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'Shaktimaan' Mukesh Khanna speaks against women and #MeToo; slammed

31 Oct 2020

'Shaktimaan' Mukesh Khanna speaks against women and #MeToo; slammed

Here are a few quick facts about Shaktimaan: 1) Gangadhar hi Shaktimaan Hai. 2) The superhero was originally played by Mukesh Khanna. 3) Khanna is a misogynist.

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.

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

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.

TV-shoots to resume from May 4? Producers could approach government

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.

'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.

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

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.

Mukesh Khanna slams Ekta Kapoor for "murdering" Mahabharata

08 Apr 2020

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.

#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.

Do you know these Shaktimaan facts?

26 Oct 2019

Do you know these Shaktimaan facts?

Such was the impact of Shaktimaan on us 90s kids that we still remember every word of its catchy opening music.

#SuperheroHistory: 'Shaktimaan' fan; do you know these facts?

06 May 2019

#SuperheroHistory: 'Shaktimaan' fan; do you know these facts?

Such was the impact of Shaktimaan on us 90s kids that we still remember every word of its catchy opening music.

'Shaktimaan' lands on Amazon Prime with two seasons. Nostalgia much?

26 Nov 2018

'Shaktimaan' lands on Amazon Prime with two seasons. Nostalgia much?

"Hota hai jab aadmi ko apna gyaan, keh laaya voh..." If you don't know the name that comes after this, did you even watch TV as a kid?

#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of

30 Jul 2018

#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of

Indian television shows were great in the 90s, and most of us grew up on some pretty fascinating content.