if she did not find a suitable replacement, she was ready
Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 will come to an end on October 3, 2020, after two years.
The show is produced by Ekta Kapoor and it is a reboot of the series of the same name.
When the reboot was announced, fans were excited to know who would be playing the main characters Anurag and Prerna.
It was later revealed that Parth Samthaan and Erica Fernandes would take on the roles.
While Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 was a success, it has now been revealed that the show will air its final episode on October 3, 2020.
There are no bad feelings and the decision was taken in good spirit.
It has been revealed that numerous reasons played a part in the show coming to an end.
The main reason happened after lockdown was lifted and filming resumed. Lead actor Parth tested positive for Covid-19.
This led to co-stars Erica and Aamna Sharif to do filming from home.
After recovering from the virus, Parth was not keen on returning and subsequently quit the show.
He reportedly wanted to focus on his health. Despite Ekta attempting to persuade him to return, Parth refused to change his mind.
He also wanted to try to make a name for himself in Bollywood.
While numerous actors auditioned to be Parth’s replacement, Ekta felt that if she did not find a suitable replacement, she was ready to cancel the show.
There had been ongoing rumours that Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 would be coming to an end and that it would be replaced by Saath Nibhaana Saathiya.
A source close to the show confirmed that it would be coming to an end.
“Ekta made several attempts to convince Parth to stay on, but he just wouldn’t budge.”
“She thinks that replacing him might break the show’s connection with the audience. So yes, the curtains will come down on KZK on October 3.”
However, the source went on to deny the speculations that Saath Nibhaana Saathiya would be replacing it.
“It will make way for a new fiction show.”
The source explained that the lead actors were also unwilling to play parents.
“Neither wants to play parents on screen. Also, the show wasn’t getting the expected ratings. So, Ekta has finally decided to pull the plug.”
The original show saw antagonist Komolika, played by Hina Khan, killing both Anurag and Prerna. But for the reboot’s ending, the writers are working on something different.
The source concluded: “Anurag and Prerna will get a happy ending, but how it pans out is still being worked upon.”