According to the making-of documentary "Mahabharat ki Mahabharat," Mukesh Khanna
was initially selected for the role of Drona, but was later re-cast as Bheeshma after producer B.R. Chopra
saw him in full costume and make-up for the role of Drona and uttered, in Hindi, "This is our Bheeshma." See more
[Krishna has told Karna the truth about his birth and begs him to join the Pandavas in the upcoming Kurukshetra war. Karna turns down the offer, but later that day, he approaches at a temple alone
O, Creator! Why have I been tormented like this, to learn the truth about my birth? The Sun is still the source of light to the world! My mother is still a respected queen! Yet I, the result of their union, am a wanderer... But I will never give up Duryodhana!
Do you hear me? I will never ...