As per latest reports in Mumbai Mirror, Indian television producer Ekta Kapoor has been approached producer by actress Ankita Lokhande to come up with a second season for Pavitra Rishta as an eulogy to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Pavitra Rishta featured Anikta and Sushant as the lead pair.
Quoting a source, the report said: “The show was close to Sushant’s heart as it gave him the platform to scale new heights and both Ekta and Ankita feel that a new season will be the best tribute to the deceased actor.”
The report further went on to state that Ekta showed her excitement about the idea and will brainstorm with her writers to see how to take the story forward. “Ekta has spearheaded several sequels on TV, including Hum Paanch, Kasautii Zindagii Kay and Naagin. It was Ankita who approached Ekta with the idea and since Pavitra Rishta is a special show for her too, she immediately agreed. She will sit with her team of writers and explore how to take the daily soap forward.”
Sushant sudden demise by suicide on June 14 sent massive shockwaves in the industry. Ankita and Sushant were dating for six long years before they parted ways in 2016. Sushant then went on to make his Bollywood debut with Kai Po Che. Meanwhile, Ankita continued with television for many years before making her Bollywood debut with Manikarnika in 2019.
On Sushant Singh Rajput’s one month death anniversary, Ankita had lit a diya and captioned it as‘child of God’. Ekta had written on Instagram: “Rest In Peace sushi!!!! We will smile and make a wish when we see a shooting star and know it’s u!!!! Love u forever!!”