Mahabharat: News

06 Sep 2023

Udhayanidhi Stalin

Sanatana row: Udhayanidhi raises discrimination issue, cites President Murmu, Mahabharat

Amid a massive political uproar over his "Sanatana Dharma must be eradicated" comment, Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin reportedly stood by his comments.

19 Feb 2023


Kangana supports Rajamouli over religious views after 'right-wingers' slam filmmaker

Kangana Ranaut has always been known to speak her mind. Whether it is about slamming trolls or voicing her opinion on nepotism, political scenarios, and more, she has never minced her words.

10 Aug 2022


Actor Mukesh Khanna passes controversial remarks against women; gets trolled

Veteran TV and film actor Mukesh Khanna has found himself in the soup yet again.

14 Jul 2022


5 Indian mythological retellings you must read

India has much more to offer in mythology besides Ramayana and Mahabharata.

04 Jul 2022


SS Rajamouli confirms he'll helm 'Mahabharata,' but there's a catch

SS Rajamouli has taken Indian cinema to the international audience with his spectacular larger-than-life projects.

08 Feb 2022


Praveen Kumar Sobti, Bheem in 'Mahabharat,' dies at 74

Actor Praveen Kumar Sobti, who is known for playing Bheem in BR Chopra's hit mythological series Mahabharat, has passed away.

10 Aug 2021


An epic feat: Thirteen-year-old girl retells Mahabharata in verse

Thirteen-year-old schoolgirl Sia Gupta has retold the Mahabharata entirely in verse, recasting the timeless tale of love and hate, truth and deceit, and intrigue and war in about 1,000 verses.

16 May 2021


'Mahabharat' makes comeback: Other shows we want back on television

Even though most of us rely on streaming services for entertainment, the charm of TV seldom fades away.

29 Apr 2021


Shahid Kapoor to produce Netflix trilogy on Amish Tripathi's book?

Shahid Kapoor has reportedly secured a massive deal with Netflix to lead as well as produce a mythological drama.

10 Apr 2021


'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul, 74, dies due to COVID-19 complications

Veteran actor Satish Kaul passed away on Saturday due to COVID-19 complications.

24 May 2020

Charles Darwin

Nitish Bharadwaj feels Vyasa's theory of evolution is more relevant

BR Chopra's popular mythological series Vishnu Puran is set to return on TV.

22 May 2020


'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help

Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Punjabi movies and shows including BR Chopra's iconic series Mahabharat, has been severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.

16 May 2020

Roopa Ganguly

Facts about BR Chopra's 'Mahabharat' you never knew

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.

06 May 2020


#Throwback: When a 16-year-old Sonu Nigam sang 'Mahabharat' title song

Sonu Nigam and singing are a match made in heaven.

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.

15 Apr 2020

Akshay Kumar

Schoolboys' competition: Shatrughan Sinha's indirect jibe at Akshay Kumar

Plain-speaking Shatrughan Sinha has gone all guns blazing.

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.

10 Apr 2020


Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

The ongoing reruns of classics Ramayan and Mahabharat are triggering two things the most: massive viewership for Doordarshan and some fresh controversies.

10 Apr 2020


'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.

08 Apr 2020

Ektaa Kapoor

Mukesh Khanna slams Ekta Kapoor for "murdering" Mahabharata

Mukesh Khanna, best known for playing Bhishma in BR Chopra's Mahabharat and superhero Shaktimaan in the 1980s and 90s, slammed movie producer Ekta Kapoor for her 2008 television rendition of the Hindu epic.

03 Apr 2020


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

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

31 Mar 2020

Ramanand Sagar

#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.

28 Mar 2020


Doordarshan starts 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharat' reruns from today; details here

National broadcaster Doordarshan has started airing reruns of the iconic 80s shows Ramayana and Mahabharat.

26 Mar 2020


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

India is on a binge-watch mode.

25 Oct 2019


Role of a lifetime: Deepika to play Draupadi in 'Mahabharata'

Deepika Padukone has announced that her next big project will be an adaptation based on the epic, Mahabharata.

05 Jan 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Kauravas were test tube babies, claims Andhra University head

Speaking at Indian Science Congress on Friday, Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao said Kauravas were test tube babies and Ravana had several airports in Sri Lanka.

28 Mar 2018

Aamir Khan

Don't try to pollute film industry with communal bias: Akhtar

Veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar today warned "bigots" to be wary of communalizing the Indian film industry, which he termed as "the citadel of secularism".