Leena Jumani On Her Exit From Kumkum Bhagya: "I Am Just 28, Can't Play 51!"

Kumkum Bhagya actress Leena Jumani in a candid INTERVIEW with SpotboyE.com, explains why how the 20-year leap is compelling her to quit

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Leena Jumani On Her Exit From Kumkum Bhagya: "I Am Just 28, Can't Play 51!"
Leena Jumani aka Tanu of Ekta Kapoor's Kumkum Bhagya made headlines on tuesday morning  when she confirmed with Tellychakkar.com that she will no longer be a part of the show. We spoke to her about her decision. 

Excerpts from the conversation that followed: 

So, are you quitting Kumkum Bhagya?
Well, I have informed Balaji about my decision. They haven't got back yet to me.

What if your role in the 20-year leap is meatier?
Well, that I don't know because as I said, they haven't yet got back to me. But still, I would leave.

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Why?
I don't want to play a 51-year old woman, for now at least. I am not saying what I will do after 2-3 years in my career. But for now, I don't feel from within that I should age by 20 years in the show. I guess, I am already 30-31 in the show now. FYI, I was earler shown as 22-23 and I did the 7-year leap without any fuss, lekin ab iske aage nahin please. 

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I am only 28-years old, man! I can't play 51!

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Aren't you attached to the show, having done it for so long? 
Well, I can always come on the sets and meet my friends whenever I want. I won't leave on a bad note. So of course, I am attached. But I have been asked to do something jiske liye mera mann nahin maan raha. I wouldn't have left if things hadn't changed. This is the only reason why I have decided to leave.

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