For Indians, it was easy to relate to HBO’s series Game Of Thrones since its inception. They understood the plots, strategies, and character sketch more easily and profoundly than anyone else. At some places, they even predicted the scenes before they actually happened on-screen and to my surprise, all happened exactly the way they explained. I’m sure the same thing could’ve happened to many Indians.
And all this because they’ve known the Game of Thrones way before it was created. Yes! And their version of it is more iconic, less complex and has a cultural value. Indians value their holy scriptures like Mahabharat, Ramayana et al.
Game Of Thrones | Mahabharat.
The reason is simple, all the lead characters in the Game of Thrones are quite similar to that of Mahabharat’s major characters. We’re bringing to you those qualities and characters which have profound and philosophical level connection with each other.
Littlefinger (GoT) | Shakuni (Mahabharat)
They both have a common approach, and that’s leading from the back. Littlefinger and Shakuni both are ‘ingenious politicians,’ and there’s nothing in the world above their cunning tactics. They sound like having a less significant, but they’re the one possess bigger endgame in mind.
Related: Game Of Thrones Quotes
Eddard Stark (GoT) | Yudhishtir (Mahabharat)
Like in Mahabharat where Yudhishtir committed a huge mistake, the same happened with Eddard Stark in Game of Thrones. Both of them are ‘virtuous to a fault,’ and have suffered because of it.
Be it GoT’s Stark or Mahabharat’s Yudhishtir, both of them had lost everything to trust.
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