TV News: In the corona virus lockdown, BR Chopra’s Mythological Show ‘Mahabharat’ is being well liked. The popularity of ‘Mahabharata’ can be gauged from the fact that after the off-air on Doordarshan, the show is now airing again on Colors TV. In such a situation, the entire starcast of the show has been in the limelight continuously for some time. Talking about Karna of Mahabharata, along with Pandavas and Kauravas, this character has also become a topic of discussion on social media.
Karna’s role in BR Chopra’s ‘Mahabharata’ was played by actor Pankaj Dheer. In ‘Mahabharata’, Pankaj Dhir played this character in such a way that people still worship him as Karna. Not only this, Nikitin Dheer, son of Pankaj Dheer, considers this character of Karna very special. Seeing his father Pankaj Dheer in ‘Mahabharata’, Nikitin Dheer often becomes emotional. This is revealed by Nikitin Dhir himself.
Talking to entertainment web portal Pinkvilla, Nikitin Dhir said, ‘I used to watch my father in’ Mahabharata ‘very happily as a child. I loved his entry in ‘Mahabharata’. He often told me stories related to shows and sets. I loved hearing about ‘Mahabharata’ from my father. My family used to watch episodes of ‘Mahabharata’ again and again. Even today, I get emotional seeing my father in ‘Mahabharata’. All my old memories are renewed again.
Statues of Pankaj Dheer are installed in temples-
Inspired by the character of Karna in the Mahabharata, people even started worshiping Pankaj Dheer. It is worth noting that, some time ago, Panjak Dheer also spoke openly about his character. During this, Pankaj Dhir had told that, ‘I have big idols in cities like Bastar and Karnal, which people worship. After Mahabharata, people started considering me as Karna. People still give me a lot of respect. ‘