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Strange facts about Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan


For the slowdown of spread of covid-19 , Lockdown in country was introduced due to which shoot of all films and television serials . As Channels do not have episodes to telecast now,  audience demanded the retelcast of their favourite 90’s serials. On which DD National responded with the rerun of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan. Today I will tell you some interesting facts about Ramayan.

Some interesting & strange facts about Ramayan

  • Ramayan was aired in 55 countries with a huge viewership of 650 million .

DD National reportedly earned 40 lakhs per episode of Ramayan when aired first.

  • Arun govil was firstly rejected for the character of Ram in the audition,  after some days Ramanand Sagar called him and said he is perfect for the role .

Dipika chikhalia who acted the role of Sita was just 15+ in age when show was shooted.

  • Ramayan set was constructed in Umbergaon,  Gujrat. Location of set was at 4 hours of distance from Mumbai,  so most of the actors used to live on the set” said Dipika Chikhalia.
  • Ramayan shoot was completed in 550 days.
  • For special effects in Ramayan , production and technical team took help from Hollywood.
  • Ramayan was most expensive show of that time as it was made with a budget of  INR 9 lakhs  per episode .
  • Ramayan was initially planned for 52 episodes of 45 minutes but ended up making 78 episodes after seeing its popularity and demand.
  • Actor aslam khan played many roles in Ramayan including many small roles . His roles were Samudra dev,  rakshas,  Sadhu ,  Singer,  Sainik in vanar army etc.
  • First episode of Ramayan took 15 days of shoot , Episode was 1 hour long.
  • Actors who acted for Raja Dashrath and Rani Kaushalya were married in real life too.  Their real names are Bal Dhuri and Jayshree Gadkar.
  • Ramayan was world’s most watched mythological show due of which it entered Limca book of records. It had a viewership of 82 percent.

How Celebrities reacted to Ram Mandir Bhumi Poojan

Ram mandir
Ram mandir

August 5, the day on which bhoomi poojan took place and foundation stone was laid for Shri Ram Janam Bhoomi Temple in Ayodhya, has itself came out to be a historical day. Millions of Indians watched Mr. Prime Minister (Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi) live doing Bhoomi Poojan. Prior to the function he attended the Pooja at Hanumangadhi, making himself the first Prime Minister to do so. After 500 years of long wait, the dream came true for many Indians. The city Ayodhya was decorated as there lord was once again coming back to his home. It appeared as Dipawali as thousands of Diyas were lit across the country.

bhumi poojan modi

Twitter was flooded with pictures, videos and memes of the Poojan. Most of the celebrities didn’t come out openly to celebrate the occasion but afew were there to cherish the moment.

Celebs on twitter reacting to Ram Mandir

dipika chikhalika

Dipika Chikhalia, actress who played Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana, wrote, “Yesterday was Rakshabandhan. Could not celebrate like every year. Normally I would go over to to my brother’s home and tie rakhi to my brother and tie lumba to my Bhabhi. Spend the day. Have lunch with my mum, bhai and bhabhi. Yesterday just passed away calling up my brothers to wish them and hoping for better days to come Tomorrow is Ram janmabhumi shilanyas. The long wait is finally over. Ramlala is coming back home. It’s going to be a spectacular experience. Feels like diwali has come early this year. Just getting emotional thinking about it all. Eagerly waiting for tomorrow.”

Anupam Kher shared an animated video of Shri Ram expressing his excitement for the day. Team Kangana Ranaut retwitted a post showing the journey of Shri Ram from a tent to the temple.

kangana ranaut's tweet

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif twitted a heartwarming message and told people to rise above hate and religious differences.

mohammad kaif's tweet

The legendary fielder tweeted, “Growing up in Allahabad,a city with Ganga-Jamuna culture,I loved watching Ramlila-a tale of compassion,co-exsistence,honour and dignity. Lord Ram sawgoodness in everyone and our conduct should reflect his legacy. Don’t allow the agents of hate to come in the way of love and unity.”

The dark secret of Mahesh Bhatt family

maheshbhatt family
mahesh bhatt

Mahesh Bhatt is generally known for creating bold movies that’s why most of his movies are superhit. In fact, he himself is known for his bold personality. Mahesh Bhatt lived separately from his father from a young age. His parents didn’t get married. His father was a Hindu and his mother was a Muslim, that’s why he stayed away from them. Mahesh Bhatt has a romantic personality from his college days. He loved a girl named Lorraine Bright in his college times whom he named Kiran. He got two children from her name Rahul Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt.

bhatt family

Extra martial affairs of Mahesh bhatt

Even after marriage, his extramarital affairs didn’t stop. In 1987, he fell in love with Parveen Bobi. Parveen was mentally disturbed during this time due to her break up with Kabir Bedi. After this Soni Razdan entered Mahesh’s life , due to these continuous affairs Kiran divorced him. After that , he broke up with Parveen and married Soni Razdan and also adapted Muslim culture. He has two daughters Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt from Soni.

mahesh pooja bhatt liplock

Mahesh Bhatt got trolled when his picture of liplock with his daughter Pooja got viral. In an interview, he also said that if she was not his daughter then he would have married her. He also added that everyone has a personal life. After this interview, memes were trending claiming Alia is the daughter of Mahesh and Pooja Bhatt. 

rhea mahesh bhatt

Recently, his name is being connected to the Rhea Chakraborty. Rhea had posted a lot of pics with him on his 70th birthday. She wrote, ‘Happy birthday to my Buddha, you showed me love and you unclipped my wings forever. You are the heart hitting fire that ignites every soul it comes by . words fail me ‘I love you ‘. After this post, they got trolled a lot on if they are in a relationship.

Lakshman reacts on Ramayan memes

Lakhsman reacts to meme
Sunil lahri as Laxman

From the day when it was announced to retelecast Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan on DD NATIONAL and B.R chopra’s Mahabharat on DD BHARTI on public’s huge demand. These shows are getting massive attention on social platforms. These shows are on Headlines from the day of its announcement as being retelecasted during lockdown .

Ramayana is being telecasted after 33 years and Mahabharat after 31 years. Twitter is being flooded with pictures,  memes,  dialogues on these shows. Even Old and present pictures of the lead characters of Ramayana are getting viral all over social media .

Sunil Lahri cover photo

These shows are also breaking all previous TRP record of top channels by gathering millions of people to watch these from the first day of its retelecasting .

As everyone knows , at present time when anything gets famous,  memes are being made on it and those memes circulates all over the social media.

And so is happening with Ramayana too. 

People out of love are making savage and crazy memes on the Ramayana characters.

Some people are loving those memes and some are criticising memes as the characters are being idolised as gods by Hindu community. 

Sunil Lahri’s reaction on Ramayan meme’s

Sunil lahri who acted the character of Lord Lakshman in Ramayana gave an interview on an online portal. He talked about the memes and re-telecast of Ramayan. He reacted to all the memes during the interview.

The actor said that he is getting a lot of messages from his fans . They are sending him memes on his character Lakshman. Adding to it , he says “Even my brother’s son also sends me memes on Ramayana. I am enjoying these memes very much”.

Laxman meme

He further says, ” Memes are made on those who get famous. This reminds me of being famous and makes me feel proud”  .

He is very happy that he is portrayed as a Savage guy in memes .

This daily show star never wanted to be an Actress

This actress never wanted to be star
hina khan

The famous daily show ‘Ye Rishta Kya Kehalata Hai’ is back on television after a long pause due to Covid-19. The show has completed it’s 11 years on T.V in January.

ye rishta kya kehlata hai

In it’s starting years, the show revolved around the life of a girl character named ‘Akshara’. Who gets married in a rich family to ‘Naitik’. The show was focused on Akshara’s life who maintains her love life and her family life togetherly. The character later had two children in the show who are currently leads of the show. The iconic character of Akshara was played by Hina Khan.

hina khan interview

Kashmir based Hina, confessed in an interview that she never wanted to be an actress. She left her hometown Srinagar with a dream to become a journalist. She spent few years struggling in Delhi to become a journalist and later came to Mumbai where she was offered the lead role in ‘ye rishta kya kehlata hai’. Although she had acting not as a first thing in her mind she has came out as a successful actress and is now a popular name in the showbiz.

hina khan

Hina Khan is now one of the most popular daily show actress. After completing 8 years in ye rishta kya kehlata hai she left the show in November 2016. She then participated in Khatron Ke khiladi and  Big Boss season 11 where she was the runner-up.

hina khan

She also contested in ‘Khatro ke Khiladi’ and was part of the show for a long time and was runner up there too. The actress is now playing the role of Komolika in ‘Kasauti Zindagi Ki’.

These 5 daily shows won’t be re-telecasted Post Lockdown

stopped daily shows

Due to Covid-19 lockdown, Indian T.V. industry had to face huge losses which have resulted in permanent pack-up for some famous daily shows. Here is a list of five most famous daily shows that won’t be re-telecasted.

Nagin TV serial

1. Nagin 4 – This famous sci-fi show was in it’s fourth season on colours tv. It was a huge disappointment for fans when this show was taken off air. Ekta Kapoor (producer of the show) though, have promised a season finale for the fans.

2.  Patiala Babes – The show focused on the beautiful relationship between a single mother and her daughter. Although the show had a wide fanbase, makers have decided to put it off air which came as a shock to the audience.

Behad 2 TV serial

3. Behad 2 – Jennifer Winget starer this show was a huge hit in it’s first season. But due to the lockdown the shooting of it’s 2nd season was stopped. The show was telecasted on Sony TV.

4. Kartik  Purnima – This Star Bharat’s show had gathered a huge audience in a short time. The show featured a girl with dusky complexion who has to fight the social norm of not being fair-skinned in India.

Nazar TV serial

5. Nazar – This hit sci-fi show was weekly telecasted on Star Plus. Having loved by audience in it’s previous season, the show came back with a second season. But the lockdown has been harsh on the show resulting in it’s permanent shut down.

TV Stars who refused offers from Bollywood to be on daily shows

Stars who refused bollywood offers

Most of the actors in the daily show industry want to be a movie star, but there are some actors who love the T.V. industry more and don’t want to enter bollywood. Here is the list of actors who were offered big roles in bollywood movies but they thought it better to stay in the daily shows.

Here are your favourite TV stars who refused big offers from Bollywood

Shaheer Sheikh

1. Shaheer Sheikh – Famed by his role of  Arjun in Mahabharata. The actor has played in major role in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi . He is now appearing as Abir Rajvansh in Star Plus’ Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. He was offered lead role in a movie while shooting for Salim Anarkali, but the actor refused the offer. In an interview Shaheer said that a lot of producers and directors in bollywood do not wish to work with T.V. actors.

Deepika Kakkar

2. Deepika Kakkar – The actress was uncomfortable in performing intimate or love scenes for camera. She admitted in Big Boss 12 that she has refused major roles in movies for the same reason. The actress played lead role in Sasural Simar Ka. She is currently portraying Sonakshi Rastogi in Star Plus’s Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum opposite Karan Grover.

Mohit Raina

3. Mohit Raina – Devo Ke Dev Mahadev famed one of the most popular T.V. star . Mohit Raina was signed for the role of Karan Malhotra in Vikram Bhatt’s Creature 3D opposite Bipasha Basu. But the actor was so satisfied with his T.V. actor image that he refused to do the part. Although he did appeared Vicky Kaushal starrer Uri.

Adah Khan

4. Adah Khan – Popular T.V. actress and the first Nagin in Ekta Kapoor’s telivision series Nagin. Adah Khan has done various roles in her career.
She made her debut with Sony TV’s Palampur Express. The actress later appeared in shows like Behenein, Amrit Manthan, Comedy Nights Bachao and Box Cricket League. She was offered many roles in movies. But she refused saying ” She did not find herself ready for the big industry, when she will be ready she will act in the movies too”.

After SSR the Suicide of this famous TV Actor have raised many questions

Sameer tv actor

Fans have not recovered from the news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, when another famous celebrity comitted suicide too. ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’ and ‘Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ famed Sameer Sharma was found dead in his Mumbai residence on the morning of 5th August. The death of the famous actor appears as suicide to Police and Forensics. Meanwhile the reason of the suicide is not clear to anyone yet.

tv actor

Sameer Sharma’s TV journey

Sameer Sharma had starred in more than 15 famous daily shows. He came to mumbai in 2004 with the dream to become an actor. He did not struggle much before he got his first break in the famous daily show of that time ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’. In 2005 he starred in another famous show ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’. After acting in the two famous shows of Ekta Kapoor. He was now a well known face in daily shows industry.

sameer sharma

Sameer Sharma appeared as Akshara’s brother Shaurya Maheshwari in the famous T.V. show ‘Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. Before lockdown he was acting as Kuhu’s father in ‘Ye Rishte Hai Pyar Ke’. The show is a spin-off of ‘Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, thus Sameer was continuing his role as Shaurya Maheshwari and appeared frequently in the show.

sameer sharma

Apart from daily shows Sameer also acted in movies. Sameer made his debut with Siddarath Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra starer ‘Hasee To Phasee’ which was a flop on the box office and didn’t help his carreer as a movie star. He then acted in ‘Ittefaq’ with Siddarath, Sonakshi and Akshay Khanna in lead role but the movie was flop too. He played ACP Adil Sheik in ‘A.I.S.H.A – My Virtual Girlfriend’. The web series was streamed on Arre.

sameer sharma

Although the reason of Sameer’s sucide is not clear yet, investigations state them to be financial.