The countrywide lockdown brought a little good news for fans of television from the 80s and 90s with shows like Ramayan, Mahabharat, Byomkesh Bakshi, and Circus making a return on television and now fans have requested the re-run of Shaktimaan, featuring Mukesh Khanna as India’s most popular superhero.
We were working on the sequel because people wanted to know, what had happened: Mukesh Khanna
Now, as demand to bring the show back on television is at an all-time high, the actor has revealed that a sequel to the show is in the works. In a recent interview, Mukesh spoke about the same and said, "For the last three years, we have been working towards bringing out the second edition of Shaktimaan, which is contemporary but rooted in our values. We were working on the sequel because people wanted to know, what had happened."
Shaktimaan: The Animated Series in 2011, and a television film titled Hamara Hero Shaktimaan in 2013
The show was followed by Shaktimaan: The Animated Series in 2011, and a television film titled Hamara Hero Shaktimaan in 2013. There are reports that Khanna is working on a sequel to the show and will start working on a follow-up after the lockdown.
Khanna was found another fan base among children in the late 1990s as Shaktimaan
Khanna, who was already a household names thanks to his role as the duty-bound Bhishma in BR Chopra’s Mahabharat, found another fan base among children in the late 1990s as Shaktimaan and his alter ego Pandit Gangadhar Vidhyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri, a photographer for the newspaper Aaj Ki Aawaz.