It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Hina Khan was the face of TV serial, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. Even the makers believed that replacing her with someone else would hit the TRPs and popularity of the show among the television audience. So, instead of replacing her, the makers chose the age-old tradition of killing the character. And even though Hina knows that for years she will be called and known as Akshara, she has chosen to not go back to the show.
In a recent interview to a website, Hina Khan said it was important for her to leave the show as even she felt it was becoming monotonous for her. “The story can only progress when new generations come in the show and they take it forward. I did not see anything left for Akshara. As a daughter, as a mother and a wife – everything that had to be portrayed has been justified. Even the last drop has been squeezed.”
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She continued, “I believe this was the right time for me to move on. Honestly, it had become monotonous for me. There were times when I wanted to move on and even discussed with the makers that I want to leave the show but always there were situations after which we used to think what will happen next. I was in a lot of pressure because we did not know what will happen if I leave the show.”
Earlier the actor announced her exit crediting her health issues as the reason. However, now it is quite clear that she chose to let go of her Akshara fame just because she was bored and there was nothing new to offer to the audiences. Hina has been a part of the show since 2009. Over the years, the actor has won several awards for her portrayal of the character. In fact, after Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, this serial became one of the longest-running television shows, successfully completing seven years of its journey on television. But would Hina’s exit lead to the scrapping of the show? We just have to wait and watch.