Government of India has approved telecast of Shaktimaan and Chanakya at DD National and DD Bharti respectively. On Monday DD National confirmed that Mukesh Khanna starrer Shaktimaan will be telecasted from 1 April at DD National. In another tweet GOI allowed DD Bharti to telecast 47 episodes of Chanakya from April 1, 2020. Earlier from March 28, I&B Ministry allowed the telecast of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana at DD National amid Country’s Lockdown due to Coronavirus pandemic.
On Monday Government approved the telecast of two more serials at DD Bands including DD National and DD Bharti. Chanakya serial directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi to be aired at DD Bharti from 1st week of April, GOI added.
Announcements are officially made by Government of India to telecast Shaktimaan and Chanakya serials at DD National & DD Bharti from April. As per schedule Mukesh Khanna featuring Shaktimaan a superhero serial to be aired from 1 April, 2020 at 1PM daily and Shreeman & Shreemati to be telecasted from 2pm to 3pm daily. Whereas on DD Bharti from 1st Week Chandraprakash Dwivedi's famous serial Chanakya to be telecasted amid countrywide Lockdown.
India is facing 21 days Lockdown ending on 14 April, as PM Modi announced in his address to the nation on March 26. Letting people inside their houses and urging to stay at home, Government of India on viewers demand initiated the famous shows to re-telecast at DD National & DD Bharti channels available to all. On Monday the decision taken by Government to telecast again the famous shows including Shaktimaan and Chanakya in the series.
Along with Ramayana which has become most viewed show on TV amid lockdown, Shaktimaan is also being liked by viewers. The TRP of Doordarshan has increased quite high amid lockdown. TV serials like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Shaktimaan and others have increased Doordarshan's TRP in last week.
As per recent decision on almost same schedule as it was earlier in afternoon, Mukesh Khanna starrer Shaktimaan telecast time is in Second hour of Afternoon. Shaktimaan to be aired from April 1, 2020 at 1PM daily and Shreeman and Shreemati from 2-3 PM daily. Ramayana the other serial is being telecasted at 9am in morning and 9 pm in late evening daily at DD National. The schedule of Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s Chanakya is to be decided in 1st Week of April, as particular telecast date is yet to be decided.
Earlier taking notice of Public demand Government of India started with Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana at DD National on 28 March onwards amid Coronavirus lockdown.
Ramayana- Daily twice at 9 Am and 9 Pm at DD National
Mahabharata- Daily at 12PM at DD National (from 1 April)
Shaktimaan- Daily at 1PM at DD National (from 1 April)
Shreeman- Shreemati- 2pm at DD National (from 1 April)
Chanakya- at DD Bharti (from 1st week of April)
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