Karishma Sawant has had a fabulous journey as Aarohi in Rajan Shahi’s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus. As the popular and long-running show heads towards its fourth generation and a fresh start, Karishma bids adieu to the show. Aarohi’s character will be shown dead, and this will come as one of the big turning points in the pre-leap climax.

From being a grey-shaded character to being an extremely mature and understanding lady, Aarohi changed herself as life taught her some bitter lessons.

In a conversation with IWMBuzz.com, Karishma Sawant talks about this impeccable show and its cast that has been family to her for all these years. She talks about her emotional exit from the show and more.

Read on.

How fruitful has this journey of Yeh Rishta Hai Kya Kehlata Hai been for you?

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has changed my life. I became an actor on the set, what else can I say? It gave me a career that I dreamt of.

How was it to shoot your last on the show that has given you a new family?

Well, I did not expect it to be emotional. I thought I would be fine, but I did end up getting emotional. Not only was I going to miss the offscreen bond, but also the characters.

What will you miss the most from the set of Yeh Rishta?

As I said, I will miss all the characters whose journey is coming to an end. I will miss the world we created.

What are your takeaways from the role of Aarohi, considering that you have got immense love in the role?

I will cherish the memories created with the entire team and that set which felt like home. I loved playing Aarohi. It started with some shades and how life changed her was phenomenal. She only lived for her daughter. It taught me that motherhood can change you for good.

What do you want to say about the cult show Yeh Rishta which goes on…

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is the iconic show which changes the lives of many for good. All the best thu thu thu

Have you met the new actors of the show? Tell us about your feeling

No, I haven’t met anyone, but congratulations and all the best to the entire cast.

What are the kinds of roles that you want to take up after Aarohi?

I just want to give my best to whatever comes my way with all my heart as I always do.

At the end of it, how would you describe the sibling bond between Akshara and Aarohi?

Akshara and Aarohi’s relationship wasn’t easy but one thing was sure that deep down, family is family and they always knew that and would have each other’s back in times of trouble.

Best of luck for your next!!