Articles about Doordarshan
26 Apr 2022Entertainment
Netflix and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) announced the launch of a series of short videos, Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan, on Tuesday.
16 Apr 2022Entertainment
Veteran Hindi television personality and actor Manju Singh passed away on Thursday reportedly due to cardiac arrest. She was 74 years old.
06 Oct 2021Entertainment
Arvind Trivedi, who had immortalized the role of Ravana in the landmark TV show Ramayana, passed away last night due to a heart attack.
15 Sep 2021Entertainment
When Netflix and other streamers didn't exist, Doordarshan was the binge-watching channel for people born in the late '80s and '90s.
22 Jul 2021Entertainment
Kunal Sen, son of acclaimed director Mrinal Sen, has decided to post on YouTube one of the 12 short films made by his father as part of a Doordarshan series telecast in the late 1980s.
20 May 2021India
As India is facing criticism over its COVID-19 response, the Narendra Modi government is looking to launch a new "BBC World-like" channel to provide "India's point of view."
06 Aug 2020India
The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.
16 May 2020Entertainment
Mahabharat is not just another TV serial. The brainchild of BR Chopra, which halted everything when it aired between 1988 and 1990, has stood the test of time.
10 May 2020Entertainment
Ramanand Sagar's three-decade-old mythological epic Ramayan recently returned on TV, and it was a smash hit.
01 May 2020Entertainment
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.
24 Apr 2020Entertainment
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.
23 Apr 2020Entertainment
While kind-hearted viewers in the good ol' 80s may have been quite forgiving, today's hawk-eyed Twitter-loving generation is plain brutal.
20 Apr 2020Entertainment
As the rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan came to its conclusion a few days ago, fans did not seem satisfied.
20 Apr 2020Entertainment
Indian television viewers don't have anything new to watch since shoots have been stalled due to coronavirus.
10 Apr 2020Entertainment
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.
03 Apr 2020Entertainment
Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!
28 Mar 2020Entertainment
National broadcaster Doordarshan has started airing reruns of the iconic 80s shows Ramayana and Mahabharat.
27 Mar 2020Entertainment
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.
26 Mar 2020Entertainment
India is on a binge-watch mode.
27 Aug 2019India
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.
17 Aug 2019India
Neelum Sharma, an award-winning senior anchor and news presenter of Doordarshan News, passed away on Saturday after working for over 20 years with the news channel.
10 Feb 2019India
'Arun Prabha', the 24th Doordarshan satellite channel inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, yesterday, will be linked to Airtel and Dish TV platforms, a senior official said.
31 Oct 2018India
A video on social media shows Doordarshan camera/lighting assistant Mormukut Sharma recording a message for his mother after they were attacked in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday.
30 Oct 2018India
On Tuesday, two policemen, along with a cameraman from national broadcaster Doordarshan was killed when Maoists attacked the channel's crew in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.
22 Aug 2018India
A fire broke out in an AC plant of Doordarshan Bhawan at Delhi's Mandi House.
18 Aug 2018Entertainment
One of the most popular sitcoms of 1990s 'Zabaan Sambhal Ke' is coming back on ALTBalaji, the streaming platform confirmed.
30 Jul 2018Entertainment
Indian television shows were great in the 90s, and most of us grew up on some pretty fascinating content.
14 May 2018India
After months of a standoff with the I&B Ministry, the Prasar Bharati (PB) board is expected to discuss key issues of contention at a board meeting today.
05 Apr 2018Sports
For the first time ever, select IPL matches including the opening and closing ceremonies, are set to be telecast on a one hour deferred live basis by Doordarshan, the national broadcaster.
06 Mar 2018India
The central government is mulling over creating a Kaun Banega Crorepati with Doordarshan exclusively for Kashmiris.
17 Oct 2017Business
In 2002, Doordarshan launched DD Direct, a direct-to-home (DTH) service run by Prasar Bharati, to compete with emerging competitors.
17 Aug 2017Politics
After a controversy erupted over Doordarshan refusing to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech, the broadcaster has "vehemently" denied the charges.
16 Aug 2017Politics
Yesterday, Doordarshan and All India Radio refused to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech.
10 Aug 2017India
Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.
23 Jul 2017India
In a shocking incident, a former Doordarshan anchor Kanchan Nath, succumbed to death after a coconut tree feel on her in Chembur on Thursday.