B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharat is currently one of the most popular show in India with its rerun on Doordarshan. The mythological show is getting great response from the viewers. Recently, a scene from the show went viral on Twitter where netizens assumed there was an air cooler on the sets of the 1998 show. Read to know more.
In a recent episode of Mahabharat, a viewer speculated that there was a water cooler behind Bhishma Pitamah, played by Mukesh Khanna, in a scene. He shared his assumption on Twitter. It soon caught the attention of memes generator. Some even compared it to Starbucks cup in a scene in Game of Thrones that was also spotted by a viewer.
Bhishma Pitamah using Air Cooler 😂— Saiyaara 🎧 (@BeingKushSharma) April 21, 2020
Oh bhai maro mujhe maro pic.twitter.com/rn0ZKweVvB
Dhritrashtra entices Yudhishthir to a game of dice with Duryodhan, as #BhishmaPitamah watches helplessly with a desert cooler kept behind him in this episode of the #Mahabharat.— asherxai (@asherxai) April 24, 2020
It surely must have helped him to stay cool and maintain his composure. #Mahabharata #Doordarshan pic.twitter.com/wgNefBF1AE
After the memes began to spread on the internet, some viewers came in the defence of the scene. They expressed that it is not a water cooler but a pillar on Mahabharat set. A few even mentioned that desert cooler was invented in India during the time of Mahabharat.
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. However, the latter has concluded its successful rerun on the channel.