Though a mythological series, the show has grasped the attention of all, ranging from the elderly to the youth. The visual effects and highly scientific treatment and depiction of Gods and Goddesses are of great interest to the younger generation. The show deals with the depiction of Lord Shiva and his various images and incarnations. The strong acting skills of the protagonist have won him numerous awards and accolades.
The show tells a poignant love story of Saraswatichandra and Kumud. The girl hails from a village in Gujarat and the guy is an oh-so-suave NRI from Dubai. It deals with their intense love-hate relationship and how they surpass all the obstacles with their infinite power of love. The youthful love and the strong intense feelings of today’s generation, mixed with the traditions and relations of family earn it a massive audience. The show has been constantly gaining high TRPs. The entire blend of Gujarat and Dubai seems to have gone down well amongst the audience.
3. Bade Achhe Lagte Hain aired on: SONY
This serial has been among all time favourites. This show has not followed the pattern of saas bahu relationship. This serial deals with a totally out of the box idea of a couple getting married at around the age of 40. The show depicts the relationship of Priya and Ram Kapoor and how they grow a bond together as time passes by. Their journey from enemies to friends to lovers and finally parents is very well established. Also, the serial highlights the brother-sister relationship and how it evolves with other relations at its side. However, with the recent turn out of events, the show’s TRP has dropped down a bit. Overall, this remains an all time favourite daily soap, without much crying business involved.
4. Pyaar ka Dard Hai-Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara aired on: STAR PLUS
This serial, like Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, deals with love. The jovial repartee shared between a young couple keeps the show vibrant and full of life. The fashion sense of the character of Avantika also created a massive fan following. The protagonists Adi and Pankhuri and their bonding as friends and a married couple are blended smoothly with their responsibilities and duties as son and daughter-in-law. The show has some really curious negative characters that add spice and fun quotient to this family drama, based on romance at its core.
5. Qubool Hai aired on: ZEE TV
This serial clearly speaks volumes about prevailing secularism in India. This is the only popular show on Indian television that talks about Muslim families and culture. It deals with the love story of Zoya and Asad, two personalities poles apart. The acting skills of the protagonists and their to-die-for looks have drawn a huge audience, irrespective of the religious barriers. The show has also been helpful in expressing the Islamic culture in a pure and serene manner, like never before. The storyline of young couple also has led to a great interest in the minds of people of all ages, irrespective of caste and religion.
6.Diya Aur Baati Hum aired on: STAR PLUS
The show that has been topping the charts since a very long time now is none other than Diya aur Baati Hum. The show deflates the myth that women can only be behind a man’s success. It reverses the whole situation as the hero, Suraj, is the one who takes all the pains to fulfil the dream of her wife in her career. This show has a Marwari family of Pushkar as its backdrop. The mother-in-law, fondly known as bhaabho, is a lady of strong determination and rigid in following customs and traditions. Diya aur Baati Hum is about the obstacles that come in the path of the couple in nurturing their relationship and dreams as well. Despite of a huge difference in educational qualifications, there compatibility shared by booth and the toxic dialogues of ‘bhaabho’ have successfully helped the show makers carve out a niche for themselves in the much competitive television industry.