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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.
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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.

Varys (GoT) | Shikhandi (Mahabharat)
They’re free from boundaries. Varys in GoT and Shikhandi in Mahabharat have no particular gender. The best part about their similarities is they both waited for a long time to get what they wanted. Patience is their middle name.
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Stannis Baratheon (GoT) | Duryodhan (Mahabharat)
Like Stannis Baratheon who believed throne is his birthright, Yudhishtir in Mahabharat believed that only he could rule the world. Baratheon and Yudhishtir both were similar concerning having an ego problem, and they fought wars to prove themselves right. But eventually lost in the end.

Margaery Tyrell (GoT) | Draupadi (Mahabharat)
Life of Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones is quite similar to Draupadi in Mahabharat. Both of them got married into power but faced a lot of misfortune and humiliation. They both have caused a destructive war.

Jon Snow (GoT) | Karna (Mahabharat)
Karna was a warrior, and so was Jon Snow. Both of them didn’t know who their mother was. In fact, both of them belonged to a royal blood family and lived unaware of this.

Daenerys Targaryen (GoT) | Kunti (Mahabharat)
Be it Kunti or Khaleesi (Daenerys Targaryen), both of them took charge of the situation, and their children were their powers. They stayed dignified in most adverse conditions also. Both of them had to leave their first child.

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