Popular television actress Sanaya Irani is making her comeback to small screen with "Meenu Mausi." While it was reported that Sanaya had been paired opposite Aditya Redij of "Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai" fame, a Bollywood life report said that Harshad Chopra has been signed up as the male lead.
Harshad, who was last seen on "Humsafars," and Sanaya have already shot the pilot episode and will soon start shooting for the show.
"Meenu Mausi" will revolve around an unmarried girl Meenu (played by Sanaya) who dedicates her life for the upbringing of her sister's children. On the course of her accidental parenthood, Meenu meets a boy (played by Harshad), who helps her deal with the kids and eventually the two fall in love with each other.
Produced by "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein" writers Sonali Jaffer and Aamir Jaffer, "Meenu Mausi" is the television adaptation of the Aamir Khan-Juhi Chawla starrer, "Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke" (1993). However, on the show, Sanaya will play the role of Aamir, while Harshad will be essay Juhi's character.
The show will mark Sanaya's return to TV after her marriage with Mohit Sehgal in January this year. Sanaya became the audience's favourite with her role of Khushi in "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?" opposite Barun Sobti and the on-screen chemistry between the actors won viewers' hearts.
It now remains to be seen if Harshad and Sanaya will be able to make same the impression.