‘Kyunki Saas…’ season 2 on hold as Smriti Irani becomes HRD minister

Ekta Kapoor wanted Smriti Irani to continue as the main attraction in the second season of Kyunkii Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: June 4, 2014 12:21 pm
Kapoor wanted Smriti Irani, the leading lady from the original series, to continue as the main attraction in the second season. Kapoor wanted Smriti Irani, the leading lady from the original series, to continue as the main attraction in the second season.

Early this year, Ekta Kapoor, reviewed her presence in the television space and decided to strengthen it. She planned a couple of new shows and also thought of bringing back one of her old popular series, Kyunkii Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, in its second season.

Kapoor wanted Smriti Irani, the leading lady from the original series, to continue as the main attraction in the second season.

The idea was to finalise the story and screenplay soon after the elections and start shooting by August.

This plan was made keeping in mind that Irani was contesting against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi.

Irani may have lost from Amethi, but the actor-politician is now appointed as a Cabinet minister under the BJP regime. With this, Kapoor’s plans have gone awry and she has put the project with Irani on hold indefinitely.

The actor’s latest appointment has also affected Umesh Shukla’s All Is Well. Irani plays the lead actor Abhishek Bachchan’s mother in the film, which was being shot in a small town near Shimla. The shoot had to be cut short because she was unavailable.

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    getlost
    Jun 5, 2014 at 3:52 am
    Smriti is this is true, why not go away when u are not wanted by ppl in ur new role?
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    mnishak
    Jun 5, 2014 at 3:48 am
    Smriti never had any real modelling or acting career. She failed in Ms India contest, and she also failed in acting. She had to take solace in a TV role and that too of a woman twice her age. She claimed to be por but everyone knows she lost both elections.So she started acting in real life and fooled BJP time and again. gaining favors after favors, she has never explained how she got into Rajya Sabha and why from all other party workers, leaders, and those many qualified ones outside, she managed to grab the HRD position. The woman lies on education as education minister and clings on so shamelessly
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