Byomkesh Bakshi

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Film stars who bid adieu this year

25 Dec 2020

Film stars who bid adieu this year

One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.

Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 90

04 Jun 2020

Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 90

Legendary film director and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, known for his realistic and groundbreaking movies such as Rajnigandha, Chitchor, Baton Baton Mein, and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai, due to age-related ailments. He was 90 years old.

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

01 May 2020

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.

After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD

24 Apr 2020

After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD

After the blockbuster rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, Doordarshan is all set to re-telecast another classic mythological series from the director, Shri Krishna.

Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'

23 Apr 2020

Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'

While kind-hearted viewers in the good ol' 80s may have been quite forgiving, today's hawk-eyed Twitter-loving generation is plain brutal.

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

13 Apr 2020

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

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

'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend

03 Apr 2020

'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend

Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!

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

31 Mar 2020

#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.

#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of

30 Jul 2018

#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of

Indian television shows were great in the 90s, and most of us grew up on some pretty fascinating content.

Abir Chatterjee-starrer treasure hunt film to be released this month

04 Apr 2018

Abir Chatterjee-starrer treasure hunt film to be released this month

Byomkesh-actor Abir Chatterjee will now don the hat of a treasure hunter in "Guptodhoner Sondhane", which is claimed to be the first big Bengali film on a treasure hunt, to be released this month.

6 television shows we miss watching

21 Nov 2017

6 television shows we miss watching

There was an era that existed much before the saas-bahu sagas officially took over Indian television.

Popular fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi to feature in a web-series

03 Sep 2017

Popular fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi to feature in a web-series

The fictional character created by acclaimed writer Saradindu Bandopadhyay, Byomkesh Bakshi, is set to feature in a new web series.

Doordarshan, AIR could be made corporate

11 Jan 2017

Doordarshan, AIR could be made corporate

Prime Minister Modi's top panel of secretaries have recommended to him to make public broadcasters Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio (AIR) corporate entities.

Doordarshan's future hinging on revival plans

01 Nov 2016

Doordarshan's future hinging on revival plans

After basking in the success of the 1980s and 1990s, Doordarshan's dwindling viewership of 82.66 million proves to be a concern for the broadcaster.