Arun Govil, Lord Ram In DD National’s Ramayan Watches the Show with Family (View Pic)
Arun Govil and Deepika Chikalia in Ramayan (Photo Credits: Twitter)

A snapshot of Arun Govil watching "Ramayan" on television with his grandchildren has gone viral on social media. In the picture, the veteran actor play Ram in the popular eighties serial, is seen catching up the show all over again at home. While "Ramayan" is being retelecast on Doordarshan along with several other popular serials of that era -- like "Mahabharat", "Byomkesh Bakshi" and "Circus" -- the audience is having a rush of nostalgia, as these shows dominated television in Doordarshan era of Indian television. After Ramayana And Mahabharat, Shaktimaan To Return on DD National Amid COVID-19 Lockdown, Confirms Mukesh Khanna.

Talking about why it is important to watch the eighties tele-epic once again, Arun Govil recently told IANS: "The new generation will get a chance to watch it. They will get to understand the morals, teachings and values of Ramayan. If they will watch it with the family, they can interact also. If they have queries then their family members of the older generation can explain things. It is a family show. How relationships should be...has been shown in the show. Positivity is there. Right now there is a lockdown, you can't go anywhere. So watching it will be a good way to use the time." Ramayan: Vindu Dara Singh Recalls Father Dara Singh as Hanuman, Says ‘His Last Wish Was To Re-Watch The Show’

Arun Govil Watching Ramayan With Family

Ramayan is an Indian historical-drama epic television series, which aired during 1987-1988. The serial was created, written, and directed by Ramanand Sagar. The show also featured Deepika Chikalia as Sita, Arvind Trivedi as Raavan and Dara Singh as Hanuman.