| 8.9/10 |
29 June 1988
| The Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru|
Vasant Dev (dialogues)
Om Puri, Irrfan Khan, Roshan Seth, Tom Alter, Piyush Mishra
The Story of India, Malgudi Days, Mahabharat, Bharatvarsh, Chanakya
Bharat Ek Khoj Wikipedia
Bharat Ek Khoj (English: The Discovery of India) is a 53-episode Indian historical drama based on the book The Discovery of India (1946) by Jawaharlal Nehru that covers a 5000-year history of India from its beginnings to the coming of independence in 1947. The drama was directed, written and produced by Shyam Benegal with cinematographer V. K. Murthy in 1988 for state-owned Doordarshan. Shama Zaidi co-wrote the script. Its cast included Om Puri, Roshan Seth, Tom Alter and Sadashiv Amrapurkar. Jawaharlal Nehru was portrayed by Roshan Seth.
Production designer Nitish Roy with assistants Samir Chanda and Nitin Desai built 144 sets.