As Ramayan is taking the television ratings by storm, do you remember 1992’s Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama directed by Yugo Sako, Ram Mohan and Koichi Saski? There’s a very interesting Breaking Bad connect to the show which very few of you must be aware of.
So, a tweet has been going viral about how Bryan Cranston the main man of Breaking Bad was also a pivotal part of Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama. Yes, isn’t that super-cool and deeply intriguing to know Heisenberg has also read about our mythology?
The tweet read, “Did you know that Bryan Cranston, of Breaking Bad fame, gave the voiceover for Shri Ram in the English dubbing of the anime film ‘The Legend of Prince Ram’ @AndColorPockeT”
— dimaagkoshot (@dimaagkoshot) April 8, 2020
Meanwhile, Late Ramanand Sagar’s mythological serial Ramayan, which is over three-decade-old, made a historic comeback on the small screen by garnering the highest ratings for a Hindi GEC show since 2015.
Amid the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown, the evergreen series was re-telecast on Doordarshan on public demand. The re-run started last Saturday.
According to a report by Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Ramayan garnered 170 million viewers in four shows over the last weekend.
The Ramanand Sagar production also became the highest watched serial in the Hindi general entertainment space. The show was the highest-rated in urban and megacities.