No Jauhar to be shown in Maharana Pratap!

Last night’s episode of the show introduced Jauhar, a tradition followed by Rajput women but it seems that ultimately it will not happen!

Friday, June 07, 2013 | 4:18:43 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: India-Forums.com / TellyBuzz  |  Comments 18 Comments  |  25331 Views

The current track of Bharat ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap on Sony TV is showing the Jauhar Parampara amongst the Rajput women. Jauhar refers to the ancient Indian Rajput tradition of voluntary self-immolation of women in order to avoid capture or dishonor at the hands of Muslim invaders.

In the recent episodes we saw Maharani Jaywantabai (Rajshri Thakur Vaidya) who is also the mother of Maharana Pratap getting ready for Jauhar.

While our source says that finally there is no jauhar happening in the show we spoke to Rajshri Thakur to find out more. She is shown trying to explain the concept of Jauhar to the young Maharana Pratap (Faisal Khan) who is ignorant about it.

"To satisfy his queries Jaywantabai explains how the Jauhar parampara plays an important role during war time. She narrates it in a story format. Jauhar in those days was not followed merely because it was a parampara but it was for protecting the self-respect of women instead of surrendering to the enemy when the men went on the war front. Since I am the first rani I have also been given the responsibility to get the others ready for Jauhar if needed" says Rajshri Thakur who excellently portrays the role of a mother to the young Maharana.

Despite not being a mother in real life as yet, Rajshri says she is now geared to teach value lessons to kids like she does to the Maharana in the show. Talking about her role as a mother to the teenager in the show she says, "Even though he is a Rajput prince even he is not spared when it comes to punishment if he has done something wrong and is given the same treatment like any other common man. As a mother and as a Maharani I have to show a calm and composed nature which is how the Maharani was actually."

That she is the first rani to Maharaj Uday Singh played by Shakti Anand who is shown to later have married many more times does not bother her character, "Jaywantabai is content being the first Maharani of Chittor. She is a completely different kind of woman and is not like any other woman who will get affected by all this. She is not jealous at all and in fact all the chhoti ranis like and have tremendous respect her."


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  • Posted on: 30 June 2013 at 10:30amMoumimon

    excited for the coming episode...

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  • Posted on: 09 June 2013 at 12:50ambr200910

    i Love This show... Love all artist.. very good n natural acting...waiting for Monday.

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  • Posted on: 09 June 2013 at 12:29amjmoyee200

    Very Good Show...love all artist...Very natural acting... so happy for Not Jauhar.

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 9:05pmPatrarekha

    thank god no jauhar..also cheers very first TB artile on our show ..its going really grand

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 8:24pmIntrepida

    Jauhar happened at Chittor 3 times but the third time was in 1568, after Akbar laid seige to the fort, was much later than the time frame being shown, so it would be correct to show no jauhar right now!
    Salute to the Brave Women who did Jauhar!

    Edited on:07 June 2013 at 8:24pm

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 7:10pmRimpy15

    thankfully no jauhar...it wud be really sad...

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 3:03pmtan26809

    But if you read wikipedia ..it says 3 times jauhar was performed in chittor..second one was raja udai singh's mom and then his wives

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 2:31pmTOTAL-ROMANTIC

    She really has acted tremendously in that role..!! I love this show ..Adn oph yeah this JAUHAR is acary ehh..I was wondering women of old times were fqr far more brave than all of us NOW..

    Edited on:07 June 2013 at 2:32pm

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 10:22amProud-India

    Finally No Johar...it's so scary ...& all cast along with Rajshri doing so well performance.

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  • Posted on: 07 June 2013 at 9:13amDiamondLife

    rajshri thakur vidya..u r brilliant in this role

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