Indian television series for decades now have managed to grab the attention of the audiences for various reasons. Be it the never-ending family drama or supernatural fantasies, these shows have risen to the top, almost at par with the movies that are released on the big screen. In terms of the content, television series over the years have proved that small screen could also serve as a platform to display immense creativity. While some shows leave a mark behind despite being on air for a short while, the rest have continued to do well for a long time. Here's the list of the best Indian television series of 2018 that are the most watched.
Naagin 3 is an Indian supernatural television show produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor. The show is known for its graphical representation of myths in a dramatic manner. Revolving around vengeance of shape shifting serpents and a love saga, the makers of the show have managed to create an interesting storyline that has attracted viewers for years. The series has actors such as Mouni Roy, Adaa Khan, Arjun Bijlani, Surbhi Jyoti and more.
Kundali Bhagya is one of the most recent Indian romantic drama series that's broadcast on Zee TV. This show is also created by the television magnum Ekta Kapoor. It was premiered in July 2017 and stars Shraddhya Arya, Dheerja Dhoopar and Manit Joura in the lead. The story revolves around two sisters going on a look out for their mother and eventually ending up knowing the wealthy Ruthra family. The brothers who belong from the Luthra family fall in love with one of the sisters and thus the story continues.
One might ask how could shows with similar storyline be liked equally and receive equal amount of viewership. Such is the case with these two Indian television shows, Kundali and Kumkum Bhagya. Kumkum Bhagya is a soap opera loosely based on the life of Ekta Kapoor, who is also its creator. It is also similar to the story Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. After Kumkum Bhagya's success and popularity, Kundali Bhagya, a spin off of the former show was created to meet the demands of the audience.
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is one of the longest running television shows in India. The show was first premiered in 2009 on StarPlus and till date, it has managed to be among the top shows on the TRP chart. Starring Shivangi Joshi and Mohin Khan in the lead, the show focuses on the life of a Rajasthani family.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma is India's longest running sitcom serial that was first premiered in the year 2008. the show recently celebrated its 10th year anniversary. Known for the versatility of the characters and comical representation of family drama, Taarak Mehta has managed to always remain on the top of the most watched shows of India. The sitcom revolves around the lives of eight families living in a residential society in Mumbai.