The undisputed queen of small-screen Ekta Kapoor is bringing back one of her most popular shows back. ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ which went on for more than 8 years from 2000-2008, holds a special place in fans’ hearts. The unrequited love-story of Prerna(Shweta Tiwari) and Anurag(Cezanne Khan) touched the lives of viewers across the country. The trials and tribulations that kept them from uniting kept the viewers hooked for years. But good news for all the KZK fans. Ekta is bringing back the magical story of Anurag and Prerna and other iconic characters like Komolika and Mr Bajaj.
Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Productions recently released the first teaser of the reboot and it has left us feeling nostalgic. They have recreated the original title track of the show. Keeping the tune, melody and visuals of the original intact, the production house has done a spectacular job. The teaser surely teases the viewers as faces of the leads aren’t properly visible. But it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that it is Erica Fernandes in the video. The male lead’s face isn’t clear, though.
As soon as the teaser was released, it became the talk to the town. Ekta’s friends, peers and colleagues dropped in their love, appreciation best wishes in the comments section of the Instagram post where she posted the teaser video. A couple of days ago, Ekta took to Instagram and shred the very first teaser of the much-awaited reboot of the iconic show ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’. She captioned it as, “Love never dies!!! When u think it’s over it RETURNS ! Here it is KASAUTI ZINDAGI KAY! @starplus @balajitelefilmslimited”
Actress Shweta Tiwari, who played the lead role of Prerna in the original show, commented: “Wow… Congratulations and All the best for new TV saga… title song looks AMAZING” Ekta went on to reply to Shweta, “@shweta.tiwari prernaaaaaa”
Another popular character from the original show Mr. Rishabh Bajaj was played by Ronit Roy. He commented: “All the very best to everyone involved” Ekta replied to him, “@ronitboseroy bajaaaaaaj”
He further commented “Closest to my heart! I doubt anyone else would be happier than me at the return. Please please give me 1 scene in the show.”
Urvashi Dholakia, who played the role of vamp Komolika, commented by posting lots of heart emoticons. Another TV actor Karanvir Bohra, who played the role of bad boy Prem, commented: “this song got me so so so nostalgic…. another 10 year millstone…. all the best EK”
‘Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi’ fame Erica Fernandes, who is rope in to play the lead character of Prerna, tweeted “And this gives me goosebumps! The nostalgia and the excitement of being a part of THIS SHOW cant be expressed in words. Thankyou mam @ektaravikapoor @chloejferns @shreya_nehal
P.S:- as promised .. i shall be back very soon on your tv screens ….”
There were many rumours and news in the past as to who will play the male lead in the show. Among many speculations, Shamitabh fame Abhimanyu Chaudhary has been finalised for the role of Anurag. The actor took to Instagram and shared the first teaser of the show and wrote: “Looking forward… @ektaravikapoor @balajitelefilmslimited@starplus #actor #actorslife#kasautizindagiki #passion #balajitelefilms”
Meanwhile, rumours are rife that Hina Khan will play the role of Komolika. But there hasn’t been any confirmation of the actress’ or the makers’ side.