Each actor that was related to B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharat within the late 1980s, grew to become insanely in style throughout the nation. In truth, it will be truthful to say that a few of them loved much more reputation than many Bollywood moviestars on the time. And one such actor was Mukesh Khanna who performed the position of Bhishma Pitamah on the present. Nevertheless, you would be shocked to know that previous to touchdown the mythological epic, the actor was deemed a flop within the business, and little doubt, this used to upset him.
Reflecting on his low part, Mukesh Khanna advised Occasions of India in an interview, “Earlier than bagging the position in Mahabharat, I had carried out many movies that had been huge flops. Individuals labelled me as a flop actor and I used to be deeply disenchanted with the best way issues had been going. Once I travelled by prepare, individuals used to recognise me and ask me if I used to be Mukesh Khanna, however I used to disclaim it and say I used to be his brother. I simply didn’t wish to face individuals. Nevertheless, after Mahabharat, life took a brand new flip and I’m completely satisfied that I did justice to my position and folks beloved me for it.”
Giving credit score for his success to the author of Mahabharat, the actor added, “I want to give a big a part of the credit score of our roles in ‘Mahabharat’ to Dr Rahi Masoom Raza, who wrote our dialogues. He used to inform me how on seeing me, his pen used to write down continuous about my character (smiles). Again then, Bhishma Pitamah made me a family title.”
The reruns of Ramyana and Mahabharat — each of which has loved huge reputation again within the 80s after they had initially been telecast — have as soon as once more witnessed the identical form of craze among the many viewers, laying credence to the truth that product will join with viewers regardless of eras or generations.