Ekta Kapoor not ready to remake Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi without Smriti Irani

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Ekta Kapoor not ready to remake Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi without Smriti Irani

Ekta Kapoor is the most renowned face of the television industry who has a good list of successful shows. Recently she is back with the remake of her popular daily soap on TV, Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2.

The show went on air on Sep 25th starring  Parth Samthaan as Anurag and Erica Fernandes as Prerna. Ekta has given, quite interesting shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kusum, Kasautii Zindagii Kay and many more.

In an interview with Mid Day, when Ekta Kapoor was asked why she remade Kasautii and not Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, she answered, “As a story, Kasautii worked far better. It is something I’ve always wanted to remake. Plus, I will not remake Kyunki without Smriti Irani, and she won’t do it!”

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‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ was also one of the most famous Indian daily soap which went on -air in 2000 and lasted with a long period in 2008. It featured now Union Minister, Smriti Irani, as Tulsi Virani, in the lead character along with star cast including Ronit Roy, Aman Verma, Hiten Tejwani, Gauri Pradhan, Apara Mehta, Mandira Bedi, Jaya Bhattacharya, Mouni Roy, Shabbir Ahluwalia, and Rakshanda Khan.

‘Kasautii Zindagi Kay’ season 1 went on-air in 2001 starring Shweta Tiwari as Prerna and Cezanne Khan as Anurag in the lead roles. While Urvashi Dholakia played Komolika and won a lot of hearts by creating a different swag in the serial. Within no time the serial got popular and achieved a lot of success and appreciation. It was a massive hit and the viewers were enthralled by the chemistry and romance of the lead couple. Kasautii Zindagi Kay has appeared on screen after a long period of time but the show and the characters are still connected in the hearts of the audience.

Published by Isha Kataria on 03 Oct 2018

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