Who can forget the logo of Doordarshan and its signature tone? A
long list of shows will run through your mind, if you recall the
shows you watched during childhood or during 1990s. The shows that
cannot be replaced or remade.
'Old is Gold' this saying holds true everywhere. The same way,
the age old shows of television that were aired on Doordarshan had
lot more than nowadays' saas-bahu dramas, conspiracies, cheating
spouses, etc. The shows back then had crisp narration and quite
believable plots. The whole family could sit together and watch
Doordarshan enthralled the its viewers with infotainment. It had
Comedy shows-Dekh Bhai Dekh, Shrimaan Shrimati, Flop Show to Indian
cultural magazine show -Surabhi, Cartoons - Ducktales, Talespin and
Jungle Book, Historical Shows - Mahabharat & Ramayan,
Children's show - Vikram and Betal, Raja Aur Rancho, Alif Laila,
Detective Shows: Byomkesh Bakshi, Tehkikaat and Surag, Dramas: Sea
Hawks, Chandrakanta, Shanti and many other
Here are the list of few shows that we are sure you miss even
Dekh Bhai Dekh
One of the best sitcoms that was aired on Doordarshan's metro
channel (DD2) on 6 May, 1993. It had talented actors - Sushma Seth,
Farida Jalal, Shekhar Suman, Bhavna Balsaval, Navin
Nishchol and others.
Chitrahar & Rangoli
Chitrahar was Bollywood songs television program that was aired on
every Friday for half an hour, while Rangoli was aired Sunday
morning at 8:00 am.
Ducktales & Talespin
Who can forget uncle Scrooge and his grandnephews Huey, Dewey, and
Louie's adventures from Ducktale; and Baloo, Molly, Kit, Wildcat,
Rebecca from Talespin?
Mahabharat & Ramayan
The historical shows Mahabharat and Ramayan were most loved epic
dramas. Back then, some people even used to fold their hands, when
they saw Arun Govil and Deepika Chikhalia, who played Ram and Site,
respectively, in Ramayan.