Ramayan to Mahabharat: Best Mythological Shows On Hotstar That Are Definitely Worth Your Time.
We all have been going through a tough time this year. The entire world seems to be in turmoil. A lot of us may tend to lose hope at this point. But the human race has often seen such situations in past and has always emerged victorious because there exists a supreme power that lies with the creator and is limitless. The power that has kept the life on the Universe alive for millions of years. You may be an atheist but you can’t deny the existence of that power.
Today we have come up with a compilation of shows that tells us the stories of Gods and Goddess and how their firm belief in dharma completely changed the world we live in. We have compiled the list of best mythological shows on Hotstar that might enlighten you:
The show that recently broke the world record, being the most viewed entertainment show globally. This is the story of Lord Ram’s heroic life. We see how he obeyed his father and made the ultimate sacrifice. His 14-year long exile in the forest teaches a lot about the moral code and way of life. Lord Ram’s battle with Ravan symbolises the triumph of good over evil. In short, this is the perfect show for all age groups to watch together.
Director: Ramanand Sagar
Cast: Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia, Sunil Lahri
IMDb Rating: 9.3
Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev
‘The fearless’, ‘The destroyer’, ‘The Mahayogi’, ‘The Neelkanth’ and many more are the various mesmerizing Avatars of Lord Shiva that were immortalised by this show. This is the story of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti portrayed in the most intriguing and captivating manner. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most brilliantly executed shows to be aired on tv.
Director: Nikhil Sinha
Cast: Mohit Raina, Sonarika Bhadoria, Mouni Roy
IMDb Rating: 9.1
Mahabharat is the story of the power struggle of five brothers (Pandavas) fighting their own cousins (Kauravas) to acquire what was rightfully theirs but deceitfully taken away from them in a gamble. The story teaches the most valuable life lessons in a very appealing manner and helps us resolve our inner conflict. The show is brilliantly executed in all aspects and hence a must-watch. Available in Tamil, Telugu, Bangla.
Director: Siddharth Anand Kumar, Amarprith G, Mukesh Kumar Singh, Kamal Monga, Loknath Pandey.
Cast: Saurabh Jain, Shaheer Sheikh, Pooja Sharma
IMDb Rating: 8.9
Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi
Mata Vaishno Devi had incarnated as a beautiful princess in Treta Yuga as a Shakti of Mother Parvati, Saraswati and Lakshmi for the welfare of mankind. The goddess was entrusted with the responsibility of destroying the forces of evil that threaten to destroy Earth. This new show has won the hearts of the audience because of its interesting storyline and impeccable acting.
Director: Bhagwan Yadav
Cast: Pooja Banerjee, Maisha Dixit, Mandirakshi Mundle
IMDb Rating: 8.7
The story of Radha and Krishna manifests what is called as eternal love. Radha and Krishna love story is an example for all generations, where he says marriage is materialistic. Furthermore, Radha was in love with Krishna so much that she believed Krishna was God and she used to love him as a devotee… Radha and Krishna love is taken as a relationship between a devotee and God. The show is also available in Telugu and Bangla.
Director: Siddharth Anand Kumar
Cast: Sumedh Mudgalkar, Mallika Singh, Basant Bhatt
IMDb Rating: 8.5
The spiritual yogic saint Sai Baba from Shiridi gives the message “Sabh ka Maalik Ek” meaning there is one God. He spreads the message of humility, equality and concentrates on a moral code of love, forgiveness, helping others, charity, contentment, inner peace and devotion to the God and guru. A brilliant adaption by the Ramanand Sagar, creator of the web series Ramayan.
Director: Ramanand Sagar
Cast: Mukul Nag, Rajat Tokas
IMDb Rating: 8.5
Jai Hanuman (1997)
This is the story of the son of Lord Vayu, the celibate monkey God, Lord Hanuman. The story includes the lord’s birth, his childhood, how he stumbled on Lord Ram and Lordess Sita and his Role in the mega battle against Ravan.
Director: Sanjay Khan
Cast: Raj Premi, Irrfan Khan, Kavin Dave
IMDb Rating: 7.8
Siya Ke Ram
This show focuses on an important fragment of Ramayan. When Lordess Sita, the wife of Prince Rama of Ayodhya, is abducted by Ravana, the asura king of Lanka, Rama fights them along with the army of forest (Vanar Sena) to save Lordess Sita. The show also sheds light on the relationship and love between the couple.
Director: Nikhil Sinha; Dharmesh Shah
Cast: Mandirakshi Mundle, Ashish Sharma, J Karthik
IMDb Rating: 7.4
Tamil Kadavul Murugan
He is the son of Parvati and Shiva, brother of Ganesha, and a god of war whose life story has many versions in Hinduism.Tamil Kadavul Murugan is a 2017–2018 Tamil Language Mythology soap opera based on the life of the Hindu deity Kartikeya. This show is now the big-budgeted series on Tamil television after Yaaradi Nee Mohini and Nandini.
Director: Nitin Gopi
Cast: Raksha Holla, Sasindhar Pushpalingam, Vetri Velan
IMDb Rating: 7.4
By the creator of Bahubali, S.S Rajamouli, this show explains the plot before Bahubali: The Begining in great detail. Devasena, daughter of Chamundi, leads the Dravidians in a battle against the Aryans. However, she meets Varundev on the battlefield and falls in love with him, knowing he is an Aryan. The storyline is extremely intriguing and grippy.
Director: Goldie Behl
Cast: Karthika Nair, Rajneesh Duggal
IMDb Rating: 7.2
So, these are the best mythological shows on Hotstar. We assure you that all these shows will provide you with valuable wisdom at the same time keep you entertained. Therefore, do not miss it.
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