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Vijaya Mulay felicitated on her 96th birthday

Vijaya Mulay felicitated on her 96th birthday

Animation
Ask anyone who was a child in the 80s and early 90s, he/she will say that the short film Ek, Anek aur Ekta, more popularly remembered as Ek Chidiya, Anek Chidiyan aired regularly on Doordarshan to the heart’s content of the viewers. The traditionally animated film, which explained the idea of India's unity to children in an endearing manner, was directed by Vijaya Mulay. It was indeed heartening to see that the National Film Archive of India marked the 96th birthday of the pioneering documentary filmmaker and film historian yesterday across its social media platforms. Though the iconic short, which also won National Film Award for Best Educational Film, is about 45 years old, its message is relevant even today. When we were kids, Doordarshan was the only channel aired on TV. Hence,
Doordarshan’s revenue rises to Rs. 827.51 crore

Doordarshan’s revenue rises to Rs. 827.51 crore

Channels
In a heartening news that would please all and sundry, the revenue of Doordarshan has risen to Rs. 827.51 crore in the year ended 31 March surpassing its annual target of Rs 800 crore. Giving a break up of  the revenue, the state-run broadcaster has said that while it collected Rs318.06 crore from government advertisements, it accumulated Rs157.59 crore from corporate ads during the year. In the year 2015-16, Doordarshan had reported a net revenue of Rs755 crore in 2015-16. “We surpassed our target this time and the revenue is much higher as compared to last year. Our DTH (direct-to-home) revenue has seen a significant rise. We have also tried to cut down our expenditure,” said Supriya Sahu, director general at Doordarshan. The broadcaster is in the process of re-evaluating its manpowe
Throwback Thursday – 5 Doordarshan TV Shows That Will Make 90s Kids Nostalgic

Throwback Thursday – 5 Doordarshan TV Shows That Will Make 90s Kids Nostalgic

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With the news of SRK’s Circus back on Doordarshan (DD), we think DD is on a major nostalgia spree. DD and its iconic shows are always our favorite. With the Indian TV Industry growing, we still love DD for its awesome old shows which are truly treasure trove. According to new agency reports, DD is also planning to bring back some shows on the channel due to the tremendous amount of requests for the programmes which are still fresh in the minds of people. Here we list out 5 awesome DD shows that will definitely make you smile while we take you down the memory lane: Malgudi Days Based on RK Narayan’s popular novel, it followed the lives of the ordinary folk living in the fictitious town of Malgudi. The town of Malgudi felt so real that people actually went in search of this place