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New Delhi: Broadcast again after more than three decades by popular demand, as most of India's 1.3 billion people have been sitting in their homes since March 24 due to Ramanand Sagar's epic Ramayan in late from the 1980s set a world record. becoming the most watched entertainment program worldwide.

Broadcast by Ramayana with worldwide audience records, the show becomes the most-watched entertainment show in the world with 7.7 million viewers on April 16, a DD National tweet said on its official Twitter account. . Thank you to all of our viewers! #RAMAYAN - WORLD REGISTRY! The most watched entertainment program worldwide, said another tweet.

The rebroadcast of the 1987 television show began in DD in March shortly after the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi announced the shutdown on March 24 to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

Although many supported the Center's decision to rebroadcast the 78-episode series, a section of the people began to accuse the Modi government of promoting its Hindutva agenda with the television show. However, the record audience for the broadcast series shows that people did watch and enjoy the television show.

Ramanand's epic show has reportedly surpassed the popular Game of Thrones in terms of audience. The final episode of Game of Thrones in a single night recorded 19.3 million (Rs 1.93 million) tuned to see the end in May last year.

Written, produced and directed by Ramanand, Ramayan, first broadcast on Doordarshan in 1987, then acquired cult status. The show featured Arun Govil as Lord Ram, Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala as Sita, and Sunil Lahri as Lakshman. He also starred in actors like Manthara, Arvind Trivedi as Ravana, and Dara Singh as Hanuman . Ramayan's replay ended on April 18 and was followed by the broadcast of Uttar Ramayan. The show will soon be replaced by another popular Sagar Shri Krishna series, which will begin airing on Sunday.

Shortly after the series' broadcast, Arun Govil and Dipika Chikhlia were ecstatic that DD chose to cast Ramayan again and dismissed all allegations that the series promoted the Hindutva agenda and instead said that the television series teaches us to be good. human like Lord Ram. Arun Govil says: “Ramayan teaches the value of relationship. If we adopt three qualities of Maryada Purshottam Ram in our life: determination, patience and modesty, we can be very useful for our country. Thanking viewers for the record, Deepika attributed all the hard work from all departments to the success of the show.