Mukesh Khanna, finest recognized for portraying the superhero Shaktimaan, has slammed Ekta Kapoor for ‘murdering’ Mahabharata. Ekta produced the present Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki in 2008 and it appears Mukesh Khanna has taken offence to it. The actor performed the function of Bhishma in BR Chopra’s Mahabharat. Mahabharata and Ramayana have made a return to TV screens through the coronavirus induced lockdown.
As well as, Shaktimaan can be returning to TV to convey again a style of nostalgia to the viewers. The actor had confirmed earlier that he’s set to return within the sequel of the favored present. Nonetheless, Mukesh Khanna mentioned that he wouldn’t go the best way of Ekta Kapoor with Mahabharat.
Slamming Ekta Kapoor’s tackle Mahabharata, Mukesh Khanna told Mumbai Mirror:
“The brand new model of Shaktimaan can’t be the best way Ekta Kapoor made Mahabharata (in 2008) by placing a tattoo on Draupadi’s shoulder. She had mentioned that she was making Mahabharata for contemporary individuals. Sanskriti kabhi trendy nahi ho sakti, putri. Jis din Sanskriti ko trendy karoge, khatam ho jayegi.”
Nonetheless, the actor didn’t cease there. He went on so as to add:
“If the serial identify can be ‘Kyunki Greek Bhi Kabhi Hindustani the, then I might settle for Ekta’s Mahabharat. Who has given them the correct to slaughter an epic? They’ve modified the precise model of Devarath’s ‘Bhishma Pratigya’ to one thing else and created a vamp-like picture for Satyavati, amongst different issues within the present. They tried to be smarter than Vyas muni to which I’ve an objection. I need to level out that Ramayana and Mahabharata are usually not mythologies, they’re our histories.”
Mukesh Khanna earlier took a dig at Sonakshi Sinha who did not reply a query associated to Ramayan on quiz present Kaun Banega Crorepati.