Why has Viraf Phiroz been looped in to Kaali?

Star Plus hopes that Viraf Phiroz’s entry into Kaali – Ek Punar Avatar will resurrect the show

Sunday, December 30, 2012 | 5:49:37 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: india-forums/ tellybuzz  |  Comments 610 Comments  |  44456 Views

We have already heard of Viraf Phiroz being offered the role of the male lead on Kaali – Ek Punar Avatar on Star Plus. However what made the channel and production house make this move? Kaali – Ek Punar Avatar which has replaced the highly successful Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? on Star Plus currently has a TRP of just 0.7, which has consequently brought down the GRP of the channel. If the grapevine is to be believed, in an attempt to salvage the show Viraf Phiroz has been roped in to play the male lead on the show.

The handsome and talented actor is to make his debut in the second or third week of January; the channel is planning to make his entry as interesting as possible. The 8pm slot is after all peak prime time and is very competitive. The channel is therefore keeping no stone unturned to give this show a new lease of life through Viraf's entry.

The actor was previously under a contract by YRF for two and a half years which allowed him to work in TV shows only under their banner. After the news of the expiry of his YRF contract was out; channels and production houses tried to rope him in. Zee TV had offered him a role whereas he was considered by Colors as a parallel lead to Vivian Dsena in Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.

Our source adds that a former news snippet about Life OK and Star Plus fighting over starring Viraf has truth in it as he is after all a highly coveted actor. Both the channels which are under the umbrella of the Star Parivar, were interested in casting him. Finally the actor chose to be with Star Plus.

Viraf may not have ultimately replaced Barun Sobti on Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? but interestingly he has bagged a meaty role on the same time slot on the same channel. Let's see if his entry will bring about a whiff of fresh air to the show. For more interesting updates on this show please keep visiting this space.

Reporter and Author: Pallavi Bhattacharya

Share this News on your Social Network.

User Rating Rating(218 Votes)
  Berry_Girl, ammuuzz, crystal94, miki12, rth81, MyAngel, toggle45, pushpa012, Ashima.gem, ahmedkhanbh, prncy_dsouza, gokulkrish, megha2swe, rama2000, Duumps, Jenn90, kash_meet10, SYGO, pagalipk, -suzzie-, abhiya_girl, Silpa_25, LovePraja, SarunAddiction, arnav_addicted, kirthiii, sathisuzz, Ace11, pppp12345, pulu1995, Imperfect_One, LethallyFloral, SaRun_31, barunbirthday, hashey, ipi2011, throwingshadows, Mrinmoyee, sarun23, White.Pearl, Delishus, Arshi2gthr4evr, Skittle16, sun_shine18, hari93, divya1122, BarunPashmeen, -Swetha-, -Deepali-, Amor., kpm_madhu, lovelygal_sou, Juicee_Sushie, lakshmi_pai, myramabin, Ash_Rajendra8, Fawadilicious, prodipto18, zuena, maana, Jubilant, Essence.., UltimateVdian, spsharmila, JareenDD, desigrl414, dushturain, aysha1989, -Aliza-, Shona_Mayur, mihali7, NikkisRuble, apoorvaarnav, -RD-, I_Heart_Friends, Ayie.DelRey, sweet-fairy, sabreen_06, Cyberpsychooo, sana50, nine2, sadumaneet, barsita, amrithas, Rozy77, destineyyy, ipkknd-fan, melfns, jigyasa28, leanne_1983, .Boss., Sweet_Desires, Poseiden, Neeju, SnakeEyes, Kranu, -Saumya-, CDlove, Mariam_Sultan, radt, number1serial, --Janvie--, 1yyy2krish3, DivyaS., CookieeMonster, kashvi786, jakther7, anu_sakshi, -Aswathy-, LadyFlame, ssroomani, Anoshka-the-Gem, biwi-, Arshig8, bholabear, Rafaheli, minal11, .Wanderer., MentalExotica, bs_deeps, xMidnightStarx, -Ammie-, Angel-33, _Darling_, sigrid, -Stutz-, VarunKiBiwi, -dosy_devil-, DiamondLife, adithyan, Akorshi, Ethereal-Path, JohnyLovesSanz, .Jiya., Preternatural, ragvir.fan, pup03, Joseph_A, pinky_blueskies, -brokensoul-, sonali.19281, ICatzHarshPreeI, incandescent, Jyo.Arshi.IPK, KhatamKahani, -DKS-, naddiya26, -Sonali-, --Yukthi--, Asmi13, sarunholic_arhi, kahkashansakina, CandYlicious_S, maanluvsgeet, somergasm., .ShreeYaa., ..DamonCrazy.., vaatuhaara, AdorableBarun, Flawedshilrun, .Saraa., pennu, -Iruni-, memad, -Muskii-, GayuArnav, ..Suhana.., Omoraboti, tabby999, Arnav90, AkkiHP, -Ms.Wildcherry-, -Barun, Kit_Kat, Daru_Dewaani, RajiSobtian, harshdb, -ExceptioalMe-, -xXx-, Neelambari.., -SweetJasmine-, manesha76, Shedevil25, .lostatsea., --Udhay--, MuneebaSheikh, mishti_17, alonebird, .DreamCatcher., BrashCandy, _SenbonZakura_, The.Lannister, _Sparkles_, .DarkParadise.., .Mohabbatein., -AmandaRulz-, -PoisonIvy-, PhoenixRising, leelaa9, undisclosed, BiggBoss420, ILoveMe., .shinchan., CrazyForBarun

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.

Dear Readers,

  • Please do not use derogatory comments in reply to the stories published on Telly Buzz, India-Forums.
  • The credibility of the site matter to us, and the comments in bad taste tend to invariably hurt the actors/production house/channel etc.
  • So kindly, refrain from creating an unhealthy atmosphere for all, and keep your comments constructive.
  • Also, please use the Rate It button if you want to just thank the author for posting the story.

Related Celebrities

Barun Sobti Barun Sobti
(11144)
(371)
(81)

Vivian Dsena Vivian Dsena
(5411)
(187)
(141)

Viraf Phiroz Patel Viraf Phiroz Patel
(452)
(32)
(19)

Related Shows

Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?

Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon
Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon

Kaali - Ek Punar Avatar
Kaali - Ek Punar Avatar

Related Channels

Star Plus
Star Plus
Zee TV
Zee TV
Colors
Colors
Life OK
Life OK

Tellybuzz Wassup??? Articles Index

Telly Buzz Search

  

Vabhiz Birthday Bash

Views : 10395
Comments :137

Red Carpet Of Zee Rishtey Award

Views : 39190
Comments :148

TV Stars Recall Their College Days

Views : 11804
Comments :103

Barun Sobti Talks About His Movie

Views : 13033
Comments :161

Baldev Dons A Female Look

Views : 161104
Comments :4

Ravi Dubey's Slam Book

Views : 43190
Comments :1

Red Carpet Of Zee Rishtey Award

Views : 39190
Comments :148

Prem Remarries Simar

Views : 30759
Comments :39

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.