Articles about DD National

Now, Amazon Fire TV offers 'Live TV' with Alexa integration

08 Oct 2020

Technology
Now, Amazon Fire TV offers 'Live TV' with Alexa integration

In a bid to upgrade the streaming experience of its customers, Amazon has launched a new 'Live TV' feature for Fire TV devices in India.

Why Ramanand Sagar did not want to create 'Uttar Ramayan'

04 May 2020

Entertainment
Why Ramanand Sagar did not want to create 'Uttar Ramayan'

When Ramanand Sagar's epic series Ramayan was re-telecast on TV, nobody imagined that it would receive such a tremendous response.

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

24 Apr 2020

Entertainment
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.

'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.

'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue

10 Apr 2020

Entertainment
'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue

After the return of classic shows like Ramayan and Shaktimaan, another much-loved family show from the good ol' 90s Hum Paanch is coming back on the small screen.

Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

09 Apr 2020

Entertainment
Actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played Sugriva in 'Ramayan', passes away

TV actor Shyamsundar Kaalaani, who played the role of Sugriva and Bali, in Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, has passed away.

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

03 Apr 2020

Entertainment
'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

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.

'Fauji' director Colonel Raj Kapoor passes away, SRK gets emotional

13 Apr 2019

Entertainment
'Fauji' director Colonel Raj Kapoor passes away, SRK gets emotional

Colonel Raj Kapoor, who introduced Shah Rukh Khan to showbiz with Fauji, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 87.

This 7-year-old reviews toys on YouTube, earns Rs. 155cr annually

04 Dec 2018

World
This 7-year-old reviews toys on YouTube, earns Rs. 155cr annually

Being a YouTuber is the new cool these days.

'Shaktimaan' lands on Amazon Prime with two seasons. Nostalgia much?

26 Nov 2018

Entertainment
'Shaktimaan' lands on Amazon Prime with two seasons. Nostalgia much?

"Hota hai jab aadmi ko apna gyaan, keh laaya voh..." If you don't know the name that comes after this, did you even watch TV as a kid?

ICC Women's World T20: All about India vs England semi-final

22 Nov 2018

Sports
ICC Women's World T20: All about India vs England semi-final

Indian eves will be keen to continue their rich vein of form when they lock horns with England in the second semi-final of the ICC Women's World T20, to be held Friday morning (IST).

Doordarshan, AIR could be made corporate

11 Jan 2017

Business
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

Business
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.