Ramayan (2008 TV series)
- Ramayan (2008 TV series)
show_name = Ramayan
runtime = 30 minutes
Gurmeet Choudhary Debina Bonerjee Ankit Arora Vijay Bhatia Lalit Negi
opentheme = Jai Sri Ram By
Suresh Wadkarand Kavita Krishnamurthy
January 21, 2008
last_aired = Present
website = http://www.ndtvimagine.com/ramayan/imagine_about.asp
"Ramayan", based on
Valmiki Ramayanaand Tulsidas Ramcharitmanas, is an Indian television series produced by Sagar Artswhich airs on NDTV Imagine.It is also partly derived from portions of Kamban's " Kambaramayanamand Tulsidas's Adhyatma Ramayana.
It is a remake of the highly successful "Ramayan" that was created, written, and directed by
Ramanand Sagarand which aired on Doordarshanfrom 1987 to 1988.
This new version of Ramayan has good ratings.it is also winning awards and rave reviews.It got the Most Promising New Show of the Year award at theIndiantelevision.com's New Talent Awards held this year.Gurmeet Choudhary who plays the lead role of Ram also won the Most Promising New Talent of Tomorrow award. [http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k8/june/june158.php]
*Gurmeet Choudhary as Ram
*Debina Banerjee as
*Ankit Arora as
*Vikram Sharma as
Akhilendra Mishraas Ravan
*Punkaj Kalraa as Dashrath
*Vijay Bhatia as Bharat
*Lalit Negi as
*Rajni Chandra as
*Jaya Ojha as
About the Show
It tells the story of
PrinceRam who was the eldest of the four sons of Dashrath, the king of Ayodhya. Ram was to become the king of Ayodhya after his father’s retirement. But his stepmother Kaikeyiwhose mind was poisoned by Manthrawanted her son Bharat to become king.
Remembering that Dashrath had once promised to grant her any two boons she desired, she demanded that Ram should be banished to the forest for fourteen years and Bharat should be crowned as the king. The helpless and heartbroken Dashrath had to keep his word. So, he asks Ram to leave for the forest. Ram happily accepts the exile and leaves for the forest along with his dutiful wife,
Sitaand younger brother Lakshman. When Bharat learns that his mother is responsible for Ram’s exile, he requests Ram to return to Ayodhya. But, when Ram refuses to do so Bharat obtains Ram's sandals and places them on the throne as a gesture that Rama is the true king.
Bharat then rules Ayodhya as a representative of Ram for the next fourteen years. Later, Ravan, the evil King of
Lanka, abducts Sita. How Ram and Lakshman along with Hanumanand his vanarsena rescues Sita, and how Ram slays Ravan forms the rest of the story.
Ram is the hero of this epic tale.He is portrayed as an incarnation of the god
Vishnu. He is the eldest and the favourite son of the King of Ayodhya, Dashrath.He is referred to as Maryada Purushottama, literally the Perfect Man.
Sitais the beloved wife of Ram and the daughter of king Janak.She is portrayed as an incarnation of the goddess Laxmi.Sita is the epitome of womanly purity and virtue.She follows her husband into exile.
Hanumanis a powerful vanarabelonging to the kingdom of Kishkindha.He worships Ram and helps find Sitaby going to the kingdom of Lankacrossing the great ocean.
demon, is the king of Lanka.He received a boon from Brahmathat he cannot be killed by either gods, demons or by spirits, after performing a severe penance for ten thousand years. Vishnuincarnates as the human Ram to defeat him, thus circumventing the boon given by Brahma.
He and Lakshmana were the
twinsons of King Dashrath of Ayodhyaby his third wife Sumitra.
She is the wife of Ravan. She is very beautiful and elegant.
She is the wife of Lakshman and younger sister of Sita.She had to be seperated from Lakshman for 14 years.She is known for her rare beauty and intelligence.
Ravindra Jain, who was the music director for the original series, returns as music director for this series, with Kavita Krishnamurthyand Suresh Wadkaras playback singers. Omang Kumar designs the sets and Nisha Sagar designs the costumes. It is directed by Anand Sagar, son of Ramanand Sagar. The Sagars have worked on the script for about six months. [ [http://www.livemint.com/2008/02/21235715/Family-entertainment.html Family entertainment - livemint ] ] [ [http://filmschannels.blogspot.com/2008/03/ramayanam-with-new-technologies-on-sun.html Films-Channels: Ramayanam With New Technologies On Sun Tv Channel ] ]
The series is shot at "Sagar Film City" in
Baroda. [ [http://www.ndtvimagine.com/ramayan/imagine_about_synopsis.asp NDTV Imagine ] ]
Monday to Thursday at 9:30 pm
ISTon NDTV Imagine. The repeats are shown daily at 12.30 pm
NDTV Imaginewhich originally airs Ramayan has struck a syndication deal with UTV Software Communicationswhich allows it to air Dubbed versions of Ramayan on Sun TV Network.As part of the deal, NDTV Imaginewill also get a revenue share from UTV after the earnings reach a particular level.UTV has paid a telecast fee to Sun for acquiring the prime time slot on the network channels. It will have the rights to sell air time.
The Malayalam version of Ramayan is a daily which airs on
Surya TVfrom Monday to Friday at 7.00 pm. Unni Krishnansings the songs in the malayalam version along with various other female artists.
Ramayan has been dubbed into Tamil and airs (as Ramayana) on Sun Tv on all Sundays 10.30 AM to 11.30 AM in India and 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in America.
Unni Krishnan, K. S. Chithraand Chinmayeesing the songs in the Tamil version.
The Telugu version airs on
* [http://www.ndtvimagine.com/ramayan/imagine_about.asp Ramayan Official Site]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN0C9PIlRiE Ramayan Title Track Video]
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