The TV drama Pavitra Rishta ran from 2009 to 2014. The show made the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande as popular as Manav and Archana. They have become household names. Producer Ekta Kapoor appears to be planning Pavitra Rishta 2.0 with Ankita and Shaheer Sheikh taking on the role of Sushant Manav's character.
While Sushant Singh Rajput played the role of Manav for several years, after exiting the show, Hiten Tejwani reprized the role for 3 years before the show took off. According to a tabloid, Shaheer Sheikh has teamed up to play Manav in Pavitra Rishta 2.0, while Ankita Lokhande is back in the role of Archana. The rest of the cast is not finished.
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In 2020, rumors abounded about this sequel. In March 2021, the show was in pre-production as the creators searched for the lead actor. Shaheer Sheikh is one of the famous actors in the TV industry with many hits under his hat. He returns with the third season of Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.
Earlier this month, the show completed 12 years glorious years. Ankita Lokhande had a penned a heartwarming note that read, "12 years of Pavitra rishta. 12Years!! Ohh, Yes Yes It's 12 Years Of Pavitra Rishta, Time Flies Really Quickly. With more than 66 Awards Pavitra Rishta remains to be one of the most loved show on Indian Television. Here's to 12 glorious years of this iconic show. Which not only gave me Archana but love all across the globe and made me who I'm today. The story that celebrates joy of life, love, family and friendship. Thank you Balaji Films and Ekta Kapoor for making me Archana and thank you to all the cast and crew. Thank you Maa and Paa for always supporting me.
Also read about the rise of Ekta Kapoor in TV Industry.
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