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‘Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum’ Discusses Sex Ed and Twitter is Impressed

Dipika Kakar’s character sends out an important message on prime time television. 

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In today’s episode of the popular Star Plus daily soap, Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum, the show’s leading lady Sonakshi Rastogi, played by Dipika Kakar, takes on the subject of sex education, with her mother Suman, and Twitterati is quite impressed that a prime time show is breaking stereotypes and sending out a important progressive message to the family audiences.

The episode, which aired on Hotstar this morning and will air on television tonight, shows Sonakshi encouraging her mother, who is uncomfortable talking about sex with her daughter, to not be so shy and discuss it with her openly.

The episode instantly became a topic of discussion on social media.

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Here’s what happens in the scene. Sonakshi’s maid Muniya asks Suman to talk to soon-to-wed daughter Sonakshi about the suhaag raat (nuptial night). Suman starts the conversation, but becomes uncomfortable and is unable to voice her thoughts. Sonakshi takes the matter head on, and says, “Suhaag raat ki baat matlab sex education, right? So today my mother has come to talk to me about sex education.”

Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum viewers are impressed that a daily soap is encouraging parents to discuss sex education with their kids, and applauding the show for their progressive approach and exploring topics considered bold for television, amidst all the regressive content on TV.

Sonakshi explains to her mother that there are many ways for girls to learn about sex - internet, friends etc. “So I (already) know exactly what you are trying to make me understand,” she says. But she explains the importance of parents openly discussing sex with their kids.

When her mom says it is a strange topic to discuss, Sonakshi says, “Yahi soch to badalni hai (This is the thinking that needs to be changed).”

Taking it further, we see her Suman get emotional and share her own first night experience with her daughter, while Sonakshi shares her own nervousness.

Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum viewers are impressed that a daily soap is encouraging parents to discuss sex education with their kids, and applauding the show for their progressive approach and exploring topics considered bold for television, amidst all the regressive content on TV.

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The show’s fans are also praising Dipika for not shying away from bold content and show’s producer Sandiip Sikcand for discussing the subject sensitively for the family audiences.

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Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum is one of the most-talked about shows on social media at the moment for bringing progressive content to Hindi prime television. Earlier, the show has discussed issues like gender equality, stalking, the stereotyping of TV actors and many more.

Currently, the show is depicting the grand wedding of Sonakshi and Rohit. While the engagement ceremony happened recently, the sangeet celebrations are going on and the wedding and wedding reception are to follow in the coming weeks. Several well-known TV personalities are expected to do cameos at the wedding reception of the couple, as Sonakshi is a big television star in the show.

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