Star Plus show Sanjivani 2 starring Surbhi Chandna and Namit Khanna in lead roles was one of the highly anticipated shows last year as it was a rebooted version of the cult show Sanjivani. The show worked well initially however later the ratings saw a certain drop in the numbers.
The show is now touted to go off air soon.
Earlier, we reported about Mohnish Bahl opting out of the show saying that he wasn’t able to justify the role of Dr. Shashank. Well, now we learn that the makers have planned to introduce a new protagonist in the show. As the producer of the show Sidharth P. Malhotra announced about the three year leap in the show, post it, actor Gaurav Chopra will be seen entering the show as the new protagonist.
Speaking about the same, Gaurav said, “Last year when I was doing 'Devdas', Siddharth had come in and seen it with his wife. That's when he mentioned that he had something in mind for me. He called me soon after and had a very clear idea about my character. I heard about the role and I could very easily imagine myself doing it. In their words, they were looking for somebody to bring gravitas into the story and also a new relationship with Ishani - the protagonist of the show."
"As far as coming on board after two other senior actors - Rohit and Mohnish ji, I can't say too much because their tracks have ended before I've entered. I am here to spearhead this new change, this new phase, this new story and of course I'm excited! And a little anxious to see how the audience reacts. Fingers crossed," said Gaurav.
Elaborating on Gaurav's character, Malhotra shared, "Gaurav will play the new parallel lead. He is a rich well-educated investor, who is the new owner of Sanjivani. He values relationships over materialism and has a unique way of getting things done. He is respectful towards women and the marginalised. He respects doctors and is obsessed about the well being of patients."
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