Best Indian TV Serials
Indian soap operas, along with Turkish and Korean drama serials won its recognition among the world audience. Indian TV serials colorful, traditional, catchy music with a magnificent and vivid songs with talented young actors, with different social problems, which are still relevant in the Indian society. In India, the first soap opera in 1984 became the TV series "Hum Log", which consists of 154 series. It was the longest-running series in the history of Indian television. Indian soap operas are made on a wide variety of languages of the state. The most common are a series made in Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam.
In India, the series have some of the highest ratings on the major national channels such as Zee TV, Star Plus. Indian TV serials also broadcast in the South, Southeast and Central Asia, in the Middle East. Site ranktopten.com made the Top 10 of the best Indian TV serials, which includes modern and historical series from 2008 to 2014.
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hain
Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hain is set in the beautiful Rishikesh. This is a story of two sisters who love each other enough to share their life and breath with each other. Maanvi and Jeevika were raised by their parents in the upscale city of Delhi. However, they are orphaned in childhood. After they lose their parents, they have to settle into a middle class, traditional family of Rishikesh, which is a stark contrast to their lives earlier. They have to grow up stifling any demands they may have openly made earlier, and have to fit into a traditional mould. Jeevika is older to Maanvi by two years, but she is a lot more mature than her little sister. Maanvi wants to fix everybody elses problems, but in turn tangles it all up. The role of rescuing Maanvi from every new mess rests with Jeevika. The story revolves around these sisters' undying affection for each other, and how they settle into growing up with old world values. What will happen when Jeevika will marry? Who will look after Maanvi?
Comedy Nights With Kapil
Comedy Nights with Kapil is a comedy show which provides a distinctive take on the everyday life of a common man as the show explores the story of every household and how our common man Kapil is affected by the simplest issues in life around him. The show consists of a talented cast portraying various roles starting with the wife Mrs. Sharma played by Sumona Chakravarti, the interfering Daadi played by Ali Asgar, the unmarried Bua played by Upasana Singh, an annoying servant played by Naseem Vicky, and Kapil's secretary played by Soni Singh. Talented theatre actor and comedian Sunil Grover will also be seen donning several unconventional characters throughout the series.
Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon?
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon is a star-crossed love story presenting an interesting contrast of personalities entwined in a relationship swinging between love & hate. Khushi and Arnav have diametrically opposite ideologies. If Khushi believes in means, Arnav believes only in ends. Khushi's relationships are the most important to her, whereas Arnav believes all people come with a price and can be manipulated for one's benefit. Khushi, an 18 year old from UP, is simple, rooted in family and is driven by a clear moral compass. She stands for what she believes in, and never lets go of her inculcated values. She will not change herself to conform to people's shallow expectations. In stark contrast, Arnav is a 28 year old self made, ruthless, 'win at all costs' man who believes everything can be bought in the world, including love. He has no consideration for relationships and no qualms for using & manipulating people as pawns to achieve his ambitions. As the story progresses, their love-hate relationship witnesses a series of dramatic conflicts. While Arnav constantly tries to break Khushi's steadfast morals just in order to prove to himself that he can control everyone; Khushi on the other hand, tries to always follow her values & morals.
Kumkum Bhagya is a very passionate love story. Based loosely on Jane Austen's classic 'Sense and Sensibility', Kumkum Bhagya is its Indian interpretation, following the life of a Punjabi matriarch Sarla Arora who runs a marriage hall and lives with the hope of seeing her two daughters Pragya and Bulbul who are poles apart, happily married some day.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah
The show is inspired from the famous humorous column 'Duniya Ne Undha Chasma' written by the eminent Gujarati writer Mr. Tarak Mehta. This story evolves around happenings in "Gokuldham Co-operative Society" and covers topical issues which are socially relevant.The show predominantly revolves around 'Jethalaal' (Dilip Joshi) who is an uneducated Gujarati businessman. Your 'Taarak Mehta' (Sailesh Lodha), is his neighbour. 'Jethalaal' finds a friend and philosopher in 'Taarak Mehta' and often goes to him for advice whenever he is in trouble. Jethalaal's family includes his simpleton wife 'Daya Ben' (Disha Wakani) and a mischievous son 'Tapu' (Bhavya Gandhi). Tapu is a menace and a constant source of trouble to all the members of Gokuldham. They have often warned 'Jethalaal' to reform 'Tapu' or else be prepared to leave the premises. Lost hopes of being heard by his son pushes Jethalaal' to call his father 'Champaklal' (Amit Bhatt) from the village. This was his great idea of leashing some control over the mischievous Tapu. The opposite happens and the grandfather joins hands with the grandson to make life a roller coaster troublesome ride for Jethalaal.
Diya Aur Baati Hum
Diya Aur Baati Hum, is about a Sandhya's struggle, who dreams to become an IPS officer. She dreams to break the boundaries of her narrow confined existence of middle class values. The story is also about Sooraj, who is a sweet talker and a self made man. Sooraj runs a sweet shop near his house which is famous. Sooraj and Sandhya get married. Sandhya will not be able to finish her graduation. Soon she is part of the family she does not even know. This story is about Sandhya's struggle to fulfill her dream and a journey where she finds help from the most unlikely quarter - a lover who can make it possible.
Dill Mill Gayye
Dill Mill Gayye is a show aimed at the urban educated youth. Set in the backdrop of a hospital it deals with the pressures, the drama, the romance, the inter personal relationships and humour in the lives of young doctors. Keeping the environment of a hospital in mind, the characters of the show are real, their issues are believable and the approach is dramatic, but never unreal, albeit emotional and fun filled. Hence, our protagonist Riddhima is a 21-year-old intern with dreams and aspirations of becoming a top class doctor. like any other youngster of today, she has spunk and the spirit to have fun. What sets her apart is her ability to ride through the roughest storms relying on the honesty and integrity, which has been a part of her upbringing. Riddhimma has all the ingredients of being a competent yet compassionate doctor and her faith never falters when following the right path be it a complex medical case or a real life situation. Also, alongside Riddhima we have some other young characters, representing the wide and varied lifestyles in India. The spitfire, focused and at times selfish Anjali, the rich, charming and laid-back lover boy Armaan, the anxious to please very Gujrati and a middle class girl Sapna and the always sweet appealing to all girls is Atul. These 4 along with Riddhima will take us through the various ups- and downs of todays focused yet fun filled youth.
Madhubala, a story of a girl born on the sets of a Bollywood film who grows up to be mesmerizingly beautiful. She has no aspirations of entering the glamorous film industry but fate has something else in store for her. A girl with simple dreams is compelled to act and to everyones surprise a new star is born. Madhubala - a gripping story of middle class aspirations, values and desires, set against the backdrop of Bollywood.
Kitani Mohabbat Hai
The first season was a runaway success that created the much loved romantic Jodi of Arjun (Karan Kundra) and Arohi (Kritika Kamra). Their sizzling romance hits television screens once again as the wildly popular Kitani Mohabbat Hai returns with its next season on Imagine. The lead pair will be the same but it will be a completely new and passionate love story. (Wohi Jodi. Nayi Love Story.) The new season tells the story of two diverse families and two diverse individuals. Arjun is quiet & an introvert; Arohi is vibrant & chirpy. Her world revolves around her family of sincere & honest police officers… he is the son of a white collared don! Yet when cupid strikes love has no rules and knows no laws. Kitani Mohabbat Hai traces Arjun & Arohi's love story budding under the most unfavorable circumstances, with a very interesting twist. Kitani Mohabbat Hai - This Iconic romance series in an all new avatar.
It is the saga of two people, Sanam - the daughter of late Asad and Zoya who is brought back to her parent's home by the twist of fate by Aahil, the rich businessman with a troubled childhood and when their paths meet for the first time, Sanam's life is changed for good. What will greet Sanam when she knocks on the door of her former house, not knowing the dark secrets that lie inside? Will two people like Sanam and Aahil who are so different from each other find a common thread? Will destiny bring Sanam face to face with Tanveer , her parent's murderer... This story of revenge ,truth and finding love will eventually pit Sanam against Tanveer and unveil truth's about her life that she knew never existed.