As we reported earlier, Rajat Tokas is back, yet again in a new
avatar. This time he will be seen playing the role of Chandragupta
Maurya, in the upcoming show Chandra Nandini. Recently,
the promos were released, revealing both Rajat and Shweta Basu's
look. Shweta will be seen playing the role of Princess Nandini.
At the launch of the show, Rajat revealed to an entertainment
portal, why he chooses to stay away from media and fans. He said
that he wants the people to know him for his characters. He also
refused to accept himself as celebrity!
The actor was quoted by the entertainment portal as saying, "I
want the world to recall me by my various characters. No one knows
Rajat Tokas and he is not important enough to be remembered. But
each of my character should leave a mark on my audience's mind. And
that is what I intend to do. This is the reason why I choose to
stay away from interacting with media and my viewers."
He further added, "I am just an actor and not a celebrity. I am
doing my job as any ordinary person and I do not find the need to
make a hue and cry about it."
Rajat Tokas became household name with his role of Jalaluddin
Mohammad Akbar/Akbar from the show Jodha Akbar. He was previously
seen in Naagin Season 1 as Nevla/Kabir, which was a negative
All the three shows - Jodha Akbar, Naagin and Chandra Nandini
are produced by Ekta Kapoor.
Rajat and Shweta's new show will be premiered on 10 October at