The Chitrahaar is the oldest Bollywood based musical show programme in the country which has ruled the roost in the entertainment segment for close to four decades. The Chitrahaar was first aired on Doordarshan in 1982 since then it has regularly revamped the programme with the the changing times to serve to every generation with aplomb. The popularity of the show has crossed the nation's boundary to reach Middle East and other far off places as USA where there is huge Indian diaspora. The Chitrahaar is aired on the DD National on Friday and Sunday at 11:30 am.