Kapil Sharma, Krushna Abhishek
Kapil Sharma, Krushna AbhishekSony TV

The Kapil Sharma Show has been topping the TRP chart ever since it hit the television screens. Kapil Sharma was undoubtedly given a warm welcome by the audience for his comeback and his comedy show has not only managed to tickle the funny bones of the viewers but has also been quashed the arch-rivalry between Kapil and Krushna Abhishek, who plays an important role on the show.

After Ali Asgar's exit as Kapil's dadi, Krushna Abhishek filled the gaps by slipping into a female character named Sapna - an owner of a beauty parlour - who cracks up her celebritu guests and audience laughing with her unusual gimmicks. Krushna has become household for his role of Sapna and has been receiving prases from all corners. And the actor-comedian, who competed against Kapil during his stint in Comedy Circus, said that he is very happy to collaborate with Kapil and Bharti together after a very long time.

It was always believed that Kapil and Krushna had been at loggerheads for their rival shows on rival TV channels. But Krushna has now revealed that he didn't have any personal rivalry with Kapil further clarifying that whatever rivalry the two had was in connection with the TRP ratings of their respective shows.

"Both of us wanted our shows to be the best and rank high on the charts. Whatever he or I may have said at that time, when my father passed away, he immediately called me. Mera personal equation Kapil ke saath kabhi kharab nahi tha. We have always been respectful of each other. When I was offered The Kapil Sharma Show, I thought Bharti (Singh) bhi hai saath mein, so it will be good. The three of us had done Comedy Circus together and this would be a reunion. I hadn't met Kapil for a long time, but first meeting mein hi the ice was broken," Krushna Abhishek told DNA in an interview.

Krushna and Kapil, so far, have been successful in making people laugh till their stomach hurt with their unmatched chemistry and impeccable comic timings. And one thing that Krushna has discovered about Kapil while working with him on The Kapil Sharma Show is the amount of respect his gives to his colleagues even when he is spearheading the show.

"The show is doing fantastic and it's wonderful coming back with him and Bharti. Kapil works so hard. I have seen that during the rehearsals, he works on everything not just his entries, but even ours. Jaate jaate do-teen punches bhi de jaata hai. This is my genuine feedback. I don't have to butter him up. We share a good equation. We also improvise a lot on stage, and make fun of ourselves — khud ki taang kheench lete hain. For instance, in the first episode we played on our alleged rivalry by saying 'Main paise ke liye aaya (on Kapil's show), izzat toh jaati jaati rehti hai'. In a recent episode, I said, 'Maine tere liye apna poora character badla'. The best thing about Kapil is that when I come on stage, he stands up and gives me the chair to sit. He gives so much respect and space, I didn't know this about him," Krushna said.

Meanwhile, The Kapil Sharma Show has managed to remain in the top 5 spots of the TRP chart ever since its inception. After airring a couple of episodes, Kapil's show had claimed the top spot. However, with new shows on television like Khatron Ke Khiladi and Naagin 3, Kapil Sharma Show slipped down to third spot and further went downhill to claim the fifth spot. And now the show has again managed to secure the third spot whereas Khatron Ke Khiladi and Naagin 3 remained strong on the top 2 positions.