Ever since the iconic show Ramayan by Ramanand Sagar is back on TV, fans are very excited and sit glued to the television screens when it airs as the show brings back the fond memories from the 80s and 90s. Also Read - Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan Gets Highest-Ever TRP in History of BARC Measurement
However, few know about the leading lady of the show, Deepika Chikhalia, who played the role of Sita so well that the star is still remembered for her flawless performance as Ram’s wife Sita on the iconic show. Playing Sita in Ramayan was clearly a turning point in her career as she became the household name in the country and everyone started recognizing her as Sita from the epic Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan. Also Read - Deepika Chikhalia Advices Millennials to Sit Down And Watch Ramayan
She earlier starred in some films in the early 80s as a supporting character but failed to get any recognition before making it big through Ramayan. Also Read - Ramayan Sparks Feminism Debate as Twitterati Express Their Anger in Memes, Here's Why
Years have passes and here are the then and now photos of Deepika Chikhalia which will give you major nostalgia.
Deepika garnered national fame after Ramayan and then starred in a number of television shows and movies such as Vikram Aur Betaal, The Sword of Tipu Sultan, Luv Kush, Ghar Ka Chirag and Khudai.
She keeps sharing her photos and videos on social media and keeps her fans updates. After Ramayan getting back on TV, Deepika said that the magic of Ramayan is still fresh. “I haven’t seen the show in 33 years but I had seen so many photos from the show, and of myself as Sita, which is why it didn’t seem ‘new’. I identify so much with the character and the getup. With the new generation watching the show, I knew the reactions would be different but to hear that the show is and the magic of Ramayan is still fresh is heart-warming,” said the actor.