- Viral mashup video taking the internet by storm
- Rupal Patel happy that her character of Kokilaben is being used for memes
- She says, “Only prominent characters or personalities become a subject of memes or caricatures,”
Rupal Patel of Saath Nibhana Saathiya fame has been trending on social media platform owing to a mashup video featuring her and other actresses of the show including Rucha Hasabnis (Rashi) and Giaa Manek (Gopi Bahu).
In the viral video Rupal, who plays the famous matriarch Kokilaben on the daily soap can be seen rapping to scold her daughters-in-law in an auto tuned clip.
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First World Problems • Made Kokila Ben sing this time • I love doing harmonies, enjoyed this one a lot • Kahi share karoge toh credits zaroor dena. Aapke pyaar ke liye bohot saara dhanyawaad!♥️♥️♥️ #dialoguewithbeats #kokilaben #gopibahu #rashi #cooker #saathnibhanasaathiya #yashrajmukhate #ymstudios
Yashraj Mukhate, a singer-producer from Aurangabad, Maharashtra, converted the small scene from the daily soap which was concluded back in 2017 and re-runs now airs on Star Maa, Saath Nibhana Saathiya, into the hilarious music video. And now, Rupal has reacted to her viral clip saying the character of Kokilaben was a milestone in her career.
About the video by Yashraj, Rupal said that she came in touch with him and expressed her gratitude.
Rupal said, “My sister-in-law sent me a message about it. Later my co-actor, Rhea Sharma sent me the rap. My immediate reaction was surprise and shock. I was perplexed about how Yashraj got this clip since I never sang on the show.”
She added, “Later, I realised that it’s a rap and he has used my dialogues for it . I liked it so much that I asked a few friends for his number. I spoke to him and expressed my gratitude,” while speaking to a leading news agency of the country.
The 45 year old actress also said, “Only prominent characters or personalities become a subject of memes or caricatures, and I am proud that Kokilaben is one of them.” Rupal can currently be seen on Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke which is produced by Rajan Shahi and directed by Ashish Shrivastava. It stars Shaheer Sheikh and Rhea Sharma in lead roles.