Bollywood has been the leading hero of our country for a long time now. In spite of the dominance of the Indian film industry, there have been many Indian Television Series which left an unforgettable blotch in the thoughts of the many. There are TV shows which gave an authentic approach to virtuous story-telling. These programs definitely deserve the appreciation and attention. There have been the talks of bringing back some of these series back on the television screens as they are still fresh among the audience.
We present here the list of Top 10 Indian television shows which are seriously needed back on our small screens:
Dekh Bhai Dekh
Classic TV series of 90’s Dekh Bhai Dekh is one of that comicality that was loved by all. Mrs. ‘
’ being the proud producer of this comical show had placed together astounding artists with great comic timing. The show starred
, Navin Nishcol,
, Amar Upadhyaya (Popularly known for playing the character of Mihir from ""),
(Currently playing character of Naitik Singhania in “”),
, , . The story was about how three generations of a family go through all the relations, troubles, business problems, parents, in-laws with a tadka of comedy in it. I don’t think anyone would defy flicking the channel if this situational comedy is being aired today. In my opinion you can call it "
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
" of 90’s.
Tu Tu Main Main
The famous squabbling show- Tu Tu Main Main between a mother-in-law and her sister-in-law is another unforgettable Indian drama. The show was directed by
and had achieved immense accomplishment. The show featured
. This Nok-Jhok of Saas-Bahu was shown in a very humorous way. The story revolved around two quirky and witty ladies. This program is another spicy and funny merry-go- round of old good 90’s which can be watched again and again.
This show is another memorable program which was developed on the idea of “love the neighbor’s wife.” The program showcased
, Reema Lagoo and
Archana Puran Singh
as central characters. "" is the modern version of this show. The show was a big hit and gained great success and appreciation.
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Hum Paanch Season 2
Hum Paanch, a comic drama that ran for four years is said to be the show, which made
the Queen of Indian television. The show achieved incalculable fame. The show had five female protagonists and a very different story-line. One of the hilarious show, which had a story spinning around a Dad and his five daughters with two wives with one dead, but alive and how the father managed all of them single-handedly facing problems from all around the world. The show had diverse approach and comedy was unlike any other show. The show stars
gained huge stardom and became television icons overnight. I personally can watch this show again and again for hours.
We all knew
as simple good old man Mussadilal from Office Office before ascertaining him as ‘
’s father. The role of ultimate common man played by Pankaj aka Mussadilal faced a number of problems and we saw him visiting a government office in each and every episode for seeking Redressal. However, what emerged in that government office made for the great laughs. The laughter increased when Usha Madam aka
, who made Mussadilal cut vegetables and Bhatia Sahab (
) who would listen to his problem only when he brought him some chatpata samosas. The show also starred Sanjay Misra,
, Deven Bhojani,
. The show highlighted glitches of venality and fraud faced by a common man in his everyday life, something that is applicable even today.
Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai remains incomparable even today. It is counted as one of the most hilarious and amusing shows on Indian television. The story illustrated in the upper class of Modern Gujarati family and the daily wrangle between an elite mother-in-law and her middle class daughter-in-law. The funny-tussle was a treat to watch. The show enjoys enormous fame and is still admired a lot. The show had wonderful star cast and they were -
as Indravadan Sarabhai,
as Maya Sarabhai,
as Saahil Sarabhai,
as Monisha Sarabhai,
as Rosesh Sarabhai. The show was replacement for the audience at that time when boring Saas-Bahu operas were dominating the perch. The internet was stormed with the demand of bringing back this sitcom with all new season and the old good cast. We hope to see them soon again on our idiot-box.
Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin
Jassi Walia – a tame girl with flavorless look, wimpy glasses, clumsy hairs and a golden heart triumphed over her associates, her charming boss and moreover all of us ‘the audience’. Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi was a story of a normal girl with whopping dreams. The story of this show was very different from those daily soap operas and was a makeover of Indian Television. The script of this show had a great connectivity between the viewers and the geeky character.
, who started her journey as Jassi became the sweetheart for the nation. She gained immeasurable prominence overnight. Mona Singh’s come back in Kavach-Kali Shaktiyon Se reminded us her days of Jassi and there was an urge of re-starting the serial for its honest audience.
The show took over the million hearts with its humorous situations that happened in a Gujarati joint family that lived in a country yard. The impassive wittiness and those funny one-liners made the unforgettable remark that even today there is no replacement found for those hilarious jokes. The show was unlike other shows of that time and gained huge popularity. The sitcom gave us marvelous actors and artistic characters like Hansa (
), Praful (
), Babuji (
), Jayshree (Vandana Pathak) and Himanshu (
). They became iconic characters and are still ruling over. The show raised the bar of comedy to altogether new level. There is no show made till date that can match the funniness of this show.
The best superhero for 90’s kids and who will was and is close to our heart Shaktimaan (played by
) has been the best part of our childhood. The story revolved a common man who was chosen to eradicate the evilness from the earth. The hero that became an inspiration and taught children to stand up against wrong and fight for good. The serial is all set to come back and will be a treat for kids of 90’s but will it be able to create the same magic again for kids today who are in love with the only thing i.e. internet and hardly cares about cartoons and superheroes.
The show, which brought a new wave in Magical world Shaka Laka Boom Boom is still one of the utmost favorite kids program of all time. The story revolves around Sanju (
) who finds a pencil, which brings every sketch to life. The show dealt with the abilities of the magic pencil and the consequences created by it and how Sanju and his friends had an adventure ride with the help of this magical pencil. The fantasy of having that dreamlike pencil is still alive in a small corner of our heart.