When we reached out to Vaishnavi, she agreed that she was no longer a part of the show. “They told me they were bringing in another actor to play the part,” she said.
“The days on which they wanted me to shoot I wasn’t available because I had some other engagements. This is the main reason why I think I was replaced. I loved being a part of the show but some things are just not meant to be,” she added.
There were also rumours about her being unhappy with the track. To that, she said, “I want to put all those rumours to rest because it wasn’t like that. The track was related to domestic violence and yes, I was not comfortable doing it. But I didn’t refuse to do it because I am an actor and at a time like this, finding work isn’t easy. Also, I am in a vulnerable state right now and I don’t want to do anything which disturbs my mental peace. But replacing me was the producer’s call and I couldn’t have done anything to stop it. However, it didn’t end on a bad note.”
The actress, who is known for her role as Inspector Tasha in C.I.D. and Jahnvi in Na Aana Is Des Laado, has been working non-stop since 2008 when she began her telly career. “I think now is the time when I should focus on myself as well. Work will happen too simultaneously,” she signed off.