Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan is currently number one show of Indian television, even though it was first aired 33 years ago, the audience welcomed the show with open arms and great enthusiasm. Lead cast members such as Arun Govil, Sunil Lahri and Dipika Chikhlia came into limelight once again. Apart from the main cast, Sanjay Jog the actor who played the role of Bharat has been getting appreciated for his stellar performance and brilliant dialogue delivery, but he received smaller screen time but many not know that he was first offered Laxman’s role. Yes, you heard that right, Sanjay initially refused the show due to his unavailability of dates however later decided to play Bharat and eventually Laxman’s role went to Sunil Lahri. Unfortunately, Sanjay passed away in 1995 at the age of 40 due to liver failure.