Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan

Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan (English: Prithviraj Chauhan, the Brave Warrior of the Land) was an Indian historical drama broadcast on Star Plus.[1][2] It was produced by Sagar Pictures. The story is based on Prithviraj Raso, the Apabhramsha poem by Chand Bardai which portrays the life of Prithviraj Chauhan, a 12th-century emperor in India.[3] Rajat Tokas played the younger Prithviraj Chauhan and Anas Rashid played adult Prithviraj Chauhan.

Prithviraj Chauhan
Intertitle of Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan
Created bySagar Pictures
Written byC.L. Saini
Directed byNoel Smith, Krishnakant Pandey and Manish Singh
Opening theme"Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan"
Composer(s)Ravindra Jain
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of episodes382
Production
Producer(s)Moti Sagar, Meenakshi Sagar Amrit Sagar and Akash Sagar
Production location(s)Vadodara Gujarat
Editor(s)Dipendra Singh Vatsa
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Sagar Arts
Release
Original networkStar Plus
Picture format576i
Original release12 May 2006 (2006-05-12) 
15 March 2009 (2009-03-15)
External links
Website
Production website

Synopsis

The drama is based on Prithviraj Chauhan, a ruler of the Chauhan dynasty. Proficient in military skills, he took the throne of Ajmer at age 13 after his father died in battle. His maternal grandfather, Anangpal Tomar, ruler of Delhi, declared Prithviraj Chauhan his heir after discovering his courage and bravery. This antagonizes King Jaichand (Jaichand of Kannauj) who was expecting to be declared the heir. Chauhan falls in love with Sanyogita (Samyukta), the daughter of his enemy, Jaichand and elopes with her at her swayamvara ceremony.

Background

The serial is based on the tales of the three most powerful ruling Rajput families of that time: those of Ajmer, Kannauj and Delhi. Roopsundari and Kamlavati are daughters of the King of Delhi, Anangpal I. Kamlavati is married to Someshwar Chauhan of Ajmer and Roopsundari to Vijaypal of Kannauj. Someshwar and Kamlavati are worried about not having an heir. They offer prayers and seek blessings from the God for a child. Someshwar thanks Vijaypal and Roopsundari for supporting them. Kamlavati suggests Someshwar marry another woman so that the dynasty will have an heir, but he dismisses that suggestion. Finally, Someshwar is happy to know that Kamlavati will soon conceive, and proclaims it. After some time, Kamlavati and Someshwar pray to God and are blessed with a son they name Prithviraj Chauhan III. Prithvi is sent to Gurukul to study and gain martial skill. A brilliant student, Prithvi attends the Vansaj of Eklavya who can hit targets with a bow and arrow by merely hearing them. He also learns from Shabd Bhedi Baan Vidya.

Cast

Music

Sagar Pictures released an original soundtrack for the television series with lyrics and music by composer Ravindra Jain. The title song was written by Sohan Sharma and composed by Gaurav Issar. The songs were sung by Ajoy Chakrabarty, Udit Narayan, Roop Kumar Rathod, Babul Supriyo, Suresh Wadkar, Sushil Kumar, Shreya Ghoshal and Sadhna Sargam.

  • "Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan" (title song), sung by Shahid Malliya
  • "O Vidhaata", sung by Roop Kumar Rathod, Sadhna Sargam
  • "Raj Dulare so ja", sung by Sadhna Sargam
  • "Uttaradhikaari", sung by Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty
  • "Sun re Megha", sung by Udit Narayan, Shreya Ghoshal
  • "Jai Bholenath", sung by Babul Supriyo, Sushil Kumar
  • "Mitti", sung by Suresh Wadkar
  • "Har Nazar Ko Dua," (Singer unknown)
  • "Haayo Rabba," (Singer unknown)
  • "Prem Kaahaniyan," (Singer unknown)
  • "Kanha Re Thoda Sa Pyaar De," sung by Kavita Krishnamurthy and Suresh Wadkar
  • "Mitwaa – male and female versions (Singers unknown)
  • "Naa Aankhon Mein Aansu" (Singer unknown)
  • "Jai Gauri Jai Namah Shivaay" (Singer unknown)
  • "Mere Naam Ki Mehendi" (Singers unknown)
  • "Ek Tha Rajkumar (Mere Saathiyaa)" — (Singers unknown)

References

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