Circus (TV series)

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Not to be confused with the Canadian TV series of the same title (1978-1985).
Genre Drama
Directed by Aziz Mirza & Kundan Shah
Starring Shahrukh Khan
Rekha Sahay
Ashutosh Gowariker
Mita Vashisht
Renuka Shahane
Rahul Bhad
Pawan Malhotra
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of seasons 1
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 25 minutes
Original network DD National
Picture format SDTV: 480i
Original release 1989 (1989) – 1990 (1990)

Circus is an 1989 Indian television series directed by Aziz Mirza & Kundan Shah, set in a circus troupe,[1] and starring popular Hindi film actor of today, Shahrukh Khan when he was a newcomer,[2][3] and Ashutosh Gowariker who subsequently directed movies such as Jodha-Akbar, Swades, Lagaan, & Baazi.[4]



  1. ^ Sanjit Narwekar (1 January 2005). Eena Meena Deeka: The Story of Hindi Film Comedy. Rupa & Company. pp. 1–. ISBN 978-81-291-0859-3. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Shahrukh Khan goes global". BBC NEWS. 23 August 2002. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "I went into depression, but am back: Shah Rukh Khan". The Hindu. 21 December 2010. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  4. ^ Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica (1 January 2008). Britannica Encyclopedia of India (Set of 5 Volumes). Encyclopedia Britannica India. ISBN 978-81-8131-008-8. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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