Because of the lockdown, you must have been sitting and sitting in the house and all the web series will also be over, don’t take tension … The government has left ‘Ramban’ to spend your entertainment and time. The famous 80s TV serial Ramayana is airing once again on Doordarshan’s national channel starting tomorrow.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar told today that on Saturday 28 March, the telecast of ‘Ramayana’ will start again on Doordarshan’s national channel on the demand of the public. He said that the first episode would be at 9.00 am and the second episode would be at 9.00 pm. Not only this, the government is also exploring the possibility of re-airing BR Chopra’s famous serial ‘Mahabharata’. Ramanand Sagar’s ‘Ramayana’ was telecast for the first time in 1987 and BR Chopra’s ‘Mahabharata’ was aired for the first time in 1988 on Doordarshan.
In fact, ever since the announcement of the 21-day lockdown due to Corona virus infection, people have been demanding on social media to re-broadcast ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’ on Doordarshan and to Prasar Bharati and Information Broadcasting Minister Were tagging After this, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar has said that talks are on with those who have rights to ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’. Information about this will be given shortly. Meanwhile, he has also told that he will give complete information about the telecast time and schedule of both the serials by this evening i.e. on 26 March. After this, on Friday morning, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar himself informed about the broadcast of Ramayana on social media.
The telecast of ‘Ramayana’ will start again on Saturday on Saturday 28th March on public demand . The first episode will be at 9.00 am and the second episode will be at 9.00 pm.
In the late 80s, ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’ were such that the roads used to get deserted at the time of their telecast. At the time of their broadcasting, the atmosphere of the roads outside was as if curfew had been imposed. Both serials are considered to be the most successful serials of the Indian TV world. It was watched by over six and a half million viewers in 55 countries. The popularity of their characters was such that Arun Govil and Deepika Chikhaliya, who played Ram and Sita in the Ramayana, were seen in the houses as Ram-Sita.