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Dharmakshetra

How does one make an oft-repeated tale so interesting that even though one knows the finer details of the story, one still finds the eagerness to watch it yet again with the curious anxiety of  ‘what happens next?’. Epic Channel’s fictional show Dharmakshetra does exactly that. A unique approach to narrate the story of world’s longest epic poem Mahabharata, Dharmakshetra applies the popular genre of a courtroom drama to dissect each character on the basis of dharma (accordance to the universal law) and adharma…

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Siyaasat

Siyaasat is a fictional series based on Indu Sundaresan’s book, ‘The Twentieth Wife’. It is about Noorjahan, the Empress of India and chief consort of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. The series follows the story of Mehr-un-Nissa,  right from her birth to the time she becomes Jahangir’s twentieth wife and is adorned with the title of Noorjahan. The story begins at the time when Akbar is the Emperor, very much at the helm of affairs, with his sons Prince Salim and Prince Daniyal dreaming of becoming…

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Raja Rasoi aur Anya Kahaniyaan

The saying goes that the way to a man’s heart is food. I guess this can be applied to women too (though it may not be on the top of the list most of the times). But Epic channel won my heart right away with their food show called ‘Raja Rasoi aur anya Kahaniyaan’. The first episode takes us to Delhi talking about the Mughlai cuisine, the influence of the Persian cuisine, the street food, the evolving of chats and of…

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  I dreamt a dream, an impossible dream Never would be fulfilled, it always would seem A dream to tread the highs and lows of my country And discover the beauties spread far and extreme   To study the monuments and know the history To wonder on the happenings and unravel the mystery What was the lifestyle? How were things managed? What was their cuisine? How true is the folklore and adage?   To know all these, I needed to…

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