“Can’t Let Anybody Homicide Shaktimaan As Ekta Kapoor Murdered Mahabharat”: Mukesh Khanna

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  • Mukesh Khanna spoke about Shaktimaan sequel
  • He moreover talked about Ekta Kapoor’s Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki
  • “Who has given them the correct to slaughter an myth?” he said

New Delhi:

Mukesh Khanna, popularly recognized as Shaktimaan, accused Ekta Kapoor of “murdering” Mahabharat in her 2008 point to Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabharaat Ki. The actor, who played Bhishma in the BR Chopra’s Mahabharat, criticised the producer for “slaughtering” the parable by “striking a tattoo on Draupadi’s shoulder” and “making a vamp-admire image for Satyavati” (essential-grandmother of the Pandavas and Kauravas) in a most modern interview with Mumbai Mirror. Talking about his vision in regards to the unusual version of Shaktimaan, Mukesh Khanna, who previously hinted at a that which it’s essential to also imagine sequel to the purpose to, said: “The unusual version of Shaktimaan can no longer be the manner Ekta Kapoor made Mahabharat (in 2008) by striking a tattoo on Draupadi’s shoulder. She had said that she was making Mahabharat for original of us. Sanskriti kabhi original nahi ho sakti, putri. Jis din Sanskriti ko original karoge, khatam ho jayegi’ (Custom can by no plot be original. The day you are trying and invent tradition original, this could occasionally perhaps also moreover be over).

Produced by Mukesh Khanna and directed by Dinkar Jani, Shaktimaan is expounded to be India’s first superhero point to. Mr Khanna played the notorious superhero and his alter ego Pandit Gangadhar Vidyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri in it.

Revealing that many folks wished to purchase the rights of Shaktimaan from him, Mr Khanna said he refused their provides as he can no longer let anyone “homicide” Shaktimaan as Ekta Kapoor “murdered” Mahabharat. “I will no longer let anyone homicide Shaktimaan as Ekta has murdered Mahabharat. I had talks with essential tv production corporations however issues didn’t determine because it didn’t drop of their formula. It be their loss as whoever makes Shaktimaan will invent cash. Now, I in fact possess a take care of anyone,” he told Mumbai Mirror.

Mukesh Khanna moreover accused Ekta Kapoor of taking half in with info in Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki and said: “If the serial identify could well be ‘Kyunki Greek Bhi Kabhi Hindustani The,’ then I’d obtain Ekta’s Mahabharat. Who has given them the correct to slaughter an myth? They’ve modified the genuine version of Devarath’s ‘Bhishma Pratigya’ to something else and created a vamp-admire image for Satyavati, amongst other issues in the purpose to. They tried to be smarter than Vyas muni (Ved Vyasa, who wrote Mahabharata) to which I in fact possess an objection. I must point out that Ramayana and Mahabharata aren’t mythologies, they are our histories.”

B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharat, which aired from 1988 to 1990 on Doordarshan, featured Gajendra Chauhan, Praveen Kumar, Arjun, Sameer Chitre and Sanjeev Chitre as the Pandavas, Roopa Ganguly as Draupadi, Nitish Bharadwaj as Krishna, Mukesh Khanna as Bhishma Pitamah and Punit Issar as Duryodhan.

90’s cult reveals comparable to Ramayan, Mahabharat and Shaktimaan amongst others possess returned to the miniature display camouflage camouflage on public ask amid the 21-day lockdown. Earlier, in an interview with Bombay Events, Mukesh Khanna gave a hint in regards to the 2nd edition of Shaktimaan. “For the final three years, we possess been working in direction of bringing out the 2nd edition of Shaktimaan, which is original, however rooted in our values. We were working on the sequel as a result of united states wished to know, aage kya hua,” he was quoted as announcing.

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