Friendship Day Special: Anita Hassanandani–Ekta Kapoor, Adaa Khan–Shashank Vyas, Mona Singh–Gaurav Gera - Here Are 6 TV BFFs

On Friendship Day 2018 brings you some of the jodis from TV world who are inseparable. Have a look...

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Friendship Day Special: Anita Hassanandani–Ekta Kapoor, Adaa Khan–Shashank Vyas, Mona Singh–Gaurav Gera - Here Are 6 TV BFFs

In telly world, there are people who have always stood by each other in times of strife. They support each other in the darkest of hours, becoming each other’s strength.

On Friendship Day today, let's have a look at some of the most popular names in B-Town who are thick as thieves. Have a look:

Anita Hassanandani – Ekta Kapoor

TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor launched Anita Hassanandani in Kabhi Sautan Kabhi Saheli in 2001 and the two have been thick friends since then. When we asked Anita who her best friend is, she immediately named Ekta. The Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actress says, “She is a lovely friend, who always gives great advice. Professionally, she has guided me really well. We have been friends for more than 15 years.”

Adaa Khan – Shashank Vyas

Late actress Pratyusha Banerjee introduced her Balika Vadhu co-star Shashank Vyas to Naagin actress Adaa Khan and that’s how their friendship started. Adaa says, “My best friend in the industry is Shashank. We have been buddies for about 4-5 years. We don’t demonstrate our friendship, but we know we are there for each other. At any point, he is just a phone call away. We don’t meet every day and don’t like partying, so we go out for quite dinners and coffee chats. The person who introduced us is Pratyusha, who is not with us anymore. I will always be thankful to her for giving me this friend. Shashank is a very simple, humble and down-to-earth guy, who he is very different from others in the industry. He also loves travelling like I do.”

Kamya Punjabi – Rajiv Thakur

TV’s vamp Kamya Punjabi met Rajiv Thakur on the sets of Comedy Circus in 2008 and the two hit it off instantly. The Bigg Boss 7 contestant says, “Rajiv is my best friend, my partner in Box Cricket League, the captain of my team and someone whom I can trust blindly. He has been with me for close to 10 years … even before my daughter was born. We don’t meet or talk on a regular basis, but he is someone I can count on.”

Aishwarya Sakhuja – Pooja Sharma

Aishwarya and Pooja were Miss India finalists in 2006, and they have been friends since then. While Aishwarya became popular as Toasty in Saas Bina Sasural, Pooja became a household name playing Draupadi in Mahabharat. Aishwarya says, “I have quite a few friends in the industry, but if I have to take just one name, it would be Pooja. We started our journey together and have grown together. We have kept away from the regular frills attached to the industry. Pooja is family to me. She does not mince her words and I really appreciate her honesty.”

Gaurav Gera – Mona Singh

Gaurav and Mona played best friends in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin and their friendship continued off-screen as well. Gaurav, who is popular as Chutki on social media, says, “We connected on the sets of Jassi and have always stayed in touch. In fact, we live close by. Mona and I share the purest form of friendship -- it’s been 13 years. We think alike and we have similar upbringing. For us, every day is Friendship Day.”

Tinaa Dattaa – Vikas Bhalla

Vikas Bhalla was cast opposite Tinaa Dattaa in the popular show Uttaran and their on-screen chemistry was much-talked about. But off-screen the two are just great friends. Says Tinaa, “Vikas is a very good friend of mine. He is someone who has always stood by me, supported me and showed me the right path. He is my guiding light.”


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