I have not watched the episode yet. However the start of the Neelam track bugged me with a question that I have had for a long time. Where does one draw a line in trust and the belief in a person's goodness.
I know today we look at how the Modi's except Rashi are taken in by Neelam mainly due to her pregnancy. But is that not what you would do. I would and have heard many a sob stories and have fallen prey to it. Not at this level of taking the person as a live-in help but yes, I have given monetary and other help to the most undeserving people sometimes. That has not cured me of falling prey to similar tricks again because even though I have felt cheated at these false ones, the really true ones have always sustained me. But this is not about how I have been made a fool of
Rather it is about trust and the inherent nature to help.
I was one of the first people to find Mota Bhabhi's help really weird. But I ask myself. Given the situation, would one do any different. The Modis certainly have gone overboard but will one not atleast help the person a bit seeing her condition? So where do people draw a line?
One of my friends in the hospital sees death everyday. I asked her once whether that does not make her job so unrewarding. She told me that it was not that at all. For all the misery she sees there, there are these real miracle ones, the ones where after all the hardwork she sees her patient smile that keeps her going. That is enough she told me until the next one like that happens.
So it is in this situation. The Modis see good in all people. They are hence not seeing what Rashi is able to see. However taken in by Neelam, I wish they learn from their mistake and not repeat it. However, I would also wish for them to continue being this nice. One Neelam can be a fraud but there could be thousands of other woman who need help genuinely unlike her. Her example must not be the reason for people starting to stop helping others in distress.
BTW, the Modis are good at getting taken in by sob stories. Rashi's story is a perfect example. So this is actually not the first time. The only difference is, this time Koki for all her smartness is shown as oblivious to Neelam.