Kumkum Bhagya actor Sriti Jha revealed the reason behind leaving the show along with her co-star Shabir Ahluwalia.
Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia left their fans with tears in their eyes. After quitting the show Kumkum Bhagya which premiered in 2014 on Zee TV. Both Sriti and Shabir announced this news publicly earlier this year.
Sriti will be next seen on the set of a popular reality show on Colors TV named “Khatro Ke Khiladi” while Shahbir will be next seen as the main lead character for a show named “Pyaar Ka Phela Naam Radha Mohan.”
In an interview with Hindustan times, Sriti said that it was the demand of the situation. Shabir and I have to move on because it was the need of the show. The show needed to move on with the story and focus on the new generation of Kumkum Bhagya for which I and Shabir have to do this.
She added that they had a dramatic ending to the show- “Sriti’s and Shabir’s character Pragya and Abhi respectively slipped into coma with a dramatic twist so that the show can shift it’s focus to the next generation as required which is played byMugdha Chaphekar and Krishna Kaul.”
Meanwhile, she further said, “the story has moved on very beautifully. It is not was to move on for any of us. As I made so many good friends on the set in 8 years and I don’t find it a loss, those are very close to me and I am in touch with them and the team of the show.
Similarly, Shabir also finds it a bit difficult to move on from the show which became your habit. Shabir expressed himself and said, “of course, it’s is difficult to move on, after giving so much time and effort to a show which is loved by millions but it’s life and sometimes we have to do it even if it is hard.”
By going through the Promo of the show, you will see Sriti kissing an alligator while performing a task and walking on a rope with a snake around her neck as a twist.
She said, “I’m not a courageous person. I too have so many fears like everyone and lifting an alligator is one of them. On the other hand, I have slacking prior but as you know Rohit Shetty doesn’t leave you so easily, he added a twist and gave me a snake to hang it around my neck while doing it.”
She added, “I am not having my eyes on trophy right now. To be honest, I came here to have a good time and enjoy my life. I think one can not be prepare themselves for this show, as this show makes you do crazy stuff and give you an experience you can’t forget.”
While talking about her co-contestants, she said, “I made so many good friends over here and looking forward to have a great journey. this season has ‘amazing set of people’ and they are spending so many time with them ‘off-camera’, she made really good bond with Aneri and Nishant.”
To sum up, Sriti Jha is having a good time on the Khatro Ke Khiladi set and experiencing things she never thought of. She shared her experience of leaving Kumkum Bhagya and how hard it was for her.
Sriti Jha’s New Projects
She’s currently in Cape Town, where she is shooting for her latest project, Khatro Ke Khiladi season 12 along with 13 more celebrities and the host Rohit Shetty. Apart from Sriti Jha, you will see Rubina Dilaik, Pratik Sehajpal, Jannat Zubair, Tushar Kalia, Mohit Malik, Erika Packard, Nishant Bhat, Faisal Sheikh, Shivangi Joshi, Chetna Pande, Kanika Mann, Rajiv Adatia, and Aneri Vajani in the 12th season of Khatro ke Khiladi.