Mahabharatham - Malayalam is the most popular show currently on Asianet TV from Monday to Friday from 6:30 pm onwards. It is the dubbed version in Malayalam of the famous Star Plus serial Mahabharat. It is produced by Siddhartha Kumar Tiwari and will be aired soon on Prime time slot of Asianet TV channel. Its running time is around 20 minutes each and every day from Monday to Friday excluding the commercials. The story of Mahabharat revolves around the life of Kuru Princes- the Kauravas and the Pandavas and their fight for their Dynasty and Dharma in the famous battle of Kurukshetra. The principal friend, philosopher and guide of the Pandavas was Lord Shri Krishna. Rajmata Kunti was Krishna’s uncle. This Mahabharat series was quite eye striking and breathtaking in terms of costumes, sets, locations and the production quality. The star plus channel network spent almost Rs. 1million in creating the sets. Total around Rs. 300 crores were spent for the creation and marketing of the show which made Mahabharatham 2013 TV series one of the most expensive television serial created ever. The original Hindi version of the show aired from September 2013 to August 2014. The music of the series became very popular and hit and was composed by famous musical duo Ajay-Atul and ace music director Ismail Darbar. Actor Saurabh Raj Jain was seen playing the role of Shri Krishna and was much appreciated for his impeccable acting and dashing looks. IN other prominent roles- Pooja Sharma as Draupapdi, Shaheer Sheikh as Arjun, Aarav Chaudhary as Bhishma, Aham Sharma s Karna, Rohit Bharadwaj as Yudhishthir, Saurav Gurjar as Bhhem, Vin Rana as Nakul, Lavanya Bhardwaj in the role of Sahadeva, Praneet Bhatt as Shakuni, Sayantani Ghosh as Satyavati, Thakur Anoop Singh as Dhritarashtra, Riya Deepsi as Gandhari, Vibha Anand as Subhadra and Devi Yogmaya, Shafaq Naaz was seen playing Kunti and many more. The show was an instant hit but was criticized for the fast paced story.
Other dubbed versions of the serial :
Mahabharatham I Telugu I MAA Tv I Current 4:30pm
Mahabharatha | Kannada | Udaya Tv
Mahabharatham I Tamil I Star Vijay I Current 7:00pm