Finally the speculations over the actress replacing Ankita Lokhande in the Balaji Telefilms show “Pavitra Rishta” have come to an end with actress Gautami Kapoor managing to win over the other two, Shilpa Saklani and Prachi Shah, who were also in the race for the role of Archana.
Viewers will also be relieved to know that henceforth the plot of the show will proceed with the new Archana (Gautami) coming out of her coma and the storyline focusing on Manav (Hiten Tejwani and Archana’s love track).
This is the second time Gautami has managed to bail out producer Ekta Kapoor from such kind of situation, previous being years back when she had stepped into the shoes of actress Smriti Irani replacing her as Tulsi from the hit show “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”. Incidentally like in “Pavitra Rishta”, Hiten Tejwani had also featured in the earlier show too. Gautami confirmed being a part of “Pavitra Rishta”.