New Delhi: Ramayan's Lakshman aka Sunil Lahri has busted death rumours of his former co-actor and friend Arvind Trivedi, who played the role of Ravan in the mythological show. Sunil took to his official Instagram account and shared a picture with Arvind. Sunil also asked everyone not to spread fake news in such stressful times.
Alongside pictures, Sunil wrote "Aajkal Koi Na Koi Buri Khabar sunane Ko milati Hai carona ki vajah se, Upar Se Arvind Trivedi ji (Ravan) ki jhuthi khabar, Meri Prathna Hai jhuthi afwah failane Walon se kripya Karke Is Tarah ki khabar na failaye... Bhagwan ki Daya se Arvind ji theek hain aur Prathna Karta Hun Ki Bhagwan unhen sadaiv Swasth rakhen (These days we keep hearing bad news due to Covid-19, but the news of Arvind Trivedi Ji's demise is false. I request those who are spreading fake news to stop. With God's mercy, Arvind Ji is fine. I pray for his healthy life) (sic)." Sunil also shared a picture of Arvind in his Raavan avatar.
Directed by Ramanand Sagar, Ramayan has been aired after a span of almost 33 years. It was re-telecast on Doordarshan National in March 2020. The mythological show starred Dipika Chikhlia as Sita and Arun Govil as Rama. Other cast members included Sunil Lahri as Lakshman, Lalita Pawar as Manthara, Arvind Trivedi as Ravana and Dara Singh as Hanuman.