The makers of Shakti had been making an attempt their finest to rope within the authentic lead couple — Rubina Dilaik and Vivian Dsena. Although Rubina seized the chance and is presently essaying the enduring function of Saumya, however Vivian refused the supply due to artistic variations. The makers tried their finest to work out the deal, nevertheless it someway didn’t materialize. This led the makers to discover a appropriate alternative for Vivian. The search lastly ended with Cezanne Khan from Kasautii Zindagi Kay fame. The actor will substitute Vivian to essay the function of Harman in Shakti.

According to a supply of BT, “After the deal with Vivian fell through, we have now finalized Cezanne to play Harman on Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki. The show is all set to introduce a major twist and a giant leap, and Cezanne will join Rubina to do the needful. The decision to bring in the original lead pair is to breathe new life into the show. The makers are still working on his character and his track.”

In an interview with BT, Rubina talked concerning the present and stated, “I am playing the character of Saumya, a transgender, again. Shakti is going in for a giant leap and we are making a more interesting and risky attempt again, hoping that it will be received well by the audience. It is going to be more interesting than what we had attempted earlier.”