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Mahabharat Trivia: Did You Know That Juhi Chawla Was Roped In To Play Draupadi, But She Chose This Movie Instead?



Mahabharat Trivia: Did You Know That Juhi Chawla Was Roped In To Play Draupadi, But She Chose This Movie Instead?

Mahabharat (Photograph Credit: Twitter)

In instances when outdated exhibits and outdated episodes of latest exhibits are making it to tv in an try to fill within the clean timeslots on varied channels, Doordarshan determined to carry again their cult exhibits Ramayan and Mahabharat to re-run on DD Nationwide and DD Bharati. Whereas Ramayan aired a complete of 78 episodes and ran from January 1987 to July 1988, Mahabharat ran for a complete of 94 episodes from October 1988 to June 1990. Ramayan on DD Nationwide and Mahabharat on DD Bharati, This is The Schedule and Telecast Time for The Ramanand Sagar and BR Chopra Mythological Exhibits on Doordarshan Channels. 

And taking our reader down reminiscence lane of the 90s, here is some trivia that we dug up on the BR Chopra present in regards to the largest battle of the Hindu mythology. Doordarshan Brings Ramayan And Mahabharat Again On TV Throughout Lockdown, Twitterati Cheers It With Memes


Juhi Chawla was supplied the function of Draupadi, however she was additionally supplied Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. And none aside from BR Chopra himself requested Juhi to selected the massive display screen and guess Juhi’s resolution didn’t backfire.

Aside from Juhi, actress Ramya Krishna, a preferred face within the Telugu movie business was additionally shortlisted for the function together with Roopa Ganguly, for the function of Draupadi. Nonetheless, Roopa took the cake her, contemplating her Hindi was higher.

Actor Firoz Khan was chosen to play the function of Arjuna. Nonetheless, to not get confused with Bollywood actor Firoz Khan, Firoz modified his display screen title to Arjun.

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Bollywood actors Chunky Pandey and Govinda have been introduced on board to play Abhimanyu however selected to opt-out once they bought signed for movies.

The present was telecast with subtitles within the UK and clocked a staggering viewership of 5 million.

Mahabharat beat the 100 million viewership per week document of Ramayan and was mentioned to have loved a 92% viewership per episode.

Mukesh ‘Shaktiiman’ Khanna was first forged within the present as Dronacharya, however BR Chopra, afterward, thought that he was higher suited to Bhishma.

Beginning March 28, 2020, Mahabharat will air on Doordarshan’s DD Bharati channel at 12 pm midday and seven pm within the night. Ramayan’s telecast started immediately with hour-long episodes being telecast as soon as within the morning from 9 am to 10 am and within the night from 9 pm to 10 pm.

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