Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame Pankhuri Awasthy has starred in various television shows such as Razia Sultan, Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka, and Suryaputra Karn. The actress who plays the role of Vedika in YRKKH has been away from the show for some time now, leading to speculations that she might quit the show.
However, the actress spoke in a recent interview quashed those rumors instead stating that she has been busy in the shooting of her film ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan’ starring Ayushmann Khurrana. She is due to make her Bollywood debut, and was away in Uttar Pradesh, shooting for the same.
Speaking to an entertainment portal, Pankhuri said, “My absence was for the reason that I was not in Mumbai. I was shooting for Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan. At first, I had thought that I will be able to balance both, for the above Ayushaman Khurana production was originally scheduled to be shot in Mumbai, but later shifted to Uttar Pradesh.”
She further added, “I am very thankful to YRKKH producer Rajan Shahiji, for he agreed to work around my dates. In the middle I would fly down for few days and shoot for Yeh Rishta and go back to Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan.”
Pankhuri has drawn a lot of flak from fans on social media for her negative character. Netizens have been bashing and trolling the actress online, which was initially thought to be the reason for rumors that suggested that she might quit the show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, however, that is not the case now.
Speaking about the show, recently producer Ranjan Shahi gave a massive update that the show will soon undergo a big time leap in the month of February 2020. Stay tuned to this space for more updates on the show.