Mahabharat

Akhilesh Yadav vs Shivpal: BJP mocks 'mahabharat' in first family of Samajwadi Party

Akhilesh Yadav vs Shivpal: BJP mocks 'mahabharat' in first family of Samajwadi Party

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday taunted the ongoing feud between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his bete noire uncle Shivpal Yadav, saying the first family of the Samajwadi Party should resolve the `mahabharat` and focus on law and order, corruption and lack of administration in the politically crucial state.

Dec 26, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
BJP leader Roopa Ganguly nominated to Rajya Sabha; `Mahabharat` actor to likely replace Navjot Singh Sidhu

BJP leader Roopa Ganguly nominated to Rajya Sabha; `Mahabharat` actor to likely replace Navjot Singh Sidhu

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Roopa Ganguly had unsuccessfully contested the West Bengal Assembly Elections this year on BJP ticket.

Oct 04, 2016, 18:28 PM IST
Mahabharata's Karna has a connection with Pitru Paksha—Find out how!​

Mahabharata's Karna has a connection with Pitru Paksha—Find out how!​

The Pitru Paksha, also known as Pitri Paksha or Shraadha is a time period as per Hindu lunar calendar when we pay obeisance to our ancestors (dead).

Sep 22, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Subramanian Swamy compares Pakistan to Duryodhan, says Modi was right in experimenting with it

Subramanian Swamy compares Pakistan to Duryodhan, says Modi was right in experimenting with it

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy is undoubtedly a man of letters. The firebrand leader has now used an anecdote from Mahabharata to justify Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy for dealing with mischievous Pakistan.

Apr 08, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Teejan Bai performs in NSD theatre festival

With a tamboura in her hand and smile on her face, Teejan Bai prowls on the stage with innate confidence acquired in over five decades of singing and enacting the tales of Mahabharata in Pandvani style.

Feb 08, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 08:13 AM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

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.

Nov 12, 2014, 18:09 PM IST
'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.

Nov 12, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

`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.

Aug 17, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

`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.

Aug 12, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

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".

Aug 04, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

'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.

Jun 24, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

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.

Jun 07, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

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".

Feb 09, 2014, 19:44 PM IST

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.

Jan 02, 2014, 21:46 PM IST

`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’.

Dec 31, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2013, 13:54 PM IST