My Journey Through Indian Tv Series

by GulluGK | created - 20 Nov 2012 | updated - 5 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. Bharat Ek Khoj (1988– )


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

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

Votes: 687

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

2. Sacred Games (2018–2019)

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, Elnaaz Norouzi

Votes: 76,336

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

3. 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: 53,298

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

4. Made in Heaven (2019– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, Romance

It is the story of two wedding planners in Delhi, where tradition jostles with modern aspirations against the backdrop of big fat Indian weddings revealing many secrets and lies.

Stars: Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin

Votes: 8,790

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

5. Satyamev Jayate (2012–2014)

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: 6,998

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

6. Darkness (1988– )

297 min | Drama

This TV miniseries ("Darkness" in English) became famous in India in the mid/late 80s for its realistic depiction of the partition of the Indian subcontinent. In 1947, the sub continent ... See full summary »

Stars: Pankaj Kapur, Deepa Sahi, Amrish Puri, Bhisham Sahni

Votes: 336

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

7. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story (2020)

TV-14 | 54 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Set in 1980's and 90's Bombay, it follows the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who took the stock market to dizzying heights and his catastrophic downfall.

Stars: Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher, Anjali Barot

Votes: 90,095

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

8. Churails (2020– )

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Four women set up an undercover detective agency to expose philandering husbands.

Stars: Sarwat Gilani, Yasra Rizvi, Nimra Bucha, Mehar Bano

Votes: 2,027

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

9. Panchayat (2020– )

TV-14 | 35 min | Comedy, Drama

A comedy-drama, which captures the journey of an engineering graduate Abhishek, who for lack of a better job option joins as secretary of a Panchayat office in a remote village of Uttar Pradesh.

Stars: Jitendra Kumar, Raghuvir Yadav, Chandan Roy, Faisal Malik

Votes: 27,809

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

10. Paatal Lok (2020– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A down and out cop lands the case of a lifetime when four suspects are nabbed in the assassination attempt of a journalist. The pursuit of it leads him to 'Paatal Lok', and to shocking discoveries in the past of the four suspects.

Stars: Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi, Ishwak Singh, Abhishek Banerjee

Votes: 40,868

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

11. Pushpavalli (2017– )

22 min | Short, Comedy, Thriller

Restraint, boundaries and animal rights are all things Pushpavalli failed to learn last season. We saw Pushpavalli's harmless infatuation for the charming Bhindi exporter Nikhil Rao turn ... See full summary »

Stars: Manish Anand, Naveen Richard, Sumukhi Suresh, Preetika Chawla

Votes: 1,354

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

12. Gullak (2019– )

24 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Set in quaint by-lanes in the heart of India, Gullak is a collection of disarming and relatable tales of the Mishra family.

Stars: Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, Harsh Mayar

Votes: 6,981

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

13. Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side (2020– )

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A unique crime thriller that pits two opposing worlds against each other. The less explored, intricate world of forensic science and the deep mysticism of ancient Indian Mythology.

Stars: Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Riddhi Dogra, Anupriya Goenka

Votes: 27,132

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

14. 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: 3,620

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

15. 24: India (2013–2016)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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, Raaghavv Chanana, Anita Raj

Votes: 2,696

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

16. 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: Shahab Khan, Shekhar Kapur, Akhil Mishra, Suzanne Bernert

Votes: 651

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

17. Delhi Crime (2019– )

TV-MA | 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: 13,995

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

18. Little Things (2016– )

TV-MA | 16 min | Comedy, Romance

A cohabiting couple in their 20s navigate the ups and downs of work, modern-day relationships and finding themselves in contemporary Bengaluru.

Stars: Dhruv Sehgal, Mithila Palkar, Abhishek Bhalerao, Rishi Deshpande

Votes: 4,506

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

19. Mahabharat (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A dynastic struggle occurs for the throne of Hastinapur, the kingdom ruled by the Kuru clan, between the Kauravas and Pandavas, collateral branches of the clan, which causes the Kurukshetra War.

Stars: Harish Bhimani, Nitish Bharadwaj, Mukesh Khanna, Gajendra Chauhan

Votes: 13,298

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

20. Ramayan (1987–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

An adaptation of the ancient epic, in which the exiled Prince Rama and his brother Laxman set out to save Rama's wife, Sita, who has been kidnapped by the demon king of Lanka Ravana.

Stars: Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia, Sunil Lahri, Arvind Trivedi

Votes: 14,761

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

21. Breathe (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Thriller

This series just asks one question - how far will you go to protect the one you love. Two desperate and driven men must engage in the ultimate cat and mouse game to save the one they love.

Stars: Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Sapna Pabbi, Shriswara

Votes: 15,868

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

22. 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: Radhika Apte, Manav Kaul, Rohit Pathak, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee

Votes: 12,638

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

23. Permanent Roommates (2014–2016)

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: 21,992

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

24. Office Office (2000– )


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

Stars: Pankaj Kapur, Manoj Pahwa, Deven Bhojani, Sanjay Mishra

Votes: 2,074

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

25. 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: 2,738

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

26. Sarabhai V/S 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: 15,193

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

27. The Family Man (2019– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A working man from the National Investigation Agency tries to protect the nation from terrorism, but he also needs to keep his family safe from his secret job.

Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi

Votes: 31,459

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

28. Mirzapur (2018– )

TV-MA | 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: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma, Shweta Tripathi

Votes: 52,007

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

29. Bandish Bandits (2020– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Drama, Romance

Indian classical singer Radhe and pop star Tamanna. Despite their contrasting personalities, the two "set out together on a journey of self-discovery to see if opposites, though they might attract, can also adapt and go the long haul.

Stars: Ritwik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhary, Naseeruddin Shah, Sheeba Chaddha

Votes: 12,822

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

30. Crime Patrol (II) (2003– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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, Manish Sharma

Votes: 1,210

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

31. 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: 3,924

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

32. 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: 2,027

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

33. Kota Factory (2019)

TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

Dedicated to Shrimati SL Loney ji, Shri Irodov ji and Maanniya HC Verma ji, 'Kota Factory' is TVF's latest original. India's first 'Black and White' show highlights the problems present day IIT-JEE aspirants face in their day-to-day lives.

Stars: Mayur More, Jitendra Kumar, Ranjan Raj, Revathi Pillai

Votes: 29,617

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

34. 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, Sandeep Mehta

Votes: 3,462

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

35. Special OPS (2020– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

The story through the eyes of Himmat Singh is based on the inspiration was taken from Nineteen Years of nationally significant events, several espionage missions were undertaken by India in the last two decades.

Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Gautami Kapoor, Muzamil Ibrahim

Votes: 18,373

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

36. Shaktimaan (1997–2005)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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: 4,146

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

37. Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega (2020– )

29 min | Crime

A group of small-town young men run a lucrative phishing operation, until a corrupt politician wants in on their scheme -- and a cop wants to fight it.

Stars: Amit Sial, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Aksha Pardasany, Sparsh Srivastav

Votes: 4,509

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

38. The Gone Game (2020)

20 min | Crime, Thriller

In the midst of a pandemic, Sahil Gujral goes missing. Thought to be a victim of the coronavirus at first, his death points to a mysterious crime.

Stars: Sanjay Kapoor, Arjun Mathur, Shweta Tripathi, Shriya Pilgaonkar

Votes: 1,958

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

39. Bad Boy Billionaires: India (2020– )

TV-14 | 59 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up - and ultimately brought down - India's most infamous tycoons.

Votes: 2,450

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

40. 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, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Monica Bedi

Votes: 143

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

41. 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: 4,982

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

42. 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: 15,158

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

43. Humorously Yours (2016– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

Stars: Vipul Goyal, Rasika Dugal, Abhishek Banerjee, Sahil Verma

Votes: 6,539

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

44. 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, Farah Khan

Votes: 3,224

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

45. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (1995– )

Musical, Reality-TV

Indian music reality show.

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

Votes: 118

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

46. C.I.D. (1998–2018)

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