Recently, the Epic tale of Ram and Sita to which we know as Ramayana aired on Doordarshan, it was well-received and Ramayana broke many records. Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana generated the best TRP numbers of the last five years i.e. from the year 2015 till now. The TRP of Doordarshan also rose significantly due to the Ramayana and Mahabharat.
According to many reports, Ramayana got 250 million or 25 crore unique views, which is historical. After this success of Ramayana, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar has told about the reaction of people after their proposal was shared in the office before the broadcast. He told that when he proposed to rerun Ramayana, he also had to listen to the jokes, but he stayed with this decision.
He said that when the proposal was made after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the lockdown, others were joking and saying who is going to see it? After this Shashi Shekhar explained that India is different. It is not only an English speaking class, but it is also different. Let us tell you that the Ramayana was well-liked during the lockdown and DD stayed at number one in TRP for several weeks.
The telecast of the Uttar Ramayana after the Ramayana was also well received. At the same time, the episode which aired on April 16 worldwide was watched by 7.7 crore viewers, after which it became the most-watched serial.
the actual numbers of the viewers could be double what they are estimating. let me tell you one thing on April 16 the number of viewers who were watching Ramayana is more than the actual population of 95% of the countries individually. Isn’t it significant?
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