Kasautii Zindagi Kay's Shweta Tiwari REVEALS 'Whenever Ektaa Kapoor Felt TRP Wasn’t Good, She Said Kisi Ko Maar Do'

Shweta Tiwari reveals how Ektaa Kapoor used to kill characters for fun if the show's TRP was low, read to know the full story below

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Kasautii Zindagi Kay's Shweta Tiwari REVEALS 'Whenever Ektaa Kapoor Felt TRP Wasn’t Good, She Said Kisi Ko Maar Do'
Actress Shweta Tiwari gained immense fame in the television industry with her role in the iconic series "Kasautii Zindagi Kay," which aired from 2001 to 2008. This show became one of the most popular television dramas of its time, leaving a lasting impact on the audience. In 2018, it saw a reboot as "Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2," reviving the memories of the original series. ALSO READ: Shweta Tiwari Shows Off Her Curves In A Lacey Bralette During Her Vacation; Fans Say, ‘Can't Believe She's 43’- PICS INSIDE 

In a recent interview, Shweta reflected on her journey in television and shared some behind-the-scenes anecdotes from her time on the show. Speaking to Bollywood Hungama, she reminisced about the unpredictable twists and turns that characterized the series. Shweta revealed that the production team would often have episodes ready for an entire week, only to scrap them at the last minute. She recalled a specific incident where they were suddenly informed that they needed to shoot the next day's telecast despite having a week's worth of episodes prepared. The reason? Ekta Kapoor, the show's producer, had decided that the main character, Anurag, was going to die. This sudden decision led to significant changes in the script, including unexpected plot twists such as Karwa Chauth celebrations being interrupted by Anurag's murder at the hands of Aparna, a character previously considered a nice woman.

Shweta also discussed the role of TRP (Television Rating Points) in shaping the storyline. She mentioned that Ekta Kapoor was highly driven by TRP ratings and would often introduce drastic changes to boost viewership. "Every time Ekta felt the TRP wasn’t good, she said ‘kill someone.’ Every time the TRP was any less than 32, she used to be like ‘TRP girgayi kisi ko maaro,'" Shweta explained. This emphasis on TRP often led to dramatic and sudden plot developments aimed at capturing the audience's attention. ALSO READ: WHAT! Shweta Tiwari Doesn’t Like Daughter Palak Tiwari Wearing Heavy Makeup? Latter Recalls Being Told, ‘You're Young, Look Young’ 

Furthermore, Shweta expressed her views on the current state of Indian daily soaps. She believes that the content has failed to evolve over time. She pointed out that the scenes and dialogues she encounters now are repetitive and reminiscent of what she had done two decades ago. "People’s thought process has changed," she noted, highlighting the need for television content to keep up with the changing perspectives and preferences of the audience.

Shweta Tiwari's candid revelations provide a glimpse into the challenging and dynamic nature of television production. Her experiences underscore the pressures faced by actors and producers in maintaining high TRP ratings while also addressing the evolving expectations of viewers. As she continues her journey in the industry, Shweta's reflections serve as a reminder of the ever-changing landscape of television entertainment.

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