.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sushant essayed the role of Manav Deshmukh and Ankita Lokhande essayed the role of his wife Archana Deshmukh in the soap opera. (Photo credit: Instagram.Pavitra Rishta)

  • Pavitra Rishta 2.0 started streaming on Zee5
  • #BoycottPavitraRishta2 created the buzz as one of the top trends on the Internet
  • Some users also took it out on Lokhande for agreeing to be a part of Season 2

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
'Pavitra Rishta 2' is now out on Zee 5. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Shaheer Sheikh)

  • 'Pavitra Rishta 2' is the reboot of the popular show 'Pavitra Rishta'
  • Shaheer Sheikh has been roped in to essay the role of Manav, which was played by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput
  • Ankita Lokhande will once again be reprising the role of Archana

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Shaheer Sheikh rose to prominence in 2011 when he was approached to play the male lead 'Anant Bajpai' in television show 'Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal'. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Shaheer Sheikh)

  • Shaheer Sheikh has replaced late actor Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Manav' in Pavitra 
  • He is known for his roles as Anant Bajpai in 'Navya' and Arjuna in Star Plus' 'Mahabharata'
  • Sheikh made his television debut in 2009 with 'Kya Mast Hai Life'

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Photo credit: Zee5

  • Sushant played the male lead in season one of Ekta Kapoor’s TV show
  • The actor fell in love with co-star Ankita Lokhande while shooting for the show
  • He died by suicide at his Mumbai apartment on June 14, 2020