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We bet you didn’t know these facts about Vijay Arora who plays Meghnad Indrajeet in ‘Ramayan’

The country is currently under lockdown due to the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. In this lockdown, broadcasters have begun airing old classic shows like ‘Mahabharat’ and ‘Ramayan’. This has reinvoked interest in viewers and they have begun searching for their favourite stars online to know what they are up to now.

Yesterday in ‘Ramayan’, Meghnad Indrajeet- played by Vijay Arora attacked Laxman. Amidst all this, Meghnad’s character has impressed everyone and Twitterati is praising him. Although he is an antagonist the character’s intelligence is appreciated.

Well, not many know that Vijay Arora actually started his career in Bollywood before joining ‘Ramayan’.

Here are some more unknown facts about Vijay Arora aka Meghnad.

Vijay was Zeenat Aman’s hero.

In the famous song ‘Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko’ from the film ‘Yaadon Ki Barat’ (1979). The actor dressed in black blazer and pants with actress Zeenat Aman is none other than Vijay Arora. At that time he had a chocolate boy image and had quite the female fan following.

Vijay Arora, Zeenat Aman
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Vijay’s acting Career

Before Ramayan, Vijay started his career in Bollywood. He debuted with the movie ‘Rockstar‘ (1972) with actress Reena Roy. But, Vijay shot to fame with ‘Yaadon Ki Barat’.

Vijay Arora
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Rajesh Khanna vs Vijay Arora

Vijay was known for his good looks. So, he was often compared with contemporary and veteran actor Rajesh Khanna. Rajesh Khanna also once said that it was only Vijay Arora who could fill in his boots.

Vijay Arora, Rajesh Khanna
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Career Spike

Vijay had worked with all A-list actresses. From Asha Parekh, Shabana Azmi, Jaya Bhaduri, Zeenat Aman, Moushumi Chatterjee and others. He had tasted success like the top stars in Bollywood at that time. But, later he stopped getting work.

Vijay Arora


Later, came Ramanand Sagar’s ‘Ramayan’ in 1987. He was asked to play the character of Meghnad Indrajeet who is the son of Raavan. He did not think twice before saying yes to this show and the result is in front of us as he is still applauded for his acting chops even today.

Vijay Arora, Ramayan
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Well, we hope that you got to know your favourite ‘Ramayan’ character a little more.

Till then you guys stay tuned to this space for more updates, news and gossip.

Also Read: ‘Ramayan’s Mandodari aka Aparajita Bhushan has given up acting and is doing this noble work now

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