Genre Fiction, History
Country of origin India
First episode date 1996
Network DD National
Number of seasons 1
Starring see below
Original language(s) Hindi
Final episode date 1998
Director Sunil Agnihotri
Number of episodes 600
|Directed by Sunil Agnihotri and Yatindra rawat (Bablu)|
Opening theme "Yug Badla, Badla Hindustan"
Similar Betaal Pachisi (TV series), Mahabharat (1988 TV series), Buniyaad
YUG SERIAL FULL CAST || युग बदला बदला हिन्दुस्तान || YUG TITLE SONG || YUG BADLA BADLA HINDUSTAN ||
Yug (English: Age, Hindi: युग) was an Indian Hindi language television series that was telecast on Doordarshan, India's national television network. It was first aired on DD National from 1996 to 1998.
Yug was a fictional series depicting the story of Indian freedom fighters and their struggle to win freedom for India. The series was produced and directed by Sunil Agnihotri and had notable actors like Javed Khan, Pankaj Dheer, Sudesh Berry, Hema Malini, Shahbaz Khan, Mukesh Khanna, Ashwini Bhave, Vinod Kapoor and Abhimanyyu Raj Singh, in main lead.
The story starts with a riot. An old woman saves an anonymous child from the rioters. Later when she is asked by her daughter that why she put her life in danger for saving the child that does not belong to her, she tells that the country is theirs and every citizen is like our own family. Then it is revealed that she was a freedom fighter as she tells her story. The story shifts to the past when British ruled India. Ali Khan (Pankaj Dheer) and Virendra Singh aka Veeru (Shahbaz Khan) were two freedom fighters fighting against the Britishers for India's independence. Their Party was known as Swatantrata Party (Freedom Party) and there code was Kala Gulab (Black Rose). They were secretly helped by Ranjeet Basu (Vinod Kapoor), who was disguised as a friend of the Britishers. Sudesh Berry plays an Indian army officer in the show who fought bravely in the operation vijay (1961) with the Portuguese soldiers