as a simple poor woman and Sooraj's helper. They mislead Sooraj and others that Sooraj has to go to Dubai, so everyone makes preparations to go to Dubai. Chaturi, Bhabo and Sooraj go to Dubai but their flight gets hijacked by Disha-Sooraj's helper, Prema and their head called Baiji(Maya), Rajkumar's sister. The hijackers demand Rajkumar's freedom. Sandhya manages to capture them with the help of Zakir and Arjun. Sandhya kills Disha while Arjun kills Prema by shooting on her back. Zakir kills Maya by shooting her in the chest & back. Unfortunately, Bhabo gets shot while she was saving Sooraj. Baba Sa blames Sandhya for all this while Sandhya and Zakir get praised all over the country.
Bhabo's one kidney gets damaged but she is safe and comes back home. Sooraj also thinks that Sandhya has done the wrong thing and does not treat Bhabo as his mother. He removes Sandhya out of the Rathi house. Bhabo is shocked by Sooraj's decision. Ankur and Ankita take Sandhya to their home. Bhabo makes attempts to reunite Sooraj and Sandhya but fails. Sandhya receives orders to go to Scotland for training. Sandhya with heavy heart decides to go so that Sooraj can stay happy.
Meanwhile, Bhabo's health deteriorates and the other kidney also gets damaged. Doctor tells that Bhabo needs kidneys and her kidney transplant must be done immediately. Sooraj and family arrange for a kidney but Sooraj comes to know that the lady who is going to donate a kidney to Bhabo is not doing willingly and her husband was forcing her to do so because of the money. Sooraj saves that woman and refuses to take her kidney. The entire family says that he must have thought of Bhabo before doing this. At this point, Bhabo explains to Sooraj that he thought of humanity first and saved the woman, in the same way Sandhya thought of saving all the passengers and the country first as if the terrorists would be alive then they would kill lakhs of people. Hearing this, Sooraj and Rathi family realize their mistake. A secret donor donates her kidney to Bhabo.
On Republic Day, Sandhya receives an award for her bravery. Sooraj goes to take the award on behalf of Sandhya and apologizes to Sandhya in front of everyone. Sandhya sees this function on TV and goes to meet Sooraj. Sooraj apologizes to Sandhya and brings her back home. Sandhya, after returning to Rathi house is sad and tries to stay away from Sooraj. Ankur plans a trip for Rathi family to Mumbai. In Mumbai, Sooraj notices Sandhya's behaviour and thinks that she is hiding something from him. Then he comes to know that the person who donated a kidney to Bhabo is none other than Sandhya. Sandhya gets Sooraj to promise to her that he will not reveal this to the rest of the Rathi family.
Bhabo tells Sooraj and Sandhya to now think of their child. After returning to Pushkar, Sandhya comes to know that she is pregnant. On Holi, Sandhya eats laddoo of Bhang and reveals that she is pregnant. Rathi family rejoices and Bhabo takes extra care of Sandhya. But to everyone's worry, Sandhya develops the disease of sleep-walking and at one night was to fall from the terrace cliff but Sooraj saves her. Bhabo and Sooraj are worried about her condition. Sandhya's doctor reveals that she is going to give birth to twin babies.
On Ankur's request, Rathi family moves to his house as his house is safer for Sandhya. There Sandhya's niece Bulbul tries to please Sandhya and Sooraj for giving one of their babies to her after the birth of those babies. Sooraj and Sandhya were not ready to give so they disagree. After that Bulbul develops a high fever. So to console her, her dad agrees to adopt a child. But the orphanage people disagree to give her approval for a request of baby. After that Sooraj thinks very deeply about the request of Bulbul and he decides that he will give one baby to her. Sandhya also agrees with him, but suddenly Bhabo hears their decision and tries to protest. But that time Bulbul comes and in front of Bhabo she pleads for a baby but she disagrees. Bhabo tells to Bulbul that few things we cant share it with each other. Then Bulbul tells Bhabo that Sandhya has given kidney to Bhabo. To return the favour of her kidney, Bhabo agrees to give her grandson.
After that Sandhya's delivery date comes and Sandhya delivers two sons. The namkarn ceremony happens after her delivery and Bulbul's mom names her baby as Vansh and Sooraj's sister names the other baby has Ved. After that Sandhya gives the baby to Ankur. After a few days, both of Sandhya's babies go missing. After finding both of them Sandhya hugs them tightly. Ankur felt insulted that Vansh is their baby but still Sandhya hugs him first. Due to this misunderstanding, they gets separated.
Ved wants his father to open a big hotel. Sooraj won Kabaddi match after his hard work and earn 50,00,000. After some turn of events, Sandhya joins an undercover operation to destroy Garjana Sangathan. Sandhya pretends that she died and left her family.Later on it revealed that Naxalites are planning to blast a Nuclear Bomb. In the end Sandhya alongwith Sooraj, makes the plan unsuccessful and kills Shekhar and the entire gang. Then Sandhya take a comeback along with Sooraj to her home. Bhabho decline to accept Sandhya and bring Lalima as Sooraj's wife. Later Lalima accept the truth that she is not wife of Sooraj and leaves from Sooraj's life. Sandhya and Sooraj got together again. Mohit had a affair and starts hating Emily. Later, it is shown in an episode that Mohit had been killed and the show now searches for the killer of Mohit in a mysterious turn of events and an investigation by Sandhya and IPS officer Sathya Dev Tripati.
|Akshay Batchu||...||Lokesh Agarwal|
|Alan Kapoor||...||IPS Rahul Kapoor|
|Amit Dolawat||...||Himanshu Dubey|
|Anas Rashid||...||Sooraj Arun Rathi|
|Arjun Punj||...||Arjun Chaudhary|
|Aryan Sharma||...||former Chotu|
|Ashok Lokhande||...||Arun Rathi|
|Charu Asopa||...||Roma Reddy|
|Deepak Gheewala||...||Dado Sa|
|Deepika Singh||...||IPS Sandhya Sooraj Rathi|
|Dhrisha Kalyani||...||Pari Mohit Rathi|
|Eijaz Khan||...||Abhimanyu Singh|
|Ekta Tiwari||...||Devi Narayani|
|Gautam Gulati||...||Former Vikram Arun Rathi|
|Gurdeep Kohli||...||Maya Baijii|
|Kanika Maheshwari||...||Meenakshi Vikram Rathi|
|Karan Goddwani||...||Vikram Arun Rathi|
|Keith Sequeira||...||Officer Roy|
|Kiran Bhargava||...||Malti Agarwal|
|Manini Mishra||...||Officer Agrima Singh|
|Neelu Vaghela||...||Santosh Arun Rathi|
|Neil Bhatt||...||IPS Zakir Siddiqui|
|Pooja Singh||...||Emily Mohit Rathi|
|Preeti Chaudhary||...||Kavita Sharma|
|Ragini Shah||...||Maa Sa|
|Rakesh Kukreti||...||Arvind Kothari|
|Reem Sheikh||...||Mishri Vikram Rathi|
|Ricky Patel||...||Vansh Ankur Kothari Vansh Sooraj Rathi|
|Sarwar Ahuja||...||IPS Satyadev Tripati|
|Sehrish Ali||...||Chhavi Arun Rathi|
|Shefali Sharma||...||Laalima Agarwal|
|Shivshakti Sachdev||...||Bulbul Ankur Kothari|
|Surbhi Tiwari||...||Kanchan Arvind Kothari|
|Urmila Nimbalkar||...||Former Ankita Ankur Kothari|
|Varun Jain||...||Mohit Arun Rathi|
|Varun Khandelwal||...||Ankur Arvind Kothari|
|Anil V Kumar|
|Indian Soap Opera|
|Deepak Kumar Bhagat|
|Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai By Alka Yagnik|
|Jay B Ghadiali|
|Shashi Sumeet Productions|