Mahabharat, shot in the year 1988 was one of the most successful series of its time. It was known for its accurate facts, impeccable actors, drama and the dialogues that were matched the show’s essence perfectly. Back then, it was only a Sunday to Sunday routine for people but over the years, Mahabharat became one of the most watched TV series. The essence of the show is raw, takes you back in time and relive the memories! Not to forget, the music of the show still gives us the jitters!
Today, we’re sharing some facts that you probably don’t know about the show. A little about the artists, about the music composition, about the dialogues and much more. Scroll away!
#1 Nitish Bhardwaj confirmed the role of Krishna because Ravi Chopra felt his smile is suited and convincing for someone playing Krishna.
#2 Did you kknow that Bollywood biggies Govinda and Chunky Panday were signed for the role of Abhimanyu?
#3 Renowned Urdu poet, Late Rahi Masoom Raza wrote the script of the epic Mahabharat. Apart from these, he also wrote scripts for Bollywood films like Main Tulsi Tere Aangan ki, Mili and Lamhe
#4 Before Roopa Ganguly, Juhi Chawla was confirmed for the of Draupadi. She however, stepped back as she was offered Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.
#5 For the entire cast and crew, shooting the war sequence was the most difficult part.
#6 Praveen Kumar, who played Bhima in the serial, was a renowned Indian athlete.
#7 Rs 9 crore was the overall cost to make Mahabharat
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