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Ankita to marry her mentally challenged boss Naren in Pavitra Rishta!

December 2, 2013 Leave a comment

 Ekta Kapoor’s long running TV show Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV has been grabbing attention post the big-fat generation leap. Ankita Lokhande, the protagonist is now seen playing double role and the storyline has been shifted to a completely new block.

In the coming episodes, Ankita (Ankita Lokhande) will be seen taking a major decision of her life. To bring out her family from the financial crisis, she will get herself ready to marry her boss Naren (Karan Mehra), who suffers from a mental ailment. She sacrifies her life to make her siblings financially stable. Read more…

I am extremely delighted to work with Balaji Telefilms after a long wait, says Divyanka Tripathi!

November 23, 2013 Leave a comment

Banoo Main Teri Dulhan fame Divyanka Tripathi is making a return on small screen with Ekta Kapoor’s new show Ye Hai Mohabbatein, which is based on the bestseller novel, Custody. At the same time, actor Karan Patel is also returning in the foothold with the show.

While Karan has worked with Balaji many times before, for Divyanka it’s her first show with Balaji. “I am extremely delighted to work with Balaji Telefilms after a long wait. Ye Hai Mohabbatein is like a call from god. He has planned everything for me. God has served me with this show on a perfect platter, with Balaji Telefilms one side, Star Plus as a channel on the other and a beautiful story like Custody,” expresses Divyanka. Read more…

I can never ever slap Sushant in my life, says Ankita Lokhande!

November 8, 2013 Leave a comment

Buzz floating around the b-town about Ankita Lokhande slapping her long-term beau Sushant Singh Rajput has been slammed by the actress saying those reports are absolutely baseless and she can never think to slap in Sushant in her life.

Ankita who comes across as no nonsense person doesn’t mince words when she is asked about the recent rumors that she had slapped Sushant in public. Rubbishing the rumors she said, “Those are absolutely baseless and false rumors that are floating around. The source who has spread the rumor is absolutely wrong. I can never ever slap Sushant in my life” Read more…

Jodha to get pregnant, while Jalal is unaware about the consummation in Jodha Akbar!

November 7, 2013 Leave a comment

 Ekta Kapoor’s magnum opus historical show Jodha Akbar on Zee TV is ready to witness some intense drama brewing between King Jalal (Rajat Tokas) and wife Jodha (Paridhi Sharma). So far it was seen that both still have not accepted each other as husband-wife and trying to get to understand each other before they start their family.

In the last episodes, it was seen that Jodha was happy about the fact that Jalal aka Akbar did not consummate with her even while she was unconscious on her way back from Ajmer. In fact she has started respecting Akbar for the same fact, but now viewers will witness a strange turn of events. Read more…

Being a ghost, Eva Grover to return in Bade Ache Lagte Hain!

October 19, 2013 Leave a comment

It is not new plot in small screen world when many characters who have made a comeback after they were shown dead in their respective daily soaps. From Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki to Kayamat, whether it is with plastic surgery, as a new lookalike character, or as an undercover character seeking revenge against the villain, the storylines with the dead characters always take its special place in the daily soaps.

The one set to join the bandwagon is Ekta KapoorBalaji ProductionBade Acche Lagte Hain, in which a dead character of Eva Grover aka Niharika would be seen making her comeback on the show.  Though this time with no-double roles or rebirth but as a ghost. Read more…

Bade Achhe Lagte Hain completes 500 episodes!

October 17, 2013 Leave a comment

Producer Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilm, the show family show Bade Achhe Lagte Hain has touched the milestone of completing 500 episodes. It had started in May 2011 as the story of a 40-plus businessman played by Ram Kapoor and a 30-plus woman played by Sakshi Tanwar, who despite different personalities discovers love after they marry.

The show is synonymous with taking leaps. The story has already taken three leaps, covering several years in one go, so far. Its latest leap is over seven years. It has witnessed a lot of ups and downs in the lives of its protagonists and their family members. The current track shows Priya in coma, and Ram is trying to bring her back to normalcy. Another character in focus is their on-screen daughter Pihu, essayed by Akshita Kapoor. The show will now see Pihu turn into a negative character. Read more…

I do not want to do any ongoing show; I am keen on taking up fresh projects, says Niaa Sharma!

October 14, 2013 Leave a comment

Post the closing of Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai, lead actress Niaa Sharma, who played adorable character of Maanvi, has spent her break time with family in Delhi. She enjoyed her free time but now she is back to her work and is looking out for a project which will mark her comeback on television.

Niaa was recently approached for the vital role of Pihu in Ekta Kapoor’s famous show Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, but she turned it down owing to certain reasons. The petite and perky actress explained her reason on the same, “Yes, I was approached by the makers for the role of Pihu, but I did not take it up. I don’t want to do any ongoing show; I am keen on taking up fresh projects. And talking about Bade Achhe, the show is all about Ram and Priya. The crux of the story revolves around them. After portraying Maanvi, I want to do something challenging and something which my fans will love to see me in.” Read more…

Sonia Balani has been zeroed in to play Pihu in Bade Ache Lagte Hain!

October 8, 2013 1 comment

Producer Ekta Kapoor has finally finalized her new Pihu for Bade Ache Lagte Hain after doing a lot of auditions. Telly actress Sonia Balani, who is currently seen in Suvreen Guggal Topper of The Year on Channel V has been finalized to play the role of Pihu.

Currently, Fenil Umrigar plays Pihu, daughter of Ram and Priya (Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar) on the show but citing her discomfort of playing negative character she decided to quit the show. “Yes, I have quit the show. When I was narrated about my character, I was told that my character would be arrogant. Now my character has extremely gone negative,” confirmed Fenil. Read more…

Karan Patel excited to make comeback through Ekta Kapoor’s show!

Telly heartthrob Karan Patel, who earned recognition through Ekta Kapoor’s production series Kasturi, is returning to the production house (Balaji Telefilms) with their new show Mera Tera Rishta Purana on Star Plus. Karan is excited for his comeback after almost four years and says he is happy to make a return with his mentor Ekta Kapoor’s fiction show.

The super-kicked actor said, “It feels nice to make a comeback to fiction genre with Ekta’s show. She is not only my mentor but everything for me. Working with her is always a pleasure as she has always given me some memorable characters to play and my character in Mera Tera Rishta Purana is also one such role. I’ve started shooting for the show but I would not like to talk about my character as it will take away the suspense about my role” Read more…

Rithvik-Asha-Shruti will not quit Pavitra Rishta after the generation jump!

Disagreeing to the creative team who has decided to take the 18 year generation leap in Pavitra Rishta, the young brigade of actors like Rithvik Dhanjani, Asha Negi, Shruti Kanwar, Shakti Arora had decided to quit the show. The actors shared their dislike of playing old characters on the show, aired on Zee TV and being produced by Ekta Kapoor’s production house Balaji Telefilms.

However, latest news coming straight from the sets of Pavitra Rishta states that the young actors have changed their minds and will not leave the show post the big-fat generation leap. A month ago, Rithivik, Asha and Shruti, when Balaji announced an 18-years-leap on the show, which allow the story to shift on a completely new ground, had warned the creative team whether to introduce a new track that doesn’t show them as old characters or they will walk out from the show. Read more…

Akshita Kapoor to play Pihu in Bade Ache Lagte Hain!

September 30, 2013 Leave a comment

Finally, the anticipation related to the replacement of Pihu in Bade Ache Lagte Hain comes to an end with the result that young Akshita Kapoor will replace Fenil Umrigar soon. It was reported that Ekta Kapoor has developed some issues with Fenil, who barely played the role of Pihu for 2-3 weeks. She was hunting for the right face to play the character and has ended up finalizing Akshita Kapoor, a young actress seen doing short roles in shows like Kasam Se, Kitni Mohabbat Hain, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii , Kya Dill Mein and others.

She will play new Pihu in the show where Rhui Bagga and Charlie Chauhan will play Mansi and Pari, respectively. “While Fenil is doing a decent job, Ekta wanted a stronger actress to play the part. The role will have negative shades too and hence Amrita Prakash (also approached for the role) decided to opt out. Akshita has been finalised now.” Read more…

Holi celebration to commence soon in Zee TV’s Jodha Akbar!

September 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Zee TV’s magnum opus Jodha Akbar has hit the right cord of the audience and has become the number one show of the channel. Thanks to the splendid performance by Rajat Tokas and Paridhi Sharma and other supporting actors.

Now in an attempt to maintain the viewership, the makers (Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms) are ready to toss in some Holi celebration episode. What takes our interest high will be when Jodha convinces Akbar to play the Holi. So far, Akbar allowed her to build a temple in the mugal premises, then he also granted her to dress according to her religion and other miscellaneous promises Jodha asked from Akbar that too were fixed. But, now being a Muslim, will Akbar play with colors for the sake of her wife? Read more…

Ekta Tiwari to play Kalpana Chawla in Ekta Kapoor’s new series Panchi!

September 23, 2013 Leave a comment

Post the success of Ek Ti Naayka, Ekta Kapoor is again geared to launch a new series on Life OK that will highlight women empowerment. It will be an eight episode series, which has been titled Panchi. Each episode from the series will give tribute to one Indian woman, who has excelled in their professional field.

According to the reports, television actress Pooja Gor, better known as Pratigya of Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya, has been assigned to play queen of Indian television, Ekta Kapoor, in an episode featuring life journey of Ekta, from struggle to success. Read more…

Amrita Prakash might to replace Fenil Umrigar in Bade Achhe Laggte Hain!

September 20, 2013 Leave a comment

It has been just a week for beautiful actress Fenil Umrigar to essay the grownup Pihu in Bade Acche Lagte Hain, however if buzz is to believed she might get replaced soon. The maker, Ekta Kapoor is said to have some problem with Fenil’s performance and is busy hunting for her replacement.

According to the reports, Bollywood and Television’s young actress Amrita Prakash, who was seen in films like Vivah, We Are Family, and more, has been approached to play Pihu, daughter of Ram and Priya (Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar). Read more…

Karan Mehra to join Pavitra Rishta cast post 20 years leap!

September 19, 2013 Leave a comment

It seems television actor Karan Mehra has become a favorite to producer Ekta Kapoor, who is roping him back-to-back in her daily soaps. Earlier, he was assigned to play vital role in Sony TV’s popular show Bade Achhe Laggte Hain and now he has been signed for the lead role in Zee TV’s long running show Pavitra Rishta.

As already reported that Pavitra Rishta is heading towards a big-fat leap of 20 years, it is now gathered that Karan Mehra will see paring opposite Ankita Lokhande, female protagonist of the show.  “Ankita Lokhande, who plays Archana, will play her own granddaughter in the show,” said sources, adding that Ankita’s return to the show is happening only on the condition that the story will focus on her and she would get to play a younger character. Read more…