Diya Aur Baati Hum, starring Anas Rashid and Deepika
Singh, has the lead character, Sooraj trying to win a Kabbadi match
to win the price money to build his dream hotel. When Sooraj starts
his practice for the big game, Puneet will be making his entry into
"The channel had approached Jimmy Sheirgill, but he looked too
young for the role. Mukesh Rishi and Puneet Issar were in
contention for it too, and it seems that Puneet has bagged the
role,' TOI quoted a source close to the show.
Puneet, who was last seen on the controversial reality show
Bigg Boss 8, was one of the most talked about contestant
and his relationship with his co-contestant and the winner of the
season - Gautam Gulati, was one of the strongest
bonds on the show.
"Talks are on for both the shows. For Diya Aur Baati
Hum, my managers are looking at the dates, but things are yet
to be finalized. I have been approached for Jhalak, but
nothing has been confirmed yet," the actor told the leading website
Puneet is reported to have been approached for the upcoming
season of Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa.