The government re-telecast Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan on Doordarshan amid the lockdown implemented in the country due to Coronavirus. Now the show has created a world record. According to a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the national channel, ‘The Ramayana rebroadcast has broken the worldwide audience record and is the most watched entertainment serial worldwide on 16 April with a viewership of 7.7 crore. has been made.’
People all over the country are currently locked inside their homes with the Coronavirus. No new episodes of any serial are airing on TV as the shooting of TV serials, films and web series has been stopped since March 17. Apart from this, there was a demand from the people for a long time that the Ramayan be broadcast again. Keeping this in mind, the central government decided to re-broadcast the Ramayana in the lockdown period.
People are fond of mythological serials like Ramayan and Mahabharat. Its episodes and scenes are discussed daily on social media. The replay of Ramayan has once again brought the main characters of the serial Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia, Sunil Lahiri and Arvind Trivedi into the limelight. They are very excited by the love and response from the people.
The day the first episode of Ramayan was aired, it was viewed by 17 million (one crore, 70 lakh) people. Other famous serials like Buniyaad, Shaktimaan, Shriman Shrimati and Dekh Bhai Dekh are also doing well in terms of TRPs. Talking about private channels, they are showing old serials to the viewers.