Fans of Tejaswi Prakash, don’t be disheartened as the makers of Pehredaar Piya Ki have pulled the plug without any prior notice because they are now coming up with a new story (with a much safer content) but with same cast. Shashi Mittal revealed to a leading tabloid that they are penning a new story to bring in place of Pehredaar Piya Ki. Mittal said, “We are in the process of writing the show. We want a prime time slot and don’t want to get into another controversy this time.”
Sony TV’s Pehredaar Piya Ki is indeed one of the most controversial shows on television. The show garnered a lot of popularity but at the same time received a lot of criticism for its content as the makers were trying to sell their audience ‘a 10-year-old Ratan (essayed by Afaan Khan) falling in love with his Pehredaar – Diya (an 18-year-old) essayed by Tejaswi Prakash,’ is pretty cool. Well, the viewers being viewers demanded a ban on the show objected as it was creepy to watch a kid married to a woman double his age. But nothing much happened except for the show being shifted to a 10.30 pm slot. Later there were rumours that the show will take a 12 years leap to make the content less creepier to its audience. But all of a sudden, the makers pulled the plug overnight without even informing the cast of the show.
According to a report in a tabloid, the producers Shashi and Sumeet Mittal were annoyed with the kind of negative remarks the show was receiving and hence, after discussing their concerns with the channel, came to a conclusion of axing the show. Mittal told the tabloid, “We had written the show keeping the prime time audience in mind. After the show was pushed to 10.30 pm slot, we realised that it was not garnering the response we wanted. So we decided to pull it off air.”
Edited By – Leona Nathan