‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Star Mrunal Jain’s Big Dream: Playing a Superhero

Mumbai: TV actor Mrunal Jain, who has been seen portraying different characters on screen, said he would love to play a superhero for the sake of his son.

Mrunal in a chat with IANS said: “I would love to play a superhero. My son is a big fan of superhero stories, so I would love to play a superhero role that my son will enjoy too.”

The actor started his showbiz journey with the show ‘Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki’ and later also did soap operas such as ‘Bandini’ and ‘Hitler Didi’ shared his views on changing the content of TV shows.

He added: “The content has changed but audiences still like to see the same old drama with spice like a fresher version.”

Appearance is very important for actors, Mrunal asserted, saying, “Yes, appearance is important for an actor. However, sometimes it can go against you because the scenario has changed; With all platforms, the approach to casting has also changed, so maker scripts demand more realistic faces.”

Mrunal was last seen in the fantasy drama ‘Naagarjuna- Ek Yoddha’ and he is making a comeback after five years with ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. We see him playing a leading role and his entrance will add a lot of twists to the story.

Speaking about his role, Dr. Kunal Khera in ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, he said, “I entered as a surgeon who will cure Abhimanyu (played by Harshad Chopda). Let’s see how the writers take the lead forward. The show is a perfect combination of family emotions and relationships. It’s what keeps audiences intrigued despite the show lasting 14 years.

Mrunal was also seen Akshay Kumar-starring ‘Sooryavanshi. Taking a break from the small screen for five years, he shared: “I wasn’t getting the roles I was looking for so I decided to stay away. I made a film, some music videos and was busy with my Tennis Premier League, started by me and my friend Kunal Thakur a few years ago.


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