Director: Shyam Benegal; Writer: Vasant Dev, Ashok Mishra, Sandeep Pendse, Sunil Shanbag, Shama Zaidi, Jawaharlal Nehru; Producer: Prasar Bharti; Cinematographer: V.K. Murthy; Editor: Sutanu Gupta, Deepak Segal; Cast: Roshan Seth, Ravi Jhankal, K.K. Raina, Salim Ghouse, Anang Desai, Ila Arun, Virendra Razdan, Lalit Tiwari, Pallavi Joshi, Om Puri, Vishnu Sharma, Shankar Sachdev, Pankaj Berry, Somchandra Dubey, Vijay Kashyap, Abha Mishra, Piyush Mishra, Surendra Sharma, Alopi Verma, Yusuf Khurram, Poonam Jha, Ahmed Khan, Irrfan Khan, Mushtaq Khan, Devendra Malhotra, Ram Murthy, Sushil Parashar, Adil Rana, Deep Raj Rana, Nafisa Sharma, Anjan Srivastav, Inayatullah Kantroo, Virendra Saxena, Utkarsh Mazumdar, Anuradha Tarafdar, Shreechand Makhija, Rakesh Srivastava, Ravi Kemmu, Mahendra Raghuvanshi, Sanjiv Virmani, Narendra Gupta, Champak Banerjee, Subroto Bose, Abhishek, Lucky Ali, Aparajita, Teejan Bai, Ashok Banthia, Raja Bundela, S.P. Dubey
Summary: TV series that looks at the history, culture and people of India as seen through the eyes of Jawaharlal Nehru - based on his book The DISCOVERY OF INDIA.
Based on the book by Jawaharlal Nehru, the film documents, through Nehru's eyes, the various elements that make up the social, cultural, political and economic history of India. Divided into four sections - Ancient (the Indus Valley Culture and the Vedic people); Classical (Sangam period in South India the classical age of the Guptas, Harshvardhana , the Bhakti movement and the Cholas); Medieval (Delhi Sultanate and the Mughals, ending with the coming of the British) and Modern (the birth of nationalism, coming of Gandhi and ending with the events of 1945).