Kranti Prakash Jha and Ajay Devgn
After selecting child actor Naman Jain as young Ramdev, actor Kranti Prakash Jha of ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ fame has been shortlisted to play the coveted role of adult Baba Ramdev in his biographical TV series ‘Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh’. The series will showcase the life of the yoga guru tracing his journey from a life of anonymity to a renowned yoga guru, a business mogul to a national icon. Produced by actor Ajay Devgn, the show will be aired on the soon to be launched GEC channel Discovery Jeet. Speaking to a leading daily, Ajay said, “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.” Ajay shared the news on Twitter with a gif, have a look.
From real to reel. Amazingly done! pic.twitter.com/qy91Usbxgy
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) December 29, 2017
Talking about Kranti, the renowned Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev said to a leading daily, “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.”
Kranti Prakash Jha, who is equally excited about the role, said, “It is a challenge to play a multi-faceted personality like Swami Ramdev. I will do my level best to deliver a convincing performance.”