Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai 18th December 2023 Written Episode Update: Abhira meets Manish
The episode begins with Rohit warmly embracing Manish. Ruhi expresses her reluctance to share Rohit’s love with anyone. Meanwhile, Abhira quietly enters the house, observing Ruhi and Manish together. O ri Chiraiyya… plays in the background as Abhira contemplates not disturbing them. The wind chimes move, catching Manish’s attention. He discovers Abhira standing at the door, and everyone notices her.
Rohit invites Abhira inside, but she hesitates, stating that her mother is waiting for her. However, she is welcomed with flowers, and Ruhi insists she come in. Abhira, feeling like an outsider, decides to leave. As she turns away, the flowers magically surround her. Manish sees her and brings her inside. Suwarna and Manish perform an aarti to welcome Abhira home. Meanwhile, Armaan, en route to the Goenka house, learns about Abhira’s whereabouts.
Inside, Ruhi asserts that Armaan’s marriage to Abhira is just a compromise and that he will never truly love her. Armaan arrives, scolding Abhira for wandering off and expressing his concern for her safety. He sees Ruhi and becomes emotional, mentioning Aksh, Rohit interrupts, welcoming Armaan to his “Sasural” (in-law’s house). Manish suggests conducting the Pagphere Rasam, which Armaan and Abhira hesitantly agree to.
At home, the family worries about Abhira’s well-being. Dadi questions Manisha, who reveals that Abhira has left the house. Manish takes Abhira to Akshu’s room, where she finds Akshu’s guitar and listens to her song, bringing back memories. The family imagines Akshu singing the aarti. Suwarna assures Ruhi that Armaan’s feelings for Abhira are genuine.
In the precap, Armaan asks Abhira to return home, but she refuses. Dadi expresses her anger by breaking a necklace. Abhira questions Armaan about his past love, sensing his feelings, making him anxious.