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EXCLUSIVE: Karan Wahi on KKK Made In India, people crediting him for acting & not just good looks post Hundred

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Karan Wahi is currently contestant in Khatron Ke Khiladi Made in India edition where he is showcasing some daredevil stunts. In an exclusive chat we discussed lockdown, performing stunts, working during pandemic and more. Read.

Karan Wahi first left everyone impressed with Remix, a youth based show and then went on to feature in several shows including Dill Mill Gayye. The actor then even turned host for several reality shows and also crossed the bridge to do films. He made his debut in films with Daawat-e-Ishq and went on to feature in Hate Story 4. Wahi also did a couple of web shows, with latest being Hundred. He is currently contestant in Khatron Ke Khiladi Made in India edition (airs Saturday and Sunday, 9 PM) where he is showcasing some daredevil stunts. In an exclusive chat we discussed lockdown, performing stunts, working during pandemic and more. Excerpts below:

How were the last few months for you? What was your biggest learning?

It is the same but we got to learn so much more and do so much more. We sat at home and tried to be better at what we do. Now, we are back to work but work isn’t the same for obvious reasons. But it is better that it doesn’t look the same because if it did, then I don’t feel we will get another chance to be better. 

Things must be different on sets of Khatron Ke Khiladi Made in India. Is keeping social distancing while shooting difficult?

Yes, everyone is aware that they have to maintain social distance. Two reasons for that because the production has reiterated clearly that if we don’t follow the protocols and fail to maintain social distancing as laid down by the team, then we will be sent off. Nobody is to jeopardise their own work, because eventually we are here to work and are getting paid for it. Most of us have said yes to the show because a) we have to work and b) we need to make money to survive. Maybe, that money might not be for basic necessities in our case but a lot of crew members need that for their daily routine. Technicians, work team from the production and channel and the artists themselves have been very strict about the protocols.

Even during stunts, if we have to remove masks, there are certain protocols laid out for that too. We have been given the leverage to keep our masks on if we are uncomfortable.  That sort of camaraderie also helps us smoothen into action. I think hugs and kisses can be done once corona is over.

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Did you have bouts of uncertainty in the last few months about work?

When the lockdown happened, uncertainty was there for all of us, everybody in the media fraternity knows about it, how things can change overnight. I think I am very lucky and blessed that I got the opportunity to host two shows on OTT platforms and there was a show (Hundred) of mine which released. So, I felt it was nice that people got to watch the show, and they could see my performance and react. Eventually as an actor, that is what we live for. 

Personally, I feel I got shows on OTT platforms during the pandemic because I was not too fussy about the money that came with it

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You had two shows to host and another show which released during lockdown…

Honestly, during the lockdown and after it, the question I had for myself was ‘why do I want to work? Is it because I need to work or because I need to make more money?’ Personally, I feel I got shows on OTT platforms during the pandemic because I was not too fussy about the money that came with it. Nobody knows how much money I made. I could have done things for free. People don’t understand that aspect that my want at that time was to work. I believe khaali dimag shaitaan ka ghar hota hai. I remember speaking to a friend of mine that it is going to be very difficult for a lot of us, I am glad that I am financially stable right now but if this continues long, I will get jacked too. I remember the very next day I got offer for my Hotstar show. I just asked myself till ‘yesterday I wanted to work, so, today I can’t be worried about budget.’

I feel the lockdown has just taught me to be more realistic in life. The happiness and contentment I got after shooting in the pandemic, no monetary value can match that. 

What Hundred has done for me, it has open up avenues where people find more things about me, other than my body or the way I look because coming from TV background, there is anyway a little less perspective given to the kind of talent we possess

Karan Wahi

 

Hundred received love. Do you think it opened avenues for you to take up better projects and experiment? 

I feel every project that I have done in my life, which is acting oriented, has been something that I believed in. Whether it worked or not is not in my hand. Primarily, it is the audience who watches it, and unfortunately, a lot of content is not watched by the audience because of a perception in their mind. What the lockdown did for all of us that with people having so much time, and so much content to watch, everyone ended up watching everything. Before Hundred, my best work was Barcode, but if you didn’t watch it, you will never know it. I can’t force people to get the app just to watch one show.

I would rather have people say they did not like my work than I did not watch your work

Karan Wahi

 

I think the response that Hundred is giving me is overwhelming because a lot of people watched it. I keep posting on my Instagram as well that those people who tell us to do good work, please watch our work and if you don’t like it, tell us and if you like, let us know. Because, I would rather have people say they did not like my work than I did not watch your work. What Hundred has done for me, it has open up avenues where people find more things about me, other than my body or the way I look because coming from TV background, there is anyway a little less perspective given to the kind of talent we possess. Thanks to everyone who watched it and to those who made it because people got to see me in a character not many thought I would pull off. I am an actor, I get really happy when people find me good looking but I am the happiest when people comment on the work I did.


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Neighbours updates opening titles after Pierce Greyson recast

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Neighbours is updating its opening titles to reflect the Pierce Greyson recast.

Digital Spy can give an exclusive first look at the new sequence in our video at the top of the page.

This week’s episodes in Australia will see Don Hany make his first appearance as Pierce, after signing up to take over from Tim Robards in the role.

Tim’s last episode as Pierce aired on Australian screens on Monday (October 19).

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The tweaked titles see Don’s version of Pierce spending time outside the local café with his wife Chloe (April Rose Pengilly) and son Hendrix (Benny Turland).

This takes the place of a similar shot from the old titles, which saw Tim’s version of Pierce in the same scenario.

Neighbours fans in Australia will see the new titles later this week, while they air on UK screens in November.

The show announced Pierce’s recast in August after Tim had to bow out earlier than planned.

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Due to changing regulations and travel restrictions in Australia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Tim finished filming four weeks early and chose to fly back to Sydney to be with his wife ahead of the birth of their first child.

Don will be playing Pierce for a few weeks, finishing off the character’s exit storyline.

Neighbours airs weekdays at 1.45pm and 5.30pm on Channel 5 (UK) and 6.30pm on 10 Peach (Australia).


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Anupama Upcoming Story 20th October 2020 : Kavya attempts to ruin Anupama and Vanraj’s wedding

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Today’s episode starts with Anupama starring at Vanraj. Vanraj starts stunned. It was Vanraj’s dream. Leela asks Kavya why she was late. Kavya says she was stuck with something. She adds she wasn’t present but she will take part in further rituals. Kavya asks Vanraj to fill Anupama’s hairline with sindoor. Vanraj stands confused and follows her order. Kavya next asks Vanraj to tie mangalsutra in Anupama’s neck.

Today’s episode starts with Anupama starring at Vanraj. Vanraj starts stunned. It was Vanraj’s dream. Leela asks Kavya why she was late. Kavya says she was stuck with something. She adds she wasn’t present but she will take part in further rituals. Kavya asks Vanraj to fill Anupama’s hairline with sindoor. Vanraj stands confused and follows her order. Kavya next asks Vanraj to tie mangalsutra in Anupama’s neck.

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Here, Paritosh, Nandini and Sanjay alert Kavya to stay away from Anupama and Vanraj. Kavya says wedding is incomplete without bride crying and her vidai. Leela and others agree. Vanraj thinks why Kavya is behaving weird. Kavya performs a dance on ‘ye galiayn ye chaubara’ song. Anupmaa and others join her.

Later, Anupama’s mother cries. Anupama goes to console her. There, Vanraj apologize to Kavya. Kavya asks Vanraj not to say sorry. Other side, Anupama’s mother says to Anupama she has bear a lot at Shah’s house. Anupma says no and explains Vanraj gave her much happiness. Ahead, Hasmukh and Leela plan for Vanraj and Anupama’s ‘griah pravesh’. Kavya stands at Anupama’s side. Hamukh asks why she us standing at brides side. Kavya says half function she has performed from groom’s side now half she will perform from bride side.

Kavya stands behind Anupama and Vanraj. She loses the tie of Anupama and Vanraj and smirks. Anupama prays to God and says she again stepping inside the house so bless her. She enters the house. Kavya stops Vanraj. Everyone stands shocked seeing Anupama and Vanraj gathbandhan has been loosen. Anupama gets shocked. Kavya says to Vanraj he can only tie the gathbandhan with her. Vanraj stands shocked too. (Episode ends)

Precap: Anupama spots Vanraj with Kavya.

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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai 21st October 2020 Written Update: Kaira pacifies Kairav

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