Several new serials are produced and aired on television every year. Some of them strike gold and become audience favourites. On the other hand, some fail to make an impression, leading to them being pulled off air sooner than expected. Often, these serials have interesting storylines but cannot succeed due to different factors. Whatever may be the reason, it is always a loss for the viewers if they miss out on a good show. Here is a list of ten such Hindi TV serials which could not strike a chord with the viewers.
MTV Fanaah was a supernatural fantasy series aired on MTV India. It featured vampires, witches, werewolves, and the lot. The series had a star cast featuring popular names on TV like
, etc. The serial had two seasons, each running for roughly three months. Though it was appreciated by teenagers and young adults, it failed to find widespread acclaim. It stopped airing in January 2015, merely after six months of its inception.
The Star Plus show, Dahleez, began airing in March 2016. It was a romantic serial containing elements of a courtroom drama and political undertones. The star cast included
and . The show had a very interesting premise and showed great promise at the beginning. However, it could not find a connection with the Indian audience. It stopped airing in June, after three months of being on air. Even talented actors like
, etc, could not save the show.
3. Dosti… Yaariyan… Manmarziyan
Manmarziyan started airing on Star Plus in April 2015. It had a relatively new star cast consisting of names like
, , , etc. The show was based on the journey of Radhika, a simple, middle-class girl, who aspires to become a writer. It depicted the friendship of Radhika and Samaira, a headstrong, independent girl who helps Radhika to live her dream. The serial had run for only four months before it was pulled off the air.
Chhanchhan was Sanaya Irani’s TV serial after the immensely successful Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon. Everyone expected Chhanchhan to be as successful as the previous show. Chhanchhan was based on the life of a modern girl named Chhanchhan who trained dogs for a living. The show also starred
, etc. The show did not do well and was pulled off the air after six months. Most of the actors moved on to better projects after the failure of this serial.
Ek Ghar Banaunga
Ek Ghar Banaunga was a serial on Star Plus which addressed a lot of social issues. It starred
, etc. The show had quite an impressive theme and depicted the marriage between a modern, educated girl, Poonam, and a wedding planner, Akash. It also educated the viewers about the responsibilities of a girl towards her parents and the unfair practices that go on in Indian families post marriage. The show could not succeed as it did not have many big names. Also, it aired in an early evening slot which harmed its viewership to a great extent.
The remake of a Tamil serial, Krishnadasi started airing on Colors TV in January 2016. It starred Shravan Reddy,
Sana Amin Sheikh
, Neha Bam,
, etc. It depicted the tradition of Devadasi in Indian temples and their troubled lives, along with the rivalry between two families due to this tradition. The serial ran for nine months before being pulled off the air in the month of October in 2016. The show had the capability to do quite well, but it did not succeed in becoming popular among the audience.
Amita Ka Amit
Amita Ka Amit was a serial on Sony Entertainment Television India starring
. It depicted the story of a beautiful girl, Amita, who gets married to Amit. It also focused on the issues that Amita had to face in finding the perfect life partner, and the problems that came between the couple due to external factors. The serial was simple and heart-warming, yet it did not become too popular with the audience. It stopped airing after roughly ten months.
8. Kuch Toh Hai Tere Mere Darmiyaan
This show started airing on Star Plus in September 2015. The serial depicts the love triangle between three characters, Koyal, Raj, and Madhavan. The serial starred
, and Vibhav Roy. Later, Shritama was replaced by
, and Vibhav was replaced by Ali Goni. The serial was youth-oriented and targeted at the young audience. The show had a great take on friendship and love. However, it failed to do very well commercially. It stopped airing after four months, in January 2016.
9. Ek Nayi Ummeed - Roshni
Ek Nayi Ummeed – Roshni started airing on Life OK in July 2015. It was based on an honest and helpful doctor named Roshni who did her best to save the lives of others amidst the corruption and inattentiveness of the surrounding world. Most of the scenes of the serial were shot in a hospital. The show starred
, Raghuvir Yadav, Himmanshoo Malhotra, etc. The show was interesting but failed to connect with the viewers. It went off the air in November 2015 after running for four months.
10. Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein
Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein started airing on Star Plus in the year 2012. It was based on the life of Aliyaa, a student in college whose life turns topsy-turvy as she encounters terrorists plotting against the country. The show touched upon the themes of passionate love, patriotism, and the life of modern women. It starred
, etc. The show had a unique theme and treatment, but the audience failed to connect with it. it went off the air after four months of its inception.