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News18 India unveils special festive programming with ‘Shri Ram Roop’

Shot in documentary style, the series will travel the length and breadth of the country

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NEW DELHI: As people gear up for the upcoming festive season in the midst of the global pandemic, News18 India has lined up special programming ‘Shri Ram Roop’ to usher in the festivities and spread cheer. The special series will keep the viewers positively engaged and entertained by narrating untold tales and mystic legends associated with Lord Ram.

Anchored by News18 India managing editor Kishore Ajwani, the special line-up will take the viewers on an enthralling journey with each episode showcasing numerous sides of Shri Ram and many age-old tales for the first time on television. Shot in documentary style, the series will travel the length and breadth of the country to bring to life innumerable stories associated with Shri Ram. Special shows such as Ram Lalla and Ram ka Yodha Roop will capture Shri Ram’s childhood, his upbringing & education and his valiant encounters with rakshasas, respectively. The latter will also showcase locations in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh where such battles took place. The series will also follow his encounters with his most devout followers such as Hanuman, Sugriv’s Vanar Sena and Shabri amongst others in Bhakton ke Ram; and visiting historical sites such as Nasik and Rameshwaram where celebrated temples of Shiva were constructed by Shri Ram, in Shiv Bhakt Ram.

The concluding episode of the series will take viewers to Orchha where it is believed Lord Ram’s coronation took place 500 years ago by a local king. It will further showcase his virtuous rule as a king, while prominently featuring the famous Raja Ram temple in the city. Remembering the stories associated with these places, the show promises to present a gripping narrative that will be both informative and engaging.

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