Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3 is an Indian Hindi television drama series which airs on Star Plus Since 2017. Stars of the show are Barun Sobti and Shivani Tomar, in the lead roles of Advay and Chandni, and Ritu Shivpuri plays the central antagonist as Chandni’s mother Indrani. The location of the story is in Allahabad and Mumbai in the same world as another Star Plus show, Ishqbaaz. The series is the third incarnation of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon franchise made by 4 Lions Films.
The story of the show is based on two childhood friends Dev and Chandni Yash Narayan Vashist, set in Allahabad. Dev’s father is Mahant of the fictitious temple in Allahabad which is known for its hidden treasure. On the day of the opening of temple’s entrance door an occasion which comes once in every 16 years, Dev’s father is charged for changing the idol’s jewelry and Dev’s mother is implicated of being a witch. Dev’s parent has been killed by a mysterious person after whom Chandni’s father the Mahant becomes Mahant. Dev is forced to run away with his younger brother Meeku. When they are traveling by train, Dev throws his brother out to save him from the gang.
16 years later, Dev has returned to Allahabad changed as Advay Singh Raizada, as a Maths professor from London University. Holding the Chandni and her family responsible for what his family goes through and his separation from his brother, Dev has returned to take the revenge and destroy their lives. He buys the house Vashist are living in and also his childhood home, but it allows them to continue to stay while moving in with his staff, Shilpa, and Murli. Chandini’s wedding is fixed to a reputable boy just because his family was going to pay off her stepmom’s huge debt. Advay saves her from sleazeball every time, but he also insults her and gets angry with her. Chandini is confused about the behavior and she wants to know why he hates her so much. He breaks her wedding and later forcefully marries her by blackmailing her that he will reveal the truth of her child born out of the alliance, currently in an orphanage. Chandini agrees to save the respect of her mother and family but does not tell Advay that the child is actually her sister’s. Adway exposes this one day later in order to spoil the Vashist family’s reputation, throws them out of the house and use it as an appearance to disown Chandni. But Nani comes and ask Chandni to come with her to Mumbai where Advay stays with his Maasi, Nephew Adi, and Cousin Pooja.
- Barun Sobti as Advay Singh Raizada/Dev
- Shivani Tomar as Chandni Advay Singh Raizada
- Smriti Khanna as Sasha
- Rishika Mihani as Pooja Raizada
- Ritu Chaudhary as Leela Raizada
- Ritu Shivpuri as Indrani Narayan Vashishth
- Ketki Kadam as Shikha Narayan Vashishth
- Shagun Sharma as Meghna Narayan Vashishth
- Sameer Dharmadhikari as Mahant
- Mitali Nag as Advay’s mother
- Randeep Malik as Veer/Rajveer Singh Raizada
- Tarun Anand as Yash Narayan Vashishth
- Jaswant Menaria as Rajit
- Seema Azmi as Kajal
- Salina Prakash as Shakun
- Juhi Aslam as Shilpa
- Rupesh Kataria as PP
- Dimple Shaw as PP’s mother
- Kabir Altaf Shah as Aditya (Adi)