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HT Brunch Cover Story: 5 stories from the Ramayana you haven’t heard before

Regional languages are packed with delightful retellings of the Ramayana that include stories not found in the oldest documents
The composition of the Ramayana in regional languages began about 1,000 years ago with a Tamil retelling by Kamban(Parth Garg)
The composition of the Ramayana in regional languages began about 1,000 years ago with a Tamil retelling by Kamban(Parth Garg)
Updated on May 24, 2020 12:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDevdutt Pattanaik

Ramayan actor Dipika Chikhlia would love to play Kaikeyi, Sunil Lahri wishes to play Raavan’s role if given a chance

Dipika Chikhlia and Sunil Lahri were asked what characters they would like to play in Ramayan if given a chance. Their answers were surprising.
Dipika Chikhlia, Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri in a still from Ramayan.
Dipika Chikhlia, Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri in a still from Ramayan.
Updated on May 09, 2020 12:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Ramayan’s ‘Sita’ Dipika Chikhlia shares first look as freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu for new film, see poster

Dipika Chikhlia has shared the first-look poster of her new film, Sarojini, based on the life of veteran freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu.
Dipika Chikhlia as Sarojini Naidu in the first-look poster of Sarojini.
Dipika Chikhlia as Sarojini Naidu in the first-look poster of Sarojini.
Updated on May 08, 2020 09:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNivedita Mishra

Ramayan’s Sunil Lahri shares anecdotes from show’s shoot, reveals how he got a co-star in trouble with Ramanand Sagar

Sunil Lahri has revealed how the shooting for Ramayan was delayed due to various reasons during the filming of the Guru Vasishtha ashram sequence.
Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri in a still from Ramayan.
Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri in a still from Ramayan.
Updated on May 07, 2020 08:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Re-run marathon amid lockdown: Krishna coming back on TV was a natural progression, says Swwapnil Joshi

The actor feels that cult shows go beyond entertainment
Actor Swwapnil Joshi played the role of Lord Krishna in 1990s show, Krishna
Actor Swwapnil Joshi played the role of Lord Krishna in 1990s show, Krishna
Updated on May 04, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByShreya Mukherjee

Deepika Chikhalia happy about Ramayan smashing viewership records: ‘Overjoyed it has overtaken Game Of Thrones’

Actor Deepika Chikhalia, who starred as Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, is happy with the success of the TV show, after its re-run three decades later.
Deepika Chikhalia as Sita in Ramayan.
Deepika Chikhalia as Sita in Ramayan.
Updated on May 02, 2020 01:21 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Ramayan is world’s most watched show now, breaks all records with 7.7 crore viewership

Since March 28, Doordarshan telecast Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan on public demand. It has now become the most-watched show with 7.7 crore viewers.
Ramanand Sagar’s TV show Ramayan is based on Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas.
Ramanand Sagar’s TV show Ramayan is based on Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas.
Updated on May 01, 2020 09:33 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Ramayan: Raavan actor Arvind Trivedi originally turned down role, but Paresh Rawal convinced him to change his mind

Actor Arvind Trivedi initially turned down the role of Raavan in the cult TV series Ramayan, and had to be motivated by Paresh Rawal to take it up.
Arvind Trivedi as Raavan.
Arvind Trivedi as Raavan.
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 03:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Ramayan: Raavan actor Arvind Trivedi watches Sita apaharan scene, has emotional reaction

A video of 84-year-old Raavan actor Arvind Trivedi watching a scene from the series Ramayan, has been shared online.
A screengrab of the Ramayan video.
A screengrab of the Ramayan video.
Updated on Apr 13, 2020 05:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Ramayan’s Sugriva, actor Shyam Sundar Kalani dies, Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri pay tribute

The actor behind Ramayan’s Sugriva, Shyam Sundar Kalani, has died. His co-stars Arun Govil and Sunil Lahri paid tribute.
Shyam Sundar Kalani as Sugriva in Ramayan.
Shyam Sundar Kalani as Sugriva in Ramayan.
Updated on Apr 09, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Ramayana: From Arun Govil to Deepika Chikhalia, what actors of hit mythological serial are doing now

Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia, Sunil Lahri, Arvind Trivedi and Padma Khanna, among others, became household names when Ramayana was on air in the 80s. Here’s what thy are doing now.
The lead cast of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana visited The Kapil Sharma Show recently.
The lead cast of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana visited The Kapil Sharma Show recently.
Updated on Apr 05, 2020 03:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Ramayan, most watched programme in years, will start a few minutes late today

Friday’s telecast of the mythological epic series Ramayan will be delayed by a few minutes so as to not overlap with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 9 am address to the nation.
Ramayan and several other shows are being re-run during the coronavirus lockdown.
Ramayan and several other shows are being re-run during the coronavirus lockdown.
Updated on Apr 03, 2020 06:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Arun Govil says career came to standstill after Ramayan; producers said, ‘Hey! What is Lord Ram doing here’

Arun Govil, who rose to fame in the 80’s with his portrayal of Lord Ram in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, says his career suffered after the role.
Arun Govil played Lord Ram for years on Ramayan.
Arun Govil played Lord Ram for years on Ramayan.
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 08:47 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByIndo Asian News Service

This is how Sita Deepika Chikhalia looks like today. See her pic with new Sita Debina Bonnerjee

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan has been a landmark show in the history of Indian television. Deepika Chikhalia played Sita in it.
Debina Bonnerjee met Deepika Chikhalia at an event. (Instagram)
Debina Bonnerjee met Deepika Chikhalia at an event. (Instagram)
Updated on Jul 30, 2018 07:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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