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COLORS to telecast classic mytho 'Om Namah Shivay'

The classic show first aired between 1997-99

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Mumbai: After re-introducing some of the viewers' favourite mytho shows, COLORS is all set to add another classic to its slew of offerings. The channel will soon telecast Om Namah Shivay, an epic saga that celebrates the glorious and eternal life of Lord Shiva (played by Samar Jai Singh).

Produced by Dheeraj Kumar, the show depicts the spirituality, divinity, and the moving power with which Lord Shiva governs the destiny of the universe.

Starring Samar Jai Singh, Yashodhan Rana, Gayatri Shastri, Manjeet Kullar, and Sandeep Mehta, Om Namah Shivay first aired between 1997-99. The mega mythological series captured the audience’s attention nationwide with the fascinating way it depicts devotional acts, demonic battles, the famous Shiva-Tandav, and other important religious events of our past.

Viacom18 chief content officer, Hindi mass entertainment, Manisha Sharma says: “In these unprecedented times, viewers are watching more and more mythological shows, as they have a very positive effect on them. Our offering of mythological shows viz., Jai Shri Krishna, Mahabharat and Karamphal Data Shani are being consumed by our viewers which is reflected in the BARC ratings. By adding Om Namah Shivay to the mix, we will further enhance the viewers' experience. With a mega-mythological series like Om Namah Shivay, we truly believe that it’s a great opportunity to re-introduce the life-affirming story of Lord Shiva to millions across the country. This is also a great chance for a new generation to get acquainted with enriching storytelling and live one of the biggest hits from the yesteryears.”

On popular demand, the channel will also be bringing back two of its popular fiction shows Na Aana Is Des Laado and Uttaran.

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