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Actors who threatened to quit their TV shows… but Did they?

Karan Mehra-  Naitik in ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’Karan Mehra

Karan Mehra, popularly known as Naitik from ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, recently declared he was quitting his eight-year long show. But in no time, he changed his mind. Whether Karan was given a raise or a promise that his role would be made meatier in the near future is still unclear, but this is not new to tellyland. A number of actors in recent times have announced their decision to opt out, only to quietly return to the set and act as if nothing happened.

Dipika Samson -Simar in ‘Sasural Simar Ka’Dipika Samson 1 - Copy

In May 2014, news of Dipika quitting the show started doing the rounds. She said she was unhappy with her track. Some actresses were even shortlisted to play her character. But within two weeks, Dipika was back. Along with a monetary hike, her role too underwent a change.

Jasmin Bhasin -Twinkle Kunj Sarna in ‘Tashn-E-Ishq’jasmin bhasin - Copy

There have been constant reports about the actress wanting to quit the show after her track was given lesser prominence. This happened after Shritama Mukherjee entered the show. Despite rumors, Jasmin continues to be a part of the cast. We hear the makers have promised to make her role better soon.

Shivaji Satam – ACP Pradyuman in ‘CID’shivaji

The actor who plays ACP Pradyuman put in his papers a few years ago citing issues with producers. But he was back and even said he will never quit the show. Perhaps that was just a publicity stunt to boost the ratings of the show.

Kapil Sharma – ‘Comedy Nights With KapilKapil-Sharma-Smile-Wallpaper

His ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’ may have gone off air, but in the past one year, there were constant rumors of Kapil Sharma wanting to opt out of the show. He would apparently negotiate his terms with the channel and stay back after being promised a better deal.

Tejaswi Prakash Wayangankar – Ragini in ‘Swaragini’Tejaswi-Prakash-Wayangankar-Photos

News of Tejaswi quitting the show went viral a couple of months ago. She was apparently not happy with her negative track. But within a few days, the actress denied making any such statement. Her track soon became positive on the show.

Ruhannika Dhawan – Ruhi in ‘Ye Hai Mohabbatein’ruhanika-dhawan

Ruhaanika Dhawan’s mother admitted in September 2015 that there were issues with the production house regarding the shift timings. She also said that she didn’t want her daughter’s education to be compromised. But the child artiste still continues to be a part of the show. Wonder what brought about this change of heart?

Vivian DSena – RK in ‘Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon’vivian-dsena-tv-actor-forcelebrities.com_

He left the show early last year as he wanted to play more meatier roles. A new lead Gunjan Utreja was introduced but when the ratings when down, Vivian was brought back a few months later. This time at a much higher pay packet.

Spandan Chaturvedi – Chakor in ‘Udaan’Chakor-in-Udaan

The child actor threatened to quit the show many times owing to long working hours and there were rumours of her having bagged a new show. But she continued playing Chakor till the end; just recently the show took a time leap.

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