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Top 10 Historical TV shows of India

Nowadays, every channel seems to have a period age historical show telecasting on T.V. Here are some popular Historical T.V shows we see these days in India.

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Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar

Jodha Akbar is an Indian historical drama currently airing on Zee TV. The series premiered on 18 June 2013 and airs Monday to Friday evenings. The show is produced by Ekta Kapoor under her banner Balaji Telefilms. It stars Rajat Tokas and Paridhi Sharma in lead roles.Jodha Akbar is an epic drama about a sixteenth century story of the political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor Akbar and a Rajput princess Jodha Bai. The show focuses on how their political marriage brings love between them to an extent that it changed the fate of India. This period drama also portrays the wars of that time along with the relations between the Mughals and the Rajputs.

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Chakravartin Ashok Samrat

Chakravartin Ashok Samrat

Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat is an Indian historical drama show airing on Colors TV. The serial is created and written by author and screenwriter Ashok Banker. The historical serial is produced by Contiloe Entertainment, and directed by Prasad Gavandi. It stars Manoj Joshi, Pallavi Subhash, Prinal Oberoi, Siddharth Nigam and Sameer Dharmadhikari.The show is based on the life of Indian Emperor of Maurya Dynasty. The serial started on 2 February 2015 with 1 hour telecast duration and lives up to the audiences expectations and has some phenomenal acting and stunts performed by the young boy portraying Ashoka.

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Mahabharat

Mahabharat

Mahabharat was an Indian Hindi-language mythological television drama series on STAR Plus based on the Sanskrit epic Mahabharat. It started broadcasting on 16 September 2013 on STAR Plus. It has been produced by Swastik Productions Pvt. Ltd and stars Saurabh Raj Jain as Shri Krishna, Shaheer Sheikh as Arjuna, Pooja Sharma as Draupadi, Aham Sharma as Karna and Arav Chowdhary as Bhishma.Mahabharat presents the story of the throne of Hastinapur, the kingdom ruled by the Kuru clan where Kauravas and the Pandavas brothers compete for rulership. Both Duryodhan and Yudhisthir claim to be first in line to inherit the throne. The story remains the same. It has more technological advanced and the vfx is brilliant.

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Dharti ka Veer Yodha- Prithviraj Chauhan

Dharti ka Veer Yodha- Prithviraj Chauhan

Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan (English: Prithviraj Chauhan, the Brave Warrior of the Land) is an Indian historical drama broadcast on Star Plus. The story is based on Prithviraj Raso, the Apabhramsha poem by Chand Bardai which portrays the life of Prithviraj Chauhan, a 12th-century emperor in India. It was a good show and ended a few years ago.

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Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya is an Indian historical drama broadcasted on NDTV Imagine, based on the life of Chandragupta Maurya, major Indian Emperor. It is being re-aired after thechannel was shut-down for unknown reasons. Chandragupta Maurya was fired aired in March 2011 on Imagine TV.Ashish Sharma played the role of Chandragupta Maurya.

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Bharat ka Veer Putra- Maharana Pratap

Bharat ka Veer Putra- Maharana Pratap

Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap is an Indian historical drama produced by Abhimanyu Raj Singh of Contiloe Entertainment. It is based on the life of Maharana Pratap, a sixteenth century Hindu Rajput ruler of Mewar, a region in north-western India in the present day state of Rajasthan. The series premiered on Sony Entertainment Television India on 27 May 2013.

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Jhansi Ki Rani

Jhansi Ki Rani

Ek Veer Stree Ki Kahaani... Jhansi Ki Rani (English: The Story of a Brave Woman... The Queen of Jhansi) is an Indian historical drama based on the life of Lakshmi Bai, the Rani of Jhansi. The series was directed by Jitendra Srivastava and written by Rajesh Saksham, Ila Dutta Bedi, Malavika Asthana and Mairaj Zaidi. It premiered on 18 August 2009 on Zee TV with Ulka Gupta playing Queen Lakshmi Bai. On 8 June 2010, the story moved on several years and Kratika Sengar portrayed the Queen from there on. The show's last episode aired on 19 June 2011.

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Razia Sultan

Razia Sultan

TV show ‘Razia Sultan’, tracing the journey of the most note-worthy woman emperor in the 13th century. The historical drama, produced by Swastik Productions, will begin airing on newly launched channel &TV from March 2 at 7:30 PM. The role of Razia Sultan will be played by Pankhuri Awasthi. The show looks very promising and endearing as of now.

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Meera

Meera

Meera - Krishna Se Laagi Aisi Lagan Ek Rajkuvri Bani Jogan is an Indian historical drama television series written by Vipul Mehta, Shikha Diwan and Afiya. It is based on the life of Meera Bai, a 15th-century Hindu mystic and poet whose lyrical songs of devotion to the god Krishna are widely popular in northern India. The series, aired on NDTV Imagine from July 27, 2009 till January 29, 2010, was produced by Sagar Arts.

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Veer Shivaji

Veer Shivaji

Veer Shivaji was an Indian historical drama series that aired on Colors TV. The show focuses on the life of Shivaji, the 17th century founder of the Maratha Kingdom.It premiered on September 2, 2011 and was produced by Contiloe Telefilms, who had earlier created the historical drama Jhansi Ki Rani on Zee TV. Due to the instant success and popularity and with TRP of more than 2.60 the show timing were extended to five days a week (Monday to Friday at 8:30 pm) from 3 October 2011.After the introduction of adult Shivaji the drama's target rating points began to dip drastically.

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