Amrita Puri Makes Her Television Debut With The EPIC Channel

The Actress Enacts‘Charulata’ On Anurag Basu’s ‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’

The EPIC Channel, India’s first segmented Hindi entertainment channel recently launched ‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ recreated by the acclaimed director, Anurag Basu.


The show focusses on strong women protagonists who pushed boundaries and defied society in 19th century Bengal through songs, cultural references and newfound political and social manifestations.


The strong, confident actress, Amrita Puri takes on the role of ‘Charulata’ in a Tagore story titled, ‘The Broken Nest’ as her television debut on The EPIC channel. This episode will air on August 3 at 10pm on The EPIC Channel. The actress has been seen in popular bollywood blockbusters including Aisha and Kai Po Che before stepping onto the small screen.


An elated Amrita Puri said, “I feel privileged to have been given the opportunity to work with an acclaimed director such as Anurag Basu. Tagore's stories bring alive the true essence of a woman and with Anurag Basu’s direction, the screen comes alive and audience will definitely be entertained.”


Commenting on the new show, Mr. Mahesh Samat, Managing Director & Founder, The EPIC Television networks said, “We at EPIC are all about differentiated content. Our show ‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ is a rich tribute to some of the legendary tales that were penned by Tagore. Each of his stories showed fascinating aspects of strong liberated women.”


Tagore’s words and Basu's vision have resulted into a show that transports you to a world as complicated as the 21st century but with far more to loose. Through ‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ the viewers will relive some of the famous works by Tagore namely Chokher Bali, Charulata, Atithi, Kabuliwala etc.


The show ‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’is aired

every Monday and Tuesday at 10pmon The EPIC Channel


About EPIC Television Networks Pvt. Ltd.

EPIC Television Networks Private Limited (“EPIC”) is an integrated media company that commenced operations in the year 2013. The company has been set up to build segmented offerings in television entertainment. The first offering is a channel named EPIC that creates new IPs, characters and stories in the space of Indian history and mythology. Find out more 

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