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SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right)

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1 SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:11 pm

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This guy was the closest any Indian got to Superman.

This is the story of how Mukesh Khanna got rich ripping off Superman.... and also a whole host of other comics and movies.
Go Indian television genius!!!


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2 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:55 pm

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what? -_-.. He's alive?

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3 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:44 pm

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Isn't it Shaktimaan ?

4 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:58 pm

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The hero to every 10 year old in the nation back in the late 1990's and Early 2000's, Shaktiman was probably the most successful Indian Superhero till date!

But boy did Mukesh Khanna have gawd-awful crap ideas for the show.
1. The whole twister thingy when he flies.
The dude could fly! Ok? I've seen him in the sky! he flies normal. LIKE SUPERMAN HE DOES!
But he has to do the *kush kush kush kush* twister thing! WHY??? It's annoying!

2. Dumbass Villains
There are just a handful of baddies I remember from the show. And two of those are TAMRAJ KILVISH who was the incarnation of all evil in the world and then there was the mad scientist Dr. Jackal!
Sweet!
Kilvish: He's the frikkin devil! He was the arch-enemy to Shaktiman.
I love it when he says "Andhera Kayam Rahe!" It's so friggin catchy and so friggin cool!

Dr. Jackal:

the only good Dr. Jackal pic I found after 15 minutes of searching
No no, not the guy from GetBackers. That guy was a cold blooded killer, this guy is a douche bag mad-scientist.
His favourite catch phrase was "POWER! POOOWAAAR!!!" followed by maniacal laughter.
When I grow up, I wanna be just like him.
No too famous with the lady folk but that's OK for a man who can make himself a wife.
IT'S ALIVE! POWAAR! Mwahahahha!

WIKIPEDIA wrote:
His(Kilvish's) minions include Electric man, Stone man, Plastica, Dr.Jackal and others. Dr. Jackal has helped Kilvish in his various schemes including cloning Shaktimaan and turning aliens against Shaktimaan.
I don't even remember half these dorky characters but way to go Dr. Jackal on convincing the aliens to attack Shaktiman!

Oh and I quite distinctly remember the Predator vs Shaktiman series of episode(no, it's too crap to be called an ark). It was a total predator rip-off of the movie complete with the thermo-optical camouflage and green gooey blood. Oh and a military expedition into rain forests.


There was an alter ego to Shaktiman. The cover up guy. He was called Clark Kent Pandit Gangadhar Vidyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri.



Sweet!
And then there was Gita Vishwas (ie, Lois Lane).

Too bad for the two lovebirds coz Shaktiman was a bal-brahmachari ie, he is celebate (must never get laid).
HAHAAHAHA!
Sad but funny. HAHAHAHA!

If you're bal-brhmachari, you'd better be prepared to live in a world of women and free porn from the internet unlike this pansy little prick.
Fell in love the jedi did. A loser he is.


When you look back to it, it doesn't really feel like something worth watching, but there was a heck lot more to the geeky dude in tights than just a small laugh and contempt.
This is what Wiki says;
WIKIPEDIA wrote:
He(shaktiman) received his powers from seven gurus who trained and blessed him with "yogic shakti". He was the chosen warrior against evil by the siddha gurus of a cult named Suryanshi. They are the followers of Sun.As a part of his training he was trained with Kundalini Yoga to awaken the 7 chakras of body and gain super power from them. But it was not easy. To gain complete control over his powers he had to perform a ritual of death. He was to perform a Yajna in which he entered the fire himself and dissolved his body in the fire. Then the Five Elements of life i.e. Fire, Wind, Water, Earth, Sky revived his body giving special powers from them. Thus after leaving his mortal body he was given a super human form to fight against the evil in the world. He is a defender of truth and justice as well as a role model for his television audience, even going so far as to lecture viewers on hygiene, patriotism, and education.
Damn! That sounds frikkin EPIC!
Come on! Read it! I dare you to read it and tell me it sucks! I double dare you!

It even uses Chakras and shit. HA! Take that NARUTO!

And on top of that Shaktiman used to give advice to kids after the shows on many day to day things like Sex, Drugs, Violence, Rape, Mindless Carnage, Lata Mangeshkar being nice to people, importance of being honest and nice things a kid should know about.

The dumbass show was so successful that it spawned a spiritual sequel called Aryaman. It was a STAR WARS rip-off but didn't get anywhere near as successful as Shaktiman. It was such a crap rip-off that it even ripped off entire scenes and musical scores from the movie (Phantom Menace).
SUCK!

KILLER STUFF!
This is some goddamn funny shit I found in facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sorry-Shaktiman/265858329446#!/pages/Sorry-Shaktiman/265858329446?v=wall&viewas=0

So next time, you find yourself in a stupid situation, you know what to do to make things right again....
Say "Sorry Shaktiman"



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5 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:02 am

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Shaktiman is by far the first yet worst indian series I've seen back in those days. Not like there were many to choose from in the first place.
Anyway Red ma man you forgot to add how his online(lol) i mean tele-avatar made little kids berserk to the extent of trying to kill themselves just so that Shaktiman could come and save them. I seriously remember this once incident on tv where a boy set himself ablaze and though the doctors were able to save him; the kid well it wasn't a pleasant sight to behold.

I remember the Plastic villain. Red it was all a bunch of garbage(i mean it:P) Jackal or someone breathes life into garbage or something and it consumes people, garbage and grows stronger(Shaktiman should toss a salad at it) I think there was a crocodile man or someone with a deadly grip and then a robot. Seven Chakras?? reminds me of Arahan. Atleast the guy there didn't need other people's help to awaken his chakras Razz

Atleast the crazy Doc didn't use good ol' ET against Mukesh:P

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6 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:50 pm

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I guess sonic the hedgehog used to come on TV those days so i used to see that...... i never really saw shaktiman as such...I cannot believe you wrote SO much on that guy....

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7 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:00 am

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Ampitup wrote:...tele-avatar made little kids berserk to the extent of trying to kill themselves just so that Shaktiman could come and save them. I seriously remember this once incident on tv where a boy set himself ablaze and though the doctors were able to save him; the kid well it wasn't a pleasant sight to behold

Yeah. That and various other cases where kids tried to jump off buildings believing he'd come save them.
Maybe that was the reason why Shaktiman came after each show with a little message reminding everyone that "this is a FICTIOUS piece of crap show, so don't immolate or throw yourself off a building, you dumb kids!!!"
And the kids said "SORRY SHAKTIMAN!"
It's nothing to joke about but kids are kids. If not Shaktiman, they'd kill themselves over a failed test or something! Everything depends on how they're brought up.
Bad Parents/Upbringing = Dead Children/Potential Psychos

Ampitup wrote:I remember the Plastic villain. Red it was all a bunch of garbage(i mean it:P) Jackal or someone breathes life into garbage or something and it consumes people, garbage and grows stronger(Shaktiman should toss a salad at it) I think there was a crocodile man or someone with a deadly grip and then a robot.
I don't remember NOTHING of that sort!
Damn! I'm ashamed to be called an ex-fan!
I'm ashamed to have written this article too, so I guess it's ok! Smile


Ampitup wrote:Seven Chakras?? reminds me of Arahan. Atleast the guy there didn't need other people's help to awaken his chakras Razz
What? DUDE!
Arahan is like a gyp movie from some nameless country in East Asia(it's South Korea really, but still).
Chakras are essentially an INDIAN CONCEPT that everybody ripped off! EVEN THE FRIKKIN JAPS! (ie, Naruto and shit)
And who's help did Shaktiman use to get his Chakras spinning? (so to speak)
The gurus just unlocked his yogic shakti that was already in him. He's actually the reincarnation of some dude, who looks like Mukesh Khanna, guy who founded the Surya-Vanshi Clan who would kill Tamraj Kilvish... FVCK! I can't believe I'm defending Mukesh Khanna like this! How low have I fallen!

Anyways, I don't know why you even made an Arahan reference to this post =P

Ampitup wrote:Atleast the crazy Doc didn't use good ol' ET against Mukesh:P
ET vs Shaktiman
Sweet!
And the winner will be Chuck Norris. Go figure!


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8 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Thu Feb 25, 2010 6:53 pm

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Wiki: He received his powers from seven gurus who trained and blessed him with "yogic shakti". He was the chosen warrior against evil by the siddha gurus of a cult named Suryanshi. As a part of his training he was trained with Kundalini Yoga to awaken the 7 chakras of body and gain super power from them.

See see 'Awaken' they said Razz. Anyway Wiki says he is Immortal. Now that's more like it. Never came across a Superhero who was Immortal.
powers are as follow 1.power to fly with speed more than light 2.power to be invisible 3.power to see any thing at molecular level by infinite zooming 4.he can use water, fire, earth, vacuum, and air in any way he desires 5.immortal
More than the speed of light? that's like faster than superman. Infinite zooming is more like it >:] Earth, Fire, Water reminds of me Captain Planet =D.

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9 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:27 pm

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Lol! I still don't get a idea, Why I used to watch that thing?

10 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:54 pm

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Well we didn't have any superheroes from India back then and since DD ruled the roost along with DD Metro I guess most of us were captivated with it. I'm sure we'd have done the same thing if they aired Superman before Shaktimaan. I still remember the show's name on DD Metro, "Road Master ka Superboy." Apparently Road Master was the name of a bicycle company/model who sponsored for the show. I specifically remember this episode where the kid fights with a powerful enemy and the only way to defeat him is to make him say his name in reverse Very Happy.

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11 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:22 pm

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Lol! I agree ^

But now I laugh about it Very Happy

12 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:36 pm

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Currently, this song is my ringtone, needless to say evoking many a stare!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiM1-zUDOnc



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13 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Fri May 21, 2010 7:06 pm

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rajnikanth can beat him any time

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14 Re: SHAKTIMAN! (yeah, you heard me right) on Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:16 pm

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Red wrote:
ET vs Shaktiman
Sweet!
And the winner will be Chuck Norris. Go figure!

LOL! EPIC WIN.

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