Since we all are struggling a lot while staying at our homes amid virus outbreak and 21 day lockdown in India the government has decided to re-telecast the ‘80s Ramayana and Mahabharata on public demand. Both the serials will be broadcast from March 28.
On Friday, the information and broadcasting minister PrakashJavadekar announced the timings of the program which was followed by a tweet that goes something like this “happy to announce that on the public demand, we are starting re telecast of Ramayana from tomorrow, Saturday March 28th on DD National, 1 episode in morning 9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m., another in the evening 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.”. It has been found that several social media users had demanded the re-telecast of the 80s and 90s Ramayana and BR Chopra directed by Mahabharata during the nationwide lockdown.
Ramayana: where and when to watch
As per the tweet made by DD news it has been made clear that 1 episode will be telecasted in the morning from 9 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. everyday, while another will be telecasted from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Ramayana re-telecast starts from Saturday, March 28, 2020.
- The channel will be DD National.
- Two episodes will be telecasted everyday
- Timings will be 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the evening.
Those who don’t know, Ramayana was directed by RamanandSagar. The show was first broadcasted from 25th January 21st July 1988. The serial featured ArunGovil as Ram, Sunil Lahri as Lakshman, DeepikaChikhalia as Sita, Arvind Trivedi as Ravana, and Late Dara Singh as Hanuman.
Like it wasn’t enough to please usPrasarBharati Tweeted about Mahabharata’s re telecast.
PrasarBharati Tweeted “after RamanandSagar’s Ramayana, we are proud to present you BR Chopra’s Mahabharata that will start telecasting from 28th March”. it is announced that 1 episode will be telecast at 12:00 p.mthes while another will be telecast at 7:00 p.m. everyday.
- Mahabharat re-telecast starts from March 28th 2020
- You can watch the show on DD National
- There will be 2 episodes everyday
- One episode will be shown at 12:00 p.m. and another will be at 7:00 p.m.
You can also watch these shows on your mobile phones why simply downloading the newsonAIR app which is available on both IOS and Android platforms.
BRchopras Mahabharata was first telecasted from October 2nd 1988 to June 24 1990. The serial featured Gajendra Chauhan, Praveen Kumar, Arjun, Sameer Chitre as the Pandavas, Nitish Bhardwaj of Krishna,Mukesh Khanna as BhishmaPitamahalong with Punit Issar who portrayed the role of Duryodhan, and RoopaGanguly playing the role of Draupadi.
Shashi Shekhar who is the CEO of PrasarBharati, shared heartfelt thanks to Prakash javadekar and the Sagar family by sharing the following tweets.
A dedicated team of DD officers worked through the day yesterday and through the night to make this happen even as they stayed away from home and their families. Kudos to the entire team who worked on a war footing in response to immense demand from the viewers to watch the epic”.
“Heartfelt thanks to the Sagar Family for this service to the Nation during this moment who took immense effort to mobilise their resources and made available content to Team @ddnational in Mumbai on a war footing.”
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