Articles about Mahabharat

Actor Mukesh Khanna passes controversial remarks against women; gets trolled

10 Aug 2022

Entertainment
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.

5 Indian mythological retellings you must read

14 Jul 2022

India
5 Indian mythological retellings you must read

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

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

04 Jul 2022

Baahubali
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.

'Shaktimaan' to 'Malgudi Days': OTT platforms streaming beloved old shows

25 Jun 2022

Doordarshan
'Shaktimaan' to 'Malgudi Days': OTT platforms streaming beloved old shows

If you can hum the title track of the iconic show Malgudi Days then you grew up in the times when "Skip Intro" was not an option.

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

08 Feb 2022

Entertainment
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.

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

10 Aug 2021

Delhi
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.

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

16 May 2021

Bollywood News
'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.

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

29 Apr 2021

Netflix
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.

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

10 Apr 2021

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

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

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

24 May 2020

Zee TV
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.

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

22 May 2020

Mumbai
'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.

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

16 May 2020

Doordarshan
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.

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

06 May 2020

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

Sonu Nigam and singing are a match made in heaven.

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

23 Apr 2020

Twitter
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.

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

15 Apr 2020

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

Plain-speaking Shatrughan Sinha has gone all guns blazing.

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

13 Apr 2020

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

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

Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

10 Apr 2020

Ramayana
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.

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

10 Apr 2020

Doordarshan
'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.

Mukesh Khanna slams Ekta Kapoor for "murdering" Mahabharata

08 Apr 2020

Akshay Kumar
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.

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

03 Apr 2020

Doordarshan
'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

Shah Rukh Khan
#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.

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

28 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi
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.

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

26 Mar 2020

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

India is on a binge-watch mode.

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

25 Oct 2019

India
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.

Kauravas were test tube babies, claims Andhra University head

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.

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

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".