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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...

Published: Wednesday,Feb 27, 2008 17:45 PM GMT-07:00
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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 ’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.

Reporter and Author: Melanie

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Lina @missy14 15 years ago 'happy after doing this film as once again I am going to make people laugh'

In my foot!!
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Aanya @kisnatulsi 15 years ago thanks!!!! saw her in concert when my uncle's foundation presented a whole bunch of stars of charity.....but not a big fan of hers
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Ratheesh Raghavan @ratheesh1993 15 years ago originals are always better. anywayss BR CHOPRA'S RAMAYANA WAS SUPERB. anyways all the best for star plus
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seema @see* 15 years ago Its not good for me I still like old Mahabharat and mostly Krishna(Nitesh)
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Singh23 @Singh23 15 years ago animated mahabharata sounds cool that pic is sooo cool
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~*puja*~ @~*puja*~ 15 years ago Looking forward to seeing on TV, but will definitely be comparing it to the original!
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ketaki_ry @ketaki_ry 15 years ago wow! mahabharat by Dr Dwivedi, thats bound to have some really good class.

His Chanakya was a masterpiece!!
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aanyakunat @aanyakunat 15 years ago thanks
i'm sure this is gonna be better than ekta's mahabharat
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Yams @HobbitButt 15 years ago 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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