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Ekta Kapoor fires Hansal Mehta from TV show in 15 days, director breaks silence after 19 years

Arun Sharma

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Ekta Kapoor and Hansal Mehta

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta recently recalled his tough days. He told how his career had many ups and downs. There was a time when Ekta Kapoor showed him the way out of her show in just 15 days. However, in the meantime, he also thanked filmmaker Sanjay Gupta.

Talking to Mid-Day, Hansal Mehta said that once he tried to direct Ekta Kapoor’s show. He said, “I tried to do Ekta Kapoor’s show ‘K Street Pali Hill’. It was a daily soap. I was directing it. “I was thrown out in 15 days.”

This is how Ekta Kapoor pulled it off

Hansal Mehta said about the incident that it did not happen as people think. He said that Ekta Kapoor very politely asked him to quit the show. Hansal said, “Ekta told me, Sir, this has become like a film. This is from 2005. I was escorted out very politely. People have not heard. He called me very politely and said, ‘Sir, this has become like a movie. This is why our show is not running. We have a format, we follow it. I don’t want you to do this. So please go.”

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Sanjay Gupta gave the performance

Hansal Mehta said about Sanjay Gupta that he saved my life by offering me to direct the film. Hansal said that there came a time when it became difficult for him to live. Then Sanjay Gupta offered him a film called Woodstock Villa. Anupam Kher’s son Sikandar Kher made his debut with this film. This film gave Hansal work and money.

Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma

I am Arun Sharma, a versatile news writer covering entertainment, sports, and breaking news.

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