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Rohit Purohit replaces Shehzada Dhami as new lead in Star Plus’ ‘YRKKH’

Rohit Purohit has been confirmed as the new lead in Star Plus’ ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ after Shehzada Dhami was fired from the long-running series on Monday.

The 37-year-old actor will take on the role of Armaan Poddar. This will be his first stint with Rajan Shahi’s Director’s Kut Productions.

On Monday, the production house the axing of Dhami and fellow star Pratiksha Honmukhe for unprofessional behaviour. In a statement, the makers said, “Shehzada Dhami’s disregard for work ethics became evident from day one, as he consistently threw tantrums and mistreated the crew. Despite efforts to address the issue, his behavior persisted, disrupting the harmonious work atmosphere that Directors Kut Production strives to maintain. Pratiksha Honmukhe who was a newcomer groomed by the production house wasn’t living up to the expectation as per the character requirement.”

Garvita Sadhwani has been roped in to replace Pratiksha Honmukhe.


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