Explore the festivities and traditions of India's mega festival 'Diwali' in the place of its origin - Ayodhya. Experience this three-day festival of lights and witness the setting of a Guinness world record for lighting 3,35,000 oil lamps on the banks of the Saryu river. This special feature captures the essence, history & culture of a small but traditionally & historically vital city of India.
Go back in time and discover the vivid, yet scattered history of Kashmir. The monarchs of Kashmir, centuries ago, built several temples. But these temples can not all be seen in present-day Kashmir. Some temples couldn’t defeat the rage of the foreign invaders, and some got defeated by the sands of time. Today, even in their state of ruin, these shattered temples speak volumes about their history.
Saamagri Aur Sampatti is an animated series detailing the journey of various commodities that shaped India’s history through their trade, usage, and spread. The history of a few key commodities for India, such as pepper, silk, coffee, and cotton, are covered in this fascinating 9-episode series.
The Indian Army is more than just a government wing or a fighting force that guards our borders. The Indian Army is an emotion “it is a living chronicle of times, events, and incidents that we have the luxury to forget because they remember. A fierce force that physically binds the nation together, the army itself is a family of several regiments. Some have seen the rise and fall of empires and others which are yet to attain the full vigour of youth.
In a land where the Emperor reigned supreme, only the selected few would have the power to influence his decisions. Prince Salim was first in line to inherit his father, Akbar's throne. Already married to his first wife, Man Bai, Salim was on his way to strengthening the Mughal relations with Rajputana with his second marriage to Jagat Gosini.But amidst the lavish palaces and plush lives of the Mughal royalty, a war was being fought from within. While the kings charted the political climate for the country, the queens ruled that throne at home.
Dive into a world of action, drama, determination and courage while reliving the greatest escape stories of our time in an all new mini-series 'The Great Escape'.The show is based on true events and takes you on a thrilling ride of the most daring escapes from Indian history. Some of the stories covered in the series include Sushmita Banerjee's escape from the Taliban in Afghanistan, Dalai Lama's escape from Tibet, the story of a daring jailbreak by the inmates of a jail in Punjab, and Indian prisoner-of-war Nihal Singh and Ram Chander Yadav's escape from the clutches of the Chinese in the Indo-China war.