Star Plus launches the greatest epic of all times - Mahabharata

Star Plus brings to its viewers the greatest epics in the history of India - The Mahabharata. Read on, to get a glimpse of what's in store with this new venture...

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | 5:45:28 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Star Plus brings out the classic tale of the victory of good over evil- The Mahabharata. The show is being recreated by some of the stalwarts of the entertainment industry including Bobby Bedi, Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Barrie Osborn, Amardeep Behl, Farrukh Dhondy, Ranjit Kapoor and Talvin Singh. They come together with Star Plus to present India’s greatest epic that has left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of the audience with its timeless values and teachings.

Mahabharata aims to capture the essence of one of the greatest legends ever told, not only in a style that is entertaining, but it will have state of the art techniques of styling, graphics, and animation and design elements. It will be an amalgamation of the old and the new.

Keertan Adyanthaya, GM and EVP, Star Plus says, “It is our privilege to bring to our audience this great Indian epic, Mahabharata, which has a timeless message. For Star Plus, this is an opportunity to enrich the lives of our viewers with the power of wisdom contained in the eternal message of the Mahabharata and the sacred Bhagvad Gita. All this and more is presented with grandeur, finesse and on a scale that will captivate entire families.

Speaking on directing the mega epic, Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi says, “It is a huge challenge by itself to make an epic of the stature of Mahabharata in today’s world. I made an attempt to re-create the saga through Ek Aur Mahabharata and failed. But yet I took up the challenge and have decided to make a sincere effort to present this incomparable epic with reference to the metro sexual age.

So, stay tuned to catch the popular historical epic series, Mahabharata, recreating history on Indian Television only on Star Plus.

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Posted on: 18 April 2008 at 5:38am
originals are always better. anywayss BR CHOPRA'S RAMAYANA WAS SUPERB. anyways all the best for star plus

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 9:25pm
Its not good for me I still like old Mahabharat and mostly Krishna(Nitesh)

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 7:35pm
animated mahabharata sounds cool that pic is sooo cool

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 12:18pm
Looking forward to seeing on TV, but will definitely be comparing it to the original!

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 11:41am
thats great, wish it would be just like the chopras

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 9:47am
wow! mahabharat by Dr Dwivedi, thats bound to have some really good class.

His Chanakya was a masterpiece!!

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 8:04am
thanxxx looking forward to thizzzz

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 6:36am
i'm sure this is gonna be better than ekta's mahabharat

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 6:13am
It's a great thing to start a show on Mahabharat...some young people need some lessons to use in future..

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Posted on: 27 February 2008 at 6:06am
thnx....ramayan ke baad mahabharat....television is getting spiritual...

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