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Ankur Nayyar replaces Ujjwal Rana In Ghar Ek Sapna

Ujjwal Rana who was playing Sanman in Ghar Ek Sapna on Sahara One has quit the show and is being replaced by Ankur Nayar

Published: Tuesday,Jan 29, 2008 18:06 PM GMT-07:00
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Ujjwal Rana,
Samman of Ghar Ek Sapna has decided to call it quits due to creative differences between him and the producer. He is being replaced by Ankur Nayyar(seen in Kasauti Zindagi Kay and Left Right Left).

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Although Ujjwal Rana is leaving the show by choice he is quite disappointed about leaving as he says, “I made the decision of leaving the serial with a very heavy heart. I had come to love the role I was playing and the audience had accepted me as Samman. For an actor there is nothing more than appreciation. I will definitely miss working in Ghar Ek Sapna but sometimes difficult decisions need to be made as an actor.” If Ujjwal was so comfortable with the role what prompted the decision for him to quit? Ujjwal says, “I was quite satisfied with the role as well as the script when the show started as the character was quite strong. But as time went by, few changes were made to the script changing the storyline completely. I wasn’t entirely happy with this change and voiced my opinion to the director but nothing was done about it. Hence I decided to quit the show.”

And is Ujjwal happy about Ankur replacing him? Does he think Ankur will do justice to the role of Samman? “It isn’t my place to comment on another actor’s ability and how the other person will portray a particular role. It was the production house’s decision to take me and now Ankur to play Samman.” says Ujjwal.

Ankur Nayyar confirms the news saying,“Yes I am replacing Ujjwal Rana in Ghar Ek Sapna. The audience will see me playing the character of Samman henceforth.” So does that mean there will be a change in the character too? “No”, says Ankur, “The character will not change. It’s only a replacement. The only difference will be the way in which the role will be essayed. Ujjwal performed differently, so will I and I will try and do justice to the role.

Ujjwal Rana had been playing the role of Samman for quite some time and the audience had accepted his persona, so will Ankur have a problem getting the viewers' appreciation for filling into shoes of Ujjwal? “It is challenging to replace someone whom the audience is familiar with for such a long time but the production house has the confidence that I can pull it off. And I think life is full of challenges and that we have to face as they come”, replies Ankur.

So let's hope Ankur Nayyar will enthrall the audience just as Ujjwal Rana did as Samman!!!

Reporter: Ranjini Nair
Author: Melanie

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iluvDharmesh 14 years ago ankur is my cousin!! :) jus wanted u to know and im proud of him!!
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tumhari? 15 years ago yaaaaaaaaa ankur i love him he is really a good replacement
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Sanjana4Rajeev 15 years ago OMG!....I am so happy and its a really great replacement!...I am sure that he will do a really excellent Justice to this role!..
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mytri 15 years ago ankur definetly do justice to the charecter as he is one of the best actors we have in this industry all the best to him&also to the ujjwal
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avadvani 15 years ago I think it is an excellent replacement. we will miss the old samman. actually the rebel role did not suit him as much as this latter change suits him but i guess it is his decision. i like the fact that the role has changed. Ankur will do it justice. he will potray a strong character to stand up to saxena and the others yet will play a good romantic husband to kakul. he played it so well in WRWMK with khushi.
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-Preeti- 15 years ago all the best to ankur
i'm sure he'll play it well
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ugababe 15 years ago WOW!!! can't wait to see hottie Ankur!!!
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luv_pavi 15 years ago awww well ankur id a nice actor he will definately to his best wht he can do
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ladyinblu218 15 years ago What??? they are going to replace Samman going to miss him alot really loved his acting. Ankur is a good actor too loved his acting in Jeet and Reth i hope he does well here too
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Life_Is_Dutiful 15 years ago Ankur is a good actor.He will definitely do justice to his role.
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