By Neha Sinha, Updated : Jul 13, 2020 11:36 IST
Top 5 most watched Tv shows: StarPlus Mahabharat Climbs to Top, Shri Krishna on Second, See List

StarPlus Mahabharat directed by Siddharth Anand Kumar and Loknath Pandey, This Indian Epic show first aired in 2013, which made a comeback on TV amid the coronavirus lockdown. StarPlus Mahabharat climbs to the top position, whereas DD National Shri Krishna Occupies the second position. Ramanand Sagar's Shri Krishna ranks the second position in the top 5 most-watched TV shows during coronavirus lockdown. According to the latest Broadcast Audience Research Channel (BARC) reports,  its re-run has become the most-watched show on TV.

1. Mahabharat On StarPlus

BARC has released the Indian public display pattern between June 27 and July 3 and says that StarPlus's Mahabharat, starring Sourabh Raaj Jain, Shaheer Sheikh, Pooja Sharma, Aham Sharma, Arav Chowdhary, and Arpit Ranka, has Raised from second place to first place this week. He is followed by Shri Krishna of DD National, who enjoyed the first place for two consecutive weeks before falling to second place.

Mahabharat is an Indian TV show based on the ancient Sanskrit epic Mahabharat. It was first aired on 2013 on Star Plus. The television show was produced by Swastik Productions Pvt. Ltd. It starred Saurabh Raj Jain as Shri Krishna, Shaheer Sheikh as Arjun, Pooja Sharma as Draupadi, Aham Sharma as Karna, Arav Chowdhary as Bhishma, Arpit Ranka as Duryodhan, Saurav Gurjar as Bheem and Rohit Bhardwaj as Yudhishthir and Praneeth Bhat as Shakuni

Top 5 most watched Tv shows

2. Shri Krishna On DD National

Shri Krishna, is an Indian-television series, created, written and directed by Ramanand Sagar. The series originally aired weekly on Doordarshan. Swapnil Joshi as Kirshna and Pinky Parikh as Rukmini. It is an adaptation of Krishna's life stories, based on Bhagavata Purana, Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Harivamsa, Vishnu Purana, Padma Purana, Garga Samhita, Bhagavad Gita, and Mahabharat.

3. Ramayan on Star Plus

Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is an Indian Sanskrit epic of the same name. The show was originally aired between 1987 and 1988 on DD National. starring Arun Govil as Rama, Deepika Chikhalia as Sita/Lakshmi, Sunil Lahri as Lakshman. The series was reaired during the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown and broke several viewership records globally, And this becomes  most watched TV show ever in the world, with 77 million viewers on 16 April.

4. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is an Indian television soap opera that airs on Star Plus and streams on Hotstar. It is the fourth longest running Indian television soap opera. it initially starred Hina Khan and Karan Mehra and currently stars Shivangi Joshi and Mohsin Khan.

5. Devon Ke Dev Mahadev

Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev, is a mythological drama series based on the Hindu god Lord Shiva, also known as Mahadev. It premiered on 18 December 2011 airing Monday through Friday nights on Life OK. The show ran until 14 December 2014 for a total of 820 episodes.Again, during Coronavirus lockdown re-aired on Star Bharat since 17 March 2020 to 11 June 2020 and on Star Plus since 14 April 2020 to 12 July 2020. The show also aired on newly launched channel Shemaroo TV, 1 May 2020 onwards.

In addition to the details above, according to Hindi GEC Urban, Star Utsav's Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is ranked number four. The channel is running the old episodes of the show. It is followed by Devon Ke Dev Mahadev at number five on the TRP list. According to the details disclosed by BARC, it can be concluded that the mythological shows are not in the mood to slow down in terms of obtaining high PRT. Furthermore, there is a slight difference in audience between rural and urban audiences.

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