Ramayana Becomes World’s Most-Watched TV Serial With 7.7 Crore Views!
Doordarshan has declared that Ramanand Sagar’s epic TV serial: Ramayana has now become world’s most watched TV serial.
On April 16th, a record 7.7 crore viewers tuned into Doordarshan to watch the repeat telecast of Ramayana serial, and it has now made history
Doordarshan: Ramayana Is Now World’s Most Watched TV Serial
Doordarshan informed the nation via Twitter that Ramayana is now world’s most watched TV serial.
Doordarshan said, “Rebroadcast of #Ramayana on #Doordarshan smashes viewership records worldwide, the show becomes mrdsost watched entertainment show in the world with 7.7 crore viewers on 16th of April.”
Doordarshan started re-telecast of Ramayana from March 28th onwards, and soon it broke all records of viewership.
Rebroadcast of #Ramayana on #Doordarshan smashes viewership records worldwide, the show becomes most watched entertainment show in the world with 7.7 crore viewers on 16th of April pic.twitter.com/edmfMGMDj9— DD India (@DDIndialive) April 30, 2020
Within a week, Ramayana garnered record 5.1 crore views, which made it most watched Hindi serial ever in India and world. This feat was achieved on the first weekend of the re-telecast.
Now, Ramayana has become World’s most watched TV serial ever, breaking all records of international blockbusters like Game Of Thrones, Bing Bang Theory and more.
Then, in the 13th week of the year, Ramayana generated record 1.5 billion views, which was another huge record.
How To Watch Ramayana?
Ramayana is being telecasted on Doordarshan and DD Retro, the new channel from Doordarshan, which will only telecast old classic. Besides, Doordarshan is being mandatorily shown across all DTH and Cable TVs.
After Ramayana, What Next?
Doordarshan has already announced that a new serial will replace Ramayana, from April 19th, which is Luv Kush.
Besides, there are other popular mythological shows as well, which are streamed on various OTTs such as Netflix, Hotstar and others.
Here is the list of such mythological series.