Keeping aside the death of one of its earlier lead actors, Pratyusha Banerjee, Colors most popular television show Balika Vadhu is all set for a leap. And while we had told you that actress Mahhi Vij is going to play the female lead post leap in Balika Vadhu, the TV industry is abuzz with news of her male lead! It is none other than hottie Ruslaan Mumtaz! The Bollywood actor who turned to TV with the show Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara opposite Sangeeta Ghosh, became very popular on the small screen. After missing from TV for a while and also getting married to Nirali Mehta in between, now Ruslaan Mumtaz returns to the tube with Balika Vadhu. (ALSO SEE: Ruslaan Mumtaz & wife Nirali Mehta celebrate 1st anniversary in Thailand: Sexy pictures of couple) Also Read - Balika Vadhu Actor Avika Gor Shares Loved-up Picture Beau Milind Chandwani
Ruslaan tweeted, “Baap of all comebacks!!! Can’t ask for a better channel or a bigger show to return to TV. #balikavadhu @ColorsTV”. Also Read - Anandi Bahu to Bikini Babe: Netizens Are Amazed to See Balika Vadhu Actor Avika Gor’s Bikini Picture
Mahhi Vij will be seen in the role of the grown up child bride Nimboli (currently played by child artiste Gracy Goswami) on Balika Vadhu. She will romance Ruslaan Mumtaz, and actor Avinash Sachdeva will form the third person in the love triangle.
But the leap in Balika Vadhu that will take place on April 25 is not limited to the lead stars. Veterans Surekha Sikri (Dadisa), Toral Rasputra (Anandi) and Rajeshwari Sachdev (Mangala) will leave the show. Actress Jayshree Soni will be seen as the villain. Ruslaan will be seen playing a rich boy named Krish in Balika Vadhu.
Ruslaan Mumtaz is the son of actress Anjana Mumtaz. He made his Bollywood debut with MP3 – Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar (2007) and appeared in some more movies like Tere Sang, Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai, Dangerous Ishq and I Don’t Luv U. Let’s see how the chemistry of Ruslaan and Mahhi pans on TV in Balika Vadhu!
Balika Vadhu began with the story of child bride Anandi (played by Avika Gor) and created history by becoming the most watched show on Indian television in recent times. The show had some leaps and character changes, before the current story took over. The show was also talked about when Pratyusha Banerjee, who played Anandi before she quit Balika Vadhu, committed suicide on April 1, 2016, causing a sensation in the market. (Photos: Facebook)