'What a legend,' said many fans as they saw a 16-year-old Sonu Nigam singing the Mahabharat title song on stage in 1989. Sharing the video on his Instagram handle, Sonu Nigam said it is one of his 'precious' memories from the 'good old days'.
"At Talkatora Indore Stadium, I was singing the Mahabharat song which I had mastered completely based on my memory," Sonu Nigam wrote.
Sonu Nigam singing the Mahabharat title song as a 16 year old is so heart warming ❤️ pic.twitter.com/KhhwcSHx2h— Pushpendra kulshreshtra (@maulanafaisu) May 6, 2020
Created by B.R. Chopra, Mahabharat was aired for around two years, from 1988 to 1990. The show had 94 episodes with each having an approximate run time of 60 minutes. It was produced by B.R. Chopra and directed by him and his son, Ravi Chopra. The story covers the incidents of the epic Mahabharata. Mahabharat began its re-telecast from March 28, 2020, on Doordarshan. The channel airs two episodes every day. The first episode airs at 12 pm, followed by the second at 7 pm. Mahabharat has been grabbing the second spot on TRP ratings just behind Ramayan.