Amid 21-day lockdown, Doordarshan has decided to re-telecast 11 cult classics from the golden era of Indian television. These TV shows are exactly the kind of nostalgia we need. Also Read - Doordarshan Has Perfect Plans to Make You Nostalgic During Lockdown, Adds Shriman Shrimati to The List

Here’s the list:

Ramayan Also Read - #Ramayan Trends on Twitter as People Get Nostalgic And Recall How Iconic Show Changed Their Childhood

Ramayan is from the stable of Ramanand Sagar’s catalog comprising 78 episodes (35 minutes each) and 30 episodes (30 minutes each) being telecasted on DD National every day at 9 AM and 9 PM.


Mahabharat has 97 episodes (45 minutes) are being telecasted in the 12 noon and 7 PM slots.

Byomkesh Bakshi

Byomkesh Bakshi has 52 episodes telecast for 1 hour daily at 11 AM.


Circus has 19 episodes featuring Shahrukh Khan is being aired at 8 PM

Hum Hain Na

Hum Hai Na comprises of 60 episodes has been scheduled starting from 28.3.2020 as a daily serial at 10.00 pm on DD National Network

Tu Tota Main Maina

Tu Tota Main Maina has 26 episodes that has been scheduled as a daily serial from 28.3.2020 everyday @10.30pm on DD National Network.


Chanakya has 47 episodes. It is directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and is planned for daily telecast in the afternoon time bands of DD Bharti from the 1st week of April 2020.

Upanishad Ganga

Upanishad Ganga has 52 episodes, produced by Chinmaya Mission Trust and directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, also scheduled for afternoon slots on DD Bharti starting 1st Week of April 2020.


Shaktimaan is the famous serial featuring Mukesh Khanna planned for a 1-hour daily telecast on DD National network from April 2020 at 1 PM.

Shriman Shrimati

Shriman Shrimati is one of the rib-tickling comedy shows produced by Markand Adhikari is scheduled for a comeback on DD National from April 2020 in the 2 PM slot.

Krishna Kali

Krishna Kali has 18 episodes are scheduled for a daily telecast at 8:30 PM on DD National.