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Jinder Mahal claims he has creative control over his character

Jinder Mahal WWE Champion

It’s a known fact that WWE likes to have strict control over their superstars and it means only a special few of them have somewhat creative control over their characters.

However, in a recent interview with India Today, WWE Champion Jinder Mahal claimed that he has creative control over his character but he takes the ideas of Vince McMahon too:

“I do have creative control but also Vince (McMahon) gives advice and ideas and I take them. Vince has experience and he has made the biggest sports entertainment in the history. He has made WWE into a global phenomenon. I have a good relation with Vince, he trusts me on the microphone, with my matches, which will only increase with time. I personally want to seek Vince’s advice.”

Jinder also talked about what holding the WWE Championship means to him and said that it’s a huge honour to hold the coveted title:

“Holding the WWE title is a dream come true. It is a title that has been held by the likes Hulk Hogan, Bruno Sammartino and that is something I don’t take lightly. It is a huge opportunity for me and it allows me to represent India and it is a huge honour”

Jinder Mahal is currently scheduled to defend his WWE Championship against Randy Orton in a Punjabi Prison match at Battleground. You can check out the full match card for the PPV here.


  • Kristopher Robinson

    He’s putting effort into it and is being humble, I respect him for that.

  • MrDr3w

    That’s how it is with all the creative in WWE. There is a whole team of writers, but nothing sees the light of day without going through Vince first.

  • Rob ‘Richard Hammond’ Picken

    Jinder the jobber

    Im sorry i cant take this guy seriously

  • TheFizPop

    They make him think he does, so with their crap writing of his reign comes to an end, he will get the blame. It’ll be a case of well we tried something new, but he couldn’t deliver.

  • unknown183

    Crappy WWE Programming

  • Sparti Love

    Mahal: “I have creative control but I listen to whatever Vince says”

    It sounds like he thinks he has creative control but he really doesn’t