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  • The Mahabharata (1989–1990)
  • Not Rated
    TV Mini-series | 318 min | Drama, War
The Mahabharata (1989–1990)
Not Rated
TV Mini-series | 318 min | Drama, War

Jealousy and hatred is what separates the Pandavas and Kauravas. The Kauravas fear the Pandavas are after the throne of their father. Yudhishthira of the Pandavas gets told by the deity, Krishna, that he will become king. A war is inevitable.
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Peter Brook (screenplay) | Jean-Claude Carrière (adaptation) (screenplay) | Marie-Hélène Estienne (screenplay)
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Updated Sep 28, 1989

Release date (First episode)
Feb 15, 1990 (United States)

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Cast

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42 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Erika Alexander
Hidimbi / Madri Hidimbi / Madri   See fewer
3
3
Georges Corraface
Duryodhana Duryodhana   See fewer
3
Maurice Bénichou
Kitchaka Kitchaka   See fewer
3
Ryszard Cieslak
Dhritharashtra Dhritharashtra   See fewer
3
Urs Bihler
Dushassana Dushassana   See fewer
3
3
3
Bruce Myers
Krishna / Ganesha Krishna / Ganesha   See fewer
3
3
3
Amba Bihler
Virata's daughter Virata's daughter   See fewer
3
Hapsari Hardjito
Abhimanyu's wife Abhimanyu's wife   See fewer
3
Lou Elias Bihler
Young Karna Young Karna   See fewer
3
3
Nolan Hemmings
Abhimanyu Abhimanyu   See fewer
3
Kên Higelin
Deathless boy Deathless boy   See fewer
3
Ciarán Hinds
Ashwattaman Ashwattaman   See fewer
3
Mallika Sarabhai
Draupadi Draupadi   See fewer
3
Gisèle Hogard
1st princess 1st princess   See fewer
3
Corinne Jaber
Amba / Sikhandin Amba / Sikhandin   See fewer
3
Lutfi Jakfar
Uttara Uttara   See fewer
3
Akram Khan
Ekalavya Ekalavya   See fewer
3
Joseph Kurian
Drishtadyumna Drishtadyumna   See fewer
3
Tuncel Kurtiz
Shakuni Shakuni   See fewer
3
3
3
Leela Mayor
Satyavati Satyavati   See fewer
3
Andrzej Seweryn
Yudhishthira Yudhishthira   See fewer
3
Yumi Nara
Virata's wife Virata's wife   See fewer
3
Tamsir Niane
Urvasi Urvasi   See fewer
3
Yoshi Oida
Drona Drona   See fewer
3
Hélène Patarot
Gandhari Gandhari   See fewer
3
3
Julie Romanus
2nd princess 2nd princess   See fewer
3
Bakary Sangaré
Ghatotkatcha / Rakshasa / The Sun Ghatotkatcha / Rakshasa / The Sun   See fewer
3
Mas Soegeng
Virata Virata   See fewer
3
3
Tapa Sudana
Pandu / Shiva Pandu / Shiva   See fewer
3
3
Myriam Tadesse
Gandhari's servant Gandhari's servant   See fewer
3
Velu Viswanandhan
The hermit The hermit   See fewer
3
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