'I wish not to renew my contract' - Vikrant Massay

Vikrant Massay, popularly known as Dharam of NDTV Imagine's Dharam Veer is unhappy that his character has been sidelined in the show... The actor now wishes to move on after his contract ends this year...

Thursday, July 03, 2008 | 12:51:05 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: india-forums.com  |  Comments 42 Comments  |  11165 Views

Vikrant Massay better known as Dharam of Dharam Veer does not want to be a part of this NDTV Imagine period drama beyond this year.

“I have told the creatives that I don’t want to renew my contract which expires at the end of the year”, quips the young lad. He is not happy with the lack of attention given to his character despite it being a lead. “I was promised a much better deal in the beginning, but as the show proceeded I was sidelined”, says Vikrant.
His frustration can be clearly seen when he says that he really does not care if the channel is trying to cash in on the name and image of Rajat Tokas. “I am quite happy even I get one scene in a single episode”, maintains the actor.

However Producer Moti Sagar denies Vikrant’s allegation saying that, “We have always given both Dharam and Veer equal importance. In fact he should be grateful to us for giving him such an important break. Had we wanted, we could have kept the name just as Veer and still brought him in”. Mr. Moti also rejected the charge of cashing in on Rajat’s name and fame. “The show is such that at times Dharam is in the forefront and at times it is Veer”, he added.

Life some how has been unfair to Vikrant for his very first show ‘Kahan Hoon Main’ which he shot for about 4 and a half years back is finally airing, but at an unearthly hour of 2 am on Star Plus. He had played an invisible guy in the ill fated show which had to be wound up in just 13 episodes instead of the stipulated 60.

Since then he has done an episodic in Don, a character role in Raaz Ki Ek Baat on DD and a parallel lead in Dhoom Machale Dhoom on Disney.

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  • Posted on: 07 October 2011 at 8:37pmlisalafaiya

    all of VM's fan listen we noe u guys like or love VM a lot but stll itz not RT's fault dat dey showed him a lot of times nd plz stop sayin rtmc lost the magic plz cause 2 us dey r da best couple nd u guys saying kind of hurts us, rtmc fans!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thnx

  • Posted on: 25 May 2011 at 2:22amekta.

    That means the show was only about VEER...GR888888888
    Sagars you must had kept the Title VEER only...RAJAT IS THE BESTEST

  • Posted on: 11 November 2010 at 12:35pmmegha01

    rajat is d best...............................................

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  • Posted on: 29 August 2010 at 11:03amMaano_billi

    RT is mindblowing!!!!!

  • Posted on: 29 July 2010 at 9:58amsakhi1

    yessssssss RT IS GR888888888.

  • Posted on: 09 July 2010 at 12:47pmsaadgi

    THANX preppy. RT IS GR888888888.

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  • Posted on: 05 April 2010 at 6:04amsakhi1

    actually some ppl get jealous....... don't know anyway

  • Posted on: 04 April 2010 at 11:01pmtikaaa

    VM is a nice guy he was grateful to RT ..No complains from him but some of his fans...oh leave it

  • Posted on: 04 April 2010 at 6:53amsakhi1

    u r right tikaa , a new comer...... that too with a hugely popular and successfull actor like RAJAT TOKAS..... vikrant massey should be grateful to RAJAT.

  • Posted on: 03 April 2010 at 6:52amtikaaa

    i watched DV because of RT .VM was lucky thats why he got parallel role in DV . Otherwise who gives such role to a new comer .

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