Articles about Ramayana
06 Oct 2021
Arvind Trivedi, who played Ravana in 'Ramayana,' passes away
Arvind Trivedi, who had immortalized the role of Ravana in the landmark TV show Ramayana, passed away last night due to a heart attack.
02 Jul 2021
Working on 'Ramayana' trilogy for a global audience: Mantena
Producer Madhu Mantena is working on an ambitious, three-part retelling of Ramayana from Valmiki's standpoint and he is confident that the story will have a global appeal with its never-before-seen visuals.
13 Jun 2021
After trending #BoycottKareenaKapoorKhan, netizens want these actresses to play Sita
Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan drew the ire of netizens for apparently demanding Rs. 12 crore to play Sita in an upcoming mythological drama.
07 May 2021
Kunal Kohli's 'Ramyug' review: Do we really need another 'Ramayan'?
Hum Tum director Kunal Kohli entered the digital forum with Ramyug, his vision of Ramayan.
30 Apr 2021
'Ramyug' trailer: Kunal Kohli goes all out for debut web-show
The tale of Ramayan has been told multiple times on celluloid. While some versions made a mark, others failed.
15 Apr 2021
Ramanand Sagar's 'Ramayan' returns on television; Know when to watch
Viewers will be able to enjoy Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan on their television sets again.
27 Nov 2020
'Hinduphobic Anurag Basu' trends on Twitter over 'Ludo' scene
Amid the appreciation that director Anurag Basu received for his recently-released dark comedy movie Ludo, a section of people have come to slam the filmmaker for allegedly showing Hinduism in a demeaning manner.
04 Aug 2020
Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event
Breaking Congress' silence on the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya tomorrow, the party's General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said Lord Rama belonged to everyone and called for "national unity" and "cultural harmony."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 Apr 2020
TV-shoots to resume from May 4? Producers could approach government
Indian television viewers don't have anything new to watch since shoots have been stalled due to coronavirus.
16 Apr 2020
'Breathe 2': Abhishek Bachchan's series to release in June?
Breathe, one of Amazon Prime Video's first Indian original series, starring R Madhavan and Amit Sadh, was a glorious success.
15 Apr 2020
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.
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.
08 Apr 2020
On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'
Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".
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
#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.
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.
26 Mar 2020
DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?
India is on a binge-watch mode.
13 Mar 2020
After he joins BJP, forgery case against Jyotiraditya Scindia re-opens
A forgery case, pertaining to the sale of 6,000 sq feet of land, was reopened against newly-inducted BJP member Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday, merely a day after he joined the saffron party severing his ties with the Congress.
02 Jan 2020
BJP's Giriraj Singh is concerned that Indians eat beef abroad
Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who fancies being called a loyal worker of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), made it to headlines due to his statements, yet again.
02 Aug 2019
Hrithik as Rama, Deepika as Sita for Nitesh Tiwari's next?
The success of Super 30 has translated into a lot of scripts for Hrithik Roshan.
22 Jun 2019
UP: Adityanath's minister gets his shoelace tied by government employee
The politicians of this country sit on high-horses and swim in a pool of privilege. They have little to no regards for anyone else.
05 Jan 2019
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.
19 Oct 2018
This Dussehra, looking at five lessons Ramayana's pivotal-characters taught us
Among the 365 days of the year, nothing tells us good will finally defeat the evil like the day of Dussehra.
08 Jul 2018
Explore Lord Rama's life across India via Sri Ramayana Express
What is common between Ayodhya, Sitamarhi, Nandigram and Sri Lanka?
01 Jun 2018
Gujarat board textbook blooper: Sita was "abducted" by Rama
A paragraph in Class XII Sanskrit textbook of the Gujarat board seems to have got some basic facts wrong about Ramayana as it reads, "There is a very heart-touching description of the message conveyed by Laxman to Ram when Sita was 'abducted' by Rama."