Speculations were rife that TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor is all set to make a TV remake of Karan Johar’s iconic film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, which starred Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Jaya Bachchan in pivotal roles. Reports also suggested that a newbie will be joining the show in the role of Anjali — Yogita Bihani, who was seen in a promo of Dus Ka Dum, alongside Salman Khan. However, Ekta cleared the air looming around her upcoming family drama.
Ekta took to her micro-blogging site to rubbish the rumours and wrote, “I’m not making Kabhi Khushi Kabhi gum! I’m making a about rich family that own a pharmaceutical business ! The story is completely diff!! Soon on. SONY!(sic)” Speaking of Yogita being roped in for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham remake, a source, in a statement to Mumbai Mirror, revealed, “Earlier, Erica Fernandes of Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi was being considered for the part but thanks to Yogita’s newfound popularity, she will play the part in the show which is titled Dil Hi Toh Hai.” ALSO READ: Yogita Bihani Set To Play Kajol’s Role in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’s TV Remake. Deets Inside
After Ekta recently dropped a hint on Twitter that she will be bringing in a family drama and the rumours started doing the rounds that she will recreate the movie on the small screen. Ekta wrote, “A family soap after years !!! Mostly done love stories recently with d backdrop of family!! This soap will air on SONY …a family that eats together stays together NOOOO a family that accepts each other stays together.”