8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mukesh Khanna

Mukesh Khanna Biography

Mukesh Khanna was born on 23 June 1958. He is an Indian actor who works in Hindi films and television primarily. He is most popularly known for his portrayal of Shaktimaan in Doordarshan Shaktimaan and Bhishma Pitamah in the Mahabharat. He has worked as a chairman of the Children Film Society, India from which he resigned in February 2018. He is the founder and director of MK Films too. Moreover, he has acted in many Bollywood films for which he got praised by everyone including his fans and critics. To know more, about him, here we are going to tell you 8 interesting facts about his amazing personality that you will be amazed to know. So let us take a start! Mukesh Khanna

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mukesh Khanna

1- Debut

Very few people might know that this aspiring actor debuted with the Hindi film named Roohi (1981), Telugu Film: Dhana 51, Marathi Film: Ardha Gangu Ardha Gondya (2014), Malayalam Film Rajadhi Raja (2014), and in TV Mahabharat (1988) was his debuted project.

2- Well trained Actor

It might be an interesting fact about him that he is a properly trained actor from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, from where he did an acting course.

3- His Biggest Controversy

His biggest controversy till today is when Shaktimaan was aired on television, it started receiving reports from across the country that the show was somewhat harmful to children; as they were trying to emulate Shaktimaan heroic antics and getting themselves injured in the process; leading to their deaths in some cases too. Mukesh Khanna had to clarify the issue in one of the episodes of Shaktimaan too which clearly shows the severity of the issue.

4- Television King

Is not it an interesting fact that he did not get much success in the film industry. But his success in the television industry made him famous, especially with B. R.Chopra Mahabharat and Shaktimaan.

5- Viral Sensation

It must be an interesting fact about him that he became a sensation in India when it aired from 27 September 1997 to 27 March 2005 on Doordarshan. The extraordinary craze for the show was such that children used to get stick to their television sets during its running time; many children even used to bunk their classes to watch the heroic antics of Shaktimaan, which is indeed an interesting fact.

6- A Fine Politician

We are quite sure that you do not know that besides being an actor, he is also a politician and after joining the BJP in 1998, he has campaigned for it in various elections across the nation too.

7- Hates Negative Roles

It is quite an interesting fact about him that he hates to do any negative roles. She had clearly said this in his interviews. He does only what makes him happy to do. He never compromises on his roles.

8- Chairman of Children Film Society

In April 2015, Mukesh Khanna was appointed as the Chairman of Children Film Society, India (CFSI) by the Ministry of information and Broadcasting which is indeed a milestone. He worked hard for his role there but resigned in the year 2018.

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