With a surge of 90s reveals coming again to entertain viewers throughout the coronavirus lockdown, viewers are dabbling in a surge of nostalgia. Mahabharata has joined TV reveals like Ramayan, CID, Shaktimaan, and Hum Paanch to return to our TV screens. Viewers who’ve watched the present will bear in mind Nitish Bharadwaj enjoying the function of Krishna in Mahabharata with fondness. Nevertheless, the actor had initially refused to take up the function in any respect.
Nitish Bharadwaj Was Supplied The Function Of Vidur
Nitish Bharadwaj shared in an interview with Hindustan Times that he was initially provided the function of Vidur within the present, Nevertheless, the thought was quickly dropped because it wasn’t an age applicable character for the actor since Nitish was in his twenties throughout the time. This wasn’t the top of his stint with Mahabharata.
He was provided the function of Nakul and Sahdev subsequent. The actor declined the function as he needed to play Abhimanyu as an alternative. Nitish revealed his dialog with BR Chopra on the subject. He mentioned, “He was convincing me entire day to do Nakul and Sahdev. I used to be convincing him all through the day that I don’t need to do Nakul and Sahdev as a result of I knew Mahabharata story and needed to do one thing higher. Earlier than pack-up, he requested me what I actually needed to do. I informed him that I needed to play Abhimanyu. He mentioned ‘okay, we’ll give it some thought when the time comes’.”
Whereas his want to play Abhimanyu by no means panned out, Nitish Bharadwaj was once more approached for the function of Krishna in Mahabharata. The actor admitted that he dodged giving a straight reply for days. He wasn’t assured about taking over such an vital function. Nevertheless, Nitish finally ran into BR Chopra.
“He obtained to know that I used to be there. He requested me ‘what’s your drawback, I’m calling you for display screen take a look at, why are you avoiding?’ I informed him ‘You want a extra skilled particular person, how are you going to have a brand new particular person enjoying the mahanayak (Krishna)’. He mentioned ‘you all the time needed to play function, no less than seem for the display screen take a look at’.”
The remainder as they are saying is historical past. Nitish Bharadwaj went on to play the function of Krishna in Mahabharata and gained the hearts of the viewers.