Fans are pouring love on social media for Archana and Manav in the new digital avatar of the iconic show, Pavitra Rishta
Pavitra Rishta, which premiered 12 years ago, became an instant hit and got etched in the audience’s hearts for years to come. Even though the show ended in 2014, it still continues to be one of the biggest and most popular daily soaps in India. The romantic series, which starred Ankita Lokhande as Archana and Sushant Singh Rajput as Manav, became popular for their chemistry so much so that Archana and Manav became household names. In 2021, ZEE5 announced the new digital version of the show with Ankita Lokhande as Archana and Shaheer Sheikh as Manav and ever since, fans have been eagerly waiting to see the new version of their favourite show. The wait is over as ‘Pavitra Rishta… It’s never too late’ premiered on ZEE5 today (15th September) and Ankita Lokhande and Shaheer Sheikh are winning hearts with their characterisation and chemistry.
Fans of the original show are happy to see Ankita Lokhande effortlessly reprise her role of Archana. According to fans, she has brought alive her most-loved character as though she never stopped being Archana. Moreover, fans are happy to see Shaheer portray Manav’s simplicity and innocence so beautifully. They have welcomed Shaheer with open arms as the new Manav. Taking to social media, they further expressed their happiness and mentioned how it is only Shaheer who could have played the role of Manav so beautifully and effortlessly.
Not just Ankita Lokhande and Shaheer Sheikh but the entire cast of ‘Pavitra Rishta…It’s never too late’ have been getting great responses from the audiences for their performances. While Usha Nadkarni is reprising her role as Manav’s mother, the makers have included new actors including Abhidnya Bhave as Archana’s sister-in-law Manjusha, Randeep Rai as Manav’s brother Sachin, Suchita Bandekar as Archana’s mother and others, making for the perfect supporting cast.
Directed by Nandita Mehra, written by Nikita Dhond, Gautam Hegde and Ritu Bhatia, and produced by Actor turned producer Bhairavi Raichura’s 24 Frames Production, ‘Pavitra Rishta…it’s never too late’ is exclusively available only on ZEE5.