Several new serials have started since the beginning of 2022. New twists are coming in the old mega story, the broadcast time is also changing. Needless to say, Jordar Tekka is playing on Bengali television. The name of ‘Bikram Betal’ was added to that list. This new mega is coming to Star Jalsa. This is the first time the viewers of Bengali television will witness the story of Betal and King Vikramaditya.
Many have grown up listening to the story of Vikram-Betal since childhood. The miraculous stories of ‘Betal Panchabinshati’ have been translated into several languages in India at various times and have also come out in cartoon and drama form. Even the Vikram-Betal story was very popular on national level television in the eighties.
Betal Panchishi or Betal Panchabinshati is a collection of stories and legends that revolves around a story and logic game between King Vikramaditya (Vikrama) and a creature with special supernatural powers called Betal. The stories were written in Sanskrit.
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Star Jalsa is starring Subhashish Mukherjee as Betaal and Joy Mukherjee as Vikram. The promo has already been released by the channel. ‘Vikram Betaal’ will be telecast from September 5 from Monday to Sunday at 5 PM. In the promo, Betal-Rupi Subhashish can be heard saying, “Someone puts a ghost near the neck, if you twist the neck with mutash…!” In reply King Vikramrupi Joy said, ‘As long as your left hand is in my hand, you cannot do anything to me…’
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As soon as there is news of a new series coming, the question arises as to which old Mega will get angry. Serials like ‘Kharkuto’, ‘Bouma Ekghar’, ‘Aai Papa Sahchari’ are being closed one after the other on Star Jalsa. ‘Vikram Betaal’ is coming to ‘Khelaghar’ slot. It is heard that the Shantu-Purna series will end after about two years. However, netizens gave a mixed reaction after hearing ‘Bikram-Betal’ coming at 5 pm.