Ashish Sharma, who is currently playing the role of Ram in popular mythological show "Siya Ke Ram", is mentoring the show's new entrant Danish Akhtar, a real life wrestler, for the role of Hanuman.
Ashish, who has previously starred in shows like "Chandragupta Maurya", "Rab Se Sohna Isshq" and "Rangrasiya", used to play Hanuman's role in his community's Ramleela back in Jaipur.
So, he is helping Danish, who is making his acting debut with the show, to play the role of Hanuman to the tee.
"I am personally a bhakt (devotee) of Bajrangbali (Hanuman) and have played the role of Hanuman about seven to eight times, due to which I identify with the character very well. He was Ram's biggest bhakt who never let anything happen to him and Sita," Ashish said in a statement.
"As for Danish, he has made a drastic career change; that from being a wrestler to an actor, so I told Nikhil Sinha (director of 'Siya Ke Ram') that I will personally help Danish prepare to be like Hanuman by explaining him the intricacies of the character," he added.
"Siya Ke Ram", aired on Star Plus, is a unique representation of Ramayana from Sita's perspective.
source : timesofindia.indiatimes.com