From Chanakya to Shaktimaan, Here Is The List Of TV Shows Scheduled For Re-Telecast On Doordarshan

DD serials

Amid 21-day lockdown, people are relying on their favorite movies and TV shows on over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Netflix and Prime Video, however, some people are living their lives with Ramayana and Mahabharat as public broadcaster Doordarshan has decided to re-telecast them.

To all people born in the early 90s or late 80s, Doordarshan has good news for you. It is all set to make lockdown more enjoyable. According to the source, the below-mentioned shows are scheduled for re-telecast.


Chanakya: 47 episodes, directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi is planned for daily telecast in the afternoon time bands of DD Bharti from the 1st week of April 2020.

Upanishad Ganga: 52 episodes, produced by Chinmaya Mission Trust and directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, also scheduled for afternoon slots on DD Bharti starting 1st Week of April 2020.

Shaktimaan: The famous serial featuring Mukesh Khanna planned for a 1-hour daily telecast on DD National network from April 2020 at 1 PM.


Shriman Shrimati: The rib-tickling comedy produced by Markand Adhikari is scheduled for a comeback on DD National from April 2020 in the 2 PM slot.

Krishna Kali: 18 episodes are scheduled for a daily telecast at 8:30 PM on DD National

Some shows that are already running on Doordarshan:

Ramayan: From the stable of Ramanand Sagar’s catalog comprising 78 episodes (35 minutes each) and 30 episodes (30 minutes each) being telecasted on DD National every day at 9 AM and 9 PM.


Mahabharat: 97 episodes (45 minutes) are being telecasted in the 12 noon and 7 PM slots.

Byomkesh Bakshi: 52 episodes telecast for 1 hour daily at 11 AM

Circus: 19 episodes featuring Shahrukh Khan is being aired at 8 PM


Hum Hain Na: Comprising of 60 episodes has been scheduled starting from 28.3.2020 as a daily serial at 10.00 pm on DD National Network

Tu Tota Main Maina: Comprising of 26 episodes has been scheduled as a daily serial from 28.3.2020 everyday @10.30pm on DD National Network.