Shaktimaan is a super popular show that has a very huge fan base. It was aired first time on television in September 1997 on DD1 and is one of the longest running shows. It ran for eight years long successfully without any interventions. The title role was played by Mukesh Khanna. He is the creator of the show and was inspired by the kids in his family watching superhero shows on TV. It is the first ever show that was sponsored on TV by Parle G from the very first episode.
The comic books of the show were also released in multiple languages. Today, we are going to talk about the actors of Shaktimaan and where are they now.
Indian superhero Shaktimaan was said to be the rebirth of Shri Satya, who had formed the Suryanshi Sect after the tussle of Mahabharat. He is meant to end bad in the world. To the audience surprise, Shaktimaan also had another man hiding inside him just to cover up his original Shaktiman self - a geeky photographer Pandit Gangadhar Vidyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri. Shaktimaan not only fought bad evil in each episode but always had some moral lessons for the younglings watching the show.
Vaishnavi plays as Geeta Vishwas in the show. Geeta played a brave journalist in a daily newspaper. She was the one report everything about the superhero and his deeds and also the one to title him as Shaktimaan. Vaishnavi was loved as Geeta by many of the fans of the show.
The antagonist is as popular as the protagonist in this show. Surendar Pal played the antagonist Tamraj Kilvish. He lived thousands of years and was destined to be demolished by Shaktimaan.
Kilvish is meant to rule the world by spreading darkness, hatred, sin and bad. He and his team would always say ‘andhera kayam rahe’ hinting at their objective. With the progressing of the show, Kilvish took the avatar of a wolf. Surendra is popular for his role in the show. He also played in films like Khuda Gawah, Sehar and Jodhaa Akbar.