Pavitra Rishta was one of the popular shows on Indian television. Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande, who played the roles of Manav and Archana, became household names. They were most loved characters and favourite jodi on television. Ekta Kapoor had revealed that they will soon be coming up with Pavitra Rishta 2.0.
While Ankita Lokhande has been retained as female lead of the show, ever since the announcement there have been many speculations regarding the cast, especially the male lead. It was said that Kundali Bhagya actor Manit Joura and Bepannaah actor Harshad Chopda have been approached. However, as per Pinkvilla report, Shaheer Sheikh has been finalised for the show!
A source close to the development was quoted by the entertainment portal as saying, "Shaheer Sheikh has come on board Pavitra Rishta 2.0 to portray the iconic character of Manav. Ankita will be back to play Archana again after 7 long years. The other cast members will be locked soon." However, there is no confirmation about the same by the actor yet.
The sequel was announced by Ekta in July last year. Ekta and Ankita had said that it would be a tribute to Sushant. It is being said that the show will be aired on OTT platform.
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