Katha Sagar was a popular Indian television series that aired on DD National in 1986. The series was directed by Shyam Benegal along with many renowned directors. The series featured a collection of stories by world famous short story writers such as Guy De Maupassant, Rabindranath Tagore, Leo Tolstoy, O. Henry, Anton Chekov etc. The series had different stories in each episode and most of the stories in the series were one-episode long. At that time, many other shows like "Darpan" and "Ek Kahaani", based on similar concept were aired around the same time as this series on DD National. After many years of it original run, the series was again produced by Prem Krishen Malhotra & Sunil Mehta, founders of "Cinevista Communications Limited".