REVEALED: Why Set Max repeatedly telecast ‘Sooryavansham’


In these intervening 16 years, people came and went, governments changed, even the country changed, Set Max became Sony Max but one thing remained the same. “Sooryavansham” on Set Max.


Sooryavansham” is the Bollywood film which made record of telecasting repeatedly on the same TV channel. This historical film was released on 21 May 1999. In the film Amitabh Bachchan was in the lead role, which seems to play a double role. It is the only film that everyone sees on TV has come to grow from childhood. ‘Set Max channel has come in a new avatar, but the film is not budge.

Amitabh Bachchan in double role…


Amitabh in a single role sab pe bhaari padta hai. But in this film, he had a double role! Naturally, the people were elated. More so, because Amitabh was back after a long hiatus from acting. Although the film was a little above average at the box office, critics hailed Amitabh Bachchan’s performance as one of his best since his comeback after a hiatus in 1997.