Father died on the same day he got the role of Lord Shiva, why did Mohit Raina consider this role as a gift given to him?

Shivratri 2024: Mohit Raina, who gained popularity for the first time after playing the role of Lord Shiva in the television show Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, recalled in an interview the day he was confirmed for this role. The day that brought him so much happiness, on the same day he also got the biggest sorrow of his life. Mohit told that the day he was told that he had been confirmed for this role, he lost his father.

In a conversation with Ranveer Allahabadia on YouTube channel, Mohit said, “I never said this but my father was a strong believer in Lord Shiva. So I think this role was a gift to me from my father. Because The day I got the confirmation that I was playing the character of Lord Shiva was the same day I lost my father. So I think it was his gift to me because it couldn’t have been a coincidence. I wanted to give my best in the show because “I thought it was a gift from him.”

Risky decision taken at the peak of career

After gaining such a huge level of popularity in Devon Ke Dev Mahadev, Mohit Raina entered the world of cinema with the 2008 comedy film ‘Don Muthu Swamy’. Later, she received a lot of praise for her role opposite Vicky Kaushal in the blockbuster film ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’. He also appeared in projects like ‘Shiddat’ and ‘Mrs. Serial Killer’.

Mohit Raina took a big step in his career by leaving television at the peak of his success. In a previous interview given to Indianexpress.com, he had expressed satisfaction over this decision. When asked if he felt the move was worth taking, he said, “Absolutely. When I came to Mumbai, I was never inspired by money or fame. I didn’t know about these things so I had There was nothing to lose. I just wanted to fulfill my creative needs. I was in a relationship with the camera and it didn’t matter to me who it was through. I have no regrets and the way my career “God has been kind to me with the opportunities I’ve had.”

Apart from his film career, Mohit has been a part of web series like Mumbai Diaries 26/11 (2021) and The Freelancer (2023), where he shared the screen with senior actor Anupam Kher.

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