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Saturday, May 28, 2022



Roopa Ganguly recalls Mahabharat's shoot: 'Used to take 1.5 hours to transform me into Draupadi'

March 28, 2022 8:28 am

Roopa Ganguly went down memory lane to recall the period of the late 80s when the epic TV series was filmed, and admitted that due to the hectic schedule of the shooting, she "did not get to watch the series" on television.

Praveen Kumar Sobti's athletic brilliance was overshadowed by the character he played. But that character was truly iconic

February 09, 2022 9:18 am

For a generation of Indians, whose images of the mythic heroes of the Mahabharata were from oral traditions — stories told by parents and grandparents — the Doordarshan show became the first common, pan-Indian embodiment of arguably India’s greatest story.

When Praveen Kumar Sobti said Mahabharat brought him fame: 'Sports mein rehta toh...'

February 09, 2022 8:40 am

Actor Praveen Kumar Sobti, who played Bheem in Mahabharat, passed away on Monday. In an earlier interview, the actor had mentioned how the show made people connect with him.

Modi lauds BORI's online course on Mahabharat in Mann ki Baat

December 27, 2021 8:39 am

🔴 Established in 1917, BORI conducts research in Sanskrit, Prakrits, Indian regional languages, Asian and European languages and was established to commemorate contributions of Ramkrishna Gopal Bhandarakar, India's foremost pioneer of scientific Orientology studies.

Puneet Issar on playing Duryodhan in Mahabharat: I took people's hatred as a compliment

June 02, 2020 5:37 pm

Puneet Issar is known for playing the role of Duryodhan in BR Chopra's Mahabharat. Years later, when the show was remade by Star Plus, Issar took up the role of Parashuram.

Roopa Ganguly: Flooded with memories while watching re-run of Mahabharat

May 30, 2020 8:31 am

Roopa Ganguly, who played the role of Draupadi in BR Chopra's Mahabharat, opens up about the show's popularity, memories from shoot days and more.

Mahabharat actor Pankaj Dheer: I played Karna with massive restraint

May 28, 2020 8:40 am

Mahabharat actor Pankaj Dheer says he continues to be loved for the role he played decades ago.

Mahabharat actor Satish Kaul seeks help: I'm struggling for medicines

May 23, 2020 11:24 am

Satish Kaul, whose has worked in over 300 Punjabi and Hindi films and played the role of Lord Indra in Mahabharat, says he's currently facing financial woes.

Gufi Paintal on Mahabharat: People loved to hate me because of my character

May 21, 2020 3:42 pm

Gufi Paintal, who played Shakuni Mama in Mahabharat, said he was cast by the makers after watching his performance in the show Bahadur Shah Zafar.

From Dekh Bhai Dekh to Baarish, here's everything Indian TV has to offer

April 03, 2020 12:14 pm

Indian television is presenting an interesting mix of shows to keep viewers entertained as they practice self-isolation amid the coronavirus outbreak.


Most watched Indian shows: Kundali Bhagya continues to top charts

July 24, 2020 11:01 am

As per Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), here are the top five shows on Indian television.