It is known to all that Vishal Singh is replacing Karan Mehra, as
Naitik on Star Plus' popular show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata
Hai. In an interview to an entertainment website, the
producer of the show, Rajan Shahi, has appealed the audiences to
accept Vishal Singh as Naitik, and not to criticise the actor on a
On casting Vishal Singh as Naitik, Rajan Shahi was quoted by the
entertainment website as saying, "The plus point in Vishal Singh is
that he has somewhere down the line kept his exclusiveness on TV
intact. Even though he has done a lot in his career, he has not
done so much to over-expose himself."
He further added, "With what I have observed in him is that in
his whole career, he has always maintained a level of dignity and
has maintained an aura around himself which still remains private.
For me today as Producer and for the entire unit, it is very
critical for the sake of Yeh Rishta... to work with actors who are
committed to the show."
Talking about similarities between Karan and Vishal, the
producer said, "I have worked with Vishal before. I know certain
instincts, behaviour and the class in which he conducts himself. In
that way, he is pretty similar to Karan Mehra."
Rajan Shahi even added that his association with Karan will
never end. He added that Karan is close to his heart and they have
even planned something together in future.
Vishal Singh, who has started shooting for the show, says that
he is already feeling comfortable on the sets. Regarding Karan,
Vishal was quoted by the website as saying, "He has played the
character exceptionally well. It is now my responsibility to take
We are waiting for Vishal's entry. What say, guys? Hit the
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