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Mahabharat 

The epic story of the feud between the Pandava princes and their cousins, the Kaurava princes.
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Series cast summary:
Harish Bhimani ...  Samay 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Mukesh Khanna ...  Bheeshma 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Nitish Bharadwaj ...  Krishna 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Arjun ...  Arjun 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Puneet Issar ...  Duryodhana 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Rupa Ganguly ...  Draupadi 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Pankaj Dheer ...  Karna 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Gufi Paintal ...  Shakuni 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Gajendra Chouhan ...  Yudhishtira 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Praveen Kumar Praveen Kumar ...  Bheem 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Girja Shankar Girja Shankar ...  Dhritrashtra 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Surendra Pal ...  Dronacharya 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Renuka Israni ...  Gandhari 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Nazneen Nazneen ...  Kunti 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Virendra Razdan Virendra Razdan ...  Vidur 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Vinod Kapoor Vinod Kapoor ...  Dushashan 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Sameer Chitre Sameer Chitre ...  Nakul 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Sanjeev Chitre ...  Sahadev 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Pradeep Singh Rawat ...  Ashwatthama 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Tarakesh Chauhan Tarakesh Chauhan ...  Pandu 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Kiran Juneja ...  Ganga 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Debashree Roy ...  Satyavati 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Rishabh Shukla Rishabh Shukla ...  Shantanu 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Dharmesh Tiwari Dharmesh Tiwari ...  Kripacharya 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Pradeep Sharma Pradeep Sharma ...  Drupad 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Aloka Mukerjee Aloka Mukerjee ...  Subhadra 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Arun Bakshi ...  Dhrishtadyumna 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Sagar Salunke Sagar Salunke ...  Balram / ... 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Mayur Verma ...  Abhimanyu 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Roma Manik Roma Manik ...  Madri 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Paintal ...  Shikhandi / ... 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Varsha Usgaonkar ...  Uttara 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Kapil Kumar Kapil Kumar ...  Shalya 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Rajesh Vivek ...  Ved Vyas / ... 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Channa Ruparel ...  Rukmini 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Parijat Parijat ...  Radha 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Goga Kapoor ...  Kans 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Sheela Sharma Sheela Sharma ...  Devaki / ... 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Raj Babbar ...  Bharat 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Sudesh Berry ...  Vichitravirya 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Jahnavi Jahnavi ...  Amba 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Manju Vyas Manju Vyas ...  Yashoda 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Rasik Dave Rasik Dave ...  Nand 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Meena Chakraborty Meena Chakraborty ...  Ambika 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Menaka Babbar Menaka Babbar ...  Ambalika 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Lalit Tiwari Lalit Tiwari ...  Sanjay 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Razak Khan Razak Khan ...  Ghatotkach 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Rana Jung Bahadur ...  Jarasandh 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Deep Dhillon ...  Jayadratha 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Ashok Sharma Ashok Sharma ...  King Virat 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Samir Rajda Samir Rajda ...  Uttar 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Pawan Shukla Pawan Shukla ...  Shalv Kumar 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Karunakar Pathak Karunakar Pathak ...  Shishupala 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Vikash Prasad Vikash Prasad ...  Eklavya 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Vishnu Sharma Vishnu Sharma ...  Vasudev 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Dara Singh ...  Hanuman 94 episodes, 1988-1990
Daboo Malik ...  Young Bhishma 93 episodes, 1988-1990
Sharat Saxena ...  Kichak / ... 65 episodes, 1988-1989
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The epic story of the feud between the Pandava princes and their cousins, the Kaurava princes.

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Drama | History | War

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

2 October 1988 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Mahabharata See more »

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B.R. Films See more »
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Runtime:

(94 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

It was shown in the UK by the BBC, where it achieved audience figures of 5 million, unheard of for a subtitled series being aired in the afternoon. See more »

Quotes

Karna: Do you know that I have two sweethearts?
Duryodhana: Really? Who are they? If necessary, I will kidnap them to get them for you!
Karna: They are not girls, my friend - besides, I can only get one of them and not the other!
Duryodhana: What do you mean?
Karna: It is simple - one is the death of Arjuna, the other is my own death.
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Connections

Version of Sampoorna Mahabharat (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Ath Shree Mahabharat Katha
Performed by Mahendra Kapoor.
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This is amazing...
7 July 2005 | by Voivod-2See all my reviews

...if you have the time to watch it consistently, and give it your attention. This is a very demanding piece of work-- there are many characters, and many plots going on simultaneously. Stop watching for a few days and you might just forget what was going on. Nevertheless, this is an amazing piece of work, incredibly moving, and affecting like very few works before it. I can't overstate how incredibly emotional the experience of watching it from beginning to end was; the ending, in particular, is a extremely powerful.

True, the scenes are a bit drawn out at times; personally, as director, I would have shaved off about 10-15 minutes from each episode. Obviously, the special effects are outdated as well, but they are sufficient to get the point across, which is the most important thing.

Ideally, this series should be watched when you have 4-5 days dedicated to just watching it from beginning to end. Yeah, that's a big dedication, but it is also an incredibly rewarding experience.


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