Ramayana shatters all existing world records in history, western world shocked

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan which was recently re-telecast on Doordarshan became the most watched channel across the world with 7.7 crore viewers. The news was confirmed by DD India.

The official handle of DD India took to Twitter handle to share the news and wrote, “Rebroadcast of #Ramayana on #Doordarshan smashes viewership records worldwide, the show becomes most watched entertainment show in the world with 7.7 crore viewers on 16th of April.”

As the epic show hit the Doordarshan channel after a long period of time, it gained instant popularity worldwide. Presently, Ramayan has become the most-watched Hindi serial, according to DD India.

Doordarshan (DD) brought the epic show Ramayan after over three decades on the demand of people amid shutdown. In fact, when it was aired on Doordarshan back in 1987, the serial had grabbed the top position in TRP ratings, and the show has repeated its history again. In 1987, It was aired for almost 1.5 years and then came to an end. This show is based on the life of Lord Rama. The story revolves around Lord Rama and showcases his entire life.

Two great epics of Hindu civilization Ramayan and Mahabharat have always been a source of inspiration and knowledge for many people. Doordarshan (DD) brought both the shows after over three decades on the demand of people amid shutdown. Ramayan was created, written, and directed by Ramanand Sagar.

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan on Doordarshan became the most searched keyword on Google in India after the serial was aired on Doordarshan. People were searching on Google to find out what time the series would begin and they were also trying to find an online link to watch the show.

DD National (Doordarshan) gained instant popularity across the country after it recently launched two epic shows Ramayana and Mahabharat. Ramayan became the most-watched Hindi serial during the lockdown as people are staying indoors. In the first week of its re-telecast, Ramayan had garnered the highest ever TRP ratings, breaking records of other serials.

Television Rating Point (TRP) is a tool provided to judge which programmes are viewed the most. Ramayan has become the world’s most watched serial in recent times after the epic show Ramayan was aired on television.

It is amazing to see that DD National (Doordarshan) has grabbed the top position in TRP ratings. After seeing the popularity of epic shows like Ramayana and Mahabharata among people in the country, Star Plus is going to re-telecast Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan to grab audience attention and it will be another chance for the people who missed it on DD National.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.