Om Namo Narayan` is an epic based on Shrimad Bhagwat, Vishnu Purana, Koorma Purana and many other known Indian scriptures. It is a devotional program based on Lord Narayana (Vishnu).The series is presumably named after the mantra Om Namo Narayana. The serial begins with Lord Vishnu in Kalyug avatar considering the world’s destruction to rid it of devils and evil.
It depicts the spirituality, divinity and the moving power with which Mahapuranas govern the destiny of the universe. Om Namo Narayan telecasted in Sahara One in 2004. Currently this program is not airing in any channel. The importance of this epic can be understood from the fact that Shrimad Bhagwat is the only Purana which consists of 18 Mahapuranas.
It contains 18,000 shlokas divided into twelve '
Skanda'. Directed by
Dheeraj Kumar with main characters casted by Rajesh Shingnapur, Sweta Rastogi,
Sunil Nagar, Anjana Dobson,
Gajendra Chauhan and Ramesh Tiwari. As the serial "Om Namo Narayan' is mainly based on Shrimad Bhagwat; it created a positive impact on the lives of viewers.
The subject matter covers all the four Yugas (namely Satyug, Treta Yug, Dwaper Yug and Kalyug) along with Vishnu's Avtars. Om Namo Narayan is a costly serial with special effects used at par with the best and includes virtual reality, 3-D tracking and light wave produced by Creative Eye limited. Writer of the serial is Vikas kapoor who has won many awards in the field of writing. The strategy of pitching mythological shows in a daily slot for nearly one hour was certainly something new and welcomed by many.