Paridhi Sharma to be the new lead actress of Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi
Tellydhamaal had earlier reported that TV actress Puja Banerjee has quit Star Bharat’s Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi. The actress played the titular role of Goddess Vaishno Devi on the show.
Recently, Puja got married to longtime boyfriend Kunal Verma in March. The show would have soon resumed its shoot but Puja has decided to bid adieu. Speaking on the same, she said, “I had recently become a part of the show but the shoot was suspended due to the lockdown. And, now I have realised that I don’t want to work and give some time to my marriage. I have my personal reasons to quit the show.”
The makers of the show have been looking out for replacement of the actress and popular TV actress Tejasswi Prakash, Rubina Dilaik and Meera Deosthale were reported to have been considered for the role of Maa Vaishno Devi
Now, as per latest reports, TV actress Paridhi Sharma has been finalized to play the lead role in the show. Paridhi is best known for her role in Jodha Akbar and Patiala Babes. In both her previous shows, the talented actress has delivered shown shades of a subtle and strong characters and seems to be apt for the role of Maa Vaishno Devi.
An official confirmation is awaited by the makers.
Maa Vaishno Devi, a riveting mythological drama series very powerfully outlines how Maa Vaishno Devi changes people’s lives even in her childhood by addressing grave problems of pain, hunger and poverty that touches her soul. And as she grows up, how she fights every battle she faces in order to achieve her higher purpose and how she strives to end Paap (the evil in the world) and not the Paapi (the sinner).
The show boasts of a stellar cast. While Hrishikesh Pandey plays King Ratnakar, Goddess Vaishnavi’s father, Toral Rasputra essays the role of her mother, Madhirakshi Mundle portrays Maa Laxmi and Ishita Ganguly plays the role of Maa Kali. Child actress Maisha Dixit played the role of young Vaishno Devi in the series and later Puja Banerjee played the role of Goddess Vaishno Devi.
The ensemble cast also includes names like Vikas Verma, Manisha Rawat, Preetika Chauhan, Preet Kaur Nayak, Vijhay Badlaani, Aarav Choudhary, Sharad Gore, Kapil Arya, Vikas Salgotra, Sialesh Gulbani amongst others in key roles.
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