Kumkum Bhagya is one of the longest running shows on television. Shabir Ahluwalia who plays Abhishek Mehra aka Abhi in the popular TV series has reportedly quit the show. It also stars Sriti Jha who plays Pragya. As per the report, he will be seen in a new show on a different channel. Shabir was part of the show for seven years. As per a report in Hindustan Times, he has put down his papers and it was a mutual decision between the makers and the actor. Shabir has been missing from the show and fans wanted their favourite actor back on screen. Well, as he had apparently exit the daily show, so that might be the reason he was not seen in Kumkum Bhagya.
A source told HT, “Shabir and Ekta (Kapoor, producer of the daily soap) are friends and remain cordial. Everything was done without any hassle. However, the network doesn’t intend to officially talk about their exit”.
If this report happens to be true, it’s really going to be a heartbreaking news for Ahluwalia’s ardent fans. However, the show makers and Shabir are yet to comment on it.
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The portal while reporting about the new show of Shabir stated that the yet-to-be-titled series is directed by producer Yash Patnaik and will go on floors from March end. A source close to the actor said, “Shabbir is almost finalised. He hasn’t signed the dotted line but has given his verbal confirmation”.
Stay tuned for more such updates of telly world.