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.
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.
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.
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. Surabhi


14. 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.

15. Shanti - Ek Aurat Ki Kahani

Shanti - Ek Aurat Ki Kahani

16. Yes Boss

Yes Boss

17. Hatim Tai

Hatim Tai

18. India's Most Wanted

India's Most Wanted

19. Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka

Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka

20. Family No.1

Family No.1

21. Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

22. Aahat


23. Saturday Suspense

Saturday Suspense

24. Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi

Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi

25. Zabaan Sambhalke

Zabaan Sambhalke

26. Buniyaad


27. Swabhimaan


28. Chanakya: An Epic Saga

Chanakya: An Epic Saga

29. Katha Sagar

30. Kile Ka Rahasya

Kile Ka Rahasya

31. Junoon

32. Hum Log

33. Banegi Apni Baat

34. Yug

35. Suraag: The Clue

36. Intezaar


37. Padosan

38. Chitrahaar

39. Jai Hanuman

40. Krishna

41. Shaktimaan

42. Tehkikaat

43. The Great Maratha

44. Om Namah Shivay

45. Rangoli

46. Hum Paanch

47. Hip Hip Hurray

48. Ghar Jamai

49. Just Mohabbat

50. 9 Malabar Hill

51. CID


52. Mulla Nasiruddin

Mulla Nasiruddin

53. Tenali Rama

Tenali Rama

54. Udaan


55. Vikram Aur Betaal

Vikram Aur Betaal

56. Wagle Ki Duniya

Wagle Ki Duniya

57. Krishi Darshan

Krishi Darshan

58. Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib

59. Neem Ka Ped

Neem Ka Ped

60. Bharat Ek Khoj

Bharat Ek Khoj

61. Circus


62. The Stone Boy

The Stone Boy

63. Aur Bhi Gham Hain Zamane Mein

Aur Bhi Gham Hain Zamane Mein

64. Kashish

65. Sea hawks

66. Fauji

67. Doosra Keval

68. Gul Gulshan Gulfaam

69. Potli Baba Ki

70. Trishna

71. Phoolwanti

72. Chamatkari Telephone

73. Haddi Raja

74. Raja Aur Rancho

75. Luv Kush

76. Farmaan

77. Rajani

78. Superhit Muqabla

79. Talaash

80. The Sword of Tipu Sultan

81. Kachchi Dhoop

82. Bible Ki Kahaniya

83. Darpan

84. Ajnabi

85. Yeh Duniyan Gazab Ki

86. Kakaji Kahin

87. Shrikant

88. Param Vir Chakra

89. Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan

90. Chunauti

91. Reporter

92. Nupur

93. Kahan Gaye Woh Log

94. Full Tension

95. Betaal Pachisi

96. Tiger

97. A Mouthful of Sky

98. Indradhanush

99. Mrs. Madhuri Dixit

100. Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti

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