Ekta Kapoor is one of the famous producers in the television industry. She is well known for making daily soaps, fantasy dramas, and fictitious and supernatural shows. Recently, numerous reports say that Ekta is all set to remake the popular fantasy show Beauty And The Beast in Hindi language and the cast has also been finalized.
Some reports claim that Kushal Tondon was roped in to play the male lead in the serial. But now with the latest development, the producer decided to cast Bigg Boss 16 contestant Shalin Bhanot to play the male lead in the show. According to ETimes TV reports, Ekta Kapoor was impressed with Shalin Bhanot’s acting skills when she recently visited the Bigg Boss house. It seems the producer has revamped the cast.
A source quoted the publication that the deal with Kushal Tondon has fallen through as they selected Shalin for the main male lead role. Salman Khan hosted the show wrapping up on February 12 and the makers of Beauty And The Beast expect Shalin Bhanot to join the shoot immediately after that. However, there is no official confirmation from Kushal on this.
Talking about the female lead, reportedly, Sirf Tum fame actress Eisha Singh has been finalized for the show. The source also informed us that Shivangi Joshi will also be seen in the Hindi remake of Beauty and the Beast. According to the reports, Shivangi will make an appearance on the show.
The shooting will begin in a week and the first episode is being arranged on a grand scale and will be shot across seven days. The first episode will be telecast for an hour to designate the storyline.