Press Esc to close
Friday 26 May 2017
News updated at 9:08 AM IST

New 'Mahabharat' technically more superior: Costume designer

New Delhi, Sep 14, 2013, (IANS) : 12:04 IST
With B.R. Chopra's "Mahabharat" being the reference point, the new "Mahabharat" will be far more technically superior, says costume designer Nidhi Yasha and added that the makers have left no stone unturned to make the show "perfect".

"Right now, we are technically more superior in every field than what we were when the old 'Mahabharat' came. I am not in a position to comment on the older 'Mahabharat' as I was very young then. But we have exploited every possible aspect in every field in terms of quality," Yasha told IANS.

Mythological shows often have heavy costumes and there are techniques to make these garments more wearable, she said.

"There are techniques to distribute the weight so that it is not concentrated on one side...we have to have several trials and workshops, where the actors practice in their costumes," added the designer who has also designed for TV shows like "Shobha Somnath Ki" and "Devon Ke Dev Mahadev".

Scheduled to begin Sep 16 on Star Plus, the show features Samir Dharmadhikari as Shantanu, Shayantani Ghosh as Satyavati, Aarav Chaudhary as Bheeshma, Arpit Ranka as Duryodhan, Puneet Issar as Parshuram, Praneet Bhatt as Shakuni, Saurabh Jain as Krishna, Ratan Rajput as Amba and Pooja Sharma as Draupadi.

Yasha said that most of the actors in the show are very professional and hardly complain.
"Most of the artists are so professional, they don't have any complains. They are used to it," she said.

The designer also feels privileged to have worked with Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya who has been roped in as a consulting faculty for the look of the show.
"I am very lucky to be able to get her guidance on the project. Her insights have been precious," she said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R-L), former US President Barack Obama and Heinrich...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R-L), former US President Barack Obama and Heinrich...

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greeting Indian woman Uzma at Jawahar Bhawan after she...

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greeting Indian woman Uzma at Jawahar Bhawan after she...

Police officials stand by the wreckage of the Sikorsky VT-CMM helicopter, carrying Maharashtra...

Police officials stand by the wreckage of the Sikorsky VT-CMM helicopter, carrying Maharashtra...

Supporters of Indias Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) try to break a police barricade during...

Supporters of Indias Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) try to break a police barricade during...

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) smashes an overturned car during a protest against...

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) smashes an overturned car during a protest against...

Members of Sadou Asom Nirman Sramik Union under the banner of CITU staging a protest...

Members of Sadou Asom Nirman Sramik Union under the banner of CITU staging a protest...

Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees shouting slogans during a protest for their various...

Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees shouting slogans during a protest for their various...

Activists of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) taking out a protest rally against an alleged fake...

Activists of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) taking out a protest rally against an alleged fake...

NCC cadets of Jammu and Kashmir unit raising patriotic slogans after performing drills during...

NCC cadets of Jammu and Kashmir unit raising patriotic slogans after performing drills during...

Relatives and villagers attending the funeral of eight activists who had lost their lives...

Relatives and villagers attending the funeral of eight activists who had lost their lives...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.