100 Best Hindi (Indian) TV Series of all time

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1. Mahabharat (1988–1990)

45 min | Drama, History, War

The epic story of the feud between the Pandava princes and their cousins, the Kaurava princes.

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

Votes: 7,283

2. 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, Neeraj Kabi, Aamir Bashir

Votes: 63,635

3. Malgudi Days (1987–2006)

Drama

Short stories of a south indian village by R.K. Narayanan .

Stars: Master Manjunath, Girish Karnad, Vaishali Kasaravalli, Suhashini Adarkar

Votes: 2,832

4. 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: 13,395

5. 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: 3,256

6. Byomkesh Bakshi (1993–1997)

Adventure, Crime, Mystery

An intelligent detective from Kolkata solves, without any weapons, many mysteries that remain unsolved by police.

Stars: Rajit Kapoor, K.K. Raina, Kartik Dutta, Sukanya Kulkarni

Votes: 2,166

7. Ramayan (1987–1988)

30 min | Family, Fantasy, War

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, Deepika Chikhalia, Sunil Lahri, Arvind Trivedi

Votes: 2,776

8. Office Office (2000– )

Comedy

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: 1,763

9. Chanakya (1990– )

45 min | Drama, History

This is a historical saga of establishing the Mauryan Empire in India

Stars: Chandra Prakash Dwivedi, Kurush Deboo, Hemant M. Pandya, Ashok Banthia

Votes: 891

10. Satyamev Jayate (2012– )

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

Aamir Khan hosts and produces this documentary/talkshow that explores the social issues affecting modern India.

Stars: Aamir Khan, Devendra Singh Gaur, Sridevi, Laxmi Agarwal

Votes: 5,956

11. Bose: Dead/Alive (2017)

20 min | Biography, History, Mystery

The man. The legend. The mystery. He fascinated us in life, and long after his "death". This is the story of India's biggest cover-up: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and the mystery of his alleged death.

Stars: Rajkummar Rao, Naveen Kasturia, Edward Sonnenblick, Anna Ador

Votes: 4,631

12. 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: Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Jitendra Kumar, Abhay Mahajan

Votes: 46,613

13. Fauji (1988)

Action, Drama

A Highly popular TV Series about a batch of trainees into a commando school, their training and eventual induction as soldiers.

Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rakesh Sharma, Vikram Chopra, Vishwajeet Pradhan

Votes: 2,682

14. Flames (2018– )

20 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A teenage romance from The Timeliners that aims straight from the heart. This web-series is the story of a young romance unfolding as a chemical reaction.

Stars: Ritvik Sahore, Tanya Maniktala, Sunakshi Grover, Shivam Kakar

Votes: 16,336

15. 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, Rajeev Mehta, Supriya Pathak, Vandana Pathak

Votes: 2,330

16. Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993– )

Comedy

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: Navin Nischol, Farida Jalal, Shekhar Suman, Bhavana Balsawar

Votes: 1,047

17. 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: Shoma Anand, Ashok Saraf, Priya Tendulkar, Aruna Sangal

Votes: 1,292

18. 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: 2,480

19. 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, Rakesh Bedi

Votes: 1,338

20. Bharat Ek Khoj (1988– )

History

The 5000-year history of India from its beginnings to independence in 1947.

Stars: Roshan Seth, K.K. Raina, Ravi Jhankal, Om Puri

Votes: 566

21. Powder (2010– )

Crime, Thriller

Based on the fight against drug abuse in India. Usmaan Ali Malik heads a team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officers to take head on the drug peddlers led by drug baron Naved Ahmed Ansari.

Stars: Pankaj Tripathi, Geetika Tyagi, Rahul Bagga, Subrat Dutta

Votes: 602

22. Shaktimaan (1997–2005)

Not Rated | 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 Mahant, Surendra Pal, Rajendra Gupta

Votes: 3,150

23. Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev (2011–2014)

22 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

This is the story of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. It is an elaborated narration of Shiv and Shakti's separation and union, their journeys together, and how that affected and shaped the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mohit Raina, Saurabh Raj Jain, Sonarika Bhadoria, Mouni Roy

Votes: 1,853

24. Stories by Rabindranath Tagore (2015)

45 min | Drama

Adaptation of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's stories by acclaimed Indian director Anurag Basu.

Stars: Radhika Apte, Zachary Coffin, Kranti Prakash Jha, Amrita Puri

Votes: 835

25. C.I.D. (1998– )

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

ACP Pradyuman, Daya and Abhijeet are an elite trio of officers who work for the CID. They seek the help of professional forensic expert Dr Salunkhe and solve various criminal cases.

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

Votes: 2,233

26. P.O.W. Bandi Yuddh Ke (2016–2017)

24 min | Drama, Thriller

After spending 17 years in captivity, two soldiers, who share a dark secret, return to their families. The two families try to pick up from where they left off, while a government agent tries to expose their secret.

Stars: Satyadeep Misra, Purab Kohli, Manish Chaudhary, Sandhya Mridul

Votes: 642

27. Buniyaad (1987–1988)

Drama

The series dealt with the struggle of a family during the partition of India in 1947 and its aftermath.

Stars: Leela Mishra, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Kruttika Desai, Mangal Dhillon

Votes: 154

28. Hum Log (1984–1985)

50 min | Family

The story of a lower middle class family and the struggles they face in their day to day lives.

Stars: Jayshree Arora, Seema Bhargava, Abhinav Chaturvedi, Vinod Nagpal

Votes: 105

29. Flop Show (1989– )

Comedy

Jaspal bhatti's satirical take on the common societal problems in India.

Stars: Arjuna Bhalla, Jaspal Bhatti, Savita Bhatti, Payal Chaudhary

Votes: 1,319

30. Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2016–2017)

22 min | Drama, Romance

Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi is a mature love story of Devrath Dixit, a successful business tycoon and Dr. Sonakshi Bose, a nutritionist.

Stars: Shaheer Sheikh, Erica Fernandes, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Jagat Rawat

Votes: 3,505

31. Shri Krishna (1993– )

55 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

"Shri Krishna" was an Indian television series, inspired from various Hindu scriptures, including Bhagavad Puran, Garga Samhita, Bhagavad Gita, Padma Puran, Mahabharata etc. It depicts the life story of Hindu Lord Shree Krishna.

Stars: Sarvadaman D. Banerjee, Swwapnil Joshi, Pinky Parikh, Shweta Rastogi

Votes: 639

32. 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: 12,404

33. 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: 16,527

34. Delhi Crime (2019– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

Based on the Nirbhaya case, Delhi Crime follows the Delhi Police investigation into the finding of the men who perpetrated this crime.

Stars: Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal, Anurag Arora

Votes: 7,473

35. Crime Patrol (1996– )

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, Sanjeev Tyagi, Nissar Khan

Votes: 1,003

36. Tu Tu Main Main (1994– )

Comedy

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

Stars: Reema Lagoo, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Kuldeep Pawar, Mahesh Thakur

Votes: 1,155

37. Mirzapur (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A shocking incident at a wedding procession ignites a series of events entangling the lives of two families in the lawless city of Mirzapur.

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

Votes: 21,561

39. The Kapil Sharma Show (2016– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

Comedian Kapil Sharma interacts with celebrity guests about their latest films while keeping the audience laughing with his wit, humour and assorted skits.

Stars: Kapil Sharma, Kiku Sharda, Sumona Chakravarti, Chandan Prabhakar

Votes: 3,103

40. 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, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Ali Asgar

Votes: 4,666

41. Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon (2011–2013)

22 min | Drama, Romance

Arnav, a wealthy business tycoon, decides to ruin Khushi's reputation after he thinks she sabotaged one of his events. Meanwhile, Khushi quietly suffers for the crimes she didn't commit.

Stars: Barun Sobti, Sanaya Irani, Daljeet Kaur, Akshay Dogra

Votes: 2,305

42. 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: 3,275

43. 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, Amit Bhatt, Sailesh Lodha, Neha Mehta

Votes: 4,852

44. Hatim (2003–2004)

45 min | 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: 736

45. Laakhon Mein Ek (2017– )

30 min | Drama

Dr. Shreya is posted in Sitlapur village to conduct a cataract camp but challenges begin unfolding one after the other. She keeps fighting the system but the question remains whether she will change the system or the system will change her?

Stars: Biswa Kalyan Rath, Akshaya Bhingare, Abhay Kulkarni, Rupesh Tillu

Votes: 2,766