A new series called Ramyug is streaming on MX player and we’re trying to decipher what the janta thinks about this new Ramayana.
Over the years, we’ve had different adaptations of Ramayana retelling the same story in a different manner. It is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient Indian history, the other being the Mahābhārata. Director Kunal Kohli’s most-anticipated adaptation of Sanskrit epic Ramayana, Ramyug, is currently streaming on MX Player. The series includes an ensemble cast of Diganth Manchale, Akkshay Dogra, Aishwarya Ojha, Kabir Duhan Singh, Vivan Bhatena, Navdeep Pallapolu, Anish John Kokken, Shishir Mohan Sharma, Jatin Sial, Shweta Gulati, Suparna Marwah, Mamta Verma, Tisca Chopra, Dalip Tahil, Anup Soni, Vikram Singh Chauhan, Hemant Kumar Pandey, Arun Singh, Ravi Jhankal, Shaan Grover, Amit Madan Gaur, Teena Singh and Danish Akhtar in pivotal roles who bring this ancient tale to life.
Ramayana has been a crucial part of everyone’s childhood at some point and in one way or another we have all heard this story. This modernized version of Ramayana with a youth-oriented approach is director Kunal Kohli’s first OTT venture. It seems this eight-episode series stays true to its original story but a few add-ons are made to make this a Ramayana for the newer generation. The series begins with Sita’s abduction by Ravana and seems to end at Ayodhya seeing the light of day once again. It is a classic old tale of the victory of good over bad and the beauty and enigma of belief.
Take a look at how the janta is reacting to this new series.
Have you watched this modern retake of Ramayana yet? Tell us your thoughts on the series in the comments below. And until then, watch the trailer here.