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'Ramayan's Sita Recalls Cast Being Honoured For The First Time; Says 'we Made History'

'Ramayan's Sita aka Dipika Chikhalia recalled how the cast was honoured for the first time. The actor shared how she was honoured by then PM Rajiv Gandhi.

'Ramayan's Sita recalls cast being honoured for the first time, says 'we made history'

Arun Govil’s statement about not receiving any award for Ramayan recently went viral, making fans trend #AwardforRamayan. While that’s about Ram, Sita recalled the moment when the cast was felicitated for the first time. Though not exactly a state honour as her co-star referred to, Dipika Chikhalia felt it was equivalent to ‘creating history.’

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Dipika took to her Instagram handle to share a picture of the team, including Arun Govil, director Ramanand Sagar along with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The actor recalled that day she felt that the stars were part of a ‘legacy’ of Ramayan, when he received a call from Delhi to meet the Prime Minister.

Here’s the post 

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The record-breaking return of Ramayan to keep audiences occupied amid the national lockdown has made Dipika and the other stars of the ‘80s-’90s show household names again. Many of Dipika’s pictures have been going viral.

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Though she posted with a Congress leader here, she had contested on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket for the Baroda assembly constituency in 1990. She had also won the elections and recently her pictures with another former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, current PM Narendra Modi and veteran BJP leader LK Advani had gone viral.

Incidentally, even Rajeev Khandelwal had recently posted a pic with Rajiv Gandhi, reminiscing being awared by the former PM for a school’s essay-writing competition.

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