Mahabharat and Ramayan continue to influence Indian art, literature, cinema, TV serials and politics.
Recent films like Ra.One, Raavan, Raajneeti etc are a clear sign of how these ancient histories are reinterpreted by the modern story tellers of Bollywood.
Elements of ancient plots are used time and again to add the "twists" so popular
with the Indian masses For example, “Power of Attorney” is used in Indian
plays, film and TV serials on a regular basis. It comes from Pandu’s
example of having made his elder brother the regent in his place.
Children, lost and found after several years interval.
Politicians constantly use words such as “coalition dharma” to justify their political machinations.
Dr Devdutt Pattanaik continues to inspire us in the boardroom with his interpretation of the ancient scriptures.
In February 2012, there was yet another take on Mahabharat as the famous fashion
designer Ritu Kumar unveiled her latest collection
“Panchvastra” modelled around five powerful women
from the Mahabharta. Famous actresses and glamour models identified
themselves with these ancient beauties, proving that in
http://stylestruckdiaries.blogspot.com/2012/02/panchvastra-women-of-epics.html great pics
http://dailypioneer.com/vivacity/39994-ladies-night.html great info
http://in.video.yahoo.com/livingmedia-26506792/entertainment-26506796/divas-on-the-ramp-28184375.html nice video