112 days ago,
Doordarshan brings to you the stories from the legendary Hindi writer and the jewel in the crown of Hindi literature - Munshi Premchand. This series directed by none other than Gulzar will leave you asking for more. The first 12 episodes in the series "Tehreer..." are form the most famous novel penned by the master storyteller - Godaan.It was first published in 1936 and is considered one of the greatest Hindustani novels of modern Indian literature. Themed around the socio-economic deprivation as well as the exploitation of the village poor, the novel was the last complete novel of Premchand. The story revolves around many characters representing the various sections of Indian community. The peasant and rural society is represented by the family of Hori mahato and his family members which includes Dhania, Rupa and Sona(Daughters), Gobar(son), Jhunia( daughter in law). The Story starts from a point where Hori has a deep desire of having a cow as other millions of poor peasants.