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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
Writers
Priya Chandrashekhar | Vasant Dev | Lal Behari Dey (based on the book 'Bengali Peasant Life' written by) | Iqtidar Alam Khan (script writer) & 8 more
Cinematographer
Casting Director
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Edit Released
Updated Nov 13, 1988

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

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196 cast members
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Roshan Seth
Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru   See fewer
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Ila Arun
Gangamma / Asandhimitra / Gandhari / Heggaditi / Jodhabai / … See more Gangamma / Asandhimitra / Gandhari / Heggaditi / Jodhabai / Kaikeyi / Passion / Sarma / Sheelwati   See fewer
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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
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Lalit Tiwari
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Salim Ghouse
Ramaraya / Krishna / Rama / Lord Rama / Sri Krishna / Tipu Sultan Ramaraya / Krishna / Rama / Lord Rama / Sri Krishna / Tipu Sultan   See fewer
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John Holyer
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Devendra Malhotra
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Irrfan Khan
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9 / 10 | 785 votes