Hina Khan played the lead role of Akshara Singhania in the popular TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai from 2009–2016. But she lost out on a lot of projects along the way, she says. In a candid interview with Pinkvilla, Hina Khan spoke about the show and why it becomes difficult to leave the television industry.

Hina Khan shared with the portal, “I got my first television show with just one audition, it was easy. But my struggle began after that. There are a lot of ups and downs that you see, and times can get difficult.”

She added, “I did a show (Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai) for a really long period. Even during that time, I got a lot of film offers – big, small – which I had to let go of. I lost out on those opportunities when I was doing that show. After that, when I decided to quit the show and move on, it wasn’t an easy decision.”

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