India-Forums

   

'Ramayan' to be back on small screen

Popular mythological story "Ramayan" is set to be retold on the small screen. Zee TV has announced the re-creation of the classic and it is already on the lookout for faces to play the epic's central characters Ram and Sita.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 | 5:25:29 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
 396 Comments | 31064 Views | Copyright: IANS

ramayan to be back on small screen

Popular mythological story "Ramayan" is set to be retold on the small screen. Zee TV has announced the re-creation of the classic and it is already on the lookout for faces to play the epic's central characters Ram and Sita.

With a fresh version of "Ramayan", the channel hopes to "foster the concept of the whole family engaging in a joint TV viewing experience and to reach out to an entire generation of youngsters who have unfortunately not had the privilege of growing up watching it," Sukesh Motwani, head of fiction programming, Zee TV, said in a statement.

The channel has roped in Moti Sagar of the famed Sagar Arts to re-create the epic drama. The original small screen version, produced and directed by Moti's father Ramanand Sagar, was a hit in the 1980s.

Another version of it was created for Imagine TV with actor Gurmeet Choudhary playing Ram, in 2008. That was produced by Sagar Arts too, and no wonder the same production company has been chosen to create the latest version.

"We have roped in the only team in India truly equipped for the task. If anyone can make the magic of 'Ramayan' come alive, it is the Sagars. Ramanand-ji (Sagar) did it brilliantly once, and Moti-Ji and Minakshi, who have inherited 'Ramayan' as a part of their core DNA, are all set to re-create the classic," Motwani added.

The cast of the new "Ramayan" has not yet been frozen. But prominent actors are being considered for the key roles of Ram and Sita.

Actors Aditya Redij, Avinash Sachdev and Aamir Dalvi have been approached to play Ram, and among the females Sanjeeda Shaikh, Suhasi Dhami and Rubina Dilaik have been auditioned for Sita's part.


User Rating Rating(193 Votes)
gurmeet-angell, amar_shona, maan_ki_manalim, reeta454, CrazyDoll, jiyagcian, SpicyStar, suman25, pragyy, mini-fan, Seema_123, GCdgr8, piak, ritz100, Medevil, harpreet100, vmini, snehainampudi, Nandita24, JaSSbE, GCsuperb, maaneetbindas, dot3, RAJBEEROCKK, maashlover, tiyap, aashnadil, fourceman, dudeUrock, adinats1, crazyfangc, swatimalkar4, pujitha14, I_Love_Maan_106, vamsi.priya, Diamond.., miniGurmeetain, rosy95, aasthakedawat, Nandita1970, sweety20, DazzlingGurmeet, meenagarwal, isha1980, cuttie17, imsrkfan, nehapachori, Kgirl321, mercyanburaj, SSKYHV, padmavathiism, SparklingPrince, 22feb1984, soumi93, laiba4evs, wiskhan, ananya93, akshaaya, radha.avina, LoveAvina, Afem_Queen, MenkaaAle, shailimg, Aruna_cindrella, Sunrio80, misspearl77, romalove, diana92, rsshree, jafrin, shansuk, minzuuuu, Chamak-Challo, mygurmaan, avinashrubina., sinharuby, adiluvu, CHAVI5050, Krilovad, ALUJNA21, PutijaChalhov, swetha811, ahaanfan, kinny_ranvir, NandzLuv, v3gradev09, radhika5, Shouting_Silver, IamaPCmaniac, Flag, pratimaan2012, crazydevil87, zam123, VersatileStar, jenny., salmankhanrulz, M_n_h, ..Naina.., VishaD., kriti07, Rekha-radev, Raj_preet, 123mitul, Aarya4ever..., -Mrs.MasHGc-, viprakshi, insight555, Na1na, lenageorge, ARSALAkhan, adigaag, NinnzGm, Priyyanka, tinkerbe11, Devika., leenarana42, jigyasa28, Shashi1984, MissPurpleFreak, danceismyworld, twni, sush_avina, MunaMeet22, --Ekta--, AIMAMSK, Priyasi, -Zahra15-, sanu3108, jmoyee200, Quietude, --Saina--, Princyz_Belle, br200910, AnushaGK, tellyme, aanyakunat, shalini01, radt, saf24, anu_sakshi, Zetter, Awari_Maan, nasco, manid, gururockss, _AngelSonu_, -Naresh-, KINGKHANFAN, -Frozen-, Abby-GC-Crazy, -ProudGCian-, nbt.., suhaaana, Varnita., maaniqra, misti73, .Subha., Ash1991, Neerjaa, KrantiGuru_JKR, RiMa_972, Vishakha_Sakhi, faria86, villager00, xxAqeelahxx, snehapatro, Abommi, smallwonder, ana56, valli30, nneeiill, Mallika113, gcluv, ..CountingStars, blackb28, deepa1122, Sri_Radha, gafulu14, x-affy-x, -BlushaLicious-, SilverBell, taahir004, ..RamKiJanaki.., pyar-ishk, pickachu, -Mrs.MSK-, -Araina-, .DarkParadise.., ..MissBindaas.., sweetMonayaSanu

Share this News on your Social Network.

Popular Search Terms:   ramayan

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.
Dear Readers,
  • Please do not use derogatory comments in reply to the stories published on Telly Buzz, India-Forums.
  • The credibility of the site matter to us, and the comments in bad taste tend to invariably hurt the actors/production house/channel etc.
  • So kindly, refrain from creating an unhealthy atmosphere for all, and keep your comments constructive.
  • Also, please use the Rate It button if you want to just thank the author for posting the story.

RELATED CELEBRITIES

RELATED TV SHOWS

RELATED CHANNEL

Posted on: 10 March 2014 at 1:08pm
Rubina Dilaik was great as Sita

Report Abuse
Posted on: 28 February 2014 at 10:32pm
Aditya Redij loveHeart adi hi my friend now miss u so much so plz come back soon kab tak wait kare ?? plz give some news abt u love


1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
adiluvu

Report Abuse
Posted on: 27 February 2014 at 1:23am
hi jaanHeart[ Aditya Redij sweetu Heartlove u jaan Heart miss u plz ab aa vi jaao koi interview do now wish to u Mahashivratri u n ur family God bless u.

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
adiluvu

Report Abuse
Posted on: 14 September 2013 at 10:45pm
Aditya RedijHeart Love u dear...Heart...u r my Rocks star.. Misss u so much plz jaldi se new show me aao...Love u dear koi News do...love u dear..Heart


1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
adiluvu

Report Abuse
Posted on: 08 April 2013 at 10:13pm
Wish Avinash and Rubina will be awesome and were coming in a new show soon

Edited on:08 April 2013 at 10:14pm

Report Abuse
Posted on: 04 September 2012 at 6:09am
Gurmeet
love u in both jdj & pv.
I LOVE YOU Gurmeet!!!
u are the best!!
u r the great actor.

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
twni

Report Abuse
Posted on: 23 August 2012 at 1:05am
SUHASI!!!!!!!!!!!! She'll be the best as Sita!!!

Report Abuse
Posted on: 16 August 2012 at 12:11am
avinash and rubina will rock the show

Report Abuse
Posted on: 07 August 2012 at 9:36pm
Avinash and Rubina will portray the role of Ram and Sita the best.

2 member(s) Liked the above comment :
sush_avina, deepa1122

Report Abuse
Posted on: 05 August 2012 at 9:05am
Hope you are better now Gurmeet - Rock JDJ!!

1 member(s) Liked the above comment :
twni

Report Abuse

Tellybuzz Buzzin Hot!!! Articles Index

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index