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Making of Mihir Virani

Amar Upadhya's popularity overtook that of many big screen actors in early 2000s. For the first time a TV serial had made it on the billboards of the city, and Amar Upadhyay was the leading man of that. Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi was the renaissance of Indian television. The character played by him, the iconic Mihir Virani had brought the country to the streets in protest when the script-writers chose to kill him. But the actor couldn't keep up with the sudden success bestowed upon him.

Missing: One bad decision ruined it for this heartthrob of the 2000s

Bollywood is not for everyone. Some realize it sooner and tread different paths to make different achievements in life, while others keep trying till the industry throws them off.

In this giant rigmarole of realizations and refusals, we have seen many of our loved celebs fading out into oblivion, leaving us wondering, “where are they, how are they...”

We are, hence, starting this “Missing Reports” series where we dig deep into the untold stories of such missing stars. Today we are covering Amar Upadhyay, the man who immortalized the iconic Mihir Virani.

Let us know in the comment section, if there is any star, you want us to dig out from the black hole of Bollywood sanyas.

We have also covered missing reports on Mayuri KangoAnu AggarwalAmrita Rao, and Meenakshi SeshadriAntara MaliHarman Baweja, Sneha Ullal, Sushmita Sen and Fardeen Khan.