Posted: 10 May 2005 at 5:17am | IP Logged
Ronit quits Kyunki, Kasautii
May 10, 2005
between Ronit Bose Roy and Ekta Kapoor over the actor doing a
show with a rival channel seems to have reached its
|FACE-OFF TIME: Ronit Bose Roy
and Smriti Z Irani in a scene from Kyunki Saas Bhi
Kabhi Bahu Thi |
Roy has finally taken a call on his long
awaited decision to opt out of Kasautii Zindagi Kay.
However, he has chosen to leave not one, but both the
shows he is doing.
As reported earlier, Kapoor had
given an open ultimatum to Roy on his decision to be part of
rival Zee's drama Sarrkkar. "I've told him that if he
shoots for even half a day for Sarrkkar, he is out of
Kasautii… and Ronit has assured me that he will not shoot for
the new serial," she told hitList a couple of weeks back.
Roy, who maintained a
studied silence at the time, opens up candidly to reveal, "As
per the mutual understanding between myself and Balaji, I have
resigned from both Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Kasautii
Zindagi Kay. Right now I have a couple of personal matters
which are more pressing than the shows."
|TEARING HER HAIR OUT: |
to him reveal that Roy is due to go on paternity leave, which
is his number priority for the moment. The sources also say
Roy had almost made up his mind when he was asked to
discontinue shooting for Sarrkar.
Balaji to be his second family. He owes them a lot for what he
is today. The characters of Mr Bajaj and Mihir Virani have
given him immense popularity and fame," said a source close to
Over the timing of his move, Roy said,
"This decision has been taken after a lot of deliberation. It
hasn't happened overnight. I think the time had come for me to
take a call."
Roy says there is no way he can opt out
of Sarrkkar. "I have a contract which means I have signed on
the dotted line. I simply cannot tell Manish (Goswami) that I
don't want to do it."