Ramayan, Mahabharat, Byomkesh Bakshi to Upanishad Ganga, DD brings TV's Golden Era to life in corona crisis

IANS | Mar 31, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

Top serials of the past like Ramayan, Mahabharat, Byomkesh Bakshi to Upanishad Ganga are coming back to life courtesy Doordarshan. And this is all set to make staying at home more enjoyable for people during the coronavirus lockdown. So sit back and enjoy the Golden Era of TV live once more. The re-telecast of the following has already begun on March 28, 2020 and many more iconic serials are all set to be telecast very soon.


1. Ramayan: from the stable of Ramanand Sagar`s catalogue comprising 78 episodes(35 minutes each) and 30 episodes(30 minutes each) being telecast on DD National everyday at 9 AM and 9 PM

2. Mahabharat: 97 episodes (45 minutes) is being telecast in the 12 noon and 7 PM slots.

3. Byomkesh Bakshi: 52 episodes telecast for 1 hour daily at 11 am

4. Circus: 19 episodes and featuring Shahrukh Khan is being aired at 8 PM

5. Hum Hain Na: comprising of 60 episodes has been scheduled starting from 28.3.2020 as a daily serial at @10.00pm on DD National Network

6. Tu Tota Main Maina: comprising of 26 episodes has been scheduled as a daily serial from 28.3.2020 everyday @10.30pm on DD National Network.

The following shows are scheduled for re-telecast: 1. Chanakya 
47 episodes, directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi is planned for daily telecast in the afternoon time bands of DD Bharti from 1st week of April, 2020. (Photo: YouTube)


2. Upanishad Ganga:

2. Upanishad Ganga:

52 episodes, produced by Chinmaya Mission Trust and directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi, also scheduled for afternoon slots on DD Bharti starting 1st Week of April, 2020. (Photo: YouTube)


3. Shaktimaan:

3. Shaktimaan:

the famous serial featuring Mukesh Khanna planned for a 1-hour daily telecast on DD National network from April 2020 at 1 PM. (Photo: YouTube)


4. Shriman Shrimati:

4. Shriman Shrimati:

The rib tickling comedy produced by Markand Adhikari is scheduled for a comeback on DD National from April 2020 in the 2 PM slot. (Photo: YouTube)


5. Krishna Kali:

5. Krishna Kali:

18 episodes are scheduled for a daily telecast at 8:30 PM on DD National

Complaints against DTH/Cable operators
It is further highlighted that it is mandatory for all the DTH/Cable operators to show all the DD Channels as well as Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Channels as per the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act. Non carriage of these channels is liable for action under Section 11, 12 and 18 of the Act. In case viewers are not able to see the desired DD Channel they can complain about the same to the Station Head of the nearest Doordarshan Kendra or e-mail at ddpb.inform@gmail.com. A letter to this end has been issued by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (Photo: YouTube)