Mahabharat (2013)

The BEST episodes of Mahabharat (2013)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The mother of all wars, the epitome of all rivalries, the cauldron of emotions, insecurities, jealousies, and power play - Mahabharat!

Last Updated: 3/10/2022Network: STAR Plus
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Arjun saves Dronacharya
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#1 - Arjun saves Dronacharya

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/15/2013

Dronacharya becomes sad and breaks the idol created by Eklavya. Duryodhan blames Dronacharya for being unfair to Eklavya. On learning this, Dronacharya tells Ashwatthama to inform Duryodhan that he will not treat any of his students unfairly. Later, Arjun saves Dronacharya's life by risking his own.

Shakuni provokes Ashwatthama
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#2 - Shakuni provokes Ashwatthama

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/19/2013

On learning the truth about Karna, Parashurama curses him that he will forget his knowledge when he will need it the most.Meanwhile, Shakuni is back in Hastinapur. He provokes Ashwatthama and Dhritarashtra against the Pandavas. Gandhari catches Shakuni playing political games.

Arjun makes a promise to his guru
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#3 - Arjun makes a promise to his guru

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/5/2013

First, Arjun decides to avenge Drupad for Dronacharya. Then, Duryodhan and the Kauravas also gear up to attack him. The Pandavas and the Kauravas take the blessings of their parents and leave Hastinapur. At the palace, Shakuni continues to poison Dhritarashtra's mind against Bhishma and Vidur.

Drupad imprisons the Kauravas
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#4 - Drupad imprisons the Kauravas

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/9/2013

Drupad orders his commander, Shikhandini, to imprison the Kauravas and Pandavas. Duryodhan informs Yudhishtir that he will be the commander. The Kauravas attack Drupad's army. However, Drupad imprisons the Kauravas. Suddenly, Duryodhan sees multiple Drupads. Which one of them is real?

Duryodhan's plot against Pandavas
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#5 - Duryodhan's plot against Pandavas

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/25/2013

Shakuni becomes delighted on learning about the success of his plan against the Pandavas. He informs Duryodhan about his plan against Kunti. Vidura warns Yudhishthir about Duryodhan's conspiracies. Meanwhile, Karna is shocked to learn about Duryodhan's plan to kill the Pandavas.

The Pandavas leave for Varnavat
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#6 - The Pandavas leave for Varnavat

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/26/2013

Seeing Karna's reaction, Duryodhan pretends to be furious at Dushyasan and asks him to call off the plan against the Pandavas. Kunti and the Pandavas leave Hastinapur for Varnavat. In Dwarka, Lord Krishna asks Arjun to bathe in the Triveni Sangam, on their way to Varnavat.

The Pandavas live in the forest
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#7 - The Pandavas live in the forest

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/2014

Rukmini questions Krishna about the Pandavas. Krishna gives her an indirect answer. Meanwhile, Yaaj and Upyaaj stop Drupad from killing a rishi. They assure him that his girl child will change history. In the forest, Kunti and her sons share a light moment.

Drupad is blessed with a son
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#8 - Drupad is blessed with a son

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2014

Arjun finds some injured saints in the forest. They inform the Pandavas about Drupad's violence against them. They reveal Drupad's plan to take revenge on Drona and the Pandavas. Yaaj and Upyaaj perform a yagna for Drupad. A young man emerges from the holy fire. He is Drupad's son Dhrishtadyumna.

Draupadi emerges from the fire
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#9 - Draupadi emerges from the fire

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/10/2014

Drupad refuses to accept his daughter. Yaaj and Upyaaj try to convince him, but in vain. A young and beautiful woman emerges from the holy fire. Yaaj and Upyaaj inform Drupad that his daughter, Draupadi, will change history. She seeks her father's blessings but he moves away.

Draupadi finds a friend
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#10 - Draupadi finds a friend

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/13/2014

Draupadi is upset seeing Drupad's attitude towards her, but she is happy to be in the palace, where the servants groom her. Draupadi befriends Malini, the daughter of a servant, to learn about the joys and sorrows of childhood.

Pandavas enter Hidimba's jungle
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#11 - Pandavas enter Hidimba's jungle

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/14/2014

As the rishis and the Pandavas move about in the forest, they see Ashwatthama and his army. To stay hidden from them, Yudhishthir takes Kunti and his brothers deep into the jungle, while Arjun distracts them. The Pandavas enter Hidimba's magical jungle.

Dhrishtadyumna- the commander
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#12 - Dhrishtadyumna- the commander

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/15/2014

The Pandava brothers are unable to find Hidimba. Hidimba and Hidimbi, in turn, decide to kill the Pandavas. At Panchal, Dhrishtadyumna tells Draupadi that the sole purpose of his life is to fulfil Drupad's wish of killing Drona. Shikhandini is heart-broken when her post is given to Dhrishtadyumna.

Draupadi is exiled
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#13 - Draupadi is exiled

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/16/2014

Draupadi stops Shikhandini from killing herself. She questions Drupad's behaviour towards her and Shikhandini. Drupad tells her that he blames Shikhandini for his defeat by the Pandavas. He adds that it was the gods that forced Draupadi on him.

Krishna saves Drona
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#14 - Krishna saves Drona

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/17/2014

Drona arrives in Panchal and Drupad invites him to a fight. Drona surrenders and asks Dhrishtadyumna to kill him. As Dhrishtadyumna runs towards Drona with his sword, Lord Krishna's Kaumodaki stops him. Lord Krishna destroys his army and sends his Kaumodaki to kill Drupad. But Draupadi stops Lord Krishna.

Hidimbi plans to trap Pandavas
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#15 - Hidimbi plans to trap Pandavas

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/20/2014

Hidimbi disguises herself as an innocent woman and tells Arjun that the giants in the forest killed her parents. She seeks Arjun's help to get out of the magical jungle. At Panchal, Lord Krishna tries to make Drupad understand his mistake. Will he accept Draupadi as his daughter?

Draupadi returns to Kampilya
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#16 - Draupadi returns to Kampilya

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/2014

Krishna suggests that Drona should make Dhrishtadyumna his student. He plays a prank on Draupadi to bring her back to the palace. In the forest, Arjun and Yudhishthir find that Hidimba is missing. Hidimbi asks Hidimba to bring the Pandavas to an isolated place.

Draupadi's Swayamvar
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#17 - Draupadi's Swayamvar

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/22/2014

Hidimbi suspects that Hidimba is in love with Bheem. He threatens to kill her if she fails to bring the Pandavas to him. Will Hidimbi succeed in his plan? Draupadi returns to Kampilya with Krishna. He tells Drupad to organise Draupadi's Swayamvar and that her wedding will make history.

Bheem becomes king of the demons
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#18 - Bheem becomes king of the demons

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/23/2014

Drona informs Drupad that the Pandavas might still be alive. Krishna tells Draupadi about them. In the forest, Bheem kills Hidimbi in a fight. Arjun informs him that now he is the new king of the demons. A demon informs Bheem that his marriage with Hidimba has been fixed.

Bheem marries Hidimba
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#19 - Bheem marries Hidimba

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/24/2014

Kunti accepts Hidimba as her daughter-in-law. Bheem and Hidimba get married. Meanwhile, Drupad's messenger arrives at Hastinapur with the invitation for Draupadi's Swayamvar. Duryodhan wishes to attend, but is unable to as the invitation is only for kings and he is not one!

Pandavas leave Hidimba's forest
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#20 - Pandavas leave Hidimba's forest

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/27/2014

Duryodhan requests Bhishma to appoint him as Dhritarashtra's successor. Bhishma accepts his request but what will happen when the Pandava brothers return? Hidimba gives birth to a baby boy. Bheem names him Ghatotkacha. Now, it's time for the Pandavas to leave Hidimba's forest.

Shelter in a potter's house
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#21 - Shelter in a potter's house

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/29/2014

The Pandavas take shelter in a potter's house. The potter informs them about Draupadi's Swayamvar. The Pandavas decide to help him by collecting mud for him. Arjun and Bheem visit the temple before digging. This is where Lord Shiva answers Draupadi's prayer by showing her a glimpse of Arjun.

Draupadi learns more about Arjun
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#22 - Draupadi learns more about Arjun

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/30/2014

While Bheem and Arjun return to the potter's house, the wheels of their cart get stuck in the mud. While taking out the wheel, Duryodhan comes face-to-face with Bheem. Will he recognise him? Later, Draupadi learns about the saint she saw in the temple.

Draupadi's Swayamvar
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#23 - Draupadi's Swayamvar

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2014

Rukmi, Duryodhan, Karna and Shakuni arrive at the venue of Draupadi's Swayamvar. Dhrishtadyumna creates a fish in the sky. Drupad asks the invitees to target the eye of the fish while looking only at its reflection in the water. Shakuni suggests that Karna should win the competition for Duryodhan.

Krishna advises Karna
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#24 - Krishna advises Karna

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2014

Drupad welcomes Krishna to Draupadi's Swayamvar. Krishna asks Karna not to support what is wrong. The invited kings fail to hit the target. Krishna informs Drupad and Draupadi that only Arjun and Karna can accomplish the task.

Karna at the Swayamvar
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#25 - Karna at the Swayamvar

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/4/2014

Dhrishtadyumna stops Karna from taking aim and tells him that he has to participate for himself, not for others. Karna tries to defend Duryodhan, but in vain. Duryodhan asks Karna to prove his capabilities and marry Draupadi. Just when Karna lifts the bow, Draupadi stops him and announces her decision.