Long-running Bible-based Kannada Teleserial – Rabbi

January 31, 2012 by  
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RabbiKarnataka, January 30, 2012: The first episode of the first ever long-running Bible-based  Kannada Teleserial “RABBI”,  will air on DDI – Chandana – on 4th February 2012 between 7.30 and 8 pm. It is slated to run on Saturdays and Sunday evenings on primetime.  Produced by Mytri Creations, a Christian media ministry, it weaves the Biblical values and the gospel into a story involving three generations of an Indian family, who are Christians.

The serial was dedicated at a small function held at the Palana Bhavan, Archbishop’s House, Bangalore, on 25th January which was attended by dignitaries including the Chief Guest, Dr. Oscar Fernandes, Rajya Sabha member; Fr. Jayanathan, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Bangalore; Dr. Mani Chacko, General Secretary of the Bible Society of India;Dr. Atul Aghamkar, Chairman, Evangelical Fellowship of India and Head, Department of Missiology in the Southern Asia Institute for Advanced Christian Studies; Dr. Mahesh Joshi, Deputy Director of the Doordarshan Kendra, Bangalore. Cynthia Stephen, Independent researcher, writer and activist, welcomed the gathering. The students of Miriam Nivas School presented a beautiful invocation dance on the occasion. Fr. Jayanathan gave a keynote address, and Dr. Oscar Fernandes also shared his joy at the initiative. Dr. Mani Chacko and DR. Atul Aghamkar also spoke on the occassion.


At the Dedication: Dr. Oscar Fernandes address the gathering. L to Rt: Mr Colin Timms, Dr. Atul Aghamkar, Mrs. Aghamkar, Mrs. Blossom Fernandes, Dr. Mahesh Joshi, Dr. Mani Chacko and Fr. Jayanathan.

All the guests congratulated the Mytri Creations team headed by the producer-director, Mr Edward Shamprasad, and spoke words of commendation and greeting. Mr. Colin Timms, Founder – Director of Guardian Bank, was also present.  Mr. Shamprasad proposed a vote of thanks.  The Bible Society of India are one of the sponsors of the teleserial. Mytri Creations invites Christian business persons and other individuals to partner them in this work, through purchasing advertising which will be telecast, as well as through prayers and diligent giveng to this important media mission, which will take the gospel not only to the Christians but to countless other viewers in the state and beyond..   

– cynthia stephen

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