Mon, 30 Dec 2013 09:15:00 GMT | By PTI

Raqesh Vashisth replaces Karan Singh Grover in 'Qubool Hai'

Actor Raqesh Vashisth talks about stepping into the shoes of Karan Singh Grover in popular TV show 'Qubool Hai'

Raqesh Vashisth replaces Karan Singh Grover in 'Qubool Hai' (© Star Plus)

New Delhi: Raqesh Vashisth is all set to play the lead in 'Qubool Hai' after Karan Singh Grover was asked to leave the show for his alleged unprofessional behaviour.

The 35-year-old actor, who will now portray the character of Asad on the Zee TV show, is excited about the project.

"It's homecoming for me as my debut on television happened with 'Saat Phere' on Zee TV. 'Qubool Hai' is a hugely popular show worldwide and Asad is an enormously popular character. I'm happy that the creative team thought that I would be appropriate for the role.

"The year is ending on a very good note for me as my fans will see me all seven days! Karan (Singh Grover) has already wished me luck and I'm hoping that I can make a make a place in the hearts of the viewers also soon," Raqesh said in a statement.

The creative team from the production house 4 Lions and the channel were unanimous in selecting Raqesh as the lead opposite Zoya (Surbhi Jyoti) in the daily soap.

"He is handsome and good-looking and he looks amazing with Zoya. The best and most important part is that he is known in the industry for his professionalism. We're glad that he has agreed to come on board," they said.

Raqesh will be seen in the new role from the beginning of the New Year.

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