Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss

Updated: Jan 14, 2016, 12:09 IST
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Ramayan: This show was one reason why kids woke up early even on a Sunday. Ramayan not only entertained but also enriched our lives
    1/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Mahabharat: Like Ramayan, Mahabharat also brought epic joy to viewers. The bow and arrow fight sequences remain legendary even today
    2/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Zabaan Sambhalke: The Hindi remake of ‘Mind Your Language’, the comedy, which had a Hindi teacher trying unsuccessfully to teach the languages to students (grown ups from different parts of the country and abroad), was uproarious to say the least
    3/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Wagle Ki Duniya: Anjan Srivastav brought issues of the common man into focus through this series, adapted from the cartoons of R.K. Laxman
    4/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Nukkad: This Saeed Mirza and Kundan Shah-directed series depicted the woes of urban youngsters, who find it hard to make a living owing to volatile social and economic conditions. The nukkad (or the street corner) served as the place where all these people met and poured their hearts out to each other
    5/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Byomkesh Bakshi: Undoubtedly the best detective show to have been aired on Indian television, this adoption of a novel had Rajit Kapur at his very best in the lead role
    6/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Hum Log: India’s first soap opera, every character of the serial, which dealt with the trials and tribulations of a middle-class family, became a household name. Ashok Kumar’s interactive narration at the end of every show added further charm to ‘Hum Log’
    7/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi: A clean comedy, the show centred on the funny situations in the lives of Shafi Inamdar and Swaroop Sampat, who played husband and wife, and the latter’s unemployed brother, portrayed by Rakesh Bedi
    8/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Dekh Bhai Dekh: The most popular sitcom of its time, this Jaya Bachchan-produced show revolved around a madcap joint family, which laughed its way through happiness and sorrow
    9/10
  • Flashback! 10 TV shows we dearly miss
    Mr. Yogi: A tale of a US-settled Indian looking for a bride in India had Mohan Gokhale in top form. The show was so successful the name of the serial actually became synonymous with the actor
    10/10
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About The Gallery

Arun Govil, best known for playing Lord Ram in the hit TV series 'Ramayan' turns a year older today. Miss watching the iconic show on television with your family? We list 10 shows from the golden era of Indian television that will take you on a nostalgic trip!

 

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