Ever since her entry on the small display screen, Ekta Kapoor has at all times been a driving drive within the leisure business. Her Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi was a rage again throughout its time. Actor Amar Upadhyay, who performed Mihir within the present, lately even recalled how they as soon as took over Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC in TRP battle.
For the unversed, Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and KBC premiered on the identical date (third July 2000) and on the identical channel. With the star energy of Amitabh Bachchan, it was the latter that noticed an higher hand in TV rankings. On the opposite facet, Ekta Kapoor’s present had opened to very low numbers.
However, after a couple of days, tables turned and Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi surprisingly defeated Bachchan’s present in TV rankings. While speaking to Times Now, Amar Upadhyay even shared that the complete workforce used to go to Ekta Kapoor’s workplace to know TV rankings.
Amar Upadhyay mentioned, “When Amitabh Bachchan sir’s KBC released, it was bang on – fantastic TRPs. We were not even 1, we were zero point something and KBC opened to 6-7 TRP score straight. There was a huge gap and we thought we will never be able to cross that. We thought Bachchan sir’s show will keep on growing and we will also go slightly ahead.”
Amar Upadhyay additional shared that it was his character’s (Mihir) dying, after which Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi witnessed a lift in TRPs.
Speaking concerning the sequel to the present, Amar Upadhyay mentioned, “I have no idea if we will get back, who will be Tulsi because Smriti Irani is damn busy! She’s a minister, so I think it’ll be difficult to cast Tulsi. I don’t know if they’re making or not, or if Ekta Kapoor is thinking on the lines or not.”