A still from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
TV actress Priya Ahuja, who plays the role of Rita reporter on one of the most loved comedy shows, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is pregnant. Priya took to her social media account to announced the happy news. "Ten little fingers, ten little toes..With love and grace, our family grows.. Cudnt be a better day than today to announce this...Happy Janmashtami ," she wrote.
In the pictures, Priya Ahuja can be seen flaunting her baby bump while holding a cute little pair of shoes along with husband Malav Rajda. The gorgeous actres sis currently vacationing in the Maldives. Priya's husband Malav Rajda is also the chief director of 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'. The duo fell in love on the sets and tied the knot on November 19, 2011.
Meanwhile, the makers of the show have found their new Sonu in Palak Sidhwani. The character was earlier played Nidhi Bhanushali who had quit the show in February to pursue higher studies. Jinal Jain was also in the running for the role, but ultimately Palak Sidhwani bagged the role. As per reports, she has already started shooting for the show and will make her entry by next week.
Speaking to Times of India, Palak said, "I am so delighted to be a part of the world's most loved TV serial. I am thankful to Neela Tele Films, especially Asit sir for believing in me and choosing me for playing the part of Sonu. It is such a great feeling to be a part of a show that I have watched growing up and has made me laugh through the years. To know that I too am going to contribute in making people laugh is just too overwhelming a feeling to put in words. I will do my best to adapt Sonu's character and gel seamlessly with Tapu Sena along with the rest of Gokuldham Society."
Meanwhile, the search for a new Dayaben continues more than a year after Disha Vakani’s exit from the show post the birth of her daughter. Disha went on a maternity leave in September, 2017 and is now a full-time mother to her daughter, Stuti Padia.