Popular television actress Erica Fernandes, who was last seen in Sony serial Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi, will work in the remake of Ekta Kapoor’s TV serial Kasautti Zindagii Ki, which starred Shweta Tiwari and Cezanne Khan earlier.

A year ago, Ekta Kapoor hinted at making the remake of the show and now the latest buzz is that Erica Fernandes has been roped in to play the lead in the show. Erica is set to play Prena Basu in the remake. Many fan pages upload the clips of the actress shooting the promo of the TV serial.

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The first look of Erica from the promo shoot gave us glimpses of her uncanny resemblance to Shweta Tiwari. She is donning a black Indian dress with a red dupatta flying all around, the makers are recreating the iconic song, sending audiences’ excitement level up.

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Recently, Ekta Kapoor met the Star Plus team and then tweeted, “So met @StarPlus team yest !emo moment for me!! About to announce a ‘remake’ of a old epic saga!let d ride of nostalgia begin JAI MATA DI.”

Erica is ex-Miss India and has worked in quite a few South Indian films and debuted in Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi. Buzz also came up that her Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi co-star Shaheer Sheikh will play Anurag but the actor has already signed Mughal-e-Azam on Colors TV. So, the male lead is still on and makers will announce when the main lead and promo is locked.

Kasautti Zindagii Ki went on air in 2001 and ran successfully for eight years. Already waiting for the show?