“Yeh Rishta…” actress Nidhi Uttam to play Rahul Dev’s wife in “Dil Boley Oberoi”

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Star Plus’ “Dil Boley Oberoi” is all set to go on air from the next week. Apart from the original cast (Nakuul Mehta, Surbhi Chandna, Leenesh Mattoo and Kunal Jaisingh), “Bigg Boss 10” contestant Rahul Dev and actress Sushmita Mukherjee and Shrenu Paritkh have been shooting for the spin-off series.

And now, director and producer of the show Gul Khan choose the one more actress to join the cast of “Dil Boley Oberoi“.

And the actress is none other than Nidhi Uttam, best known for her role of Nandini in “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai“, will be seen as Jaanvi, wife of Kaali Pratap Thakur (Rahul Dev) on “Dil Boley Oberoi”.

“I’ve been playing Nandini since the last eight years now and this character is a breath of fresh air for me in terms of my look and the characteristics as well. Since I play the wife of an extremely powerful and wealthy man, my look is extremely royal and grand,” Nidhi said in a statement.

“It has a slight Bengali influence and I feel it highly resembles that of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s look from ‘Devdas’,” she added.

“I am really excited about Dil Boley Oberoi as it is a very interesting concept. I have never donned such a look and was apprehensive initially, but have been showered with overwhelming response has been quite flattering” Nidhi added.

On working with Rahul, Nidhi said: “He is an extremely senior actor in Bollywood and I hold a lot of respect for the experience he has in the industry. Having said that, Rahul is a down to earth personality and made me feel really comfortable.”