Though several consider Indian television serials to be cringe-worthy, you can't deny the fact that they have become an inevitable part of our household. The small idiot box might still seem to be an idiot to you but its wide range of audience is undisputable.

From mythological, romantic and family drama to slapsticks, there is something for everyone. While drama majorly caters to the interest of homemakers, young population enjoys reality shows. The journey that started in 1984 with Hum Log witnessed different phases with Hum Paanch, Just Mohabbat, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhie Bahu Thi, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai, Naagin and many more. Even with the advent of OTT platforms and myriads of shows from worldwide, TV has its own charm and loyal audience. Here, let's have a look at some of the popular Indian television shows.

TV SHOW- Kasautii Zindagii Kay (STAR PLUS)

Kasautii Zindagii Kay is one of the most ambitious TV shows of Indian TV Czarina Ekta Kapoor. The reboot of 2001 series featuring Parth Samthaan, Erica Fernandes and Hina Khan was launched with pomp and show on September 25, 2018, on Star Plus


Naagin brought back the era of supernatural shows and the credit goes to none other than its creator Ekta Kapoor. The show which premiered in 2016 is now in its third season wit  Surbhi Jyoti, Anita Hassanandani, Pearl V Puri and Rajat Tokas in lead roles.

TV SHOW- Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (STAR PLUS)

One of the longest running Hindi TV show, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, produced by Rajan Shahi completed 10 years on 12 January 2019 and is still one of the most enjoyed TV serials.

TV SHOW- Kumkum Bhagya (Zee TV)

Kumkum Bhagya created by Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms premiered in April 2014. The show starring Shabir Ahluwalia and Sriti Jha in lead roles airs on Zee TV and is loosely based on Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility.