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Kumkum going off air?

If sources are to be believed, the long-running afternoon show on Star Plus might go off air in the next year...

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Star Plus seems to be on a roll, ending some of its popular shows. With television's two biggest daily soaps drawing to an end, and with news that Kasturi and Kayamath might see its end in the coming year, the buzz now is that the channel's long-running afternoon show Kumkum, Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan is getting set to bid adieu as the new year rolls in. 

Giving us info is our well-placed source, "The show in all probability will go off air by the end of January or by February. There have been issues regarding the payment of wages which might be one of the reasons for the show ending".

However, the lead actor, Hussain, when contacted says, "Well, there have been rumors that the show might go off air for quite some time now. But that is something that the channel and creatives have to decide. As far as my knowledge goes, the show is not going off air." When asked about the payment problem, he quips, "Such issues happen everywhere. But I have never faced any problem though."

Kajal Shah, Creative Head of the show was equally surprised when asked if the show was going off air as she says, "Is it? I really have no idea if it is."

A reliable source from the production house however confirmed the news saying, "The problem regarding the pay packets has been going on for a very long time, but now water has gone beyond the neck."

We tried contacting Rajesh Chaddha, Supervising Producer, BAG Films, but he remained unavailable for comment.

So is the show going off air or not? Now that is one question that still remains unanswered!!

Reporter and Author: Srividya Rajesh, Rachana Trivedi


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preeti4huju 11 years ago This content is hidden.
Mazzy101 11 years ago This content is hidden.
Nina2Reem 11 years ago No, please say this is a rumor. Not after they were reborn again. The show has got even more interesting and more enjoyable. Please don''t do this to us. This show has become our lives.
preeti4huju 11 years ago This content is hidden.
romana.mmc 11 years ago HUSSAIN AND JUHI both are simply the best...and their chemistry is also the best on screen chemistry in tv no body can match the wavelength of their it cant be happen...otherwise we will yes we will stop watching star there will be nothing to watch cant never happen...KUMKUM WILL ROCK FOREVER AND EVER...
Jasmine... 11 years ago NO THIS iS NOT POSSIBLE!!!!!

this serial is my life now!!!!!

norzar 11 years ago hi

thanks for this

all good things come to an end, kk too has to end one day

it will be one of the few shows to end on a high note

Tulsi_Smriti 11 years ago theres nothing left in d show janam bhale doosara ho, kahaani ho ho ke bhi kitni alag hogi kabhi na kabhi to copy ho hee jayenge na tracksss
what say guys?????????
Yaashi 11 years ago This content is hidden.
-Nymphadora- 11 years ago its high time!!how long can you streach a serial??
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