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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...

Published: Monday,Dec 08, 2008 17:43 PM GMT-07:00
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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. 

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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 13 years ago gus plssssssssss say noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.....................

no reason to end the show has to pay the wges ...for the prodn house its the rule ....& pls we want kumkumkumkumkumkumkumkumkum
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Mazzy101 13 years ago all the good shows are ending! kumkum is good. i dont wnt it to go off air.
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Nina2Reem 13 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.
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preeti4huju 13 years ago i know i know serial mein body doubles hain bi twissts honi thi all tht happened alredy ....but abi bi bahut kuch hona baaki hain ..........inspite of al this huju rock ...........

serial ki baat hain ...tho its excellent with the best actors in th lead ...........but now its all the chaal &tricks os star to end its shows ........

i really hate this chaannel now .........i dont want kk to end .........we alll love it .........

bt i sill want huju to give full tiing for this seriallllllll
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romana.mmc 13 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...
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Jasmine... 13 years ago NO THIS iS NOT POSSIBLE!!!!!

this serial is my life now!!!!!

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norzar 13 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

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Tulsi_Smriti 13 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?????????
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Yaashi 13 years ago haan agar khatam ho bhi jaata hai to bhi kuch nahin hota kyunki kum jo bhi twist dekhne the woh to hum old Kumkum mein dekh hi chuke hai agar naye problem bhi ho to bhi kya hota hai bas ab to humein Kum kum aur Su kab mil jaate hain usi ko dekhne ke liye bekraar hai aur wohi unke old family members kab aakar dono ko kab milwate hai yeh bhi to dekhna hai
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-Nymphadora- 13 years ago its high time!!how long can you streach a serial??
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