On The Kapil Sharma Show for a few episodes the Politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will be replaced with Actress Archana Puran Singh, reported by news agency IANS. Due to poor health Mr Sidhu was unable to shoot for the show. “Sitting on Sidhu ji's chair it feels weird as we all are so used to seeing him on this throne. Kapil called me the same day of the shoot and I couldn't say no to an old friend as we go back a long way," Archana said in a statement, reports IANS. Several shows has been judged by Archana Puran Singh, she has been part of Comedy Circus, which was won by Kapil Sharma.
On the Kapil Sharma Show of replacing Navjot Singh Sidhu, "I'm here only for a few episodes, once Sidhu ji is fit and fine, he will take over his throne. When he comes back to show I wil miss the show and I'll always be waiting for Kapil to call me to come again on this show," Archana Puran Singh told to IANS.
The Tourism Minister of Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu has also been associated with the show and Kapil Sharma from more than 4 years now.
For a year the embattled show was renewed. Due to falling of viewership many media reports suggested that the show will go off air. "I am grateful to the channel for believing in me and our show and supporting us in creating and bringing unlimited entertainment to every household every weekend," Kapil told IANS.
Last March, Kapil's co-star Sunil Grover quit the show after a fight. Allegedly Kapil Sharma was drunk, and is accused of hitting Sunil Grover with a shoe on a flight to India from Melbourne. After Sunil's exit, his other co-stars Ali Asgar and Chandan Prabhakar also quit. However, Chandan Prabhakar returned to the show a couple of months ago.