Ramayan’s Lakshman Sunil Lahri says ‘people would touch feet’ out of respect when he went grocery shopping – tv


Sunil Lahri of Ramayan fame has mentioned the present comes with a producing date however not an expiry as “even after 10-15 years when it re-telecasts, it will get the same response”. Still generally known as Lakshman from Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, Sunil has additionally revealed that originally, he wasn’t too desperate to star within the undertaking.

In an interview to Pinkvilla, Sunil mentioned, “I wasn’t very happy in the beginning when I was doing Ramayan because I lost a lot of film work because of this commitment. Today, I am happy because even after so many years people believe, recognise and are talking about it; it is more than what it was earlier.”


Talking in regards to the recognition and respect that got here with the present, Sunil mentioned, “The first memory which comes to my mind when I think about Ramayan is the madness of the audience, the adulation and how people used to identify us while we were out for grocery shopping or strolling. Out of respect, people would touch feet and greet me because they connected with us and the characters.”

Ramayan, which is re-airing on Doordarshan, turned the world’s most-watched present on April 16 with 7.7 crore viewers, DD National posted on its official Twitter deal with on late Thursday night time.

Also read: Ramayan’s Sita Dipika Chikhlia turns 55, says ‘When I am no more, my body of work shouldn’t only be Ramayan’

Ramanand Sagar had made a complete of 78 episodes of this serial, primarily based on Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas. From 1987 to 1988, Ramayan turned essentially the most watched serial on the planet. Till June 2003, it remained recorded within the Limca Book of Records as “the most watched mythological serial in the world”.

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