It's 'Nanu' after Shaktimaan, Pitamah for Mukesh Khanna

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 12:10 hrs

Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna, who is being seen in the TV serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai" in the role of a grandfather, feels this character is becoming as iconic as his past roles as 'Bhishma Pitamah' and 'Shaktimaan'.

"I like the role. This character Nanu has become so popular that once I met a little girl at the airport and she told me, 'We watch your show and I wish I had a Nanu like you'. So it's good. This image is gaining prominence, (just as) first it was (Bhishma) Pitamah and then Shaktimaan," the 54-year-old said here on the sets of the show.

Mukesh says he has always been keen on making a male-centric daily soap.

"I had once said that in daily soaps there is one man among six women, but when I will make a daily soap, it will have six men and one woman," he said.

His ongoing show "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai", which airs on Star Plus, features Nakul Mehta and Disha Parmar in lead roles.

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