Love by Chance on StarLife: cast, plot summary, full story, episodes, teasers

Love by Chance on StarLife: cast, plot summary, full story, episodes, teasers

Love by Chance on StarLife is an Indian family drama telenovela. It replaced Unspoken Bond, another family drama show that aired on the network for 191 episodes. Discover Love by Chance cast real names, the storyline, the number of episodes, and more from this article.

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Love by Chance's original name is Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey. The series is about two young people who come from two different worlds. They believe an arranged marriage is a thing of the past. The two fall in love while trying to prove that arranged marriages should not exist in today's civilized society.

Love by Chance plot summary

Anubhav (alias aka Anu) is conservative and from a middle-class family. Gungun comes from a wealthy class, is outgoing, and loves to party. Their parents want them to marry each other.

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Anu hates Gungun's character and is not ready to marry. He is a scientist and wants to focus on his career. Gungun's friends advise her against marrying him.

Unavoidable situations make them get close to each other. They discover they share a lot in common and fall in love. They cancel their wedding ceremony twice and part ways for a long time before becoming a couple.

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Anubhav is a scientist and stays with his extended family, which values traditions. Elsewhere, Gungun is the CEO and Chief Editor at Jeet Network. She grew up in a wealthy home and was raised by her father.

Gungun hates her mum for abandoning her at a young age. Her dad and Gungun's family want them to marry each other against their will. The two agree to end the marriage if it does not work out.

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Anu and Gungun. Photo: @hintasya
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Anu and Gungun's wedding is postponed due to a scandal in Anu's family. Akiriti loves Anu and does not want him to marry Gungun. Gungun naively thinks she can be friends with Akiriti because they both hate their mums.

Anu and Gungun's wedding plans resume when the issue involving Anu’s uncle is solved. The marriage is called off again after Maya’s mother insults Anu’s family. Akiriti and Maya join forces to divide them more.

Gungun and her dad visit Anu’s house to apologize for the disruptions at the wedding. She later flees home and gets into an accident. After healing, her boyfriend, Ronny, requests her to join him on a trip.

Gungun accepts the invitation because it will enable her to attend Anu and Akiriti's wedding. Ronny calls Anu to brag about his plan to marry Gungun without her consent.

Anu abandons his wedding to save her. In the process, he unintentionally performs a marriage ritual that makes him Gungun's husband, but not officially.

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The police arrest Ronny, and Gungun learns about her father's illness. She almost ends her life after her dad's ash veneration ceremony. Akiriti gets upset when Anu for saving her.

Ronny leaves jail and threatens to expose Anu and Gungun's marriage ritual. Maya forces Gungun to marry Ronny to safeguard the secret. She takes sleeping pills and becomes unconscious on the wedding day.

Anu takes Gungun to the hospital. Her mother insists they should marry officially when she recuperates. They do so at the medical center without inviting anyone. Akiriti is enraged when she learns about it.

Charu makes Anu promise that he will never meet Gungun again. After two years, Anu’s dean requests him to work abroad. He rejects the dean's offer and insists on working for his country.

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Anu wins an international award and attributes his success to Gungun. Gungun later returns home from the USA and buys an orphanage from a non-profit organization. She is unaware that Anu is affiliated with it and that the kids love him.

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Anu and Gungun eventually meet. She gives him flowers for winning the international award. Their love blossoms, and they two decide to run the orphanage together.

Love by Chance's StarLife cast

The main cast of Love by Chance did an exemplary job portraying their roles. They were selected carefully based on their skills and experience. They include:

1. Yasha Rughani as Gungun

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Yasha Rughani as Gungun in Love by Chance. Photo: @yesharughani
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  • Full name: Yasha Rughani
  • Born: 24 March 1992
  • Age: 31 years (as of 2023)
  • Birthplace: Rajkot, Gujarat, India
  • Instagram: @yesharughani

Actress Yasha Rughani rose to fame after starring in Star Bharat's Muskaan. She is known for acting as Zara in Hero – Gayab Mode On and Devi/Devika in Jeet Gayi Toh Piya Morey. Yasha plays the role of Gungun, Ronny’s girlfriend and Anu's wife, in Love by Chance.

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2. Manan Joshi as Anu

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Manan Joshi as Anu in Love by Chance. Photo: @manan.joshii
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  • Full name: Manan Joshi
  • Born: 22 October 1993
  • Age: 29 years (as of March 2023)
  • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
  • Instagram: @manan.joshii

Indian actor Manan Joshi has a degree in Engineering. He is also a musician with black belts in martial arts and kickboxing. Manan plays Anubhav, Gungun's husband, and Akiriti's ex-spouse in Love by Chance. He is also known for playing the role of Vaibhav Toshniwal in Shubh Laabh - Aapkey Ghar Mein.

3. Riya Bhattacharjee as Akiriti

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Riya Bhattacharjee as Akiriti in Love by Chance on StarLife. Photo: @riya_bhattacharje
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  • Full name: Riya Bhattacharjee
  • Born: 19 June 1993
  • Age: 29 years (as of March 2023)
  • Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Instagram: @riya_bhattacharje

Model Riya Bhattacharjee is among the best Indian actresses today. She plays the role of Akiriti (Anu’s ex-wife and Gungun’s cousin) in Love by Chance. Riya is also known for acting in Boxer III (2018), Agni Vayu (2021), and Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 (2020).

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4. Rushali Arora as Maya

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Rushali Arora as Maya in Love by Chance. Photo: @rushaliofficial
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  • Full name: Rushali Arora
  • Born: 1986
  • Age: 37 years (as of 2023)
  • Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Actress Rushali Arora is known for acting in Company (2002), Red Swastik (2007), and CID (1998). After a break of nine years, Arora returned to TV with a bang. She plays Maya, Gungun’s mother, in Love by Chance.

5. Saim Khan as Ronny

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Saim Khan as Ronny in Love by Chance. Photo: @sami_khan.official
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  • Full name: Mansoor Aslam Khan Niaz
  • Born: 6 July 1980
  • Age: 42 years (in 2023)
  • Birthplace: Pakistani city of Lahore
  • Instagram: @sami_khan.official

Mansoor Aslam Khan Niaz is professionally known as Saim Khan. The Pakistani actor and model has a degree in Electronic & Communication engineering. Saim acts as Gungun's boyfriend in Love by Chance. He has appeared in other films and television dramas, including Salakhain, Devar Bhabhi, and Tere Pehlu Mein.

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Love by Chance's supporting cast

Talented actors playing recurring roles in the Love by Chance StarLife series include:

Kanwarjit PaintalCharudutt "Charu" Kulshreshth (Anu's grandfather)
Yamini SinghSunanda Kulshreshth (Charudutt's wife & Anu's grandmother)
Rajeev KumarChandragupt "Chandru" Kulshreshth (Anu's father)
Nishigandha Wad Sargam Kulshreshth (Chandru's wife & Anu's mother)
Mehul NisarChanchal "Golu" Kulshreshth (Chandru's brother & Anu's uncle)
Sandeep RajoraDr. Riddhesh Bhatnagar (Maya's husband & Gungun's father)
Rushali Arora Dr. Maya Bhatnagar (Riddhesh's wife & Gungun's mother)
Shilpa Kadam Garima Saxena (Riddhesh's sister & Gungun's aunt)
Anuj KhuranaYug Kulshreshth (Anu's cousin)
Sonia SharmaNeeti Kulshreshth (Yug's wife)
Priya Rore Khushi Das (Anu's younger sister)
Gourav Raj Puri Ankit Das (Khushi's husband & Anu's brother-in-law)
Akshita TiwariChhavi Kulshreshth (Anu's cousin & Gungun's friend)
Romanch Mehta Shankar Saxena (Akriti's father)
Shivani Mahajan as Dr. Kamini (Maya's friend)
Sheel VermaDr. Sarwar
Siddharth DhawanTerrorist Group Leader
Abha ParmarNeighbor
lmran Khan / Rohit MehtaPratyush
Sharik KhanNeighbor
Riyaz Panjwani Mithilesh Saxena (Ronny's father)
Ankit Bathla Armaan Shah (Former CEO of Jeet Network)
Abha Parmar Neighbour

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Love by Chance teasers

You can always read the monthly Love by Chance teasers online before watching the show on StarLife. Teasers reveal Love by Chance episodes that will air that month.

Love by Chance trailer

The trailer of this Indian drama telenovela is available on YouTube. It summarizes the storyline for a better understanding.

Where to Love by Chance in South Africa?

You can watch the Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey TV serial online on Disney+ Hotstar. The telenovela has 198 episodes. StarLife aired its English adaptation, Love by Chance, in 2022. Love by Chance's season finale ended in December 2022.

Is there Love by Chance season 3?

There is no Love by Chance season 2 and 3 on StarLife as of March 2023. Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey only has one season. Its English version, Love by Chance, was on StarLife in 2022.

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Love by Chance on StarLife tells a story like no other. The show teaches viewers that traditional and modern marriage values/practices can co-exist if given a chance.

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