We know that Karan Patel has quit the popular television drama, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and Chaitanya Choudhary will step into his shoes to play Raman Bhalla. Chaitanya who rose to fame with Uttaran and Kahiin To Hoga recently talked about being part of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein to a web portal. He said, "I started my career with Balaji Telefilms. Recently I did Dil Hi Toh Hai with them. So when they called me for this, they shared with me the idea on how they want to take this role forward. I got on board and yes, I will be starting shoot soon."
When asked about replacing Karan, Chaitanya said, “I am not very clear on that. I am coming in his place for sure. But I am not aware of whether I am replacing him or not. As and when the show progresses, we will also get to know more about it.”
He also talked about his bond with Karan. “We are friends and we know each other. I know him much before we started TV. He is a great actor and has done a fantastic job as Raman Bhalla in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. It is very difficult to take his place to be very honest. Now that I have got in, I will give it my best shot.”
Chaitanya wants to go with the flow while slipping under the skin of the character of Raman Bhalla. “I am just going with the flow. I have a lot of people here to guide me. The directors, creatives will help me to take this character forward. The character has been on for six years. So there needs to be quite a lot of planning to get in and play this character now. It is certainly a huge challenge for me.”
Chaitanya urged fans of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein “to accept him with an open heart.” He added, “I am here to do my work. I keep a very micro-view of things. I am here as an actor and I will do my job. For me it is like a task given to me and I will put in my best for sure.”
According to a source, following a car accident, Raman will undergo plastic surgery on his damaged face. Post this, he will return with a new face.
On a related note, Karan has quit Yeh Hai Mohabbatein as he will be seen as one of the contenders in Khatron Ke Khiladi and he will soon be flying to Bulgaria.
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