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Mahabharata Actor Puneet Issar Reveals BR Chopra Wanted Him To Play THIS Character



Puneet Issar was intent on enjoying Duryodhana

With the nation in lockdown and present TV present on maintain, previous exhibits are making a comeback to entertain the viewers. With the revival of the present, actors from the favored sequence are sharing their experiences and ideas in regards to the present. Whereas Mahabharata actor Firoz Khan just lately shared why he modified his title to Arjun, co-star Puneet Issar has additionally shared some fascinating trivia from his time on the present. Furthermore, Nitish Bharadwaj additionally shared the explanation he refused to play Krishna within the present at first.

Speaking to, Puneet Issar shared that BR Chopra had supplied him a unique function in Mahabharata. Nevertheless, the actor was intent on enjoying Duryodhana.

“Once I went to BR Chopra for the audition, after taking a look at my persona, he stated ‘You’re taken as Bheem’. I stated ‘No sir, I’ve learn the Mahabharat and I wish to audition for less than Duryodhana’s character. He stated, ‘Kamaal hai. Hum tumhe hero bana rahe hai aur tum villain banna chaah rahe ho.’ I advised him that I do know what’s the significance of Duryodhana’s character in Mahabharat. I had learn this e book known as Jayadrath Vadh. It’s maha-kavya by Maithli Sharan Gupt. It’s in poetry kind and I knew it by coronary heart. I recited Jayadrath Vadh and was instantly chosen to play Duryodhan. That’s how I bought the function.”

In the meantime, Gufi Paintal, who additionally performs the function of Shakuni, auditioned round 5000 artists for the present. As well as, he additionally shared how he occurred to forged Puneet Issar and Nitish Bharadwaj for the function of Duryodhan and Krishna. The actor stated, “Puneet had unintentionally punched Amitabh Bachchan in Coolie (1983), and was out of labor. Nitish was noticed in an advert made by the Chopras.”

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