Diya Baati slotted at Prime time; Gulaal to be axed!

Star Plus' Gulaal to make way for Sumit Mittal's Diya Baati...

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Star Plus' upcoming show Diya Baati produced by Sumit Mittal and Shashi Mittal had got delayed because of certain issues between the channel and production house. But now everything seems to be sorted as the show is ready to go on floor.

A little birdie chirps, "Diya Baati was almost ready to go on floor long back, but some or the other issues came up as a hurdle. The cast was also finalized for the show. But it seems the channel was not happy with Hina Khan (a fresh face) who was finalized to essay the female lead in the show. Therefore sticking to the channel's demand, the female lead got changed. And this was the major reason why Diya Baati took long time to come up."

If sources are to be believed, Diya Baati will replace Sphere Origin's Gulaal which is running at the slot of 9. And Gulaal, we hear, will be axed when Diya Batti is ready for launch.

Tellybuzz earlier reported about the finalized cast of the show wherein Anas Rashid will play the male lead and we hear that a new face has replaced Hina Khan as the main lead. Apart from these cast; Ashok Lokhande, Kanika Maheshwari, Anita Kulkarni will be seen in the list of cast.

We contacted Manasi Parekh (Gulaal) to know about Gulaal's future and she said, "I haven't heard anything about Gulaal going off air and I am hearing it from you."

When contacted Sumit Mittal- Producer of Diya Baati, he cleared, "I don't want to talk about this issue until and unless the channel does not give a confirmation."

Producer of Gulaal, Sanjoy Wadhawa said,"When I hear about Gulaal going off air, I will definitely let you know."

Diya Baati's shooting will probably start by next month…

Reporter: Tejashree Bhopatkar, Srividya Rajesh
Author: Tejashree Bhopatkar

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  • Posted on: 06 August 2011 at 1:43pmbioinfo

    i hate you star plus, how can you even think of axing gulaal, fine you wanna introduce a new show do it but why axe a beautiful show like gulaal, you ppl suck big time.

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  • Posted on: 02 August 2011 at 6:23amnazsheikh

    who cares about a show which is going to replace our favroute show gulal ...i hate the very promo itself..diya batti u suck...

    Edited on:15 August 2011 at 8:16am

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  • Posted on: 26 July 2011 at 2:04pm-Anilaa-

    Waiittiinnn 4 Anas Rashid Comebacck... :D

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  • Posted on: 14 July 2011 at 9:22pmshrree

    waiting for anas rashid's return :-)))) missed him for a v. long time

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  • Posted on: 03 July 2011 at 9:06amdeepali1983

    I dont want gulaal to be axe because its a great show.

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  • Posted on: 30 June 2011 at 9:25pmshrree

    waitinggg... want 2 see anas rashid's interview

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  • Posted on: 18 June 2011 at 10:55pmtanind

    waiting waiting !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted on: 18 June 2011 at 6:36amkrea

    gulaal-the best show

    please dont axe gulaal.Gulaal is the one n only story which i use to see now a days.i love this story.Gulaal n kesar are just fab...i love the whole cast of gulaal.they are"the best actors".

    Edited on:18 June 2011 at 11:41am

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  • Posted on: 17 June 2011 at 2:38amSadia.khan

    My fav show gul

    Gulaal is the best on SP...

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  • Posted on: 16 June 2011 at 10:35pmAnasFan100

    Diya Batti

    waooo

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