was the first one to tell you that Shivangi Joshi and Mohsin Khan starrer Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai will take a 5-year-leap. We also told you Shivangi, who is essaying the character of Naira, will die in a car accident and post the leap, her character will be introduced as someone with new identity. There was also a development where Deblina Chatterjee quit the show as she didn’t want to play a mother on-screen and Mohena Kumari also exited due to her marriage on October 14. Now, we get you another scoop from the show which audience will witness post the leap.

A new actress will enter in Kartik's (Mohsin Khan) life who will be parallel lead in the show. And that character will be played by actress Pankhuri Awasthy who is doing her comeback on TV after a 2-years-gap. The actress, who got married to actor Gautam Rode last year, confirmed the news to Bombay Times, saying, “It is good to be back on television, and that too, on a show that has been running for a decade now. I am playing a sweet, soft-spoken girl, who enters Kartik’s family. It will be followed by a lot of twists and turns.”

Pankhuri also revealed that she discussed about her comeback and joining Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai with Gautam and he said that he has worked with the same production house, and felt that this show would work out for the actress. “He is a very decisive person and I always depend on him for advice,” said Pankhuri.

Pankhuri was last seen in Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka? which was an adaptation of  Turkish drama series, Fatmagul.   

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