Top 10 Best Hindi TV Serials 2014
Indian Television does great business because there is no housewife in India who would spend a day without watching the soap operas. The television industry in India is very vast and has all sorts of serials such as comedy, romantic, thriller, suspense, horror, reality, etc. Among these thousands of serials on Indian television, the most famous ones and the most viewed Hindi serials are mentioned below.
10. Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke
Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke is a television serial aired on Zee TV. This is a very famous Indian soap opera and is telecasted on five days in a week. The show is very famous and is telecasted on Zee Tamil with the name ‘Kaatrukkenna Veli’. The story of the show is about two teen aged girls. ‘Ladakapan’ in English means ‘Teen age’ and plot is about the dreams and desires of teen aged girls. One of the girls is very modern and comes from a city where as the other lives in a village with simplicity. Both of them become best friends and help each other, fight for each other’s dreams and stay together always.
Mahabharat is an epic drama aired on Star Plus based on the historical war known as Mahabharat. There were many other shows in Indian television which depicted the story of Mahabharat but this show is better than all those because of the effects and picturization. The show is about the story of Hastinapur. The Kaurvas and Pandavas are cousins but fight for the throne of the Hastinapur kingdom. The battle was fought on the grounds of Kurukshetra and is considered as a great battle in Indian history. The holy book of Hindus ‘Bhagwad Geeta’ is about the story of Mahabharat. The term Mahabharat in the English means ‘Great Battle’. The TV show gained popularity within a few days of its premier and is running strong.
8. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
‘Yeh Rishta kya Kehlata Hai’ is another daily soap of Indian TV. This television drama is based on the daily happenings, culture and customs of two families of Rajasthan. The show was premiered in 2009 and has recently completed 5 years on 12th January. This show is aired on Star Plus from Monday to Friday. The show is produced by Director’s Kut Productions owned by Rajan Shahi. The story of the show is about how two people can fall in love after being in an arrange marriage and how they lead their life by standing with each other in all problems and situations.
7. Qubool hai
Another very famous daily soap who has won millions of viewer’s hearts is ‘Qubool Hai’. This is a show being aired on Zee TV and is running under the production of 4 Lions Films. The story is set on the background of Muslim community and shows their culture, their traditions and their customs. The story focuses on the lives of Zoya and Asad who are the two main characters of the serial played by Surbhi Jyoti and Raqesh Vashishth, who recently replaced Karan Singh Grover in the serial. The show is different from the rest of the TV soaps as the plot of this serial resolves around the mysteries of the past of the two main characters and their families.
6. Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara
Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara also known as Pyar Ka Dard Hai is a popular Indian TV serial which is of the type soap opera. It is a romantic Indian drama telecasted on the channel star plus and is very famous among all the daily soaps. It is produced by Rajshri Productions which is a very famous production house in TV as well as Bollywood. The show was started in the year 2012 and still doing great business. The story of the show is about an arrange marriage of a very simple Indian girl with a modern guy. The story depicts how they both adjust with each other’s families.
5. Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma
Tarak Mehta is a very famous Indian writer, columnist, humorist and playwright. He is well-known for the comedy plays and dramas and the most famous among them is ‘Duniya Na Undha Chasma’, which is a play in Gujarati. This play is very famous and Neela Telefilms made a TV serial on this play known as ‘Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasma’. This TV show is a very famous Indian Comedy drama. This show started in the year 2008 on Sub channel. Since then this is the best TV show of the channel is loved by audience of all age groups, from children to the old people. This is a family show and based on a society named ‘Gokuldham’. The serials show how the people of a society live together, celebrate every festival, help each other and adjust with other.
4. Balika Vadhu
Balika Vadhu in English is translated to Child Bride. The complete name of the serial is ‘Balika Vadhu – Kachchi umar ke pakke rishte’ which means ‘Child bride – the tender age and strong relationships’. This show was started in the year 2008 and it has been 6 complete years and many months of the successful show. This genre of the show is Indian drama and soap opera. The story of the show is about a Rajasthani girl named Anandi who is married with a body named Jagdish at a very young age. The show depicts how they both handle his big strong relation of marriage at this small age. Now they are grown-ups and how their lives take turns and handles various ups and downs. The show is aired on Colors channel in Hindi five days in a week that is from Monday to Friday.
3. Jodha Akbar
Jodha Akbar is a TV show based on Indian history. Though the show is not the exact portrayal of the historical times but shows relevance to the history and to the Mughal King Akbar. It has almost completed one year on the TV channel ‘Zee TV’ as it was started on 18th January. Ekta Kapoor produced this show under her production house Balaji Telefilms. The show is about the Rajput princess ‘Jodha Bai’ and the Mughal emperor ‘Akbar’ and their love story. The serial shows the ups and downs the two have to face as they are from completely different backgrounds and Jodha is a Hindu Rajput, whereas Akbar is a follower Muslim religion. The story shows how they fall in love and manage their lives with each other. The show is liked by all and is the most famous show on the channel. It has won many awards as well.
2. Diya Aur Bati Hum
‘Diya Aur Bati Hum’ is a show aired on Star Plus channel and is the most viewed and highest rated TV drama in Hindi. The show is a Romantic Indian soap opera and Indian drama. It was started on 29th August 2011 and since then it is the most liked Indian soap drama. The plot of the show is about the struggles Sandhya (name of the lead character of the show) faces, who aspires to become an IPS officer but the middle class values confine her to the house-hold boundaries. Her husband Suraj is a cook and owns a sweet shop but is not as educated as Sandhya. The show has won many awards and the actors of the show are widely followed.
1. Comedy Nights with Kapil
‘Comedy nights with Kapil’ is the highest rated and most viewed Hindi television serial. This is a show on a very popular channel colors. The host for this show is Kapil Sharma who is one of the most loved comedians in India. The name of the show has his name because it is launched under his own production named as K9 productions. The theme of this show is miscellaneous skits performed on stage by Kapil and supporting actors. After a skit, various Bollywood actors and directors are invited on the show to promote their films. Navjot Singh Siddhu is the permanent guest on the show and Kapil also interacts with his audience present in the studio. Kapil Sharma has won the title of ‘Entertainer of the Year’ by CNN-IBN Indian of the year awards. Many other awards such as ‘Best actor – Comedy’, ‘Best Serial – Comedy’, etc. are won by the cast and crew of the show.