MAYA (1967/68) NBC
Producers: Alan and Maurice King
Developed for television: Stirling Silliphant
Music: Hans J. Salter
Jay North as Terry Bowen
Sajid Khan as Raji
1. BLOOD OF THE TIGER (16Sep67)
Terry Bowen arrives in Bombay to spend time with his hunter father. He is told his father has been missing and is presumed to have been killed by a tiger. Rather than be shipped back home, Terry runs away and joins up with an orphan boy, Raji, and his elephant, Maya. In this episode, Terry and Raji help local people recover the body of a young girl killed by a tiger.
Directed by: Marvin Chomsky
Written by : Stirling Silliphant
Jairaj as the Prince
Ursula Prince as Laura Hayworth
Note: Jairaj appeared as Gammu Ghat, the tracker/ assistant of Terry's father in Maya the movie.
2. THE ALLAPUR CONSIPRACY (23Sep67)
Terry insists on visiting a village to find a hunter who knew his father. The village is being terrorized by a local tyrant, Jang Badahur, who captures Terry. Terry learns that the hunter has been killed by Jang Bahadur. Terry barely survives the attack of a raging bull.
Iftikhar Ahmed as Jang Bahadur
Askah Deep as Harvant
Zul Vellani as Puttu
Feryal as Nevidita
WILL THE REAL PRINCE GET LOST?
To air on 30Sep67, but was pre-empted to 28Oct67.
3. TIGER BOY (7Oct67)
Terry and Raji try to tame a wild boy who has been raised by tigers. Maya is trapped in a pit and her life is endangered.
Shahid as Kuma, the tiger boy
4. THE CAPER OF THE GOLDEN ROE (14Oct67)
Terry and Raji head to the streets of Bombay in search of a man in a photograph whom Terry believes is Gammu Ghat, his father's aide. The boys find themselves amidst a gold smuggling operation after finding gold nuggets in a fish from the market.
Written by Stirling Silliphant
Directed by Marvin Chomsky
Jagdev as Raka, Pran's Lieutenant
Iftikhar Ahmed as Pran, the smuggler
Sudesh Issar as Markand, the police superintendant
Uma Dutt as Faise, Pran's henchman
5. TWILIGHT OF THE EMPIRE (21Oct67)
After Maya is injured by an ivory poacher, Terry and Raji seek the help of a retired colonial administrator who lives in the past.
Ivor Barry as Colonel Meredith
Fred Beir as Joe
Premnath as Ram Singhm
Tarun Bose as Thapa
6. WILL THE REAL PRINCE GET LOST (28Oct67)
Raji meets his double, a young Maharajah named Prince Ananda. The prince convinces Raji to switch places for the day. Terry and the prince escape from jail where the prince's greedy uncle has placed them, while Raji tries to make it through a royal ceremony. Sajid Khan plays the dual roles in this version of "The Prince and the Pauper."
Zul Vellani as Krishna
Manmohan Krishna as Udal