MPs to watch play depicting Indian values today

Parliamentarians will take time off on Wednesday evening to watch a play 'Chakravyuh' which depicts Indian historical, social and cultural values propounded in the Mahabharat.

Creative freedom to actors made 'Mahabharat' a success: Nitish Bharadwaj

Actor Nitish Bharadwaj, best remembered for his role as 'Lord Kirshna' in television epic 'Mahabharat' here said "creative freedom" given by director Ravi Chopra to his actors was the key reason for its success.

Warriors of Kurukshetra: Epic in new format for children

 Mahabharata, the ancient Sanskrit epic is now being introduced in a new storybook format for children by two young laywers.

'Mahabharat' director Ravi Chopra passes away
'Mahabharat' director Ravi Chopra passes away

Ravi Chopra, most known for directing the classic mythology television series ' Mahabharat' has passed away in Mumbai.

`Mahabharat` wrapped up, team celebrates its success

The mythological drama `Mahabharat` is off air now and the producer duo Siddharth Kumar Tewary and Rahul Kumar Tewary celebrate its success with the entire team.

Small screen`s Dhritarashtra keen to explore Bollywood

Now that `Mahabharat` is going to go off air Saturday, actor Anoop Singh Thakur, who plays King Dhritarashtra in the show is looking out for greener pastures in filmdom.

`Mahabharat` to end with one-hour special

The curtains will come down on mythological drama `Mahabharat` with a one-hour special episode to be aired Saturday. Actors from the show have fond memories of shooting for the show, which used new age technology and innovative costumes to retell the story.

Teachings of Mahabharat, Bhagwat Geeta will help address social problems: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad said the teachings of Bhagwat Geeta and Mahabharat should be taught in schools as they will help in addressing the social problems such as crime against women and immorality.

Markandey Katju objects to Justice Dave`s statement on Gita

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju on Sunday objected to a Supreme Court judge`s statement that Gita and Mahabharat should be taught in schools, saying this is against India`s secular feature and Constitution and will do it "great harm".

'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein', 'Mahabharat' win big at TV awards

New shows `Yeh Hai Mohabbatein` and `Mahabharat` were big winners at a leading channels awards night, bagging six and four awards respectively.

Poetic rendition of Abhimanyu`s `Chakravyuh` fight in play

The glorious `Chakravyuh` of the epic Mahabharata, where Abhimanyu single-handedly took on seven Kaurvas, will be reinterpreted in a play to be staged here Sunday to represent its relevance in today`s time.

Midnight calls can be scary: Aham Sharma

Fans are chasing Aham Sharma, seen as Karna in mythological show `Mahabharat`, so much so that he gets calls at midnight and the actor says finds them "scary".

Pooja Sharma escapes injury on `Mahabharat` set

TV actress Pooja Sharma, who plays Draupadi on mythological show `Mahabharat`, escaped a mishap after her clothes caught fire on the show.

`Mahabharat` loses Box Office battle to `Dhoom 3`

Jayantilal Gada`s ‘Mahabharat’ with a starry list of voiceover artists like Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay Devgn couldn`t grab much attention as viewers are more interested in watching Aamir Khan starrer ‘Dhoom 3’.

It took 7 years to make `Mahabharat`: Amaan Khan

Amaan Khan`s 3D animated film `Mahabharat` is coming out on Christmas Day and the director says it`s a result of seven years of hard work.

Salman Khan to voice Lord Krishna in animation film?

The makers of the upcoming animation film `Mahabharat` want superstar Salman Khan to voice the character of Lord Krishna.

Anupam Kher lends voice to Shakuni in `Mahabharat’

Noted actor Anupam Kher has lent his voice to the character of `Shakuni mama` in animation film `Mahabharat`.

Riya Maurya wants to do fiction

After acting in mythological shows like `Mata ki Chowki` and `Mahabharat`, TV actress Riya Deepsi Maurya wants to shed her image by starring regular soaps.

I am selfish about my `me time`: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan, who is generally tied up with film shootings and promotions or brand endorsements, admits that she is selfish about "me time".

Producer keen to show `Mahabharat` to Big B and his grandchildren

Amitabh Bachchan gave the voice over for animated film `Mahabharat` and now the film`s producer Jayantilal Gada is keen to show his film to the megastar and his grandchildren.