Ever since 90’s most-loved mythological show Ramayan has returned to Doordarshan, netizens are in awe of the show. One scene or one punch line in the show, it makes to the top trends on social media. Be it Angad’s sassy replies to Raavan or Lakshman’s dialogues in Ramayan, memes have kept netizens glued to their social media. Ramayana’s latest episode of Ram-Sita’s sons Luv-Kush’s birth has grabbed eyes of the viewers and netizens can’t get over how beautifully the scene has been depicted by the renowned director Ramanand Sagar. But did you know Ramanand Sagar was not ready to put this chapter in the show?
Well, yes! What you heard is right. The latest reports doing the round of social media reveal the Ramayana’s director Ramanand Sagar wanted to end the show after the agnipariksha. So much so that people were eager to know what happened after Ram and Sita returned from exile. In an interview, Ramanand Sagar's son Prem Sagar revealed that the director didn’t want to introduce the Luv-Kush chapter to the viewers because he did not want to believe that his Lord Ram had abandoned Sita. Following which, he had decided to not make the Luv Kush episode. He had even told Doordarshan that he would introduce this part to the viewers.
However, Valmiki Samaj and asked Ramanand Sagar to finish the story. Since he considered Valmiki his god he agreed to tell people about Luv-Kush birth. Not only that, but he also started receiving calls from the PMO about the same. And this was how then Ramanand Sagar bought Luv Kush chapter to light.
For those who don’t know, there was no mention of Luv Kush in Valmiki's Ramayana. (ALSO READ: Ramayan Smashes World Record; Doordarshan Confirms The Mythological Show Is The Most Watched Show In The World)
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