Telly Buzz had reported that Balaji Telefilms
' long-running association with Star will get extended with a new show based on the adaptation of Twilight on Star One
The latest is that Ekta Kapoor and Star Plus
will once again come together with a show based on a love story, which will launch sometime in May.
According to our source, "Apart from Twilight a bizarre love story that is being planned for Star One
, Balaji Telefilms is also working on a love story for Star Plus
. The untitled project is in its scripting phase, but auditions are on to find the cast".
The show is about a girl and a boy, who are great friends in childhood and fall for each other as years pass by.
A little birdie tells us that, "Many known actors were auditioned for the role of the male lead. But Harshad Chopra
the blue-eyed boy of Ekta Kapoor who made it big with Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil
on Star Plus
has been short listed for the role. Though nothing has been put on papers at the moment, it looks like Harshad Chopra has almost been finalized to play the male lead. The hunt is on to find a fresh face to play the female lead".
When contacted, Harshad Chopra
laughed at the news and said, "You are giving me this news. If this happens, I will be excited. But frankly speaking, nothing has been decided; they need to approach me first, then I have to go thro' the script and only after that, I will be able to decide".
However, Doris Dey, Creative Head, Balaji Telefilms
told us, "Yes, Harshad Chopra is one of the strong contenders to get the role in the new Star Plus
show. But nothing has been decided yet".
The show is expected to launch sometime in May at a prime time slot. Reporter: Ranjini Nair, Srividya Rajesh
Author: Srividya Rajesh