Recently, the lead actress of &TV's Daayan, Tinaa Datta accused her co-actor Mohit Malhotra of inappropriately touching her while performing intimate scene. The actress also revealed that Mohit was too close to comfort and she had complained the same to the Creative Head. Tinaa called him frustrated and annoying. She had also revealed as to how he made her shoot a video to portray that everything between them was alright! Now, it is being said that the makers have decided to shut the show!
No, the reason is not just Tinaa and Mohit's controversy. Read on to know more details!
Why Daayan Is Shutting Down?
A source was quoted by Bollywoodlife as saying, "The TRPs have been going down consistently. Also, the actors on the set are not cooperating."
When Will Daayan Go Off Air?
The source further added, "Therefore, the team has decided to wrap up the storyline and finish it. They might keep it on till the upcoming season of a T20 cricket league."
There Won’t Be Any Twists On The Show!
When the controversy came out, many thought Mohit will be asked to leave the show. But, looks like that is not happening! Also, it is being said that there won't be any twists on the show.
Mohit Is Not Leaving The Show
The source added, "Mohit is not going anywhere. The team will somehow manage to finish the shoot." So, it's not just Mohit and Tinaa's controversy that led to this decision but a number of things that made the makers decided to shut the show.
Mohit Denies Allegations
Amidst reports suggesting that the show might go off air, there are reports that suggests that the producer Ekta Kapoor held a meeting with the two following the allegations.
Meanwhile, Mohit has denied Tinaa's allegations. He was quoted by HT as saying, "If she was uncomfortable, why didn't she tell me? We shoot on a set with 50 people watching us and everything is on camera. Nothing of this sort happened."
He further added, "I don't understand, where is this coming from? After saying nothing happened, now she has gone back to giving contrary statements. How can she keep changing her statements? I have been working in the TV industry for 11 years and have shot with many women and no one has ever had any issues with me. It has taken me a long time to reach this stage in my career."