The weekend is here and it’s time to take a look at the top 5 news of the week. A lot has been happening on the telly land this week. Here are 5 things that you can’t afford to have missed this week. From Rithvik Dhanjani quitting Super Dancer 2 to Jay Soni becoming a father, 5 things that rocked the TV Industry this week.

Here’s the final cast of Ekta Kapoor’s Naagin 3

Ekta Kapoor is returning with the third installment of her much-celebrated fiction series Naagin. While the first two seasons starred television hotties Mouni Roy and Adaa Khan, the third season will feature Surbhi Jyoti and Anita Hassanandani as the female leads in the show. Reportedly, Surbhi will play a positive character, while Anita will be seen as the antagonist. TV Czarina promises to bring alive a more thrilling and exciting tale this time. If you’re wondering who will replace Arjun Bijlani in the third installment of the Naagin franchise, it’s none other than Pearl V Puri, who has bagged the lead role. The reports also suggest that  leggy lass Karishma Tanna, who appeared in the Salman Khan-hosted show Bigg Boss, has been roped in to play a substantial role in the drama.

Rapper Akash Dadlani And Singer Pawni Pandey To Come Together For A New Song

Bigg Boss 11 contestant Akash Dadlani, who entered the Salman Khan-hosted controversial reality show as a ‘commoner’ and soon became one of the finalists, was eliminated this week (during the mid-week elimination). It was truly shocking to see one of the strongest contestants getting evicted. However, post eviction, the Rapper has a surprise for all of you as he is coming up with a single soon with a well-known singer of Bollywood. The Rapper told us, “I have a very big surprise for you. I am doing a song with Pawni Pandey, who sang Laila Main Laila for Shah Rukh Khan starrer film ‘Raees’.” Excited much?

Gautam Rode To Make A Small Screen Comeback

Television hottie Gautam Rode, who shot to fame with Star Plus’ popular serial Saraswatichandra and has starred in a few successful male-dominated shows like Mahakumbh and Suryaputra Karn, among others, is all set to return to the small screen with a new show. If latest media reports are to be believed, the actor has bagged a new show, that is tentatively titled Mithi. According to some reports, Gautam was also spotted shooting the show’s pilot in Kashmir. Reportedly, the show is slated to go on floors later this year.

Jay Soni To Become A Father Soon

Jay Soni, who is best known for his characters in Star Plus’ Sasural Genda Phool and Baa Bahoo Aur Baby, tied the knot with Pooja Shah in a small ceremony in 2014. Well, here’s a good news, the couple is expecting their first baby. Jay, who found love in an arranged marriage, is all set to join the ‘Daddy Cool’ bandwagon. Sharing a picture of himself with his dearest wifey, who is flaunting her baby bump in the picture, on his Instagram handle, an elated Jay announced that he is all set to become a father. Reportedly, the baby is due in April.

Rithvik Dhanjani Quits Shilpa Shetty’s Super Dancer 2

Actor and anchor Rithvik Dhanjani, who was last seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8, has been hosting Shilpa Shetty’s show Super Dancer Chapter 2 but the actor had to bid goodbye to his show, which he has been hosting since 2 seasons. Reports suggest that Super Dancer Season 2 was supposed to bid adieu in January but the channel decided to extend the show since it received a great response. However, Rithvik had given them dates only until January and post which he is shooting for Karan Johar’s India’s Next Superstar. Therefore, the actor had bid adieu to Shilpa Shetty’s show midway. Watch this space for further updates.