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TV We Used To Love

TV WE USED TO LOVE NEWS

Revisiting Bharat Ek Khoj that showcases India's rich history in brief

January 26, 2021 11:40 am

53 episodes long, Shyam Benegal's Bharat Ek Khoj successfully brought Jawaharlal Nehru's The Discovery of India to TV screens during the golden age of Doordarshan.

Comedy's Sardar-E-Azam: Why Jaspal Bhatti's Flop Show was a mordantly 'misdirected' satire

January 01, 2021 6:34 pm

Every month, the TV We Used To Love series will rewind to the Doordarshan shows of 1980s and 90s, an era remarkable for its rich television. We are starting with the late Jaspal Bhatti's ten episoder Flop Show, a witty send-up of the great North Indian middle-class archetypes.