The show marks its beginning with Sage Vyasa having finished writing Durga’s story and handing over the manuscript to Sootji, his trusted sage who will further continue to read it out to the other rishis and munis. Sootji is the narrator and engages everyone in Ma Durga’s Katha. Jai Jag Janani Maa Durga’s story is showcased from its inception showing her as the Adishakti who has created the universe.
For the first time Maa Durga will be seen worshiped in different avatars like Mahishasurmardini, Gouri, Chamunda, Bhabani or Kali Durga. From her many hands emerge her shaktis - the 9 navdurgas, the 8 matrikas and the 10 mahavidyas. The Jagjanani then created the three Maha devis Mahalakshmi, Mahasaraswati and MahaKali and the three Mahadevs – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. These characters have an implicit relationship with Durga and will come to the forefront when the various manifestations of goddess Durga’s powers are unleashed. Animals have also always been an integral part of Indian mythology. From a mouse to a cow, every creature bears significance and is considered to be sacred. One such animal is the powerful Lion, which is considered to be Durga’s mount. Jai Jag Janani Maa Durga features a real life lion as a character to add more authenticity to the show.
Durga will be seen coming to the rescue of the Gods to stop the terror spread by evil Asura Kalkeyi. She takes birth in Rishi Katyayani’s ashram where he and his wife are ardent Durga Bhakts. She grows up into a young girl who is 7-8 years old, and lives with her family in the ashram. The little, bubbly, cheerful girl, whose miraculous ways are not known to anyone in the ashram or the kingdom she stays in, helps the people around her with her shaktis in every way she can. But parallely, each time an asur is sent down to kill her, she takes the avatar of Mahadevi Durga and kills the demon before taking back the form of the little girl again.
Year of telecast:
"Jai Jag Janani Maa Durga" is being telecasted on Colors channel from 17th December’2012, Monday to Friday at 7 pm.
Direction and casting:
"Jai Jag Janani Maa Durga" is directed by Prem Sagar, Produced by Anand Sagar, Jyoti Sagar and Shiv Sagar.
The lead role of Durga is being played by Piyali Munsi.