Ramayan (TV series)

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Ramayan
Ramayan poster.jpg
Ramayan promotional poster
Format Religious
Created by Ramanand Sagar
Starring Arun Govil
Deepika Chikhalia
Sunil Lahri
Sanjay Jog
Arvind Trivedi
Dara Singh
Vijay Arora
Sameer Rajda
Mulraj Rajda
Lalita Pawar
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of episodes 78
Production
Running time 35 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Doordarshan
Original run 25 January 1987 – 31 July 1988
Chronology
Followed by Luv Kush
This article is about the 1987 TV series. For the 2008 TV series, see Ramayan (2008 TV series). For the 2012 TV series, see Ramayan (2012 TV series).

Ramayan is an Indian epic television series created, written, and directed by Ramanand Sagar.[1]

It is a television adaptation of the ancient Indian Hindu religious epic of the same name, and is primarily based on Valmiki's Ramayana and Tulsidas' Ramcharitmanas.[citation needed]

Cast[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Behind the scenes: Dress designers to actors & deities". The Tribune. 20 April 2003. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 

Footnotes[edit]

  • Karp, Jonathan and Williams, Michael. "Reigning Hindu TV Gods of India Have Viewers Glued to Their Sets." The Wall Street Journal, 22 April 1998
  • Lutgendorf, Philip (1991). The Life of a Text: Performing the Ramcharitmanas of Tulsidas. Berkeley, California: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-06690-1. 
  • Lutgendorf, Philip (1990). "Ramayan: The Video". TDR/The Drama Review (The MIT Press) 34 (2): 127–176. doi:10.2307/1146030. ISSN 1054-2043. JSTOR 1146030. 
  • Lutgendorf, Philip (2006). "All in the (Raghu) Family: A Video Epic in Cultural Context". In Hawley, John Stratton; Narayanan, Vasudha. The Life of Hinduism. The Life of Religion. Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 140–157. ISBN 978-0-520-24913-4. 
  • National Endowment for the Humanities. "Lessons of the Epics: The Ramayana". EdSITEment Lesson Plans. Available online from http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=599 (18 January 2006).

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