Doordarshan Old TV Serials | Great TV Shows of 80s and 90s | DD Metro, ZEE TV, Sony Channel

Here is the list of Top Ten Most Popular Doordarshan, ZEE TV, Sony channel's Serials you grew up on, if you remember this your childhood was awesome. Great TV Shows and old memories of Indian Television.

The Mahabharata is the name of a TV serial produced by B.R. Chopra and directed by his son Ravi Chopra. It was a serial based on Indian mythology called Mahabharata and was one of the world's most watched serials.
Malgudi Days
In the 80's, the Indian Information and Broadcasting Ministry invited many independent producers and directors to make television serials. Malgudi Days, based on the work of RK Narayan, was one of those serials which became very popular and had a profound effect on children of that era.
Alif Laila
Alif Laila is an Indian television series based on the story of Arabian Nights. Sagar Films build it. Due to the widespread popularity, the series started broadcasting in Bangladesh also in BTV and Ekushey Television.
Byomkesh Bakshi
Byomkesh Bakshi is the Hindi TV serial based on the Byomkesh Bakshi character created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. Byomkesh Bakshi is a Bengali detective fiction created by Sharad Bandu Bandhyopadhyay. Its composition is inspired by the great literary detective Sherlock Holmes, composed by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Dekh Bhai Dekh
Dekh Bhai Dekh is a Hindi situation comedy that premiered on the Doordarshan metro channel, in 1993. The series was created, developed, edited by Aanand Mahendroo and produced by Jaya Bachchan under Saraswati Audio Visuals Pvt Ltd banners.
Ramayana is a very successful Indian TV series, which was created, written and directed by Ramanand Sagar. This series of 78 episodes was broadcast on Doordarshan from January 25, 1987 to 31 July, 1988 at 9:30 am on every Sunday.
Flop Show
Jaspal Bhatti came with a television serial 'Flop Show' for Doordarshan which became very popular and after that Jaspal Bhatti became known as a comedian rather than a cartoonist. Jaspal Bhatti's 'Flop Show' is a bridge of sweet memories that still smiles on our faces. The serial, which was a satire on socio-economic problems through various means of acting, was very popular in the 90s.
Karamchand is a famous TV serial of the 80's. This serial made in 1985, which was possibly India's first detective stream, was broadcast on Doordarshan at a time when Indian audiences were unaware of satellite channels. Karamchand's role in the serial was done by Pankaj Kapoor and Kitty's character Sushmita Mukherjee. Another important role was with Inspector Khan who was played by Deepak Kazir. In the serial, Karamchand used to always show chewing carrots and at the end of almost every tale Kitty's dialogue was You're Really A Genius Sir! Whose karmangand responded by shouting Shut Up.
Chandrakanta is an Indian fantasy story play. Broadcasting in Doordarshan in 1995. This story was directed by Sunil Agnihotri from the novel of Devaki Nandan Khatri. The director of the series sued Doordarshan TV in court in 1996. Shortly afterward, the series premiered on Sony and Star Plus TV.

10. Nukkad

Nukkad is an Indian television series that aired on DD National in 1986–87. Nukkad Serial received a very good response from the audience. All the serial characters like Khopdi, Kader Bhai and Ghanshu Bhikari were all known by this name. Nukkad was one of those three TV series in the 80's, which was greatly appreciated by the audience.
Shrimaan Shrimati
Shrimaan Shrimati is an Indian Hindi comedy serial. It first started broadcasting on Doordarshan from 1994-1999 then on SAB TVs. It was first broadcast in 1989.

12. Space City Sigma

Space City Sigma

13. Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne

Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne

Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne is a popular Hindi TV comedy serial directed by Prakash Jha. Raghubir Yadav, who is known for his different role in Bollywood today, played the role of Mungerri Lal and it revolves around Mungerri Lal's life. The serial was written by Manohar Shyam Joshi and was co-authored largely by Yerber's novel Secret Life of Walter Clay.

14. Surabhi


15. Shanti - Ek Aurat Ki Kahani

Shanti - Ek Aurat Ki Kahani

16. India's Most Wanted

India's Most Wanted

17. Kile Ka Rahasya

Kile Ka Rahasya

18. Intezaar


19. Hatim Tai

Hatim Tai

20. Yes Boss

Yes Boss

21. Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka

Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka

22. Family No.1

Family No.1

23. CID


24. Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

25. Aahat


26. Mulla Nasiruddin

Mulla Nasiruddin

27. Saturday Suspense

Saturday Suspense

28. Tenali Rama

Tenali Rama

29. Udaan


30. Vikram Aur Betaal

Vikram Aur Betaal

31. Wagle Ki Duniya

Wagle Ki Duniya

32. Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi

Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi

33. Zabaan Sambhalke

Zabaan Sambhalke

34. Captain Vyom

Captain Vyom

35. Buniyaad


36. Krishi Darshan

Krishi Darshan

37. Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib

38. Neem Ka Ped

Neem Ka Ped

39. Swabhimaan


40. Bharat Ek Khoj

Bharat Ek Khoj

41. Circus


42. Chanakya: An Epic Saga

Chanakya: An Epic Saga

43. The Stone Boy

The Stone Boy

44. Idhar Udhar

Idhar Udhar

45. Aur Bhi Gham Hain Zamane Mein

Aur Bhi Gham Hain Zamane Mein

46. Kashish

47. Sea hawks

48. Mr. Yogi

49. Katha Sagar

50. Junoon

51. Fauji

52. Hum Log

53. Doosra Keval

54. Gul Gulshan Gulfaam

55. Banegi Apni Baat

56. Yug

57. Suraag: The Clue

58. Potli Baba Ki

59. Trishna

60. Phoolwanti

61. Padosan

62. Chamatkari Telephone

63. Chitrahaar

64. Haddi Raja

65. Raja Aur Rancho

66. Jai Hanuman

67. Luv Kush

68. Krishna

69. Farmaan

70. Rajani

71. Superhit Muqabla

72. Talaash

73. Shaktimaan

74. Tehkikaat

75. The Sword of Tipu Sultan

76. Kachchi Dhoop

77. Bible Ki Kahaniya

78. The Great Maratha

79. Om Namah Shivay

80. Darpan

81. Ajnabi

82. Yeh Duniyan Gazab Ki

83. Kakaji Kahin

84. Shrikant

85. Param Vir Chakra

86. Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan

87. Chunauti

88. Reporter

89. Nupur

90. Kahan Gaye Woh Log

91. Rangoli

92. Full Tension

93. Betaal Pachisi

94. Hum Paanch

95. Hip Hip Hurray

96. Tiger

97. A Mouthful of Sky

98. Indradhanush

99. Ghar Jamai

100. Just Mohabbat

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