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Ekaant

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Hindi

The second season of Ekaant takes viewers to a new set of abandoned places in India unraveling the stories behind the mass exodus. Visit some of Indias most remarkable places like Raigad, Daulatabad, Kumbhalgarh with host Akul Tripathi. From perilous treks across the Indian terrain to hidden cities, this season of Ekaant will take you on an unforgettable journey of the road less travelled.

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E1 Raigad
23 Min

E1 Raigad

The legend of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his heroic deeds is so vivid and overpowering in our minds, that the place from where he created an empire is lost in the haze of his personal glories. The capital hill fort of Raigad in the Sahyadris is a stellar example of hill forts in Maharastra and its story has drama befitting that of the conqueror who went about defining the course of history from this flat hill top.

E2 Kumbhalgarh
23 Min

E2 Kumbhalgarh

Rajasthan is replete with forts that are seeped in the royal tradition of valour and sacrifice. Amongst the hundreds that dot the martial land of brave warriors is an exceptional one that is its dark knight - the extravagantly large fort of Kumbhagarh. Designed and created by Rana Kumbha, it holds the distinction of having the second longest wall in the world - next only to the Great Wall of China - that charts a serpentine course of 36 kms across the Aravalis A keeper and witness of key events in the history of Mewar, the soul of Rajasthan is incomplete without the reassuring countenance of Kumbhalgarh.

E3 Asirgarh
22 Min

E3 Asirgarh

At the northern edge of the massive Deccan plateau lies a forgotten fort that was once the key to open the doors to the Deccan. A survey by the British, extolled it as the strongest fort in the country and one that was never taken by force - depending on which version of its many histories you feel should be believed. With an antiquity that only grows older every time it is explored, Asirgarh is a treasure trove of fascinating spell binding stories so fantastic in their bearing that history and myth seem dyed in the same vat of riotous emotions.

E4 Daulatabad
22 Min

E4 Daulatabad

Roll back a century and visit India39s new capital, Daulatabad, declared by Muhammad Tughlaq. Visit the destination to feel the magantism which continues to enthrall tourists and locals alike.

E5 Bijapur
22 Min

E5 Bijapur

Akul Tripathi visits the incredible city of Bijapur in this episode of Ekaant. Bursting with nuances of bravery, skill, diplomacy, patronage and an overbearing hangover of pathos, Bijapur is a sieve of memories that are destined to be treasured.

E6 Burhanpur
22 Min

E6 Burhanpur

At the meeting of the southern tip of India and the Deccan plateau lies the town of Burhanpur. Centuries ago, it was a stronghold for the Mughals with tasty cuisines, treasures and unlikely love stories.

E7 Kangra
22 Min

E7 Kangra

Visit the oldest fort with references dating back to Mahabharata. Built from rock, it is on a mountain overlooking the confluence of Banging and Majhi rivers, it was once formidable yet lies alone today.

E8 Jageshwar
22 Min

E8 Jageshwar

The ousting from memory of a place once considered the ‘paanchva dhaam’ and an unmissable pitstop in the pilgrimage circuit of Uttarakhand. Visit Jageshwar on this episode to know why it turned Ekaant.

E9 Jammu (Ramnagar)
23 Min

E9 Jammu (Ramnagar)

It takes many rivers to make a sea and rivulets for a river. Ramnagar is one such rivulet. Ignored and devalued in a corner of Jammu-Kashmir, it holds the story of antiquities that define the region.

E10 Leh
23 Min

E10 Leh

Host Akul Tripathis search for the unknown parts of history has taken him to Leh for him to dig deep into whats hidden here since aeons. A thrilling route that can possibly be the end of ones life takes him to the ruins of Leh Palace, one of Indias oldest skyscrapers. Also, theres yet another structure that has been standing for itself till today and was awaiting his presence - the Zorawar Fort.

E11 Bathinda
23 Min

E11 Bathinda

Once the frontier of Hindustan, this fort was the host of Mohammad Ghori, Prithviraj Chauhan and imprisoned Sultan Raziya. Qila Mubarak of Bathinda is in a quicksand of time, fast sinking into oblivion.

E12 Mehrauli
22 Min

E12 Mehrauli

Mehrauli is a 100 acre archaeological park that has monuments over a 1000 years old. From a remnant of the Lal Kot to the time of the British Raj, the park resonates like an island of Indian history.