MUMBAI: After its successful run on Doordarshan, Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological series "Ramayan" has begun a rerun on Star Plus from Monday, on popular demand.
Actress Dipika Chikhlia, who played the role of Sita in ''Ramayan'' said, "The role of Sita has been one among the most memorable moments of my life. I even have received much love and affection over the years from audiences not only in India but also from all over. With the show now being telecast on Star Plus, viewers will once more to get relive the epic mythological journey."
"Ramayan", which has become the most-watched entertainment show in the world, was first aired in 1987.
Last week, on Thursday, a tweet from the official account of channel Doordarshan read: "WORLD RECORD!! 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"
Sunil Lahri, who portrayed Laxman, is extremely happy to listen to the news.
He said: " ''Ramayan'' has received adulation from audiences across age groups. This narrative has engaged people everywhere with its entertaining narrative and life lessons making it one among the best offerings on Indian television. It''s a cheerful moment for all of us because the show will now be telecast again."
The show features Arun Govil as Ram alongside Dipika as Sita and Arvind Trivedi as Raavan. Lalita Pawar plays Manthara and Dara Singh is Hanuman in other prominent roles.