Mahabharat is a successful Indian television series based on the ancient Indian epic Mahabharata. The 94-episode series originally ran from 2 October 1988 to 24 June 1990. It was produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by his son, Ravi Chopra The music was composed by critically acclaimed music director Rajkamal. Each episode was approximately 45 minutes long. It followed the highly successful Ramayan broadcast in 1987–1988.
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.
One of the greatest epics written by Indian philosopher Vyasa, which tells the story of kingdoms lost and saved promises honoured and broken....
As Homer's Iliad is to Greek Civilization, the Mahabharat is to India. Mahabharat's enthralling story and most cherished of all Indian classics was first composed in Sanskrit about five thousand years ago by Vyasadeva, a Himalayan mystic.
This 2 disc DVD digipack presentation featuries all 94 episodes of producer/director B.R. Chopra's immensely popular TV series. Mahabharat recounts the true story of five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, who were destined to rule a vast kingdom. Robbed of their kingdom and exiled by their envious cousins, they encounter many hardships, culminating in an apocalyptic war.
All Episodes of B.R. Chopra's Mahabharata TV serial have now been released on 02 Digitally Enhanced DVDs.