Ramayana is a mythology based drama TV show which came on the on the channel Udaya TV. The series is a Kannada language one that came on Monday to Friday in the one-hour time slot of 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. The show tells us the story of Lord Rama and his journey from his birthplace of Ayodhya to Lanka and his conquest over the evil king Ravana. Mythology states that Lord Rama was a reincarnation of the Lord Vishnu, and he got sent to Earth to restore peace and rid the world of the evil atrocities getting committed by the evil king Ravana.
The show is a modern-day rendition of the timeless epic which every Indian is familiar with. The story for the show has gotten based upon a combination of different versions of the epic including the great saint Valmiki's rendition of the Ramayan, Tulsidas's version titled Ramcharitmanas, and Chakbasta's version titled Urdu Ramayan. The show manages to capture the story’s essence across all of these to form one of the most enthralling tales told to date. The serial got created by Cinevistaas Ltd., which is the team behind some of the biggest and most acclaimed shows to air over the Kannada television space. The show got shot entirely against the beautiful landscape of Kerala. The show also got made as a tribute to the highly revered Seethe Maathe.
The show has elements of the emotional spectrum and presents great imagery along with some very important lessons in life. It is a storehouse of morals and values that help a person go through life and walk on the righteous path like Lord Rama himself did. The series is a remake based upon the very successful Ramayan, which got created, written, as well as directed by the renowned Ramanand Sagar and had gotten aired on the Doordarshan network between the years of 1987 and 1988.
Ramayan tells us the story of Lord Rama. He got born to King Dasharatha, who was the ruler of the Ayodhya Empire. He was the eldest amongst his brothers who were born to the king and was hence poised to take the reins after his father. However, his stepmother, Kaikeyi, wanted to see her son Bharat on the throne. Her mind got endlessly poisoned by the wily Manthara, who kept on egging her on with this plan. She remembers that King Dasharatha had once upon a time promised her two boons of her choosing. She hence demanded that King Dasharatha banish Lord Rama to the forests for fourteen years as well as her son Bharat to get crowned as king.