Mumbai: Actress Ankita Lokhande, who played Archana in popular Zee TV show Pavitra Rishta, is returning to the show. Her co-stars in the show Hiten Tejwani and Usha Nadkarni, who play her husband and mother-in-law, respectively, are happy about it.
Ankita had reportedly left the show midway when she was asked to play grandmother in it, but she was not comfortable with it. There was also news that actress Gautami Kapoor was going to replace her as Archana, but now Ankita is back for good.
When asked what would have been his reaction had some new 'Archana' joined the show, Hiten said, "Whenever a new artist comes, it takes him and others a bit of time to adjust, to set his chemistry right with everyone, to know what is his nature, how he behaves."
"So, definitely it takes a bit of time to adjust but at the end everything sets well," added Hiten here on the set of the show.
Veteran actress Usha was nonchalant about it and said, "I don't care about it. I do my work sincerely and play my character sincerely. It does not matter who is there in front of me (who is working with me), I do my work with sincerity." IANS
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Archana Aka Ankita Lokhande
Ankita had reportedly left the show midway when she was asked to play grandmother in it, but she was not comfortable with it.
The show produces, though they didn't want to replace Ankita, were even thinking of replacing her with Gautami Kapoor. Gautami Kapoor had also previously replaced Tulsi aka Smriti Irani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
But recently, it was said that Ankita will be back on the show playing the role of Archana and will not be replaced. And now her co-stars Hiten Tejwani and Usha Nadkarni, who play her husband and mother-in-law, respectively, are happy about it.
When he was asked what would have been his reaction had some new 'Archana' joined the show, Hiten said that it would take time to adjust, and was happy that it didn't happen Archana was not replaced.
Veteran actress Usha, who plays Archana's mother-in-law was also happy for the news that Archana's character was not replaced.
Manav Aka Sushant Singh Rajput
Previously, Manav Aka Sushant Singh Rajput was replaced by Hiten Tejwani. He left the show as he was getting offers from Bollywood. Many of his fans were shocked with his announcement and it took time for them to accept new face Hiten Tejwani as Manav. Sushant and Ankita made a great pair!
Pavitra Rishta Till Now
The current episode of the serial shows Archana in coma, and doctors are trying their best to bring her out of it. Soham (Archana's son) helps the doctor to bring Archana out of coma, and she is seen moving her hands.
So now, fans of Archana need not fear her being replaced, and they can see her soon out of comma!