Jodha Akbar, Zee TV's popular
historical show, which has kept the audience engaged with the
Mughal family story, may have a major change in its cast. As there
are reports that the Salim, Ravi Bhatia may get replaced in the
According to a leading daily, a source was quoted as saying that
Salim-Anarkali's track will be moving forward and they feel that
Ravi looks too young to play this part. The source also said that
the rating of the show has dropped down and the makers are working
hard to regain its lost TRP.
Another source has another reason for the whole replacement rumour.
It is said that, since lot of expectations are on Ravi's role and
makers not satisfied with his act, they are looking for the
In the upcoming episode, there will be a leap wherein Salim
would age. Tellychakkar quoted a source as saying, "A lot of
expectations have been riding high on Ravi and with the makers not
satisfied with his act, they have decided to get a new face to add
spice and bring back the falling numbers. The creatives are
planning a short leap, wherein Salim would age and thus a new face
will take the stride further."
Shaleen Malhotra, who is seen hosting
Vikas Gupta's Talaash, was considered for the role. But
the makers could not rope him as he quoted a high amount. It is
also reported that Aly Goni, who was currently seen in
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein was
considered for the role of Salim.
While Aly said he was not approached, Ravi rubbished the news of
Let's wait and watch if this piece of news like Ravi said is a
rumour or true!