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Title Bharat ek khoj. (Series 4-6. [DVD] = Bhārata eka khoja / Doordarshan Archives presents ; by Shyam Benegal ; executive producer, Raj Pius ; script, Shama Zaidi, Sunil Shanbag, Sandeep Pendse ; script in Hindi, Vasant Dev, Ashok Mishra ; produced & directed by Shyam Benegal.

Publication Info. New Dehli, India : Doordarshan, c2007.
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 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  HINDI BHARAT  V.4-6    AVAILABLE
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Description 9 videodiscs (22 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (132 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.)
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Note Historical program; television series.
Title also appears in Urdu.
Cast and credits from opening credit sequence on Episode 1; closing credits on individual episodes will vary.
"Based on Jawaharlal Nehru's Discovery of India."
Fifty-three episodes, originally shot on film, produced in 1986, and telecast every Sunday on Doordarshan, according to the container and accompanying booklet.
The bilingual accompanying booklet (Hindi and English) includes the preface to Nehru's The discovery of India (Dec. 29, 1945), an essay of the book's continued relevance by Pavan K. Varma, episode synopses with cast credits and durations, a translation from the Sanskrit of Nasadiya Sukta by Prof. Raimundo Panikkar, an overview of the series, lyrics from the closing song, and biographical summaries for the major credits.
Each episode menu includes links to "Songs & theatre arts" segments, mixes of factual footage and dramatizations, with music.
Contents V. 4 (discs 10-12). Episode 28. The Vijayanagar Empire -- Episode 29. Feudalism in India -- Episode 30. The fall of Vijayanagar -- Episode 31. Rana Sanga, Ibrahim Lodi and Babur -- Episode 32. Akbar. part 1 -- Episode 33. Akbar. part 2 -- Episode 34. Golden Hind -- Episode 35. Aurangzeb. part 1 -- Episode 36. Aurangzeb. part 2.
V. 5 (discs 13-15). Episode 37. Shivaji. part 1 -- Episode 38. Shivaji. part 2 -- Episode 39. Company Bahadur -- Episode 40. Tipu Sultan -- Episode 41. The Bengal Renaissance and Raja Rammohun Roy -- Episode 42. 1857. part 1 -- Episode 43. 1857. part 2 -- Episode 44. Indigo revolt -- Episode 45. Mahatma Phule.
V. 6 (discs 16-18). Episode 46. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan -- Episode 47. Vivekananda -- Episode 48. Extremists and moderates -- Episode 49. And Gandhi came. part 1 -- Episode 50. And Gandhi came. part 2 -- Episode 51. Separatism -- Episode 52. Do or die -- Episode 53. Epilogue.
Credits Chief assistant director, Mandeep Kakkar; translation from Sanskrit and lyrics, Vasant Dev; editing, Sutanu Gupta, Deepak Segal; music, Vanraj Bhatia; art direction, Nitish Roy; sound, Ashwyn Balsaver; costumes, Salim Arif; photography, V.K. Murthy.
Performer With Roshan Seth as Jawaharlal Nehru. Narration by Om Puri.
Summary A 5,000-year political, social, and cultural history of India, from its beginnings through the coming of independence in 1947.
System Details DVD
Language In Hindi with English subtitles.
Subject Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964.
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964.
India -- History.
India -- Civilization.
Hindi language materials.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Feature films.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television series.
Feature films.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television series.
Nonfiction television programs.
Hindi language materials.
Foreign films, Hindi.
Added Author Benegal, Shyam, 1934-
Pius, Raj.
Zaidi, Shama, 1938-
Seth, Roshan, 1942-
Puri, Om.
Bhatia, Vanraj.
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964. Discovery of India.
Doordarshan (Television station : New Delhi, India). Archives.
Note Translation of title: Discovery of India
Added Title Bharat ek khoj
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