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Bharat Ek Khoj (1988– )
TV Series | History

The 5000-year history of India from its beginnings to independence in 1947.
Seasons
Director
Writers
Priya Chandrashekhar | Vasant Dev | Lal Behari Dey (based on the book 'Bengali Peasant Life' written by) | Iqtidar Alam Khan (script writer) & 8 more
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Director
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 13, 1988

Release date (First episode)
Nov 13, 1988 (India)

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Cast

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195 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Roshan Seth
Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru   See fewer
53
Om Puri
Narrator / Ashoka / Aurangzeb / Duryodhan / Patel Range Gowda / … See more Narrator / Ashoka / Aurangzeb / Duryodhan / Patel Range Gowda / Soldier-1 / Agulimal / Alauddin Khilji / Allauddin Khilji / Krishnadevaraya / Nabakrishna Banerjee / Nigam (Ballia DM) / Raavan / Raj Raja Chola   See fewer
22
Ravi Jhankal
Balram / Chandragupta / Laxman / Soldier-2 / Dushyanta / … See more Balram / Chandragupta / Laxman / Soldier-2 / Dushyanta / Kalidasa / Mir Sadiq / Prithviraj / Prithviraj Chouhan / Rana Sanga / Superintendent of Police / Suteja / Villager #1   See fewer
17
Anang Desai
Appar / Chandraprabha / Dadoji Konddeo / Effandi Aslam Beg / Gautam Buddha / … See more Appar / Chandraprabha / Dadoji Konddeo / Effandi Aslam Beg / Gautam Buddha / Ibrahim Lodi / Nana Saheb / Ram Mohan Roy / Sumantra / Vajashravasa / Vajrabandhu / Vikrambhatta   See fewer
13
K.K. Raina
Radhagupta / Shahabuddin Ghori / Vidur / Azimullah Khan / Devarishi Narad / … See more Radhagupta / Shahabuddin Ghori / Vidur / Azimullah Khan / Devarishi Narad / Majid Ali / Materialist (Charvaka) / Priyamedha / Virudhaka   See fewer
12
Pankaj Berry
Ab'ul Fazal / Ashwathhama / Barbarian / Bharat / Harshavardhan / … See more Ab'ul Fazal / Ashwathhama / Barbarian / Bharat / Harshavardhan / Ibrahim Qutub Shah / Lorik / Mangal Pande / Ramanand / Towncrier   See fewer
12
Ila Arun
Gangamma / Asandhimitra / Gandhari / Heggaditi / Jodhabai / … See more Gangamma / Asandhimitra / Gandhari / Heggaditi / Jodhabai / Kaikeyi / Passion / Sarma / Sheelwati   See fewer
12
Vijay Kashyap
Chand Bardai / Mahendravarman / Shakatara / Chenna / Harish Mukherjee / … See more Chand Bardai / Mahendravarman / Shakatara / Chenna / Harish Mukherjee / Mukhopadhyay / Purnaiyya / Shakuni / Villager #2   See fewer
12
Lalit Tiwari
Arjun / Rakshasa / Ajivika / Announcer / Arjuna / … See more Arjun / Rakshasa / Ajivika / Announcer / Arjuna / Babur / Shulgi / Vilom   See fewer
11
Salim Ghouse
Ramaraya / Krishna / Rama / Lord Rama / Sri Krishna / Tipu Sultan Ramaraya / Krishna / Rama / Lord Rama / Sri Krishna / Tipu Sultan   See fewer
10
John Holyer
Wellesly / Bentinck / British Officer I / Colonel Outram / Journalist / … See more Wellesly / Bentinck / British Officer I / Colonel Outram / Journalist / Lord Canning / Mr. Shakespeare / Simon / Thomas Roe / Verelst   See fewer
10
Devendra Malhotra
Ashwalayan / Acharya Vararuchi / Ajjaji / Baba Lals Shah / Chitto Pandey / … See more Ashwalayan / Acharya Vararuchi / Ajjaji / Baba Lals Shah / Chitto Pandey / Dashrath / Ishanashiva / Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar   See fewer
10
Pallavi Joshi
Ratna / Seeta / Atri / Kannagi / Mallige / … See more Ratna / Seeta / Atri / Kannagi / Mallige / Mallika / Shakuntala   See fewer
9
Anjan Srivastav
Dhanananda / Dhrutarashtra / Yama / Appaji / Sansthanaka / Wajid Ali Shah Dhanananda / Dhrutarashtra / Yama / Appaji / Sansthanaka / Wajid Ali Shah   See fewer
9
Irrfan Khan
Bade Khan / Al-Beruni / Badayuni / Malayaketu / Michael Madhusudan Dutt / … See more Bade Khan / Al-Beruni / Badayuni / Malayaketu / Michael Madhusudan Dutt / Saleem / Samiullah   See fewer
9
Ahmed Khan
Aqil Khan / Mahmud Ghazni / Yudhishthir / Dr. Ahsan / Hussain Nizam Shah / Nawab Mehmood Aqil Khan / Mahmud Ghazni / Yudhishthir / Dr. Ahsan / Hussain Nizam Shah / Nawab Mehmood   See fewer
9
Ravi Khemu
Anand / Buddhist Monk / Messenger / Radheyshyam Sharma / Shah Alam / … See more Anand / Buddhist Monk / Messenger / Radheyshyam Sharma / Shah Alam / Street Singer / Street Singer (Saint Poet Basavanna)   See fewer
8
Virendra Razdan
Bahadur Shah Zafar / Bhishma / Ambarish / Bindusara Bahadur Shah Zafar / Bhishma / Ambarish / Bindusara   See fewer
7
Tom Alter
Chairman / Collector of Kanpur / Colonel Smyth / Dubuc / Henry Lawrence / … See more Chairman / Collector of Kanpur / Colonel Smyth / Dubuc / Henry Lawrence / Larmour / Sykes / deRozio   See fewer
7
Veerendra Saxena
Birbal / Rachanna / Madhav / Mahanaman / Matul Birbal / Rachanna / Madhav / Mahanaman / Matul   See fewer
7
Achyut Potdar
Sukhvihara / Daroga / Govindrao / Prof. Jinsivale / Sarangdev Makwana / Shahaji Sukhvihara / Daroga / Govindrao / Prof. Jinsivale / Sarangdev Makwana / Shahaji   See fewer
7
Sudhir Kulkarni
Bal Gangadhar Tilak / Bhatt / Sarat Chandra / Selappa / Shantidas Bal Gangadhar Tilak / Bhatt / Sarat Chandra / Selappa / Shantidas   See fewer
7
Mahendra Raghuvanshi
Bajirao / Bantha / Councillors / Darbari / Makkali Gosala / Uma Shankar Bajirao / Bantha / Councillors / Darbari / Makkali Gosala / Uma Shankar   See fewer
7
Aparajita Krishna
Devi / Khursheed / Maina / Nadira / Ruqqaya / Vasantsena Devi / Khursheed / Maina / Nadira / Ruqqaya / Vasantsena   See fewer
7
Lucky Ali
Tissa / Manaswamin / Paras Tissa / Manaswamin / Paras   See fewer
6
Adil Rana
Chandal / Miyan Kakkar / Saudagar Chandal / Miyan Kakkar / Saudagar   See fewer
6
Ved Thappar
Shahbaz Khan / Abdu' Rahim / Dr. Gehraula / Qasid (Khalifa-e-Abbasid's ambassador) / Quli Shahbaz Khan / Abdu' Rahim / Dr. Gehraula / Qasid (Khalifa-e-Abbasid's ambassador) / Quli   See fewer
6
Harish Patel
Buddhist Monk / Draha / Lala Makhanlal / Nai / Todarmal Buddhist Monk / Draha / Lala Makhanlal / Nai / Todarmal   See fewer
5
Surendra Sharma
Dilawar Khan / Eklavya / Tantya Tope / Unmattak / Yuvak Dilawar Khan / Eklavya / Tantya Tope / Unmattak / Yuvak   See fewer
5
Rakesh Shrivastav
A Shudra / Alissa / Chandal / Raghav Chetan A Shudra / Alissa / Chandal / Raghav Chetan   See fewer
5
Surendra Pal
Man Singh / Dara Shikoh Man Singh / Dara Shikoh   See fewer
5
Mansi Upadhyay
Lingamma / Bereaved Woman / Brahmin Mother / Maid Lingamma / Bereaved Woman / Brahmin Mother / Maid   See fewer
5
Mushtaq Khan
Asaf Khan / General / Mahadev / Miyan Bhuva Asaf Khan / General / Mahadev / Miyan Bhuva   See fewer
5
Siraz Ahmed Khan
Gandhardittan / Hari Vaishya / Saguna Gandhardittan / Hari Vaishya / Saguna   See fewer
5
Sohaila Kapur
Roshan Ara / Janki Devi / Madanika / Nafisa Roshan Ara / Janki Devi / Madanika / Nafisa   See fewer
5
Mohan Gokhale
Vishnu Pant / Gopal Krishna Gokhale / Vishnu Pant Thatte Vishnu Pant / Gopal Krishna Gokhale / Vishnu Pant Thatte   See fewer
4
Vishnu Sharma
Dronacharya / Dwarakanath / Vasakara Dronacharya / Dwarakanath / Vasakara   See fewer
4
Murlidhar
Soldier-3 / Bajur / Qawali Singer Soldier-3 / Bajur / Qawali Singer   See fewer
4
Piyush Mishra
Soldier-4 / Murthy / Seepahi Soldier-4 / Murthy / Seepahi   See fewer
4
Deepraj Rana
Dwarpala / Jagirdar Dwarpala / Jagirdar   See fewer
4
Subrata Bose
Ghosh (Rash Behari Ghosh) / Keshubchandra Sen / Vasitthaka Ghosh (Rash Behari Ghosh) / Keshubchandra Sen / Vasitthaka   See fewer
4
Ashok Banthia
Kishorichandra Mitra / Maharaja Mangal Singh / Prithviraj Kishorichandra Mitra / Maharaja Mangal Singh / Prithviraj   See fewer
4
Akhilendra Mishra
Councillor / Divakar (Larmour's Diwan) / Narayana Councillor / Divakar (Larmour's Diwan) / Narayana   See fewer
4
Shankar Sachdev
Commander / Farmer Commander / Farmer   See fewer
4
Aparajita
Khanzadi / Queen Yashovati / Salima / Sumitra Khanzadi / Queen Yashovati / Salima / Sumitra   See fewer
4
Aashish Duggal
Chandrarao More / Mahendravarman's Commander / Qilij Khan Chandrarao More / Mahendravarman's Commander / Qilij Khan   See fewer
4
Poonam Jha
Bindusara's Wife / Brihaspati Bindusara's Wife / Brihaspati   See fewer
4
Naseeruddin Shah
Shivaji Shivaji   See fewer
3
3
Ranjana Gaur
Malati / Nanjamma / Tirumalamba Malati / Nanjamma / Tirumalamba   See fewer
3
Alopi Verma
Councillors / Roopchand Councillors / Roopchand   See fewer
3
Satish Kaushik
Judge / Pandit / Ramgopal Ghose Judge / Pandit / Ramgopal Ghose   See fewer
3
Yusuf Khurram
Councillors / Khurram Councillors / Khurram   See fewer
3
Akhil Mishra
Jain Muni / Brahmin Father Jain Muni / Brahmin Father   See fewer
3
Ravindra Sathe
Singer / Sampat Rao Singer / Sampat Rao   See fewer
3
Rajendra Mehra
Ali Naqi / Radha Mohan Singh Ali Naqi / Radha Mohan Singh   See fewer
3
K.K. Raghuvanshi
Ambassador / Anuswara Ambassador / Anuswara   See fewer
3
Khemendra Ganjoo
Ahmed Khwaja / Champat Rai Ahmed Khwaja / Champat Rai   See fewer
3
Abha Mishra
Actress Actress   See fewer
3
3
Shabana Azmi
Rangamma Rangamma   See fewer
3
Mita Vashisht
Suvasini / Devasoma Suvasini / Devasoma   See fewer
3
Rana Jung Bahadur
Azeez Koka / Babu Saheb / Jaswatn Singh Azeez Koka / Babu Saheb / Jaswatn Singh   See fewer
3
Arjun Raina
Ali Adil Shah / Maharaja of Khetri / Man on Bicycle Ali Adil Shah / Maharaja of Khetri / Man on Bicycle   See fewer
3
Anand Mishra
Devendranath Tagore / Madanna / Samant Veer Singh Devendranath Tagore / Madanna / Samant Veer Singh   See fewer
3
Brian Canavan
Cornwallis / Mr. Hastie Cornwallis / Mr. Hastie   See fewer
3
Ratna Pathak Shah
Rani of Jhansi Rani of Jhansi   See fewer
2
Alok Nath
Vivekananda Vivekananda   See fewer
2
Rajesh Vivek
Kapalik Satyasoma / Sheikh Mubarak Kapalik Satyasoma / Sheikh Mubarak   See fewer
2
Surendra Sharma
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
2
Ravi Kemmu
Sant Kabir / Towncrier Sant Kabir / Towncrier   See fewer
2
Salim Shah
Rajendralal Mitra / Villager Rajendralal Mitra / Villager   See fewer
2
Inayatullah Kantroo
Virochaka Virochaka   See fewer
2
Arun Verma
Sthavaraka Sthavaraka   See fewer
2
Prabha Mathur
Priyamvada Priyamvada   See fewer
2
2
S.P. Dubey
Mahendrabhatta Mahendrabhatta   See fewer
2
Nafisa Sharma
Kausalya Kausalya   See fewer
2
2
Ram Murthy
Actor Actor   See fewer
2
Vipin Sharma
Ramakrishna Paramahamsa / Seenu Ramakrishna Paramahamsa / Seenu   See fewer
2
Vijay Arora
Jehangir / Salim Jehangir / Salim   See fewer
2
Surekha Sikri
Jahan Ara Jahan Ara   See fewer
2
Lubna Salim
Chanda / Shaheen Chanda / Shaheen   See fewer
2
Rajendra Gupta
Raja Nandkumar / Ratansen Raja Nandkumar / Ratansen   See fewer
2
Masood Akhtar
Danishmand Khan / Kirtidhwaj Danishmand Khan / Kirtidhwaj   See fewer
2
Sudhir Dalvi
Shahjahan Shahjahan   See fewer
2
Nisha Singh
Sanyukta / Sanyogita Sanyukta / Sanyogita   See fewer
2
Savita Bajaj
Venkamma Venkamma   See fewer
2
Dharmesh Tiwari
Qutbuddin / Uday Martand Varman Qutbuddin / Uday Martand Varman   See fewer
2
Irshad Hashmi
Agyat Baba / Siddayya Agyat Baba / Siddayya   See fewer
2
S.M. Zaheer
Hamid Ali / Qazi Hamid Ali / Qazi   See fewer
2
Sunila Pradhan
Jijabai / Mahadevi Jijabai / Mahadevi   See fewer
2
Satyadev Dubey
Chanakya Chanakya   See fewer
2
Charan Saluja
Tapidas / Vasudev Tapidas / Vasudev   See fewer
2
Vaishali Dandekar
Dancer / Jogan Dancer / Jogan   See fewer
2
Rakesh Dhar
Kovalan / Tirumala Kovalan / Tirumala   See fewer
2
Narayan Bhandari
Shaista Khan Shaista Khan   See fewer
2
Ashish Kotwal
Pashupata / Physician Pashupata / Physician   See fewer
2
S.C. Makhija
Mahadji Shinde / Sariputta Mahadji Shinde / Sariputta   See fewer
2
Vijayan Nair
Pedda Tirumala / Srinivas Rao Pedda Tirumala / Srinivas Rao   See fewer
2
Ashutosh Pathak
Swami / Vaman Swami / Vaman   See fewer
2
Narayan Pati
Radhakant / Virabhadra Radhakant / Virabhadra   See fewer
2
Dhruv Ghanekar
Nachiketa Nachiketa   See fewer
2
Rakesh Bidua
Shivappa / Shodhanaka Shivappa / Shodhanaka   See fewer
2
Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Mahatma Phule Mahatma Phule   See fewer
1
1
1
Anuradha Tarafdar
Dhanvati Dhanvati   See fewer
1
Utkarsh Mazumdar
Sudakka Sudakka   See fewer
1
Shreechand Makhija
Vasudatt Vasudatt   See fewer
1
Madhav Achwal
Govind Ranade Govind Ranade   See fewer
1
Sujata Mehta
Draupadi Draupadi   See fewer
1
Raja Bundela
Sanjay Sanjay   See fewer
1
Puneet Issar
Rana Pratap Rana Pratap   See fewer
1
1
Kapil Kumar
Chitnavis Chitnavis   See fewer
1
Arun Bakshi
Atga Khan Atga Khan   See fewer
1
P. Dasgupta
Surendranath Banerjee Surendranath Banerjee   See fewer
1
Master Javed
Durjay Durjay   See fewer
1
Neeraj Vora
Satyaki Satyaki   See fewer
1
Sanjiv Virmani
Councillors Councillors   See fewer
1
1
Champak Banerjee
Kinjalka Kinjalka   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Sujata Kaango
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
1
Tandon
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
1
1
1
Kanika Vajpai
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Murari
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Abhishek
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Rajneesh
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Pragna
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Veena Malhotra
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Probir
Actor Actor   See fewer
1
Amrish Puri
Raza Khan Raza Khan   See fewer
1
Ashutosh Gowariker
Buddha / Prince Siddhartha Buddha / Prince Siddhartha   See fewer
1
Deven Bhojani
Villager Villager   See fewer
1
Hemendra Bhatia
Acharya Acharya   See fewer
1
Jalal Agha
Robert Clive Robert Clive   See fewer
1
Pramod Moutho
Brahmin Brahmin   See fewer
1
Ajit Vachani
Tarachand Tarachand   See fewer
1
Urmila Bhatt
Mother Mother   See fewer
1
Suresh Bhagwat
Buddhist Monk Buddhist Monk   See fewer
1
Amrik Gill
Mehar Mehar   See fewer
1
Jaspal Sandhu
Sushima Sushima   See fewer
1
Sulakshana Khatri
Shurpanakha Shurpanakha   See fewer
1
Mohini Sharma
Begum Syed Ahmed Khan Begum Syed Ahmed Khan   See fewer
1
Vinod Rathod
Tansen Tansen   See fewer
1
Bavna Murkatiwala
Radhamma Radhamma   See fewer
1
Prabhakar Patankar
Nana Phadnavis Nana Phadnavis   See fewer
1
Rajshri Pingle
Woman-I Woman-I   See fewer
1
Seema Kelkar
Padmavati Padmavati   See fewer
1
Rekha Parmar
Mother Mother   See fewer
1
Vishal Singh
Najm-ud-daulah Najm-ud-daulah   See fewer
1
1
Harjeet
Hyder Ali Hyder Ali   See fewer
1
Idries Malik
Charudatta Charudatta   See fewer
1
Anil Saxena
Raj Narain Raj Narain   See fewer
1
Chandrakant Thakkar
ADM Mr Kakkar ADM Mr Kakkar   See fewer
1
Vijay Rani Nair
Varadamba Varadamba   See fewer
1
Raj Sinha
Chinna Tirumala Chinna Tirumala   See fewer
1
Pramod Razdan
Sarathi Sarathi   See fewer
1
Mala Kumar
Anusuya Anusuya   See fewer
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1
Zarvan Patel
Alexander Alexander   See fewer
1
Adarsh Tandon
Mirza Mahmood Mirza Mahmood   See fewer
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Narain Pati
Mahendra Gupta Mahendra Gupta   See fewer
1
Padmanabhan
Seleucus Seleucus   See fewer
1
Anandi
Madhavi Madhavi   See fewer
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Sunil Advani
David Hare David Hare   See fewer
1
Salim Arif
Firdausi Firdausi   See fewer
1
Kanchan Gharpure
Priyangumanjari Priyangumanjari   See fewer
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Chandra Mohan
Rajyavardhan Rajyavardhan   See fewer
1
Declan Hill
Stuart Stuart   See fewer
1
Mohan Maharishi
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Sir Syed Ahmed Khan   See fewer
1
Sami Usman
Ghulam Ali Ghulam Ali   See fewer
1
Kanwaldeep Singh
Interpreter Interpreter   See fewer
1
Jean Maneckjee
Admiral Saldana Admiral Saldana   See fewer
1
O.N. Aima
Mir Jumla Mir Jumla   See fewer
1
Vasant Soman
Bana Bhatta Bana Bhatta   See fewer
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Mohammed Ishaq
Malik Jeevan Malik Jeevan   See fewer
1
Ajay Kumar
Achyutdevaraya Achyutdevaraya   See fewer
1
Ritesh Pandey
Valkhanasa Valkhanasa   See fewer
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Ajit Karkare
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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