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Ekaant – Sarhad Paar – International special – Ravan ki Lanka

The stories of India are vast and many, – sometimes limited to a particular region, sometimes spread across regions. And some stories take one to such long distances, traveling the length and breadth of the land and some times transcending international borders. In a special hour long episode of Ekaant on the Epic channel, Akul Tripathi travels to find stories connected to India, in the beautiful island nation, Sri Lanka. In this Diwali special episode, on a day when Lord…

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Ekaant, in the middle of the city – Ekaant Season 2

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Often we find that isolated monuments and historic locations are found in cities and towns that aren’t deserted completely. Yet, there are some locations that seem to have halted in their passage of time, while the sprawling city around is running fast ahead with time. These monuments stand alone in Ekaant, in the middle of the city. Some of the locations below covered in Ekaant Season 2 on the Epic Channel, hosted by Akul Tripathi, give such a feeling.  …

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The Illustrious Cities – Ekaant Season 2

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Treading the path of history, while one discovers forts, monuments, palaces lyring marooned in towns and far away places, it is overwhelming when one finds whole cities that were once illustrious, filled with memorable monuments, now slowly withering away. The Epic Channel show, ‘Ekaant’, hosted by Akul Tripathi, in its first season talked of such cities like Vijayanagara, Lakhpat, etc. In Season 2, we learn about some more.   Bijapur Situated about 400 kms. from Hyderabad, this medieval city in…

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The Illustrious Forts – Ekaant Season 2

The Illustrious Forts - Ekaant Season 2

The episodes on the illustrious forts covered in the Epic Channel show ‘Ekaant Season 2’ are a treat to watch. The second season started with the Raigarh fort, which is synonym with the Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort was the capital of the Marathas and has been a witness to many major events of the Maratha empire.   Kumbhalgarh fort  This historical fort of the Mewar region is truly a wonder. It has a wall, about 36 kms.…

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राइगढ़ किला – एकान्त

  Epic Channel के एकान्त के नए episode में रायगढ़ किले का दौरा हुआ। रायगढ़ का नाम सुनते ही बचपन में सुने छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज की कहानियाँ याद आ गयीं। रायगढ़ मराठाओं का राजधानी था, ये तो पता था, मगर क्यों ये अब पता चला। रायगढ़ का किला ऐसी ऊंची पहाड़ी की चोटी पर बना था, जहाँ तीनों तरफ गहरी खायी थी और आने जाने का सिर्फ एक ही रास्ता था। सुरक्षा की व्यवस्था काफी चतुराई से की जाती थी।…

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The Epic Bonanza – New shows and New seasons

The Epic Channel - New shows and New seasons

It has been a beautiful autumn, old leaves falling, splattered across all around at a rate faster than they grew, but held their own beauty while still withering away. These past few months Epic channel was on a spree of repeating its old shows, episodes that were introduced every week now revisited us on a daily basis. A deja vu it was, but all these shows deserve many more deja vus. Now finally, it is time for the season to change,…

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Ekaant – Itihaas ki goonj

Anjaan …  sunsaan … veeraan … bikhri imaarton ki dastaan … aur unki bhooli huyi kahaniyaan … Ekaant (Unknown … desolate … deserted … the tales of dilapidated structures … and its forgotten stories … Isolated) With these words, right at the start, Epic Channel’s non-fiction show Ekaant, Itihaas ki goonj (Isolated, the echo of history), takes one right into the middle of a mysterious and sometimes eerie world. Ably hosted by Akul Tripathi, brilliantly shot and directed, Ekaant takes…

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