The first name that made news was the Bigg Boss 8
contestant, Puneet but the later reports said that Shahbaz was
finalised for the role. Reportedly there were last minutes changes
made by the creative directors which resulted in Shahbaz getting
replaced by Rituraj Singh.
"Khan had started shooting for the show, but the creative
department felt that he didn't quite fit the bill and at the last
moment, decided to opt for a replacement. Rituraj, who was one of
the contenders for the role, was finalized and started shooting on
Tuesday morning," TOI quoted a source close to the show.
Rituraj has started shooting for Diya Aur Baati Hum and
confirmed the news as well. The actor claims he is unaware if he is
replacing someone on the show.
Latest promos of the show has Sandhya (Deepika
Singh) helping Sooraj get ready for the kabaddi tournament that
might change his life forever. In the show, Sooraj is taking part
at the tournament to win the price money for his dream hotel.