Ever since nationwide lockdown was announced in March due to Coronavirus pandemic, Doordarshan has brought back many shows on television that aired in 80s and 90s. The popular mythology shows – Ramayan, Mahabharat, Shri Krishna – have seen massive viewership.
With an attempt to make staying at home more enjoyable for people during the coronavirus lockdown, Doordarshan brought its Golden Era shows back on television. These TV shows are exactly the kind of nostalgia we need.
This Sunday, mythological shows ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Mahabharat’ started airing on Doordarshan and DD Bharati initially. “Ramayan” in its re-telecast almost three decades after its first run, became the most-watched entertainment show in the world.
We bring you shows that are back on TV
Chanakya: A 47-episode series directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, will be telecast daily in the afternoon time bands of DD Bharati from first week of April.
Upanishad Ganga: A 52-episode series produced by Chinmaya Mission Trust and directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, is also scheduled for an afternoon slots on DD Bharati first week of April.
Shaktimaan: The famous serial featuring Mukesh Khanna will be aired for an hour daily on DD National network at 1 PM.
Shriman Shrimati: A rib-tickling comedy produced by Markand Adhikari, is scheduled for a comeback on DD National from April in the 2 PM slot.
Krishna Kali: An 18-episode series, will be aired at 8.30 PM on DD National.
Apart from these, detective series Byomkesh Bakshi, Circus featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Hum Hain Na, Tu Tota Main Maina, Doosra Keval, Vishnupuran returned on Doordarshan.
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