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Premiere Review : Radha Krishn on Star Bharat – A Total Win-Win

I would like to call this a review but fair warning- this might turn into a love post by the end, because that’s how much I am enjoying this new show on Star Bharat that was launched on 1st October. Six episodes have been telecast as I write this and they have all been delivered with a surprisingly perfect concoction of varied elements that make … Continue reading Premiere Review : Radha Krishn on Star Bharat – A Total Win-Win

Siya Ke Ram – Painting Ramayana with a Feminist Brush

The TV show Siya Ke Ram on Star Plus , inching towards a sombre closure, delivered a strong statement last week. In the episode that aired on 25th October, Lord Ram, who has carried the ‘Maryada Purushottam” epithet since time immemorial, was reprimanded by his wife Sita in no uncertain terms. By re-igniting the age old debate surrounding Ram’s credentials as a husband, the show … Continue reading Siya Ke Ram – Painting Ramayana with a Feminist Brush

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EPIC: An Indian TV Channel with a Difference

Epic, India’s first segmented channel on History & Mythology, seems to me, a product of an epic idea with a potential to bring considerable change in the basic fabric of Indian thought, which at the moment, seems withered & confused because of sheer ignorance when it comes to India’s illustrious & often complex heritage of history, culture & mythology. Gone are the days when children grew up … Continue reading EPIC: An Indian TV Channel with a Difference

Tangled Skeins : Mahakumbh on LifeOk : Week 2 Analysis by Shyamala B. Cowsik

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

Why I love Devon Ke Dev Mahadev- Anu Krish Kaushik

Well, let me introduce myself – Anu, HR manager by profession, researcher in mythology & carnatic vocalist, by choice !   My journey with DKDM started off very recently, just since Apr’14. I’d always been awe-inspired by the great Lord Rudra but got the slightest chance to explore his greatness. One day, had a chance to watch the serial (not the original track in Hindi … Continue reading Why I love Devon Ke Dev Mahadev- Anu Krish Kaushik