"Diya Aur Baati Hum" actors celebrate Anas Rashid aka Sooraj birthday on sets. Pictured: "Diya Aur Baati Hum" actors Deepika Singh, Anas Rashid and Prachi Tehlan.
"Diya Aur Baati Hum" actors celebrate Anas Rashid aka Sooraj birthday on sets. Pictured: "Diya Aur Baati Hum" actors Deepika Singh, Anas Rashid and Prachi Tehlan.Deepika Singh/Facebook

Here's some exciting news for viewers of "Diya Aur Baati Hum" and other shows produced by Shashi Sumeet Productions. The popular television production house has set a national record by appearing in the Limca Book of Records for back-to-back shows during Prime Time slot (8 p.m. – 10 p.m.) on top-rated General Entertainment Channels (GECs).

In the year 2015-16, Shashi Sumeet Productions' shows – "Tu Mera Hero" on Star Plus, "Mooh Boli Shaadi" on Sony Entertainment Television, "Diya Aur Baati Hum" on Star Plus, "Dream Girl- Ek Ladki Deewani Si" on Life OK and "Badii Devrani" on &TV – were aired between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. However, only  "Diya Aur Baati Hum" is currently running  on TV.  

Elated on winning the recognition, Sumeet Hukamchand Mittal, founder and director of Shashi Sumeet Group, told India Forums that it's an honour to be featured in the Limca Book of Records. "I feel extremely honoured to see another feather in the cap of Shashi Sumeet Productions, a division of Shashi Sumeet Group for being featured in Limca Book of Records. Winning this recognition is truly a privilege and a testament to the notable benchmarks created by us for setting newer standards for content excellence in the industry," Mittal said.

"Seeing ourselves in this National Record for having back-to-back shows on top-rated General Entertainment Channels (GEC's) is a priceless achievement which will further encourage us to deliver content to the best of our abilities that matches the pulse of the audience," he added.

Meanwhile, Shashi Sumeet Productions' popular show "Diya Aur Baati Hum" recently achieved a milestone by completing 1300 episodes. The show, which revolves around the life of IPS officer Sandhya Rathi (Deepika Singh) and her family, is currently focusing on the return of Maa Sa (Ragini Shah) to Pushkar, Rajasthan. Maa Saa had earlier left Pushkar to live with her family in a remote village. However, the Rathi family is yet to realise that Maa Sa and her family has returned with a cruel intention.

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