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Top 10 TV Series Doordarshan 80s and 90s

Top 10 Most Popular TV Series Doordarshan

Some of the TV Series that aired in the 80s and 90s are still fresh in our minds. While we were forgetting the television serials of Doordarshan due to DTH, the government has revived our childhood memories during the Corona Lockdown. In fact, the government has started re-airing several popular shows of 80s and 90s like Doordarshan TV Series such as Ramayana, Circus, Mahabharata, Byomkesh Bakshi.


‘Hum Log’ TV Series aired on Doordarshan in 1984, is the first and oldest television serial of Indian television. 156 episodes of ‘Hum Log’ serial were arrive. In which a family’s struggle for everyday things was shown. The show was directed by P. Kumar Vasudev and writing was by Manohar Shyam Joshi. The lead actor in the show was Ashok Kumar.

9. Buniyaad

The Buniyaad TV Series on Doordarshan in the year 1986. The story of the show was based on the partition of India and Pakistan. During that time, the pain of the people in the show was well present by Direct. Actually, India-Pakistan was partition shortly before the foundation’s broadcast. In such a situation, this show was quite popular among the audience.

8. Nukkad

A total of 40 episodes of the Nukkad TV Series were arrive. The story of the show was based on the problems of low income people. Due to the tremendous popularity, the show was launch in the year 1993 after 7 years with the new name Naya Nook.

7. Fauji

The story of Shahrukh Khan’s military show was based on the life and training of army officers. Shah Rukh Khan played the role of Abhimanyu Rai in this show.

6. Flop show

The flop show was a comedy serial TV Series. Which was directed by popular comedian Jaspal Bhatti. He played the lead role with his wife Savita Bhatti in the show.

5. Shaktiman

The popular TV Series of the 90s has also been Shaktimaan. The show was a hit from children to elders.

4. Malgudi Days

Malgudi Days, based on the work of RK Narayan, was popular among children and elders at that time. A total of 39 episodes of the show aired in the 80s.

3. Byomkesh Bakshi

Byomkesh Bakshi is one of the famous detective TV Series on Doordarshan. The show was directed by Basu Chatterjee. While the show had lead actors Rajeet Kapoor and KK Raina.

2. Ramayan

The ‘Ramayana’ TV Series was based on the life of Lord Rama. Through this serial of Ramanand Sagar, people used to tell children about Lord Ram. The show was a huge hit among the people.

1. Mahabharat

TV Series mahabharat

Doordarshan’s show Mahabharata also a tremendous hit in the 90s. The Mahabharata featured a war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas. The Mahabharata serial was popular among children and all age people.

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