Karnsangini is based on a book called Karna’s Wife by Kavita Kane- a commercially successful work of fiction that came out a few years ago. Before I write about the merits of the show in terms of entertainment, it’s important to note that it cannot be considered a mythological work, since Mahabharat makes no mention of Uruvi or any conflict of love interest between Arjun … Continue reading Premiere Review: KarnSangini on StarPlus : Not Mythology, Just Good Fiction
Since her last review, one set of grandparents have arrived for a visit. Miss K now watches the Mahabharat with her grandparents, who are obviously very familiar with the story but find the treatment somewhat too glamorous. But they enjoy their time together watching and analyzing the show. Here’s the second review from her. —————————————————————————————————————————- Since I wrote last time, the story of the Mahabharata has … Continue reading Mahabharat Review Part II (Star Plus) – By 11 year old Miss K.
This is a review from 11 year old Miss. K. Born and living in the US, she has never seen or heard of B.R.Chopra’s Mahabharata. However, she is an avid reader of Amar Chitra Katha comics and is very familiar with the stories of the Mahabharata presented there. She had no difficulty understanding the storyline, despite the jumps in time from one day to the … Continue reading Mahabharat of Star Plus: An 11 year old girl’s letter to her grandparents
MAHABHARAT -MY DEBUT REVIEW Ever since Star Plus aired the first promo of one of it’s most ambitious shows till show, I was waiting with bated breath for the date of its airing – The principal reason being that Krishna( playing flute in the promo) was to be portrayed by the one I adored in “Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev)-Saurabh Raj Jain. Yes the show was “Mahabharat” … Continue reading Mahabharat of Star Plus : By Akanksha
“What is found herein may also be found in other sources, What is not found herein does not matter.” Through these lines, Mahabharata defines itself succinctly. If epic was not already a word, it would have to be invented to describe this 100,000 stanzas long collection of Sanskrit verses compiled … Continue reading Mahabharat on Star Plus : On the Watch Radar