Those who have grown-up watching the first Indian superhero of TV, Shaktimaan, fighting the evil forces in 90s, have a reason to rejoice. Seasoned actor Mukesh Khanna is in talks to revive the superhero saga again on the small screen.
“We are planning the return of Shaktimaan on television and the discussions are going on with few channels. I can’t committ the date but you will get to see it soon. I am working on my look and body for it. I have already lost 8 kgs and will be losing another 8 kilos. I am not trying to get six pack abs. I want to try and match up with the look that I had 15 years back. People relate to me as Shaktimaan and I can’t offer the role to anyone,” said the actor.
When asked, why he is not considering any young actor for the role, the veteran actor said, “I was very young when I played the role of Bhishmapitama in Mahabharat. I feel an actor can’t be restricted due to age. I feel age is just a number. It depends on how you look and if you will be able to pull off the character with full conviction.”