There was buzz that Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 contestant actress Divyanka Tripathi approached to play the titular character in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. As per reports in the media, the actress was asked to step into the shoes of Dayaben earlier played by Disha Vakani. However, as per reports in Etimes TV, there is no truth to this news, the actress has not been approached to play Dayaben on this longest and most loved sitcom. Source confirmed the actress was never in talks with the maker Asit Modi.
In addition to it, the source also shared that such false news only gives rise to confusion. The source informed, "Divyanka has not been in talks with Asit Modi for Dayaben's role. Such loose talk serves no purpose except that it confuses the janta, especially the fans of the show." Following the source, the actress herself clarified the rumours, calling them baseless and non-factual. The Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actress said, "That's how rumours are, mostly baseless and non-factual."
On being asked if she would give a nod to the maker if ever offered to play Dayaben on the show, praising the show she added the show having a huge fan following, but she is not keen on doing the show. Divyanka shared she is looking for a fresh concept and new challenge.
She said, "It's a fabulous show with a great fan following but I don't think I'll be keen on doing it. I am looking for a fresh concept and new challenge." ALSO READ: When Divyanka Tripathi Rejected Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Kuch Toh Log Kahenge And More Shows
The actress is shooting for stunt-based reality show, Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 in Cape Town, South Africa. ALSO READ: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11: Divyanka Tripathi’s Husband Vivek Dahiya Shares A Candid Detail About The Actress’ Performance On Stunt- Based Reality Show
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