Hari Prasad Chaurasia to feature in Gunijan on DD Bharati this week

NEW DELHI: The art and cultural channel of Doordarshan, DD Bharati, continues to show surprise offerings from its huge archives.


Spectacular India, a series of programmes directed by Art Historian and film maker Benoy K Behl is commencing from 23 November at 06:00pm when he will take viewers through the little known Monasteries of Rinchen Zangpo and the 108 Buddhist monasteries and temples which were made in the 10th -12th centuries.


Water on 30 November describes the relationship the people from Kashmir share with the many lakes and rivers of this beautiful valley.


The Best of India cinema moves to north east India with Assamese Man Jai directed by Moirangthem Maniram. The film is about the life of four unemployed educated youths from lower-middle-class families of Tinsukia, Assam, who get entangled by their own misfortunes. The documentary Tant on the handlooms of West Bengal will be telecast on 21 November at 06:00 pm. Tant is the ancient art of weaving handloom cloth in Bengal which has been practiced by Bengali weavers for over two and half centuries.


The channel is starting the series Great Masters today and every Monday. The episode today will feature S. Balachander and next week it will be Emani Sankara Sastry at 09:00 pm.


Celebrating the Centenary year of Begum Akhtar, DD Bharati pays tribute and airs Akhtari Ki Mehfil Aur Kaifi Azmi for all music lovers on 21 November 2014 at 09:00 pm.


This week, the Gunijan series features Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia in a heart to heart conversation with Yatindra Mishra and Kumud Diwan on 22 November at 09:00 pm.


In Trailblazers on 23 November at 10:00 pm, DD Bharati brings to you Anamika Haksar, renowned director and theatre practitioner.   


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