Balaji Telefilms’ popular show ‘Pavitra Rishta’ is ready for its sequel. Reportedly, actor Shaheer Sheikh is the first choice to play Manav opposite Ankita Lokhande. Ankita will be back to play Archana again after 7 long years. The other cast members will be finalized in due course.
It appears that in the second season, Sheikh will be stepping into late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s shoes as Manav. Official confirmation on the second season of “Pavitra Rishta” and its cast has not yet been received. After SSR left the show for his movie career, actor Hiten Tejwani played Manav’s role for almost 3 years. Pavitra Rishta went off-air in 2014. Recalling her earlier association with the show, Ankita Lokhande, shared a clip featuring her and Sushant on Instagram.
“Pavitra Rishta” teleserial orbited around Manav (Sushant) and Archana (Ankita). The duo portrayed the role of a married couple and became a household beloved. Sushant and Ankita dated for about six years before calling it quits.