Zee Tamil, a Tamil general entertainment channel from Zeel, has announced the launch of Tenali Raman, the story of a legendary poet at King Krishnadevaraya’s court who outwits everyone with her intelligence and charm.
The show is being dubbed in Tamil, is scheduled to be aired starting January 16, 2018, every Monday to Friday at 6 pm. The original Hindi version of the show was launched on Sab TV in July 2017.
The channel spokesperson said, “With the launch of Tenali Raman, we seek to bring back our tryst with the cultural history of our country that can be enjoyed by the viewers at the comfort of their homes.”
The show narrates the story of Tenali Raman, the legendary poet who was one of the Ashtadiggas in King Krishnadevaraya’s court who uses his wit and intelligence to solve tricky situations and problems that lead to his widespread popularity around the kingdom and across generations. His sharp encounters with his arch rival Tathacharya, who often tries to show him down, forms an integral part of the story. The show is set to feature renowned television actors including Krishna Bharadwaj who plays the role of Tenali Raman, Pankaj Berry as Tathacharya and Manav Gohli as Emperor Krishnadevaraya."