Television actor Sunil Grover hit headlines earlier this year when he walked out of the garb of his popular character, Gutthi, in Kapil Sharma’s stand-up ­comedy show, to play Chutki in another show.
couldn’t create the same magic on the small screen, and reports about Sunil being in talks with his ex-buddy Kapil to make a ­comeback on his show surfaced.
The latest buzz is that Sunil indeed reached the studio of Kapil’s show to shoot for a sequence, but it was called off midway. “It was Kapil’s decision to have Sunil back on board ... But the channel had not yet approved of his entry, so the shoot had to be cancelled. Sunil is now off to the US for a month. So, there’s no ­surety if he will be back on this show,” says an insider.
Meanwhile, the rift between Kapil and his host channel seems to be out in the open. After announcing on Twitter last week about the ­closure of his stand-up comedy in September, in a recent interview he lashed out saying that he does not owe his success to any channel.