Star Plus superhit drama Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon completed 10 glorious years on June 6. The show starred Sanaya Irani and Barun Sobti as the main leads. The show gained mass popularity and Barun and Sanaya’s chemistry was very much loved by the audience.
Recently, as the show completed 10 glorious years, Sanaya Irani, who played Khushi Kumari Gupta, took to her Instagram and penned a heartfelt note. The actress shared the post a day late and cited the reason for being occupied with interviews.
Sanaya posted a picture with Barun Sobti and wrote a long note which read, “Celebrating 10 beautiful years of IPKKND. I know I’m a day late but yesterday just went in interviews, which I hope you all enjoyed. So here goes a lot of thank you’s are due. Let’s start from the top. Thank you @gulenaghmakhan for being the only one who believed that I could play Khushi ????. Thank you @nissarparvez I know u weren’t convinced I could play the part but thanks for all the help and encouragement you gave me once the journey began. I want to thank all the directors and their team who worked tirelessly on the show and my most favourite A.D. Afzal. @hrishidop and @abhishek28dop thank you for making sure I looked lovely in every single frame. Thank you to the team of writers @hegdeg (you being my favourite ????????), thank you for a beautiful story, for your words and making Khushi such a memorable character. Special shout out to @lata_sreedhar you are the reason the production was sooo awesome and ofcorse the reason why we all put on weight ????????, there was never a dull moment with u around.”
Later in her note, She thanked all her co-actors and said, “Now coming to the icing on the cake, thank you to all my co actors for making the set such a fun and positive atmosphere to work in, not a single day felt like work with u guys. From talented actors to wonderful human beings you guys are the best @officialabhaparmar @jayshreetalpade @utkarsha_naik @pyumorimehtaghosh @deepalipansareofficial @iakshaydogra @aabhaasmehta @kaurdalljiet @karangodhwani_kgod @divasana #sanjaybatra #rajeshjais and of course kushi’s Arnav @barunsobti_says.”
At last, she concluded the note expressing her gratitude towards the audience and wrote “Last but not the least, the cherry on the icing, and that being all you lovely viewers across the world. IPKKND is what it is only because of you guys. Thank you for showering us with so much love ❤️ over the last 10 years, it is the most overwhelming and heart warming feeling. I feel extremely grateful for being a part of ipkknd, a show that gave me friends like family, that put me on the map and for all the love and warmth I have received from each and every one of you. Forever grateful ❤️❤️.”
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Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon also had an extension and in 2015, Hotstar launched an eight-episode web series, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Ek Jashn, where the storyline of the show was taken forward. Barun Sobti and Sanaya Irani reprised their respective roles as Arnav and Khushi.
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