Ex Bigg Boss contestant Puneet Vashisht joins the cast of ‘Chandrakanta’!

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TV & Film actor Punit Vashisht, who was last remembered for his stint in ‘Bigg Boss 9′ has bagged a pivotal role in Kritika Kamra’s comeback show “Prem Ya Paheli? – Chandrakanta”. 

Puneet Vashisht in chandrakanta

He will play the role as Virendra’s (who is in love with Chandrakanta) advisor named Badrinath. He will be blessed with the power of being able to impersonate anybody he wishes.

Speaking on the same to India Forums, Puneet said, “I have come back to television after nearly four years. I am working very hard for the character and am very excited to play the character which was played by ace actor Irrfan Khan, back in the first Chandrakanta television series. It brings in a big responsibility as well.”

He also added that he is very excited to work with Sudesh Berry, the king in the show, to whom Puneet is playing an advisor to. He also informed that this is the first time that he will be working with him and how he is looking forward to it.

Puneet got nostalgic while sharing how “Chandrakanta” is so special to him because back in 90’s in the first series, his father had played a part in the show.

Apart from doing many TV shows, Puneet was also seen in prominent role in films like ‘Kya Kehna’, ‘Style’, ‘Happy New Year’, ‘Josh’ etc.

Television’s one of the most loved actresses Kritika Kamra, is also making a comeback on small screen from the remake of fantasy show “Chandrakanta”. She is playing the lead role in the show titled ‘Prem Ya Paheli- Chandrakanta’ that will be on-aired on Life Ok.