Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was Sunday morning nationwide in 1987-1988, is returning to Doordarshan. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar took to Twitter to announce the same. He tweeted to say that Ramayan will now air on DD National twice a day starting Saturday (March 28).
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a complete lockdown of 21 days against the Coronavirus. Post this new, Twitter was flooded with messages asking for returns of Ramayan and B R Chopra’s Mahabharat.
Ramayan, which made stars out of Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia and Sunil Lahri, known to fans as Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman, clocked 33 years of the show this year.
Here’s the tweet that will make the fans happy.
Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of 'Ramayana' from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 in DD National, One episode in morning 9 am to 10 am, another in the evening 9 pm to 10 pm.@narendramodi
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 27, 2020
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