Top 10 Popular Old Indian TV Shows Part 1

Top 10 Popular Old Indian TV Shows Part 1

Still recalling those good old days gives a nostalgic feeling. We used to wait for Saturday and Sunday just to watch our favourite TV shows, movies, music shows, Marathi movies and so on.

Still recalling those good old days gives a nostalgic feeling. We used to wait for Saturday and Sunday just to watch our favourite TV shows, movies, music shows, Marathi movies and so on.


1. Shaktiman


Shaktiman Indian Superhero


My favourite TV show is Shaktimaan. True nostalgic for each 90s kid. The show we watched in our neighbor's house. The show for which we were crazy. We used to collect shaktimaan stickers, posters. We’re pretty sure Shaktimaan is real, at least for us.


Shaktimaan's Guru Tom Alter


Shaktiman was a kids TV show where everyone's favourite superhero Shaktimaan used to save Mumbai city from evil attacks. Not to mention villain was the one who always frightening to us at that time. The “Tamraj Kilvish” character was extremely frightening and so powerful that even Shaktiman had to give a tough fight when dealing with his candidates.


Tamraj Kilvish Shaktiman Villain


Gangadhar the alter ego of Shaktiman was the funniest character appearing in Shaktiman. He was a public side of Shaktiman by playing a silly, funny photographer associated with a news channel. Gangadhar was working as an assistant to famous TV news reporter Geeta Vishwas.


Shaktimaan Geeta Vishwas


There is a lot more to talk about this show. We’ll have a separate post on that soon.


2. Rangoli


Rangoli Doordarshan TV Show


Musical TV show of the 90s. It aired every Sunday around 7:30 am. It used to feature popular songs from Indian movies. I still remember on every Deepavali the famous song “Deepavali Manai Suhani” was played.


3. Detective Karan


Detective Karan - Old Indian TV Show


One of my favourite detective TV shows. The character of Detective Karan is portrayed by Kiran Kumar. It was my favorite TV show in my childhood. Detective fiction has always been a topic of curiosity among us. And, having a TV show like this was entertaining for us at that time.


4. Aankhein


Carlos - Ankhein Old Indian TV Show


It used to air on Thursday night around 11pm. There was a team of majors/detectives whose goal was to catch the dangerous villain Carlos. Carlos was an enemy of the country and Kernel’s team were on the mission to stop him. Col. Dhyanchand was a main character leading other 5-7 officers.


5. Alif Laila


Alif Laila - Old Indian TV Shows


90s Fiction TV show was to air on Monday evening around 9 pm. Children loved this show mostly, but even older audiences used to wait for this show every Monday. The story was set in some old time mythological era. The character of Crursingh (Yakkooo) was very popular among youngsters.


6. Malgudi Days


Old Indian TV Show - Malgudi Day


An old TV show on doordarshan was one of the most popular among serious watchers. It was initially broadcasted in 1986. The fourth season was aired in 2006. It has 15 episodes in total. It was filmed in both Hindi as well as English.


7. Tehkikaat


Tehkikat Old Indian Detective TV Show


Tehkikaat is a Hindi language crime drama series starring Vijay Anand as Sam D'Silva and Saurabh Shukla as Gopichand. Two private detectives, embark on different quests to solve various murder mysteries. This hindi crime thriller was so popular among all types of audiences from youngsters to older ones.


8. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani


Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani Indian Old Nostalgic TV Show


Top amongst the 90s popular Doordarshan TV shows. It was a comedy/entertainment TV show featuring a family where three brothers are living a happy life with their father and wives.


9. Shriman Shrimati


Indian Old Comedy TV Show Shriman Shrimati


Sriman Smriti is an Indian Hindi comedy serial. It started airing first on Doordarshan and then on Sab TV. It was first broadcast in the year 1989.


10. Aap Beeti



90s Horror TV shows were real goosebump factories. Even the music was scary enough to sleepless nights. One thing we always argued about in this show was that the ghost was a female one.


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