These TV shows have managed to keep the audience hooked

From Akshara to Anupama, here are the shows that have managed to make their way to the audience’s hearts.

Every household has seen the women of the house obsessing over the Hindi TV daily soaps and even their characters. The characters and the plot of the daily soaps from 10 years ago have taken a drastic change and the bahus of the television are no more ‘abla naaris’ now. Well, we won’t deny the fact that there are some TV shows which are senseless and fictional in terms of context, but if you think nobody is watching such shows, my friend you are wrong.

Undoubtedly, women have ruled the TV screen over the years with their characters and acting skills, leaving an impact on the minds of their target audience, especially with the image of the ‘Sanskari and Adarsh bahu’ like Tulsi and Akshara to name a few. But in recent times, the concept of sanskari and Adarsh bahu has changed with the world becoming progressive. The female characters are still ruling the screen, but with better and more powerful characters, who are now the bold and inspiring avatars of tv bahus.

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A still from the very popular TV show, Kasautii Zindagi Kay, with Shweta Tiwari in the lead role.

With the progressive attempt of television to showcase women as powerful and inspirational characters, there are also instances which are still stuck on the fictional and not so sensible plots like Naagin. But the interesting part is that these plots are getting a viewership of sky-high limits. So here we have curated a list of these top Hindi TV serials, and why they have been able to keep the audience hooked with their content.


  • Anupama:
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Anupama is every household’s favourite and for the right reasons. 

Well, for many of you this name is familiar because our mothers are a fan of Anupama and honestly, for the right reasons. This show broke all the records in terms of having the highest TRP in the television industry. The story revolves around the titular character, Anupama, played by Rupali Ganguly has seen an evolution of this character who has seen almost every possible hurdle in life but has never given up. This character is truly an inspirational and progressive character we needed a long time ago, but better late than never.


  • Kundali Bhagya:
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The number of problems Karan and Preeta deal with in their lives is more than the episodes of the show. 

Kundali Bhagya is the spin-off show of the other Zee show Kumkum Bhagya. It might have been a latecomer to top the charts list but has managed to set its place in many of the viewer’s hearts. The audience has been hooked on the plot of Karan and Preeta’s love story. You know how we Indians are obsessed with love stories which are full of drama.


  • Imlee:
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The story of a village girl who is forcibly married to a city guy, who is already married. 

The rural drama has slowly made its place in the hearts of the audience and made its name on the top charts pretty soon. With the titular character coming from a village to a completely new life in a city under harsh circumstances, Imlee has won hearts with her innocent and adorable way of speaking.


  • Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
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A TV show that has aged almost 13 years and still has got a huge fanbase.

First of all, the makers of the show deserve a particular award for keeping the show going for almost 13 years now. Woah! The show that initially featured Hina Khan as one of our favourite Bahus, the show has seen many changes in characters and plot. Currently, the show is starring Harshad Chopda and Pranali Rathod.



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