1. He had wanted to pursue dance but couldn't
The plot in the Bengali TV serial Ki Kore Tomay Bolbo has really picked up the pace, and even Karna Sir (Krushal Ahuja), the tight-lipped, perpetually angry character, has finally opened up about some of his past to Radhika (Swastika Dutta). When Karna’s birthday party turns out to be a disaster because he hates celebrating the day, the efforts of everybody who organised it are wasted, especially Radhika’s. Amid the chaos, after Karna storms out, Trisha and Payel plan to mix an intoxicant in orange juice and make Radhika consume it. However, Trisha accidentally mixes it into the whole jug, and everyone who drinks it gets drugged, including Radhika and Karna. This momentarily takes away both their inhibitions and loosens their tongues, and we get an insight into Karna’s mind and past as he tells Radhika why he hates his birthday. We learn it is because of a series of unfortunate events take took place on one of them. Read on to discover what they are, and how he now feels.
A few years ago on one of his birthdays, Karna had told his family about his decision to pursue his passion for dance professionally, much to his father’s chagrin, as he wanted his son to join his business and eventually take over it. He falls ill, and Karna agrees to respect his father’s wishes and give up his passion, in a bid not to jeopardise his health.
2. Was in love with Jahnavi
3. He is still not over Jahnavi
To this day, Karna is haunted by his past heartbreak and cannot get over it. It has affected his own self-esteem, and he truly believes that perhaps he is spineless for not having been able to stand up to his father. Jahnavi had mused that if he could give up his passion so easily, what were the chances he would not give up on her too? This thought has stayed with Karna, and he loathes himself for being weak.
4. He feels much better after confiding in Radhika
After opening up about his past hurts to Radhika, Karna tells her what a relief it is to finally have spoken about it, and thanks her. She assures him that that’s what friends are for, and it is important for everyone to have someone they can speak freely to.
However, the next day, as the intoxicant wears off and Karna and Radhika remember the previous night’s events, they feel embarrassed, but also more sympathetic towards each other.
What do you think of Karna’s plight? Will he continue to drop his guard for Radhika?
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