With the continuing coronavirus pandemic retaining us below lockdown in a vice-like grip, Doordarshan has prolonged an enormous boon to your complete nation by deciding to rerun so me of its legendary TV exhibits. The excellent news was dropped with the announcement of the return of Ramanand Sagar’s epic, Ramayan, adopted rapidly by bulletins of Byomkesh Bakshi and Shah Rukh Khan’s Circus additionally making a comeback. And when it was declared that one other epic TV present, B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharat, was additionally going to be re-telecast, the golden interval of Indian tv was actually again.
Doordarshan’s concept to re-run these exhibits must be applauded because it not solely permits newer generations to reconnect with a number of the better of Indian TV, the type of content material which we hardly ever get to see these days, however it additionally supplies a welcome throughout tense instances, amidst a nationwide lockdown. And together with Doordarshan, Pen India Ltd, owned by Dr. Jayantilal Gada, additionally deserves equal reward for readily agreeing to share the episodes of Mahabharata, whose rights are owned by his manufacturing home.
Talking about Pen’s willingness to accommodate Doordarshan’s request, a supply near the manufacturing home stated, “Doordarshan was in talks with PEN India for the final couple of months for the procurement of the rights for the telecast of Mahabharata. However, after the Coronavirus stalled most actions the nation, the method acquired accelerated. The Minister of Data and Broadcasting, Prakash Javdekar, requested Dr Jayantilal Gada to share the rights as quickly as doable and Dr Gada agreed instantly to lend all of the assist doable to Doordarshan for telecasting Mahabharata. He’s additionally in talks with Renu Chopra for arising with a brand new model of the Mahabharat utilizing high-end expertise for creating a fantastic high quality product.”
The insider supply added that Pen studios may also be importing all of the episodes of Mahabharat on their YouTube channel, Pen Bhakti. An epic present out there on the click on of your finger, wherever and anytime — now is not that fantastic?
BR Chopra’s Mahabharat featured Mukesh Khanna as Bhishma, Pankaj Dheer as Karna, Gajendra Chauhan as Yudhishthir, Arjun as Arjun, Roopa Ganguly as Draupadi, Puneet Issar as Duryodhan and Nitish Bharadwaj as Krishna, amongst others. It had initially run from 1988 to 1990 on Doordarshan. Keep tuned to BollywoodLife for all the newest scoops and updates.
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