TV Series - 8-Disc Set
|Starring||Ashok Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Shammi Kapoor, Utpal Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Moushumi Chatterjee, Om Puri, Saeed Jaffery, Urmila Mantodkar, Bindu, Suresh Oberoi, Pallavi Joshi, Supriya Pathak, Rohini Hattangadi, Neena Gupta, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Tiku Talsania, Marc Zuber, Anjan Srivastav, Kiran Kumar, Kittu Gidwani, Archana Puransingh, Shashi Puri, Vikram Gokhale, Raza Murad, Parikshit Sahni, Beena, etc.|
|Director||Shyam Benegal, Kundan Shah, Anil Ganguly, Krishen Sethi, A. Salaam, Ved Rahi, Ramesh Gupta, Satyen Bose, & Narendranath|
|Label||Reliance Home Video|
|Region Coding||All Regions|
The popular TV Series "Katha Sagar"
is a bridge across time and minds. Watch Shyam Benegal and other renowned directors adapt the works of internationally renowned authors into the language of celluloid.
Katha Sagar was a popular Indian television series that aired on national Doordarshan in 1986. This series of short stories brought to the homes of millions, wholesome entertainment via Indian adaptations of short stories written by world renowned authores such as Anton Chekhov, O'Henry, Guy De Maupassant, H.H. Munro, Leo Tolstoy, etc.
Some stories were adapted to fit an Indian context, but the adaptation captured the essence of the original story very welll. This series marked the television debut of India's most renowned director, Mr. Shyam Benegal, under whose skillful direction this series reached a viewership rating of 85.1 percent. This specially compiled Home Video collection brings together all the 37 episodes for the viewing pleasure of the entire family.