Fenil out, Amrita to play Pihu in ‘Bade Acche Lagte Hain’
Fenil Umrigar who is currently playing grown-up Pihu in the popular soap, ‘Bade Acche Lagte Hain’ will soon be replaced. She will be replaced by Amrita Prakash. Amrita has done few Bollywood and Malayalam movies.
It is heard that Ekta Kapoor is not too impressed with the new Pihu and she wants her to be replaced by a new actress.
The makers have approached Amrita Prakash to play Pihu. Says the source, "Fenil is talented but the production house feels Amrita would be a better choice." Fenil has been on air as Pihu since a week now. When contacted, Amrita said, "Yes, they had approached me for the role some time back but there is no development since. I can't take up any show immediately because I have to tend to my mother, who is not keeping fine. If they are willing to wait for me then I would be glad to be associated with the show."
Amrita Prakash debuted in Bollywood as a child artiste in the film, ‘Tum Bin’. She then played Soni in ‘Koi Mere Dil Mein Hain’. She also starred in movies like, ‘Vivah’, ‘Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi’ and ‘We Are Family’.
'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’ is riding high on popularity chart. The story revolves around two matured couple, Ram played by Ram Kapoor and Priya played by Sakshi Tanwar and how they discovered love after marriage. The show dragged controversy when the couple shot steamy scenes not once but twice on the show. First time in any telly soap, the protagonists smooched. It broke all records.
The serial is taking leaps and Priya is shown slipping into coma due to an incident.