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Yug (TV series)

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Genre  Fiction, History
Country of origin  India
First episode date  1996
Network  DD National
Number of seasons  1
7.2/10 IMDb

Starring  see below
Original language(s)  Hindi
Final episode date  1998
Director  Sunil Agnihotri
Number of episodes  600
Movie scene from Yug (1996–1998) starring Shahbaz Khan as Virendra (Veeru) Singh

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 (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.


The cast of the TV series Yug (1996–1998)

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

Nirmala (Hema Malini) was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and believed in his peaceful ideologies. Whereas her sister Rukmani (Ashwini Bhave) was the follower of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s ideology.


  • Shahbaz Khan as Virendra Singh Aka Veeru
  • Pankaj Dheer as Ali Khan
  • Deepraj Rana as Deva
  • Aashif Sheikh as Hasrat Nurani
  • Hema Malini as Nirmala
  • Javed Khan as Advocate P.C Das
  • Ashwini Bhave as Rukmani
  • Priya Tendulkar as Ratna
  • Shikha Swaroop
  • Abhimanyyu Raj Singh as Commissioner Sahib
  • Neena Gupta
  • Vinod Kapoor as Ranjit Basu
  • Nimai Bali as Hazaari
  • Vindu Dara Singh as Bheema Daaku
  • Sunil Gadhwali as Police Inspector Hamilton
  • Browney Parasher as General Donald
  • Arjun as Peter Gomes 'The Killer'
  • Mamik Singh as Arjun Singh
  • Asrani as Jailor
  • Fateh Khan as Anwar Fateh Haan
  • Mukesh Khanna
  • Sudesh Berry...Fauji
  • Pradeep Rawat as British Police Officer Marshal
  • References

    Yug (TV series) Wikipedia