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Karan Hukku plays a photographer in Radhaa ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi. Anil Merani tells more.

tv Updated: Oct 20, 2008 19:39 IST
Anil Merani

He had disappeared from the tube for a few months after

Kahe Naa Kahe

and is now back. Karan Hukku played an over-ambitious businessman in the 9X daily.. now he’s a go-getter photographer in

Radhaa ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi.


The NDTV Imagine weekly soap initially focussed on a mum and her three daughters.. but since it has turned into a daily, a slew of new characters are expected.



Mona Singh is one of them but she’ll only play a cameo. Singh is the

kabab mein haddi

in the budding love story between the leads Mona Wasu and Apurva Agnihotri.



Daughter drama


Hukku meanwhile has been brought in to win the affections of the second daughter played by Ragini Khanna who is desperate to become a model. “She soon falls in love with me because I’m the ideal guy.. rich, suave and creative,” he boasts.



The actor who first made an appearance in the forgettable

Kya Love Story Hai

, doesn’t know what went wrong with

Kahe Naa Kahe

.



Producer Ekta Kapoor had an exclusive contract with Star Plus which meant that she couldn’t shift the show to another time slot nor channel.



“Incidentally, the TRPs of

Kahe Naa Kahe

were pretty high in comparison to the rest of 9X’s shows,” he claims.



Third time lucky?


Hukku had made his TV debut with Kasamh Se but quit it after the time leap. “Who wants to look old?” he asks.


The actor is currently working on his second film, a romantic comedy, Love Mein Aksar, produced by PNC. It features a host of newcomers. Hukku says that his role in Radhaa ki Betiyaan.. will not turn into a full-fledged track because he needs