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Ishqbaaaz: Manjiri Pupala not leaving but another lady opposite Nakuul Mehta; Surbhi Chandna or Drashti Dhami, who is she?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 January 2019, 12:41 IST

Star Plus' one of the popular daily soaps Ishqbaaaz is yet again on the limelight and the reason is the same of the cast. Previously the show created rife when Surbhi Chandna (who played Anika) left the show along with other actors and just a few days back another report started doing rounds that the present leading lady Manjiri Pupala will soon leave the show because of the dripping TRPs and another girl would take her place. People started to guess who will join the show Surbhi again or Drashti Dhami.

When Manjiri, who plays the role of ACP Aditi Deshmukh, was contacted and asked about the same, she got shocked and said, “Honestly, I have no idea about it whatsoever. It is as bizarre to me as it must be to you.” After this, it got clear that she isn't leaving the show and other report came that she will soon play the negative role in the show and another girl would be roped in soon who will play opposite Nakuul Mehta, who plays the role of Shivaansh, the son of Shivaay and Anika.

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After Manjiri joined the show and Surbhi left, she received a lot of mixed reactions as people were used to the Jodi of Anika and Shivaay. The news of Surbhi leaving the show came as a shock to many and people started protesting on the social media against the makers and the producer of the show, Gul Khan, whom they believed was the reason behind their exit. Not only Surbhi but a lot of other actors except Nakuul left the show.

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Nakuul Mehta
Drashti Dhami
Surbhi Chandna


The whole plot of the show got changed where from Shivaay Anika's love story, the angle got changed to their son Shivaansh's story. Other actors who left the show included Kunal Jaisingh, Leenesh Mattoo, Shrenu Parikh and Mansi Srivastav. After their exit, protest on the social media started happening and various hashtags such as #ENDISHQBAAAZ and #NOSURBHINOISHQBAAAZ started trending.

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Coming back to the present situation, it will be exciting to see who will join the cast of the show. Till then, stay tuned to us fore more updates!


First published: 11 January 2019, 12:29 IST