Meet the new Pihu of ‘Bade Ache Lagte Hain’

Sony’s popular serial ‘Bade Ache Lagte Hain’ gets a new Pihu. Pihu, the elder daughter of Ram Kapoor and Priya will now be played by Sonia Balani. She is currently doing ‘Suvreen Guggal-Topper of the year’. For quite sometime Ekta Kapoor was in search of a new Pihu and now her search is over with Sonia. The new Pihu will soon replace Fenil Umrigar.

The team is not quite impressed with Fenil’s performance and also feel that she would not fit the bill when her character will turn grey. Says the source, "Sonia has started shooting and her promo will soon hit the tube. This is a big break for Sonia and she is trying her best to impress the viewers with her acting chops."

Sonia confirmed the news, ""I will give the character my 200 percent to make it work for me."

Recently, it was heard that Amrita Prakash will step into the role of Pihu. Amrita has done few Bollywood and Malayalam movies. 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."

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 has taken seven years leaps and Priya slip into coma due to an incident.