Posted: 08 September 2012 at 5:07am | IP Logged
My two cents:
Khushi has been at the receiving end of Shyaam's evil designs. Although Arnav was harsh in his dealings with Khushi to start off with, he has also changed gradually in his feelings and behaviour towards Khushi and now they are both deeply in love with each other. Neither Khushi or the viewers felt that Arnav had evil intent towards Khushi- his aim has been the well being of his sister and Khushi has been a victim in this.
Arnav has made big mistakes, but I do not credit him with being evil. I will never paint Shyaam and Arnav with the same paint brush. There is a totally different eerie quality to Shyam's evil nature. His motives and means are totally evil. He switches his charm on and off to manipulate people, his moods change from being charming to malicious within seconds- and Khushi has been the victiom of this. If he were to be referred to me for an assessment I would not hesitate to diagnose him with antisocial personality disorder. The prognosis is poor despite long term therapy and the criminal justice system has a better chance of limiting the negative behaviors. Birth of a baby/ a change in life cirumctance may seem to have reformed the peron in the short term, but nothing would have changed in terms of the original issues that motivate such negative behaviours and acting out.
How can she see these 2 men in the same way, apply the same rules and have similar set of expectations from them?
Khushi's downfall is that she takes it on herself to handle situations where it is not her business. She needs to simply share / pass on information to the people who can manage it ( Arnav) rather than to interpret the information and then come up with the solution herself. I won't be surprised if we see her coming up with a plan shortly to get Shayam and Anjali back together, without the knowledge of Arnav and the rest of the rest of the family.
Khushi needs to redeem herself too and show some growth in her character. She can start by sharing information about Shyaam with Arnav without much delay and perhaps assist Arnav in sorting this out. She must start thinking of herself as part of a team with Arnav and trust him to do the right thing. She must also learn that one size does not fit all: every situation needs its own unique solution. Trusting everyone blindly will not work - the same kind and forgiving attitude is not necessarily the best attitude to have! Khushi and Arnav must also learn to let go- they must allow people to make ther own mistakes and learn from them- Anjali needs to face some bitter truths and learn some lessons the hard way! That is the kindest and the best thing that they can do for Anjali at present.