The Yeh Hai Mohabbatein star Divyanka Tripathi is all set to make her digital debut with an ALTBalaji series. Divyanka will be playing the lead in Ekta Kapoor’s series. The news was confirmed by the producer Ekta herself. She took the news to her Twitter and wrote, “Ok since ppl got it! An official statement! A love story between two chefs! That shared pain betrayal a past and the love for FOOD!most love stories end in a kitchen this started in one @dorisdey209 @jaya_misra.” She went on to add, “Starting sooon an #altbalajiorignal”.
The show will revolve around two chefs and the hunt for the male role is still on. Talking more about the show, a source told indianexpress.com, “The show will be a mature love story. It will be an emotional tale and will also have a tinge of comedy. Both Ekta and Divyanka are quite excited to start this new journey. Once the male lead is confirmed, the show will go on floors. It’s expected to launch by end of the year. Popular author Jaya Misra will pen the story for Ekta”.
One knew Ekta had something cooking with Divyanka when she commented on one of Divyanka’s Instagram post. It happened during the promotions of her web series Home when she urged everyone to share what home was to them. Divyanka made a collage of all the important people in her life and in that Ekta’s picture was also added. Ekta thanked Divyanka and wrote, “Thanu love ! Ishika cum going to be chef.” Divyanka too replied stating, “@ektaravikapoor yes chef”.
Other television stars who have made their digital debut are Anita Hassanandani and Rithvik Dhanjani with Galti Se Mis-Tech. Television-sensation-turned-Bollywood-actor Mouni Roy is all set to star in Ekta’s upcoming project Noorjahan.