Happy news for those who cherish the vintage memories of the state-owned Doordarshan, Prasar Bharati decided to retelecast Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan and B.R. Chopra’s TV show Mahabharata two most popular TV shows of the golden era of the 90s.
Union I&B minister Prakash Javdekar on Friday announced that the show will be back on the television From this Saturday, March 28th. He wrote, “Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting the re-telecast of ‘Ramayana’ from tomorrow (Saturday, March 28) Fans will be able to see their favorite show Ramayan on TV twice a day.
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
Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana and B R Chopra’s Mahabharata made their way to the television screens during the late 1980s to mid-1990’s. They were a treat to the audience and widely enjoyed by all on Sundays.
These two shows, which have been gloriously written in the history of TV, could never be erased. Today, when the streets are deserted due to the coronavirus lockdown and people are forced to stay in their homes, the demand for these shows to be retelecasted on TV arose on social media.