Mumbai: ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ fame actor Kranti Prakash Jha has been shortlisted to the play the coveted role of Swami Ramdev in the TV series ‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’ which will be aired on the soon to be launched GEC channel Discovery Jeet.
Kranti Prakash Jha resembles the renowned guru and can emulate the most difficult of yoga asanas with consummate ease. ‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’ is a scripted biopic series tracing Swami Ramdev’s fascinating and inspirational journey from a life of anonymity to a renowned yoga guru, business mogul and national icon. The show is co-produced by Ajay Devgn Film Productions and Watergate Production.
“‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’ has the potential to become one of the most talked about shows in the annals of TV history in India. The title role, therefore, has its own significance. We wanted a fresh face that looks like the real-life Swami Ramdev; and should be able to emulate Swami Ramdev’s mannerisms very convincingly on the screen,” said, Ajay Devgn. “It is never easy playing a real-life legend. I am happy to note that Kranti is ready to walk that extra mile to deliver a strong performance.”
Renowned Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev said, “Kranti’s inherently spiritual personality and his ability to remember and recite shlokas in the Sanskrit language impressed me. I enjoyed having an early morning yoga session with him, he is working hard to get the asanas right.”
“It is a challenge to play a multi-faceted personality like Swami Ramdev. I will do my level best to deliver a convincing performance,” adds Kranti Prakash Jha.
Ajay Devgn also tweeted about the same show, calling the reel to real an amazing work:
From real to reel. Amazingly done! pic.twitter.com/qy91Usbxgy— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) December 29, 2017