New Delhi, Jun 22 (UNI) After a phase of family shows, mythological sagas seem to be fast coming into vogue on the small screen.
After the successful 'Prithviraj Chauhan' on Star Plus, 'Ramayan' being aired on NDTV Imagine and 'Jai Maa Vaishno Devi' being aired on the 9X channel, the small screen will witness recreation of the greatest Indian epic 'Mahabharat' next month.
After the hugely successful 'Mahabharata' from the stable of B R films over two decades ago, the ''queen of family soaps'' Ekta Kapoor will unfold her take of the great epic on 9X general entertainment channel on July 7, channel sources said.
Featuring some of the best stars on the Indian television including Ronit Roy, Sakshi Tanwar, Aryan Vaid, Chetan Hansraj, Akashdeep Saigal, Anita Hassanandani, Rakshanda Khan and Makrand Deshpande, 'Kahaani Hamaaray Mahabharat Ki' will premiere on the 9X channel on July 7 at 2100 hrs, the sources said.
Equipped with grand production values- the show is being shot on spectacular sets, and in the best locations, including Ladakh, Jaipur, Wai; has costumes designed by designer Manish Malhotra -, 'Kahaani Hamaaray Mahabharat Ki', being produced by Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms, will air Mondays to Thursdays at the 9 pm slot from July 7.
Announcing the launch of the new show on 9X, the founder and CEO of INX Media, Indrani Mukerjea said,''Mahaabhaarat' will premiere on 9X on July 7, at 9 pm, and will air Mondays to Thursdays. I am confident that the show, which has the biggest Indian stars in the greatest drama ever, will do justice to the great epic with its unique and contemporary presentation, and will help us deliver yet again on 9X's promise of nine times more entertainment to millions of TV viewers across the nation.'' She said 'Kahaani Hamaaray..' has been made with the highest production values and a grandeur never seen before.
''This compelling and timeless drama, produced by Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms for 9X, features an array of superstars of television such as Ronit Roy, Sakshi Tanwar, Aryan Vaid, Chetan Hansraj, Akashdeep Saigal, Anita Hassanandani, Rakshanda Khan and Makrand Deshpande, along with several others whose names will be revealed over the next few days. Through the epic series, 9X will also present to Indian TV viewers some of the most exciting new talent,'' Ms Mukherjea said.
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