New Delhi Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana is being broadcast again on DD National during the Corona virus lockdown. This mythological serial is getting tremendous response in the telecast as well. Ramayana, which aired for the first time in 1987, was acted by many such artists, whose film is also deeply printed on the screen. However, due to not being able to keep pace with the times, the actor later went anonymous.
One such great artist is Vijay Arora, who played the important role of Ravana’s son Indrajit i.e. Meghnad in Ramayana. Ravana’s character in the Ramayana was Gujarati entertainment industry’s Veteran Arvind Trivedi. During the seventies and eighties, Vijay Arora appeared as a hero and co-star in several important Hindi films.
Film Institute’s Gold Medalist
Vijay Arora had studied it before appearing in films. He graduated in 1971 from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Handsome Vijay made her debut in the 1972 film Needa with Reena Roy. This was also the first film of Reena. He appeared in rakhi and handcuffs with Asha Parekh, the Veteran actor of that era. However, his stardom came from Parvaz in 1973’s Yaadon Ki Baaraat, in which he teamed up with Zeenat Aman. The main hero of the film was Dharmendra. This film had greatly increased his female fans.
Rajesh Khanna gets insured
When Vijay started his career in the seventies, Rajesh Khanna was ruling the hearts with the Hindi film industry. It is said that Vijay’s increasing popularity after the procession of memories had insured Rajesh Khanna as well. After this Vijay acted in films like Fagun, Ek Fist Aakash, Justice, 36 Hours, Roti. Incidentally, the lead role in Roti was played by Rajesh Khanna.
Ramayana brought tremendous popularity
Vijay Arora started his career on the small screen with the 1986 series Vikram and Betal. However, he gained popularity from the 1987 Ramayana. Vijay played the character of Indrajit, who was not very tall, but with his performance he left a deep impression in this character as well. Vijay was around 43 years old when he played this character. He died in 2007 of stumbling cancer.