Articles about Arvind Trivedi

Arvind Trivedi is an Indian actor and politician who has appeared in several popular Gujarati films. He and his brother Upendra Trivedi have worked in the Gujarati film industry for more than 40 years. Arvind is well-known for portraying the role of Ravana in Ramanand Sagar’s 1987 television series ‘Ramayan.’ He was born on November 8, 1938, in Madhya Pradesh. Arvind has also appeared in several other TV series including ‘Vikram Aur Betaal.’ Throughout his acting career, Arvind has appeared in about 300 Hindi and Gujarati movies. He has also acted in several mythological and social films. He played ‘Dadaji’ in the 1998 Gujarati film ‘Desh Re Joya Dada Pardesh Joya’ which broke several box office records. Arvind served as a member of Parliament from the Sabarkantha constituency as a BJP member and held office from 1991-1996. He has also served as the chairman of CBFC from 2002-2003. He passed away due to a heart attack on October 6, 2021.

Why Ramanand Sagar did not allow BBC to run 'Ramayan'

18 May 2020

Entertainment
Why Ramanand Sagar did not allow BBC to run 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's epic television rendition of Ramayan captured the attention of crores of Indians when it made a comeback on TV, just like it did during its original telecast three decades ago.

Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

10 May 2020

Entertainment
Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's three-decade-old mythological epic Ramayan recently returned on TV, and it was a smash hit.

With 7.7cr viewers in one day, 'Ramayan' creates world record

01 May 2020

Entertainment
With 7.7cr viewers in one day, 'Ramayan' creates world record

Even 33 years after its original release, Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is not only relevant, in fact, it is smashing viewership records around the world.

'Ramayan': Reel-life Ram and Sita share iconic throwback picture

13 Apr 2020

Entertainment
'Ramayan': Reel-life Ram and Sita share iconic throwback picture

An iconic picture of the Ramayan cast is doing the rounds on social media.

#LockdownWatchlist: 'Shaktimaan' and other 90s shows returning on TV

31 Mar 2020

Entertainment
#LockdownWatchlist: 'Shaktimaan' and other 90s shows returning on TV

As we all stay home and try to cope with the unprecedented 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, national broadcaster Doordarshan is driving us down the memory lane.

On public demand, 'Ramayan' to air on Doordarshan again

27 Mar 2020

Entertainment
On public demand, 'Ramayan' to air on Doordarshan again

Ramanand Sagar's iconic television series, Ramayan, which kept all Indian families glued to their television sets every Sunday morning in the late 1980s, is coming back to the small screen.

DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?

26 Mar 2020

Entertainment
DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?

India is on a binge-watch mode.