Well-known actor Mukesh Khanna, recognized for his characters as Bhishma Pitahma in the epic Mahabharata and small screen superhero Shaktiman is turning 60 on June 23.
In his previous interviews, the television actor, who had once allured the complete generation of kids as Shaktimaan, wishes to bring back the most popular series on the TV screen.
In the year 2007, Khanna took part in a child growth project funded by the administration, Shaktimaan that was directed towards putting a stop to the undernourishment and mother-kid death rate, anaemia in females and health consciousness.
He runs two acting schools in the cities of Jaipur and Agra and has plans to set up more schools in the coming time.
In February 2018, Mukesh Khanna had resigned as chief of Children’s Film Society of India (FSI), citing “lack of care” and “insufficient subsidy” for the advancement of children’s movies by the information and broadcasting ministry.
Owing to such problems, an upset Mukesh Khanna quits as CFSI chairman.
He said, "So far, I have not received any response from their end. The authority has maintained a silence. I am waiting for their decision. However, I want that before I leave, at least people should know what is the problem that CSFI is going through, so that in the near future, it could get resolved."
The actor's tenure as CFSI chairperson was to end during April 2018.
About the problems he confronted, Khanna said, "An our film 'Tennis Buddies' was ready to release and some distributors (were willing to) invest money for a theatrical release, I came across these problems. They advised me to make the film popular by showing it on Doordarshan."
The super star has done many films and television shows in his career. Some of his shows are –