As we grow fond of a TV show, we also grow fond of the TV stars working in it. So it is safe to say that once our favorite TV show ends, it hurts a lot. However, what hurts a lot more is TV stars quitting those shows midway. They, of course, have justified reasons, but it still leaves us fans with great disappointment. Today, we have compiled a list of the top 10 TV shows and their TV stars who quit midway. Furthermore, if you are curious about them and why they left their popular shows, then you are at the right place. Read on to enlighten yourself.
1. Hina Khan: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Hina Khan, aka Akshara, is one of the most popular TV stars. To say that she gained massive popularity via her famous show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai would not be so wrong. She joined the television drama in 2009 and made a place in every TV fanatic’s heart. However, after 8 years, the actress decided to quit midway. The reason behind her leaving was that she found her role too monotonous. As soon as she quit the show, she joined the reality television show Bigg Boss and Khatron Ke Khiladi. In both shows, she emerged as the runner-up.
2. Disha Vakani: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
Disha Vakani, aka Dayaben, was our favorite character from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. However, sadly the actress also quit the show midway. She joined the sitcom back in 2008 and left it abruptly in 2017. Well, she took maternity leave in 2017 but never made her return to date. This indeed left her fans with so much pain. Even today, everyone expects her to make her comeback.
3. Shailesh Lodha: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
Unlike Disha, Shailesh Lodha, aka Taarak Mehta, quit Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah for an entirely different reason. The actor left the show last year because he was having a conflict with producer Asit Kumar Modi. Furthermore, soon after he left the show, his character was replaced by none other than Sachin Shroff.
4. Shilpa Shinde: Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain
Shilpa Shinde is another famous actress who left a popular television show due to conflicts with the makers. She was popularly known for being one of the Bhabiji from the show Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain. Shilpa Shinde left this popular sitcom in 2016 and joined the reality show Bigg Boss 11. She even emerged as the winner of the reality show.
5. Dheeraj Dhoopar: Kundali Bhagya
Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar is popularly known for his portrayal in the show Kundali Bhagya. He portrayed the character of Karan Luthra. He joined the show in 2017 but decided to leave last year. It would not be wrong to say that it upset his fans to date. The reason why he left the show was that he had new responsibilities in life.
6. Sriti Jha And Shabir Ahluwalia: Kumkum Bhagya
The next TV stars who quit midway are Sriti and Shabir. Our favorite Pragya and Abhishek Mehra in the popular television drama, “Kumkum Bhagya,” also left the show in 2022. They were the lead actors in the front for over 8 years. After quitting, Shabir decided to take on different projects; meanwhile, Sriti became a part of Khatron Ke Khiladi.
7. Nakuul Mehta And Disha Parmar: Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2 was one of the most hyped-up and awaited dramas. Furthermore, Nakuul Mehta and Disha being a part of it were like a cherry on top. However, the duo also decided to quit the show after the show featured a generation leap. Reportedly the actors were not comfortable playing older characters. Now they are back with Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 3.
8. Mohsin Khan And Shivangi Joshi: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Mohsin Khan and Shivangi Joshi quit the show after being a part of it for 5 years. The duo decided to leave in 2021. Furthermore, their reason was also that the show had a sudden generation leap in the show. Consequently, the actors were not comfortable doing older roles.
9. Paras Kalnawat: Anupamaa
Paras Kalnawat was a part of the sensational drama Anupamaa. In the show, he portrayed the character of Samar, which helped him rise to fame. However, he left the show last year since the actor thought that he wasn’t going anywhere in his career with his character. Soon after, the actor made his appearance in a dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa.
10. Aishwarya Sharma: Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin
The next TV star who quit midway is none other than Aishwarya Sharma. Aishwarya Sharma, aka Pakhi, from our favorite show, Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein decided to leave the show recently. It, without any doubt, left her fans in utter shock. The actress gave the reason that she wanted to take up new opportunities in her life.
11. Ayesha Singh: Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin
Ayesha Singh is the latest on the list of TV stars who quit the show midway. She is one of the most favorite actresses among the audience. Her role as Sai Joshi in Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin made her an overnight star. However, due to the leap in the show, Ayesha Singh confirmed quitting the show.
These are the top TV stars who quit midway. What are your thoughts on this? Do share them via the comments below.