Due to rise in COVID-19 cases, the entertainment industry is getting affected once again. many Bollywood and TV celebrities ahve been tested positive for coronavirus in past few days. As a lockdown is imposed again in the state, the popular TV show, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2 is also getting affected from it as the shoot has came to a halt. Actress Akanksha Juneja who plays the role of antagonist in the show as Kanak Desai, recently revealed that there’s a lot of chaos and the cast and crew has no idea if they will be coming back on the sets to shoot or not.
Speaking about the same, Akanksha Juneja told ETimes, “I am in utter shock and sad of what suddenly happened in the city. We were shooting extra because there’s lockdown over the weekend. We were planning to create a bank by working till Friday. We were all prepared. By evening when we got over, we came out and made calls to our home. We got to know there’s shutdown in the city. When we discussed among ourselves, what was gonna happen. We had no idea whether we are shooting tomorrow, not shooting tomorrow or till when are we not shooting.”
The actress further added, “It is a complete chaos because nobody has any idea. It’s an uninformed lockdown. No one has any idea how long it is going to last. Production house said they will inform us as and when they get any circular about it from the authorities. We got to know some areas are going under lockdown and were discussing the same. I am in shock. We just started six months back, it’s new.”
Last year, many shows went off-air abruptly due to COVID-19 and Akanksha is praying that Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2 doesn’t have the same fate as people are loving this show. The actress said, “I pray nothing like that happens. People are loving this show.”
Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2 produced under Rashmi Sharma Telefilms. It is Based on Star Jalsha’s Bengali series Ke Apon Ke Por, it serves as a sequel and a spin off to the series Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. The show stars Sneha Jain and Harsh Nagar in lead.
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