India preps to re-visit the 90s after Prasar Bharti shares its announcement to re-telecast Mahabharat and Ramayan on DD national.
Prasar Bharti’s CEO, Shashi Shekar announced on 25th March 2020 that they are working with the right holders to the famous Mahabharat and Ramayan series for re-telecasting the same on public demand during this long country-wide lockdown. The broadcaster will air two episodes per day from Saturday, one in the morning at 9 am and the other at 9 pm in the evening. A large number of people have been talking about the popular mythological show and how they began their Sunday morning with the same.
This became a hot topic of discussion on Twitter after the PM Narendra Modi announced nation-wide lockdown following the spread of Coronavirus.
Take a look:
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
Here’s how desi Twitter reacted to the news of re-telecast of Mahabharat and Ramayan:
— Tanaji jr (@MohitOnceAgain) March 27, 2020
— KC Pictures?️ (@KCPicturesOffi) March 27, 2020
(1986) Ramanand Sagar directing a scene for his TV show #Ramayan
To be telecast from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 on Doordarshan, One episode, morning 9am and evening 9pm pic.twitter.com/4S8uQ7o2b1
— Film History Pics (@FilmHistoryPic) March 27, 2020
— स्वेच्छा सिंह (@swesingh007) March 27, 2020
— Prabhu Palorton (@PrabhuPalorton) March 27, 2020
— Sagnik Guha (@GuhaSagnik) March 27, 2020
— Shamim Zakaria (@shamimzakaria) March 27, 2020
How excited are you to watch the show?