There will be a major development on Zee TV's popular show
Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani.
The main characters, Surekha Sikri (Badi Rani), Chetan
Hansraj (Kaal) and Zaan Khan (Jeevan) will no longer be part of the
According to reports, Surekha Sikri, who is one of the main
villains in the show, has quit the show stating health reason. She
has been a part of the show since its inception, but in the recent
times, the actress is facing health issue and also having dates
issue. It has to be recalled that the veteran actress is also part
of Star Plus' new show Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil.
Also, it is said that Zaan is not happy with the way his role
was shaping up in the show and decided to quit the show. The actor
was quoted by an entertainment portal as saying, "The journey ended
on a very positive note. It's time to move on. I would only say,
'Acha chalta hu duao me yaad rakhna..."
According to the reports, Badi Rani and Kaal will get killed,
while Jeevan will shift abroad. It is said that Surekha and Zaan
had already wrapped up their shoot, while Chetan will be shooting
his climax scene by end of this month.
On the other hand, Iqbal Khan will be entering the show. A
source was quoted by the entertainment portal as saying, "This will
be a special cameo entry, and the character will be an anti-hero.
He will be a staunch Muslim with utmost respect towards women. He
will bump into Rani (Eisha Singh) and the encounter will bring
about a lot of twists in the tale."
Also, latest news is Deepshikha Nagpal will enter the show. She
will be seen playing Iqbal's conniving step-mother, Abida.