Mahabharat (1988–1990)

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The epic story of the family feud between the noble Pandava princes and their scheming cousins, the Kaurava kings.

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Series cast summary:
Arun Bakshi ...
 Dhrishtadyumna (1 episode, 1988)
 Dwarpal,1988 to 1990 (1 episode, 1988)
Aloka Mukerjee ...
 Subhadra (1 episode, 1988)
Virendra Razdan ...
 Vidur (1 episode, 1988)
 Keechak (1 episode, 1988)


The epic story of the family feud between the noble Pandava princes and their scheming cousins, the Kaurava kings.

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Drama | War





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2 October 1988 (India)  »

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Mahabharata  »

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Prior to its airing, Indian television had been rocked by the explosive popularity of Ramayan (1986), which had reached over 100 million viewers on a weekly basis. When "Mahabharat" aired, it soon reached and finally overtook that popularity. According to an Indian television poll, it was estimated to have been viewed regularly on 92% of Indian televisions during its original run. See more »


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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This shows you what we dream life would be like
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This reminds you of how you should live and how the world is so different and corrupted from before. Back then they had so much respect for their elders and even when wars were fought the enemies were respected nowadays all of that has disappeared. This is my favourite TV series of all time and I'm Canadian born too but this just reminds me of how life should be especially karn. You'll never find a person like him in this world. For a series made 18 years ago, its an awesome series and if this did happen then i wish i was living back in that time not during the war but i mean in general with all the respect and honour. This is our history don't forget it.

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