Nishkarsh has been gaining new insights on mythology and has a better understanding of them compared to other kids of his age.
Author: IWMBuzz Editorial Team
30 January 2019
Acting is a process wherein with each
role, the artiste evolves and learns something new. Actors gain insights on
various cultures and religion as the show and their character progresses. It's
a similar case for the extremely talented Nishkarsh Dixit, who is playing the
role of Lord Ganesh in Sony Entertainment Television's Vighnaharta Ganesh. As
Lord Ganesh, Nishkarsh has been gaining new insights on mythology and has a
better understanding of them as compared to other kids of his age. He has
engrossed himself so much into the character that he is learning the Vedas and
the Mantras to ensure he does complete justice to his on-screen character.
As per the current track, the show is
taking viewers through the story of Durgmasur, who has stolen all the four
Vedas and because of this, the Vedas have started losing all their powers and
people on earth have forgotten the Vedic mantras. Lord Ganesh takes it upon
himself to get the Vedas back from him. To revive the Vedic powers, he started
chanting the mantras again and got the Vedas back from Durgmasur successfully.
The four mantras that he chanted was Om Asato ma Sadgamaya', Om Swasti Na
Indro', Om Dyauha Shantirantariksha' and Gayatri Mantra'.
Since Nishkarsh had to enact the same,
he learnt the Vedas and the mantras with great interest and ensured he got them
and their pronunciations right. He used to memorize them whenever he got time
and now, they have become a part of his life.
He said, "I had no knowledge about
these Vedas and Mantras before but then for the track, my Director explained
everything to me in detail so that I can get into my character even better. It is
surprising how we use these Vedas during our prayers but never know their true
meaning. For example, we sang Om Asato ma Sadgamaya' in our school as part of
our prayers, without knowing what it meant but now that I know what its
significance and meaning is, it just adds so much more value to what we have
been reciting all these years. I now use these Mantras in my life to improve my
Now that Nishkarsh knows the meaning and
importance of these Vedic Chants, he shares the knowledge that he gains on the
sets with his friends and family. Many didn't have a clue that the famous
Gayatri Mantra is also a Veda and Nishkarsh was more than happy to share with
his friends in the society.
It is good to know that young minds are getting necessary exposure towards our mythological history through Sony Entertainment Television's show Vighnaharta Ganesh.