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ABP launches Bharatvarsh with Anupam Kher

Author | exchange4media News Service | Friday, Aug 19,2016 11:00 AM

ABP launches Bharatvarsh with Anupam Kher

In the last few months, ABP News has been constantly working on revamping its prime time shows. Amongst the big changes, the channel launched its 9pm news bulletin “Jan Man” with Dibang which talks about the big news of the day and its impact on the common man’s life, the next big in pipeline is “Bharatvarsh”.

Bharatvarsh will take viewers on a journey from ancient India to the 19th century by showcasing the life stories of India’s major figures, who had a defining impact on the formation and evolution of the country. Anchored by ace Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, ‘Bharatvarsh’ will present thoughts and ideologies of such varied personalities. The programme will cover icons like Buddha, Kabir, Chanakya, Maharana Pratap, Shivaji and many more. The series also aims to explain how these ancient, historical individuals have been interpreted in modern India and continue to impact and inspire lives. The show will air on every Saturday 10pm and Sunday 8 pm. 

Speaking about the show, Kher said “‘Bharatvarsh’ will go down as one of the most memorable shows in the history of Indian Television. This is a show about the personalities that shaped India. Our great civilization, history and culture are recreated through some never-heard-before real stories. The grand cinematic production and meticulous research will dazzle you and each episode will leave you filled with more pride for India.”

“News is a cluttered space with virtually no differentiation and this has always been the challenge for the industry. At ANN, we are committed to challenging ourselves all the time to differentiate and to bring out something new for our viewers and advertisers. Bharatvarsh is another innovative show backed by extensive content research and high-end production quality” says Ashok Venkatramani, CEO, ABP News Network.


Milind Khandekar, Managing Editor, ABP News, said “We are thought leaders in News Television industry, ‘Bharatvarsh’ will prove this once again after the grand success of ‘Prandhanmantri’ and award winning series ‘Ramrajya’. This programme will make history relevant for all of us”. 

In last couple of years, ABP News has done some of the most path-breaking shows like Pradhanmantri anchored by Shekhar Kapoor, Ramrajya by Neelesh Misra, 7RCR by Chetan Bhagat, Second Opinion by Atul Kulkarni, and Love Story by Nigar Khan.

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