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Turning the clock back on the acclaimed Partition saga Buniyaad, called the Sholay of Indian TV

February 23, 2021 10:07 pm

First aired in 1987, DD's multi-generational Buniyaad was about a family, headed by Alok Nath-Anita Kanwar, torn asunder in the aftermath of 1947. Here's revisiting the Ramesh Sippy show that captured the horrors of Partition as well as the little joys of pre-Partition life

Laying a foundation

March 27, 2014 11:39 am

Buniyaad, the epic television show was the first Indian television serial to tackle the effects of Partition. Going 27 years down memory lane...

Here's why Alok Nath is trending on Twitter

December 30, 2013 1:52 pm

Alok Nath seems to have become Twitter's number one trending topic since Sunday night.

Recapturing Hearts

July 31, 2013 5:59 am

The 1986-TV series Buniyaad returns to Doordarshan after 27 years.

Recapturing Hearts

July 30, 2013 3:40 am

The 1986-TV series Buniyaad returns to Doordarshan after 27 years.

Hitting the Right Note

October 21, 2012 1:50 am

One of the pioneers of musical game shows in India,Gajendra Singh was also the man behind Sa Re Ga Ma,India’s first and longest running musical talent show. Singh,who has since moved to another channel and other musical shows,talks to Suanshu Khurana about introducing a new concept to the audience and why the show was so popular.

Social Networth

March 20, 2011 4:35 am

Dressed in a green hoodie,GAP cap,rugged jeans and black ankle length books,Girija Shankar looks nothing like the grand old patriarch of the Kauravas,

Doordarshan,half a century later

September 20, 2009 12:14 am

In the fight for eyeballs with private broadcasters,the largest broadcast network in the world is crippled by inefficiencies.