With Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar announcing the retelecast of the popular television serial of the 1980s, Ramayana on Doordarshan during the 21-day national lockdown, social media is full of request for retelecast of Mahabharat. People seem to be having a rush of nostalgia about these serials, which used to dominate the television in the late 1980s and early 1990s. These epics aired on Doordarshan kept people glued to their TV sets. Everybody used to watch Ramayana and Mahabharat together with their friends and family. Those who didn't have a television at home used to visit neighbors to make sure they didn't miss a single episode.