Short stories of a south indian village by R.K. Narayanan .
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Master Manjunath ...
 Swami (2 episodes, 1987)
Raghuram Sitaram ...
 Mani (2 episodes, 1987)
Rohit Srinath ...
 Rajam (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Swami's Father (2 episodes, 1987)
Vaishali Kasaravalli ...
 Swami's Mother (2 episodes, 1987)
Suhashini Adarkar ...
 Grandmother / ... (2 episodes, 1987)
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Short stories of a south indian village by R.K. Narayanan .

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Absolute MAGIC!!!!!!
30 December 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I'm sure a lot of Indians who grew up in the 80s treasure this show as one of the best ever aired in the history of Television. Others in the same league were Katha Sagar, Flop Show, and Mirza Ghalib with a few others. RK Narayan's epic lit the screen like anything. I'm not going to waste time in singing praises of this awesome show, which needs no introduction. The good news is that after almost 20 years when it was aired on Doordarshan in India, it is finally out onDVD!!!!! Remastered using the latest technology, this 2 disc DVD brings this masterpiece of cinema to millions of R.K.Narayan fans and others thirsting for a good story the whole family can watch. Please go to http://66.223.111.68/datacart/products/template_dvd.asp? and search for Malgudi Days!

UPDATE: I have seen the whole 2 DVD set. There is only one episode that is in Hindi (2 Goats). Rest all is in English. I think when Doordarshan showed this back in 1986, they showed the dubbed version. The show seems to have been made in English Originally. It was great to see Anant Nag and Swami again!!


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