Disney plans series on Mahabharata

New Delhi,12/9:Walt Disney Co. is filming a series based on an ancient Indian poem about a warring dynasty, as it seeks to gain a stronger foothold in one of the world’s fastest-growing entertainment and streaming markets.


A retelling of the Mahabharata, the some 2,000-year-old Sanskrit poem about two groups of cousins vying for their clan’s throne and kingdom with the aid and interference of the Gods, will be released in 2024, Gaurav Banerjee, head of content at Disney+ Hotstar — Disney’s Indian digital platform — said at the media giant’s three-day D23 extravaganza event at the Anaheim Convention Center in California

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