My Journey Through Indian Tv Series

by GulluGK | created - 20 Nov 2012 | updated - 4 days ago | Public

This is the list of all the Indian TV Series I've seen.

TV Series are in the order of Best to Worst as per me.

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1. Sacred Games (2018– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A link in their pasts leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.

Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Neeraj Kabi

Votes: 46,542

My Rating:-9/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

2. TVF Pitchers (2015)

TV-MA | 40 min | Comedy, Drama

A story of trials and tribulations of four young entrepreneurs who quit their day jobs in order to pursue their start up venture.

Stars: Arunabh Kumar, Naveen Kasturia, Jitendra Kumar, Abhay Mahajan

Votes: 42,438

My Rating:-9/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

3. Kaun Banega Crorepati? (2000– )

60 min | Game-Show

An Indian version of the popular quiz show, "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Contestants start off with easy questions, but as they move forward the questions get more and more challenging.... See full summary »

Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Kapil Sharma

Votes: 2,973

My Rating:-9/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

4. Satyamev Jayate (2012– )

TV-14 | 65 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

Aamir Khan hosts and produces this documentary/talk-show that explores the social issues effecting modern India.

Stars: Aamir Khan, Sridevi, Amitabh Bachchan, Parineeti Chopra

Votes: 4,836

My Rating:-9/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

5. 24: India (2013– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

This thriller series focuses on an anti-terrorist unit agent named Jai Singh Rathod who has twenty-four hours to save the country from a major terrorist attack.

Stars: Anil Kapoor, Neil Bhoopalam, Raaghav Chanana, Anita Raj

Votes: 2,347

My Rating:-9/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

6. Pradhanmantri (2013– )

60 min | History, News

Pradhanmantri is an Indian television politics-based reality series/documentary series, hosted by actor-director Shekhar Kapur on Hindi news channel ABP News, which premiered on July 13, ... See full summary »

Stars: Shekhar Kapur, Akhil Mishra, Suzanne Bernert, Mohit Chauhan

Votes: 520

My Rating:-9/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

7. Mahabharat (1988–1990)

45 min | Drama, History, War

The epic story of the family feud between the noble Pandava princes and their scheming cousins, the Kaurava kings.

Stars: Harish Bhimani, Mukesh Khanna, Nitish Bharadwaj, Arjun

Votes: 4,881

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

8. Ramayan (1987–1988)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Lord incarnated upon the earth nine times. The seventh was known as "Ram Avatar." Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is the story of the incarnation. It covers the entire story in detail up to Ram's coronation.

Stars: Arun Govil, Sunil Lahri, Deepika Chikhalia, Dara Singh

Votes: 2,274

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

9. Ghoul (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

In a totalitarian near-future India, a mysterious prisoner is sent to a remote military interrogation center where he turns the tables on his captors by exposing their most shameful secrets and unleashing a demon from Arabic folklore.

Stars: Manav Kaul, Radhika Apte, Rohit Pathak, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee

Votes: 8,866

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

10. Permanent Roommates (2014– )

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

A couple, who were in a long distance relationship for 3 years, face the prospect of getting married.

Stars: Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh, Deepak Kumar Mishra, Shishir Sharma

Votes: 18,067

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

11. Office Office (2000– )


The Show Follows the comedy of a man struggling to get his work done in corrupt offices.

Stars: Pankaj Kapur, Asawari Joshi, Sanjay Mishra, Deven Bhojani

Votes: 1,567

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

12. Khichdi (2002– )

20 min | Comedy

A family comedy surrounding an old man, his good for nothing son, Praful and wife Hansa, widow daughter in law Jayshree and their children, Jackie and Chakki, who are the smartest of them all.

Stars: Anang Desai, J.D. Majethia, Rajeev Mehta, Supriya Pathak

Votes: 2,059

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Recommended

13. Sarabhai vs Sarabhai (2004–2017)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

The show revolves around the lives of the members of an Uber Wealthy - High Society Gujarati family of Cuffe Parade - South Bombay, whose daughter-in-law is from a middle class Delhi background.

Stars: Satish Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Sumeet Raghvan, Rupali Ganguly

Votes: 12,675

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

14. Crime Patrol (2003– )

TV-MA | Crime

Crime Patrol attempts to bring stories of crime happening all around the country. However the case presentation would be a story telling form that would have the interest of a fiction drama... See full summary »

Stars: Anup Soni, Saptrishi Ghosh, Moin Khan, Nissar Khan

Votes: 881

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

15. The Kapil Sharma Show (2016– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

The Kapil Sharma Show is an Indian Hindi stand-up comedy and talk show. Besides Kapil, the show stars Ali Asgar, Sunil Grover, Kiku Sharda, Sumona Chakravarti, Chandan Prabhakar, while Navjot Singh Sidhu serves as the permanent guest.

Stars: Kapil Sharma, Sumona Chakravarti, Kiku Sharda, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Votes: 2,389

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

16. Indian Premier League (2008– )


The best cricket players on the planet converge for the epic battle that will transcend all barriers. For die hard cricket fans!

Stars: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina

Votes: 1,693

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

17. Shaktimaan (1997–2005)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When darkness get strengthened to destroy the world, Suryanshis chose Shaktimaan in order to fight against the forces of evil.

Stars: Mukesh Khanna, Vaishnavi, Surendra Pal, Kitu Gidwani

Votes: 2,755

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

18. Oye! It's Friday! (2008– )

Oye! It's Friday! is an Indian variety talk show on NDTV Imagine hosted by Farhan Akhtar. It featured a new celebrity every week. The show was made up of special performances by dancers and singers, jokes and light-hearted comedy.

Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Monica Bedi, Benny Dayal

Votes: 126

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

19. Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013–2016)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

Every episode starts with stage act of Kapil Sharma and various characters and then Kapil take one or more celebrity interview with co-actors.

Stars: Kapil Sharma, Kiku Sharda, Ali Asgar, Sumona Chakravarti

Votes: 4,376

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

20. TVF Tripling (2016– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama

Divorced, jobless, hopeless. Three siblings plan a road trip together. Chandan, Chanchal & Chitvan. Together they start a hilarious journey, to find themselves and their relations..

Stars: Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo, Amol Parashar, Kunaal Roy Kapur

Votes: 9,594

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

21. Humorously Yours (2016– )


Follows the life of Vipul Goyal , a Stand Up comedian. As the tagline says "The drama behind the comedy"

Stars: Vipul Goyal, Abhishek Banerjee, Rasika Dugal, Badri Chavan

Votes: 5,135

My Rating:-8/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

22. Koffee with Karan (2004– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

Celebrity host Karan Johar gets up close and personal with various Bollywood personalities and discusses their major career milestones.

Stars: Karan Johar, Shahid Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan

Votes: 2,443

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

23. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (1995– )

Musical, Reality-TV

Indian music reality show.

Stars: Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Aditya Narayan, Sonu Nigam

Votes: 86

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

24. Mirzapur (2018– )

Unrated | 60 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

The iron-fisted Akhandanand Tripathi is a millionaire carpet exporter and the mafia don of Mirzapur. His son, Munna, is an unworthy, power-hungry heir who will stop at nothing to inherit ... See full summary »

Stars: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma

Votes: 8,821

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

25. C.I.D. (1998– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

The C.I.D investigate and catch killers.

Stars: Aditya Srivastava, Dayanand Shetty, Shivaji Satam, Dinesh Phadnis

Votes: 1,926

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

26. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (2008– )

Not Rated | 22 min | Comedy, Family

The day-to-day happenings of Gokuldham Society and its members, who live, celebrate and often face problems together.

Stars: Dilip Joshi, Disha Vakani, Amit Bhatt, Sailesh Lodha

Votes: 4,108

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

27. Yeh Meri Family (2018– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Set in the summer of 1998 it is a story about conflicting emotions towards family members from the eyes of a twelve year old.

Stars: Vishesh Bansal, Mona Singh, Akarsh Khurana, Ahan Nirban

Votes: 14,005

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

28. Hum Paanch (1995–2006)

20 min | Comedy

Anand Mathur, a middle-class businessman living in Bombay, gets no end of trouble from his five wild and troublesome daughters.

Stars: Anirudh Agarwal, Shoma Anand, Ali Asgar, Vidya Balan

Votes: 1,145

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

29. Shrimaan Shrimati (1994– )

22 min | Comedy

The series is based on the premise of "love thy neighbour's wife". The main characters are Keshav Kulkarni and his wife Kokila, and their neighbours Prema Shalini and her husband Dilruba. ... See full summary »

Stars: Jatin Kanakia, Reema Lagoo, Archana Puran Singh, Shail Chaturvedi

Votes: 1,175

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

30. Tu Tu Main Main (2000– )


A hilarious comedy featuring a dominant mother-in-law and her equally boisterous daughter-in-law.

Stars: Pushkar Jog, Bhavana Balsawar, Jayati Bhatia, Reema Lagoo

Votes: 957

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

31. Shararat (2003–2005)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

The story revolves around how different people in the family adjust to the magical powers of naani and her daughters, who use their magical powers for their needs.

Stars: Farida Jalal, Shruti Seth, Mahesh Thakur, Karanvir Bohra

Votes: 866

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

32. Mahabharat (2013–2014)

20 min | Drama, History, War

The mother of all wars, the mother of all rivalries, the cauldron of emotions, insecurities, jealousies and power play - Mahabharat. Rivetting and a master lesson for the entire mankind.

Stars: Saurabh Raj Jain, Shaheer Sheikh, Arav Chowdharry, Pooja Sharma

Votes: 2,836

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

33. The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli (1989–1990)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

The adventures of Mowgli, an orphan boy raised by wolves, and his friends in the jungles of India.

Stars: Urara Takano, Banjô Ginga, Julian Bailey, A.J. Henderson

Votes: 775

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

34. Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai (2017– )

20 min | Drama, Romance

The story chronicles the adolescent romance between Naina and Sameer and explores the magic of 'first love' set in the city of Ahmedabad in the year 1990.

Stars: Ashi Singh, Randeep Rai, Ayesha Kaduskar, Abha Parmar

Votes: 1,081

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

35. Adaalat (2010– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Lawyer K.D. Pathak takes up the challenge of defending the accused by personally investigating the crime.

Stars: Ronit Roy, Romit Raaj, Ajay Kumar Nain, Nilofar

Votes: 738

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

36. Hatim (2003–2004)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Hatim is on an adventurous journey with his friend Hobo, to find answers of the 7 question so that a boy become normal who was turned down into stone by Dajjal (a servant of Satan )

Stars: Rahil Azam, Pooja Rawal, Nirmal Pandey, Kiku Sharda

Votes: 478

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

37. Sonpari (2001)

Drama, Family, Fantasy

A motherless child finds hope and care in a fairy.

Stars: Mrinal Kulkarni, Tanvi Hegde, Ashok Lokhande, Kaivalya Chheda

Votes: 296

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

38. F.I.R. (2006– )


Centered around a Haryanvi female police officer named Chandramukhi Chautala and her funny subordinates. The show depicts their lives as they try to solve every case which comes to Imaan Chowki in a comical and unusual way.

Stars: Kavita Kaushik, Kiku Sharda, Gopi Bhalla, Shiv Pandit

Votes: 793

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

39. Antakshari (1993– )


Musical reality game show.

Stars: Pallavi Joshi, Annu Kapoor, Renuka Shahane

Votes: 45

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

40. India's Got Talent (2009– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Reality-TV

An Indian reality television series on Colors television network, and part of the global Got Talent variety acts reality series.

Stars: Kiron Kher, Sonali Bendre, Nikhil Chinappa, Shekhar Kapur

Votes: 73

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

41. Lapataganj (2009–2013)


Story revolves around people lived in village called ' Lapataganj' and main character is head postmaster Mukundilal gupta.

Stars: Meghana Nikade, Abhay Pratap Singh, Krishna Bhatt, Sanjay Chaudhury

Votes: 69

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

42. Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993– )


The story revolves around three generations of the Diwan family, who live as an extended family in an ancestral bungalow in the suburbs of Mumbai. The serial takes the viewer through their ... See full summary »

Stars: Sunny Singh, Navin Nischol, Farida Jalal, Bhavana Balsawar

Votes: 905

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

43. Ramayan (2008–2009)

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Mythological drama series depicting the epic tale of Ram, Lakshman and Sita.

Stars: Gurmeet Choudhary, Debina Bonnerjee, Ankit Arora, Vikram Sharma

Votes: 31

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

44. The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (2005–2009)


A competitive show in which various Stand-Up Comedians get judged on their professional skills to make people laugh, to ultimately figure out the champion.

Stars: Aamil Keeyan Khan, Parizad C. Kolah, Sudesh Lehri, Sunil Pal

Votes: 71

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

45. Shaka Laka Boom Boom (2000–2004)

20 min | Family, Fantasy

A guy gets a magic pencil, which makes pictures real

Stars: Kaivalya Chheda, Sainee Raj, Kinshuk Vaidya, Hansika Motwani

Votes: 534

My Rating:-7/10 My Verdict:-Worth a Look

46. Smoke (2018–2019)

40 min | Thriller

Set in Goa, Smoke explores the dark web of drugs, mafia, and power. With the cartels at war, who will survive?

Stars: Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin, Mandira Bedi, Gulshan Devaiah

Votes: 8,013

My Rating:-6/10 My Verdict:-Average

47. Diya Aur Baati Hum (2011–2016)

Drama, Romance

About a woman and her family with intense Indian family drama.

Stars: Deepika Singh, Anas Rashid, Neelu Vaghela, Kanika Maheshwari

Votes: 1,303

My Rating:-6/10 My Verdict:-Average

49. Uttaran (2008–2015)

20 min | Drama

The story of two friends with opposite backgrounds.

Stars: Nandish Sandhu, Tina Dutta, Rashami Desai, Sreejita De

Votes: 88