As a result of COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown, most leisure channels determined to re-telecast their outdated exhibits on well-liked demand. Consequently, Doordarshan gained tens of millions of hearts with the re-broadcast of its iconic serials, Ramayan, and Mahabharat. The transfer has struck gold for the state-owned community, as DD Nationwide emerged because the most-watched channel within the nation.
And now, based on the most recent Broadcast Viewers Analysis Council (BARC) rankings, the acclaimed collection has achieved one other huge milestone. Ramayan now has the world report of being essentially the most considered leisure program globally. It amassed a large 7.7 crore (170 million) viewers on 16 April within the 9 pm IST slot.
The aforementioned feat was confirmed by Prasar Bharati and BARC on their social media handles. The tweet learn, “WORLD RECORD!! Rebroadcast of #Ramayana on #Doordarshan smashes viewership information worldwide, the present turns into most watched leisure present on the earth with 7.7 crore viewers on 16th of April.”
Rebroadcast of #Ramayana on #Doordarshan smashes viewership information worldwide, the present turns into most watched leisure present on the earth with 7.7 crore viewers on 16th of April pic.twitter.com/hCVSggyqIE
— Doordarshan Nationwide (@DDNational) April 30, 2020
For the uninitiated, just some days in the past, the Ramayan re-telecast had additionally garnered the highest-ever score for a Hindi GEC present since 2015 when BARC began measuring TV viewers. CEO Prasar Bharti, Shashi Shekhar had tweeted, “Thrilled to share that the re-telecast of RAMAYAN on @ddnational has garnered the very best ever score for a Hindi GEC present since 2015.”
Ramanand Sagar’s mega-series ran from January 25, 1987, to July 31, 1988. The celebrated epic ran for 75 consecutive Sundays within the morning on the nationwide broadcaster. It’s unimaginable report success led to remakes on well-liked GEC’s comparable to Zee TV and NDTV Think about.
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