Shivangi Joshi CONFIRMS playing grown-up Anandi in Balika Vadhu 2

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Actor Shivangi Joshi is now set to essay the role of the grown-up Anandi in one of the popular shows, Balika Vadhu 2. According to India TV, Shivangi’s character in the show is different from the first season. She will be playing a 17-year-old college-going girl who is happy go lucky kind of girl. “The character is different from the first season. I play a 17-year-old college-going girl who is a well-mannered, positive and happy go lucky kind of girl. She is very cute and bubbly by nature,” she opened about her character in season 2 of Balika Vadhu.

The Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame is yet to meet the rest of the star cast and she is very much excited to meet them. Shivangi said, “I am yet to meet the entire cast. For now, I have met Randeep Rai who plays ‘Anand’ and Samridh Bawa who plays ‘Jigar’ in the show. I am excited to meet everyone on sets and can’t wait to start shooting.

Apart from Shivangi Joshi in Balika Badhu sequel, Yeh Unn Dino Ki Baat Hai actor Randeep Rai will play the lead Anand and Mere Rang Mein Rangne Waali actor Samridh Bawa is all set to play the role of grown-up Jigar in the show Balika Vadhu 2. The makers are going to introduce a leap in the show where the grown-up characters will be introduced.

Randeep Rai opens up on stepping into Anand’s shoes saying, “Balika Vadhu is one of the most successful shows in television history and, I am glad to have gotten the opportunity to play one of the leading characters, Anand, on the show. Anand is extremely responsible and tends to walk the path of righteousness and is forever indebted to his family for adopting him. I am excited to play this role and hope that the audience enjoys watching me in this virtuous avatar. I am thankful to COLORS for trusting me to portray this character.

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