Tag - mahabharata

London’s Barbican theatre to adapt Mahabharata on stage


The biggest epic of all time, Mahabharata is now set for a new stage adaptation at the UK premiere at London's Barbican Theatre this fall. The legendary Hindu epic that packs with it some of the greatest thought changing and detailed philosophies, a powerful story of a great war and spiritual ideas, is presented...

Disney India says planning series on ‘Mahabharata’


Walt Disney Co is filming a series based on an ancient Indian poem about a warring dynasty, as it seeks to gain a stronger foothold in one of the world’s fastest-growing entertainment and streaming markets. "A retelling of the 'Mahabharata', the some 2,000-year-old Sanskrit poem about two groups of cousins vying for their clan’s throne...

Navatman presents first feature film, Mahabharata Part 1: Of Vengeance and Promises


Come November, there will be a new retelling of the Mahabharata, the largest epic in the world, by producer Navatman, Inc. Navatman, best known for its live theater productions, will be venturing into film for their first feature film - at 2 hours and 10 minutes - on the Mahabharata. Combining traditional Indian arts with film,...

Spent childhood listening to Ramayana, Mahabharata: Obama in memoir


Washington, DC: Former US President Barack Obama said that he has always held a special place for India due to his childhood years spent in Indonesia listening to the epic Hindu tales of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. "Maybe it was its (India's) sheer size, with one-sixth of the world's population, an estimated two thousand distinct...