Kranti Prakash Jha to play the title role in Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh

Delhi, December 27, 2017 – Popular MS Dhoni fame actor Kranti Prakash Jha has been
shortlisted to the play the coveted role of Swami Ramdev in the hugely anticipated TV series
Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh which will be aired on the soon to be launched GEC channel
Discovery Jeet. Kranti Prakash Jha looks strikingly like the renowned guru and can emulate
the most difficult of yoga asanas with consummate ease. Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh is a
scripted biopic series tracing Swami Ramdev’s fascinating and inspirational journey from a life
of anonymity to a renowned yoga guru, business mogul and national icon. The show is co-

“Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh has the potential to become one of the most talked about
shows in the annals of TV history in India. The title role, therefore, has its own significance. We
wanted a fresh face who looks like the real-life Swami Ramdev; and should be able to emulate
Swami Ramdev’s mannerisms very convincingly on the screen,” said, Ajay Devgn. “It is never
easy playing a real-life legend. I am happy to note that Kranti is ready to walk that extra mile to
deliver a strong performance.”

Renowned Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev, said, “Kranti’s inherently spiritual personality and his
ability to remember and recite shlokas in the Sanskrit language impressed me. I enjoyed having
an early morning yoga session with him, he is working hard to get the asanas right.”
“It is a challenge to play a multi-faceted personality like Swami Ramdev. I will do my level best
to deliver a convincing performance,” adds, Kranti Prakash Jha.

Discovery Jeet is a brand-new offering in the Hindi Entertainment space from the home of
Discovery Network. Discovery Jeet is aiming to aiming to break the clutter in the Hindi GEC
arena riding on purposeful yet entertaining content. The soon to be launched channel will bring
together Discovery’s unmatched storytelling and the best of real-life entertainment through
larger than life stories aimed at inspiring millions.

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