We all grew up following Shaktimaan when we were kids. It was probably the first ever superhero show whom we watched and all others came later on. His dialogues and actions used to be the activities of kids in Indian households. Few days before we got to know that Shaktimaan will be back on Television very soon. While discussing Shaktimaan, How can one forget about the roles played in the serial? Have you ever wondered about the Shaktimaan Characters? Let’s have a look that what your favourite actors are up to now?
(1) Shaktimaan- Mukesh Khanna
Gangadhar Vidyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri aka Shaktimaan used to be played by Mukesh Khanna. Two years ago, he had played a character in a serial Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha. The Actor is 58 years old now and runs acting schools across the country. He was the lead and main actor among all Shaktimaan characters.
(2) Reporter Geeta Vishwas- Vaishnavi Mahant
Souce- Amar Ujala
One of the most loved characters of Shaktiman, Vaishnavi Mahant is currently 41 years old and has worked in several TV serials. Currently a part of Tashan-E-Ishq, she also worked in Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke. She got pretty famous after her role as reporter Geeta Vishwas in Shaktimaan.
(3) Dr Jaikaal- Lalit Parimoo
Lalit Parimoo, who played the mad scientist, Dr Jaikaal in Shaktimaan is one of the finest theatre artists. He was recently seen in ‘Agent Vinod’ and now 2014 movie ‘Haider.’
(4) Tamraaj Kilvish- Surendra Pal
Who can forget the evil Tamraaj Kilvish? Among all Shaktimaan Characters, Surendra pal’s role was the strongest one. He played the evil, Tamraaj Kilvish on the show and his act got famous. Now, he has a role in Devo Ke Dev Mahadev and he also takes part in Bhojpuri movies.
(6) Guruji- Tom Alter
The man with ultimate powers, He used to be the guru of Shaktimaan. The man who provided Shaktimaan, the superpowers and also acted as a guide for him has turned 65. A Padam Shree award winner has quitted acting in Indian shows but is a well-known face in English theatre.
(7) Black Cat Shalaka- Ashwini Kalsekar
The 45 years old actor has worked in many Indian tv serials. She was well-known for her role as the black cat on Shaktimaan. She’s also a famous face on Indian television and has been seen playing many roles in on tv.