Kartik Aaryan shared a new video on Instagram in which he was seen performing a few action stunts while the theme song of Shaktimaan played in the background. Shaktimaan, which aired on Doordarshan, was one of the first reel superheroes of the country. The television show starred Mukesh Khanna in the titular role.
The clip was styled in a video game format with Kartik Aaryan dressed in a trench coat and racing to the end. At first, he was seen escaping the baddies and defending himself with guns and swords. However, Kartik is then bestowed with a powerful umbrella that helps him defeat the enemies. Kartik shared the clip with the caption, “Avengers can wait, Shaktimaan For The Win.”
The video was shared in connection with Kartik’s collaboration with the mobile game Brawl Stars. The actor has been roped in to be the brand ambassador of a multiplayer game.
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The video garnered reactions from many, including Brahmastra actor Mouni Roy. She took to the comments section and dropped a raised hands and clap emojis. Fans were also impressed with the video. “OMGGGGGG,” a fan wrote. “Shaktiman 2.0,” said another. “Hot as fire,” a third fan commented.
Kartik said in a statement, “I’ve been into gaming since my college days, and during the last lockdown, I discovered Brawl Stars. What instantly drew me to this unique game was its pace and intensity, and the fact that I could play it with friends. That makes it more fun for me, as I absolutely love it when some friendly competition is involved.”
On the work front, Kartik recently announced his new project called Satyanarayan Ki Katha. Billed as a “soulful musical love saga”, Satyanarayan Ki Katha will be directed by National award-winning director Sameer Vidwans. He had helmed the critically-acclaimed 2019 Marathi drama, Anandi Gopal.