Lifeok’s Mahakumbh attracted quite an interest right from the day it’s launch was announced, owing to grand promotions and a fairly unique concept. There was this story rooted into ancient mythology yet set up in contemporary times- What could it be about? The theme seemed to be dancing around psychology, religion, philosophy, history and science , all at once. When such rich content is promised … Continue reading Mahakumbh: How a Multi-Dimensional Concept fell prey to flat Execution
As I sat back and thought over the last week’s four episodes, the tangled skeins were not just in the tale, but inside my head as well. Normally, in any fictional narrative, there is a recurrent, central thread, a leit motif, which is the core, the keystone, of the whole structure. It could be doomed love, it could be revenge, it could be a mystery … Continue reading Tangled Skeins : Mahakumbh on LifeOk : Week 2 Analysis by Shyamala B. Cowsik
The new show “Mahakumbh” , coming on LifeOK in December , has generated considerable hype already. It is being proclaimed as the biggest show ever on television and if the promo released is anything to go by, the makers just might be ready to put their money where the mouth is for this one.The promo undoubtedly gives a very promising picture of what could be … Continue reading MahaKumbh : The biggest show on Indian Television?