Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 10:
The return of Jessy alias Pralipta Priyadarshini Samal to ‘To Anganara Tulasi Mu’ after her release from jail has created a furor among her serial co-actors, with a main character ‘Dr Meher’ leaving the soap opera.
Bhagwan Behera who plays the main character Dr Meher in the serial has left serial in a huff, yesterday, after Jessy was reinstated as Tulasi.
“ Raja was my close friend . We all loved him. He lost his life because of Jessy. I will never work with such an actress in my life, said Bhagaban Behera to Sambad.
He added that the majority of actors in the serial are dissatisfied with Jessy joining the crew again and many others might leave soon.
The popular serial was facing troubled times after its main character Tulasi played by Jessy was arrested on charges of abetment to suicide of telly actor Ranjit Patnaik aka Raja.
After bringing changes in the storyline she had been replaced by Ollywood actress Lipsa Mishra. But after Jessy was released on bail from Soro jail, she reportedly met the serial director, producer and channel head to take her back.
After considering her case they have called her back into the serial. The storyline has again changed and Jessy has become part of the cast. But things are not so rosy, with serial actors and technicians who were close to Raja resenting her presence.
The serial director Keshav Malik has said that the return of Jessy to ‘To Anganara Tulasi Mu’cast is expected to increase its popularity.