On the right path
Karan Mehra, fondly known as Naitik to the TV world has been enjoying all the popularity being part of the extremely successful Star Plus show, ‘Yeh...
Karan Mehra, fondly known as Naitik to the TV world has been enjoying all the popularity being part of the extremely successful Star Plus show, ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. There have been rumours floating about the actor deciding to quit the show. There’s been a heated exchange of words happening between fans of Karan Mehra and Hina Khan fans on Twitter, that has left a bad taste over the last few days
Are you quitting ‘Yeh Rishta…’?
Well, I am not! That is why we call all these as rumours, isn’t it?
So where do you think all this started?
To tell you frankly, such talks get created every year. I guess it’s a normal trend now. It is either of the show ending or I quitting the show (laughs). I don’t know where all these rumours get created. In fact, last year I was asked about a major spat that happened between me and Rajanji on the sets. I was really surprised; as such a thing never ever happened.
I can just tell you that people have not got news out of me in these seven long years. I am a non-controversial actor, you see!! (smiles). Well, the fact remains that I am still shooting for Yeh Rishta, and we are now working towards a huge Hong Kong schedule. To tell you more, we have a story ahead for the next 2-3 months; so I do not know from where all this exactly starts from.
Take us though the seven years journey of Yeh Rishta….
Oh, it’s been fantastic. To think that we will be completing 2000 episodes in early March, that’s going to be a huge milestone. I don’t think history will get repeated again and again. To top it all, the TRP has been really good. This shows that the simple drama works. The show is not going anywhere, and I hope we continue like this for as long as we can.
How is it sharing screen with Alok Nath, the veteran actor?
It is always nice to act with such respected actors. I have known Alok Nathji for seven years now. He’s been really sweet. In fact, I have apologised to him whenever I have to shoot scenes where I need to lose my temper at him. He also makes it a point to give his feedbacks to Nisha’s covers.