Hina Khan who plays Akshara quits Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai?

According to speculations, Hina Khan demanded 70 per cent of screen time. When that couldn't be worked out with the producers, she decided to quit Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 22, 2016 3:53 pm
hina-khan-759 Hina Khan plays the lead role of Akshara ever since the show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai began airing in 2009.

Actor Hina Khan, who made her debut on the small screen with the popular television show, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has been in news for some time now. First, because of her ill-health leading to the delaying of the show’s Switzerland schedule, then her tantrums on the sets and ultimately getting insecure from the new generation of the show. Though later she cleared the air about all the rumours in an interview saying that everyone should get a fair chance, the real picture looks quite different.

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Looks like things just don’t seem to settle down around Hina. Now we hear she has finally decided to call it quits. According to the reports, Hina who plays the protagonist Akshara in the show feels that her role has been sidelined and more attention is being given to newbies Naira, played by Shivangi Joshi and Kartik played by Mohsin Khan.

Reportedly, Hina has demanded 70 per cent screen time for her character from the creatives of the show. Also, she asked for equal footage in the Switzerland track which was otherwise planned around the love track between Naira and Kartik. But, since the makers of the show are not very happy with Hina’s unprofessional attitude and Naira and Kartik’s love track is also attracting more ratings, they are planning to ease out her character all together. The makers have now started to work out her exit.

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If speculations are to be believed, Hina is also giving interviews to the media saying that she has quit the show and is open to work outside. But, as of now she has not put in her papers and in any case she has to serve a notice period of one month. Earlier also the actress was heard saying that she wants to explore her new shades as an actor.

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However, Hina’s comment on the reports further complicates the matter. According to ABP, Hina said “I am not quitting the show as of now, however, I am open to new projects,”

The news around Hina comes after Karan Mehra, who played the role of Naitik, quit the show citing health issues. While inside reports stated the real reason to be Karan not getting along with Hina, the show’s second actor, Rohan Mehra aka Naksh also left it. Both Karan and Rohan are currently locked up inside the Bigg Boss 10 house. Now, Hina’s exit will be another blow to the show’s loyal audience.