Hiten Tejwani's popularity reached sky-high post his stint as Karan Virani in everyone's favourite show, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. But, well, did you know the makers hadn't decided his character name until the actor started shooting? Yes, you read that right! In a conversation with Times Of India, the former Bigg Boss star revealed how the makers were yet to decide a name for his character until his first day on the show's set. However, it was after his look shot that he came to know it's Karan. LOL!
“I remember going to the set and my name was still not decided. They were discussing whether to name me Karan or something else. And before getting the look shot, I got to know my name is Karan. First scene was my footsteps and then they showed my face. I came and I smiled. I was playing Sahil’s friend. That time I was just Karan and not Karan Virani. They later found out that I am the illegitimate son," recalled Hiten Tejwani.
Upon being asked if he still auditions for his roles, despite becoming such a big name in the TV industry. The actor revealed, "Yes, yes I do. The thing is, people have seen me in a particular role, and they want to see me in the role they want to offer… to see if I can look that part, it’s equally important and ok. There’s nothing wrong in that. And I want to tell this to all the actors with all due respect, that if you are a good actor, you shouldn’t think that you won’t audition,. That’s my belief.”
Hiten concluded how the lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for him and his family as he got to spend some ample amount of time with his wife and kids. Well, now, he's back to the hectic life of an actor.
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