India, May 2 -- It's a known fact that due to lockdown, various classic TV shows such as Ramayan, Mahabharat and Shaktimaan etc, have got a new lease on life. And as the past hits do well all over again, reportedly, a few actors such as Arun Govil, Dipika Chikhlia (Ram and Sita of Ramayan), Mita Vashisht (featured in Circus) and Pallavi Joshi (starred in Buniyaad), have spoken about how they deserve to get royalty after the successful re-runs of their shows.

Makers, on their part, feel the subject [of royalty] can be discussed but the "timing is probably not right". "What we are going through is a 'difficult, adjustment time' wherein there's a question of survival. And the same [business] model has been there from the start. Re-runs of sho...