Shri Krishna Serial was produced by Ramanand Sagar, Subhash Sagar and Prem Sagar under the banner “Sagar Enterprises” and directed by Ramanand Sagar, Anand Sagar and Moti Sagar. The role of young Krishna was played by Swapnil Joshi and adult Krishna was played by Sarvadaman D. Banerjee.
Ravindra Jain composed music for this serial. The title song, “Shree Krishna Govind Hare Murari” is popular not only in India but also around the world.
Shri Krishna Serial was created, written and directed by Ramanand Sagar. The series originally aired weekly on Doordarshan. It is an adaptation of the stories of the life of Krishna, based on Bhagavata Purana, Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Harivamsa, Vishnu Purana, Padma Purana, Garga Samhita, Bhagavad Gita & Mahabharat. The TV series was first broadcast on Doordarshan’s Metro Channel (DD 2) from 1993. In 1996, the show was broadcast from the beginning on DD National. In 1999, the show moved to Zee where the remaining episodes were broadcast.
Shri Krishna Serial won the Uptron Award for the “Best director” in the year 1995. The show was one of the biggest grossers for Doordarshan in the mid to late ’90s. It earned over Rs 100 crores.
Total Episodes: 221
Below is the list of Characters in Shri Krishna Serial with their respective actors name. You can read about each character by clicking on the character name.
ABHIMANYU | ADHASUR | AKROOR | AMBALIKA | ANIRUDDHA | ARJUN | ASHWINI KUMAR | ASHWATHAMA | BAKASUR | BALRAM | BRAHMA | BANASUR | BHIMA |BHISHMAPITAMAHA| BHOUMASUR | BUDH | CHANDRA | CHITRALEKHA | DAKSHA PRAJAPATI | DEVAKI | DEVMATA ADITI | DHRISTADYUMNA | DHRITRASHTRA | DRAUPADI | DRONACHARYA | DRUPAD | DURVASA | DURYODHAN | DUSHASAN | GANDHARI | GANESHA | GANGA | GARG MUNI | GHATOTKACH | HIDIMBA | INDRA | JARASANDH | JAMBVANT | JAYDRATH | KAAL YAVAN | KALI | KALIYA | KAMDEV | KANS | KAPIL | KARNA | KETU | KICHAK | KRISHNA (SHRI) | KUBJA | KUNTI | KUNTIBHOJ | LAKSHMI | MANGAL (MARS) |MADRI | MAITREYA | NAKUL | NANDBABA | NARAD | NARKASUR | PANDU | PARIKISHIT | PONDRAK | PRADYUMNA | PRASENJIT | PUTNA | RAM | RADHA | RUKMANI | SHANI (Saturn) | SHIV | SAHADEV | SANJAY | SANDIPANI | SANKADI | SARASWATI | SATRAJIT AND SYAMANTAKMANI | SATYABHAMA | SHAKUNI | SHALYA | SHANTANU | SHISHUPAL | SHUKDEV | SUBHADRA | SUDAMA | SURYADEV (SUN) | TRINAVART | UDDHAV | UGRASEN | URVASHI | VASUDEV |VED VYAS | VISHNU | VIDUR | VIRAAT | VISHWAKARMA | VRITASUR | YAMUNA | YASHODA | YUDHISHTHIR |