Top 10 Indian Television Shows Of All Time

Top 10 Indian Television Shows Of All Time Hindi Article

Terrestrial television in India started as an experimental setup on 15th September, 1959.However, small screen programming began in the early 1980s with Doordarshan being the only national channel but the scenario is quite different now. Indian television now has over 857 channels telecasting thousands of programs in various languages. Television industry in India is progressing fast with time. So, we have this article to present before you the list of Top 10 Indian TV Shows of all time.

1. Hum Log Hum Log was the first soap opera to be telecasted >> Read More... Hum Log

Hum Log was the first drama series in Indian subcontinent aired on 7th July, 1984 on Doordarshan. Directed by P. Kumar Vasudev and originally written by Manohar Shyam Joshi Manohar Shyam Joshi is a noted TV scriptwriter who >> Read More... Manohar Shyam Joshi , this show revolved around the story of an Indian ‘middle-class’ family, their daily struggles, and aspirations. The audience could easily relate to the subject of the show and received high critical appreciation. This show did set up a benchmark for the future generations.


2. Ramayan

Created by Ramanand Sagar Ramanand Sagar is an Indian filmmaker, director, a >> Read More... Ramanand Sagar , this show is based entirely on the Valmiki’s Ramayana and Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas. Arun Govil Arun Govil was born on 12 January 1958 in Ramnagar >> Read More... Arun Govil was the lead actor playing Rama while his counterpart was Deepika Chikhalia Deepika Chikhalia was born on 29 April 1965 in Pal >> Read More... Deepika Chikhalia playing Sita. This show holds the record for World’s most viewed mythological serial and is surely Mr. Sagar’s greatest masterpiece.


3. Mahabharat


Another mythological serial that makes into our list is none other than the Ravi Chopra’s directed serial Mahabharat. This show gave life to the epic written by Veda Vyas and was successful in portraying the mythological characters to utmost perfection. Every show began with a lyrical content from Bhagwat Gita which was followed by a narration about life by Harish Bhimani Harish Bhimani was born on February 15. He receive >> Read More... Harish Bhimani . About 94 episodes were aired on Indian television and worldwide it received over 5 million audiences.

4. Dekh Bhai Dekh One of the most popular and hilarious Indian TV sh >> Read More... Dekh Bhai Dekh


A Hindi situational comedy based show that revolved around the life of Diwan family and was one of a kind at that time. Produced by Jaya Bachchan Born on 9th April 1948 Jaya Bachchan is an Indian >> Read More... Jaya Bachchan , this show received an IMDB rating of 8.7 and is one of the best comedy serials of all time.


5. Hum Paanch

This show is also one of the favorite comedy shows of all time. It consisted of two seasons and together it had a total of 303 episodes. The main plot revolves around the life of a middle-class worker Anand Mathur. He had five daughters who in every episode planned out something new and somehow got their father into trouble. This provided a ready new source of humor for its huge audience.


6. Shaktimaan


Shaktimaan is possibly one of the most loved Indian superhero series of all time. Created by Mukesh Khanna Most children born in the 90s era would be familia >> Read More... Mukesh Khanna this show ran for eight years starting from 1997 to 2005 casting over 520 episodes. In this show, Shaktimaan is regarded as a superhuman that fights for the justice of the deprived. However, Shaktimaan had an alter ego named Pandit Gangadhar Shastri who worked for a newspaper company and was a jocular character in all.


Created by Hats Off Productions and directed by Deven Bhojani Deven Bhojani is an Indian TV serial actor who was >> Read More... Deven Bhojani this show had one of the highest fan followings for an Indian anthology comedy show and had an IMDB rating of 9.2.The prominent star cast of this show was Satish Shah Satish Shah is a Hindi and Marathi TV actor. He ro >> Read More... Satish Shah , Ratna Pathak Ratna Pathak is an Indian actress who has been a p >> Read More... Ratna Pathak and Sumeet Raghavan He is a TV and film actor. He was born in Mumbai, >> Read More... Sumeet Raghavan . The non-repetitive nature of the jokes and the highly intelligent punches delivered by the actors was the reason behind its huge success. This show won various television awards and was highly appreciated by the critics.

8. CID

This crime fiction based suspense show is currently the longest running Indian TV show with over 1398 episodes. This series stars Shivaji Satam Shivaji Satam is a famous Hindi and Marathi film >> Read More... Shivaji Satam as ACP Pradyuman and Dayanand Shetty Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty is an Indian model, >> Read More... Dayanand Shetty as Senior Inspector Daya. The location of the crime sequence is in Mumbai where we find ACP Pradyuman and his team solving the high-profile crime cases. The well-directed methodology of operation and flawless acting are the reason which has successfully amazed the audience for 19 years.

9. Kaun Banega Crorepati Kaun Banega Crorepati or KBC is a popular televisi >> Read More... Kaun Banega Crorepati

Based on the concept of the US show “ Who wants to be a millionaire,” this reality show has participants from all over the country trying to give a shot at the grand prize of 7 Crore. To achieve this target the contestants need to answer a series of questions asked by the anchor who is none other than . This show has a total of 8 seasons so far, and we also had Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... Shah Rukh Khan hosting the 3rd season. This show has always been one of the top favorites because of the high quality of the content and grandeur in the presentation.

10. Comedy Nights With Kapil

An Indian sketch comedy and celebrity talk show originally hosted by Kapil Sharma Kapil Sharma was born in a small town of Amritsa >> Read More... Kapil Sharma , became India’s highest rated scripted TV show. Navjot Singh Siddhu was the permanent guest who with his charming personality made the show highly entertaining. Other star casts of this show were Sunil Grover Sunil Grover is a stand-up comedian and a talented >> Read More... Sunil Grover (Gutthi), Ali Asgar Ali Asgar or Ali Azgar is known for his character >> Read More... Ali Asgar ( Dadi), etc. Eminent Bollywood and cricketing personalities have been the guests of this show. This show got high appreciation from the audience and Kapil Sharma also got The Indian of The Year Award from CNN-IBN in 2013.