Lord Hanuman is back on the small screen, this time with lot of visual and sound effects. While, we have seen him playing a vital role in Ramayana, here in Sony TV’s Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman we shall witness his life story starting from his childhood. Produced by Contiloe Pictures, Sony TV’s Hanumaan has some stellar star cast. Here we share’ who plays what’ in the mythology series dedicated to Shri Hanuman.
Ishant Bhanushali, The Bal Hanuman
Remember Tolu of Saath Nibhana Saathiya? Well, the same little boy is playing the role of Bal Hanuman for Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman. This is Ishant’s second serial, and it seems the young kid is already having fun playing the role of Bal Hanuman. When asked whether he has done any preparations for the role, he replied he has read books and watched cartoon movies on him. Excited to play the young vivacious Hanuman, Ishant is being helped by his mom to deliver the shudh Hindi dialogs.
Nirbhay Wadhwa as Lord Hanuman
Well, Nirbhay Wadhwa is the same actor who essayed the role of Dushasan in Star Plus’ Mahabharat. Yes, the same man who tried to insult Draupadi, will now protect Sita from Ravana. Nirbhay is also doing another historical show on Sony TV – Maharana Pratap. Here, the young lad is seen as Hakim Sur, a member of the Sur dynasty who went on to become Pratap’s ally.Nirbhay Wadhwa is the same actor who essayed the role of Dushasan in Star Plus’ Mahabharat. Yes, the same man who tried to insult Draupadi, will now protect Sita from Ravana. Nirbhay is also doing another historical show on Sony TV – Maharana Pratap. Here, the young lad is seen as Hakim Sur, a member of the Sur dynasty who went on to become Pratap’s ally.
For the role of Lord Hanuman, Nirbhay has gained lots of weight so that he can carry the role effectively. What’s more, the young actor has turned vegetarian – Now that’s is a real commitment towards one’s job, don’t you think so?
Barkha Bisht Sengupta as Lord Hanuman’s Mother Anjani
Barka Bisht will be seen as Anjani, lord Hanuman’s mother. Barkha started her career in 2004 with MTV’s Kitni Mast Yeh Hai Zindagi and did several popular serials including Pyaar Ke Do Naam – Ek Radha Ek Shaam, Kkavyanjali, Babul Ki Bitiya Chali Doli Saja Ke, and Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai. She also did item number in Bollywood (Rajneeti) and Bengali films. She is married to Indraneil Sengupta her husband and co-star of Pyaar Ke Do Naam – Ek Radha Ek Shaam. She was also seen in a Bollywood film Samrat & Co. with her husband.
Barkha seems to be excited for the role as this is her first mythological serial. She has accepted the role mainly because Lord Hanuman is quite popular among young kids.
Gagan Kang as Monkey King Kesari, Lord Hanuman’s Father
Gagan Kang is essaying the role of Kesari, the king of the monkey clan and father of Lord Hanuman. Kang is the same person who was last seen in Jodha Akbar as Abul Mali, Mah Chuchak Begum’s son in law and Akbar’s brother in law. Kang was earlier seen in films including ‘Who’s There’and Aala Udhal.
Gagan Malik as Lord Ram / Vishnu/ Krishna
Gagan Malik who was seen as Ram in Zee TV’s Ramayana is all set to play Lord Rama in Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman. Though it is hard to transform from one God to another, Gagan is trying his best to give justice to each of the three Gods he will be playing onscreen. Gagan began his career with Star Plus’ popular show Kumkum. Later, he played the lead role in Zee TV’s Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyaan.He was also seen in Star One’s Shakuntala.
Deblina Chatterjee as Sita / Lakshmi /Rukmini
She entered Indian TV in 2012 with Star Plus’ Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein where she essayed the role of the leading lady, Aaliya Hassan. She is also seen as “Gauri” in Colors TV Balika Vadhu. Deblina seems to be enjoying her role as she gets to don the role of the three Godess.
Aryaa Babbar as Ravana
Arya Babbar last seen in the very popular reality TV show Bigg Boss, will be playing the role of the evil Ravana. Arya who always wanted to do this challenging role is glad that he got to play the role of Ravana who according to him is one of the most colorful mythological characters.
Sharhaan Singh as Raavan’s Son Meghnath
Sharhaan Singh who was seen as Sid in Uttaran, Amber in Zee TV’s Rakhi, is all set to play the role of Raavan’s son – Meghnath aka Indrajit. Patalia born Sharhaan Singh has acted in both Hindi and Punjabi films. In 2008, he acted in Hindi Film Back to Honeymoon with Bad man Gulshan Grover.
Ankit Bathla as Vibhishana – Ravana’s Brother
Ayush Paresh of Hamari Saas Leela and Karan Khanna Of Ek Veer Ki Ardaas…Veera will be seen playing the role of Vibhishana in Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman. He started his career with DD National and also did commercial ads for big brands such as Maruti Suzuki and Airtel.
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