Articles about Ramanand Sagar

Why Ramanand Sagar did not allow BBC to run 'Ramayan'

18 May 2020

Why Ramanand Sagar did not allow BBC to run 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's epic television rendition of Ramayan captured the attention of crores of Indians when it made a comeback on TV, just like it did during its original telecast three decades ago.

Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

10 May 2020

Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's three-decade-old mythological epic Ramayan recently returned on TV, and it was a smash hit.

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

08 May 2020

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, best known for portraying the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological serial Ramayan, is all set to play freedom fighter and poet Sarojini Naidu in a new film.

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

04 May 2020

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.

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.

'Ramayan' fans claim scenes were edited; DD clarifies

20 Apr 2020

'Ramayan' fans claim scenes were edited; DD clarifies

As the rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan came to its conclusion a few days ago, fans did not seem satisfied.

'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.

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

09 Apr 2020

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

'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.

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

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.

On public demand, 'Ramayan' to air on Doordarshan again

27 Mar 2020

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.

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

26 Mar 2020

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

India is on a binge-watch mode.

1976 superhit movie 'Charas' in tax trouble 41 years later

29 Nov 2017

1976 superhit movie 'Charas' in tax trouble 41 years later

The 1976 Dharmendra-Hema Malini starrer superhit 'Charas' has ran into legal trouble more than four decades later.