Leading man Anas Rashid gets sentimental as the shows wraps up
Star Plus’ long-running show Diya Aur Baati Hum is winding up on August 11. Rated amongst the top five shows in the country for the longest time, it told the story of an ambitious young girl who finds support from her illiterate husband to realize her dream of becoming an IPS officer. The show’s leading man, Anas Rashid who played Sooraj Rathi told The Times Of India, “I am having mixed feelings as the show is getting over now. On one hand, we are sad that this five-year journey ends here and on the other, I am happy that my role was challenging. It calmed and sobered me down in many ways in life. I am looking forward to newer opportunities.”
The show was heralded as one of the most progressive ones for its times. It is produced by Shashi Sumeet Productions. The makers are coming up with Diya Aur Baati Hum season 2, which will have a fresh new pair. However, actors like Neelu Vaghela and Kanika Maheshwari will continue to be a part of season two. It made both the leads, Anas and actress Deepika Singh household names.
The makers of Udaan are coming up with a new show on Star Plus called NaamKaran. It is a based on Mahesh Bhatt’s life story but the lead protagonist is a girl instead of a boy. Viraf Patel, Sayantani Ghosh and Barkha Bisht have been roped in for the main characters. Stay tuned for more updates…