There are millions of viewers watching TV serials in India today. Every evening we all have a TV serial running in our homes. But do you know? When did these TV serials
start in India? In fact, Doordarshan was established in India in 1959. But the TV serial started in the 80-90s. At that time TV serials were based on books and religious texts And there was a special time for their broadcast on Doordarshan. In the 80-90s, there were many serials that made a lot of headlines and which are still remember today. We introduce you to the same serial.
It is believed that ‘Hum Log’ was the first serial of Doordarshan. Which was directed by P. Kumar Vasudev. Its story was based on a middle-class family and its struggles. ‘Hum Log’ used to come in the year 1984-85.
Based on the stories of R.K. Narayan, ‘Malgudi Days’ was directed by Shankar Nag. This serial came in the year 1986. ‘Malgudi Days’ is also one of the golden era serials of Doordarshan. This story is from a fictional town name Malgudi.
This serial came in the year 1987-88. Ramayana was directe by Ramanand Sagar. In this, Arun Govil Ram, Deepika Chikhalia Sita, Sunil Lahiri Laxman and Arvind Trivedi played the role of Ravana. The magic of this serial was so much that when it started, some people started worshiping in front of the TV.
The Mahabharata was directed by B.R. Rahman. Chopra did it. This story of Pandavas and Kauravas received a lot of love from the audience and was also see a lot in the house. This serial came in the year 1988-89.
This serial came in the year 1993-97. Basu Chatterjee directed this detective series. This serial is based on the stories of Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. In this, Rajat Kapoor played the character of Byomkesh Bakshi and it also received a lot of love.
Directed by Ravi Rai, the play featured Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. In this novel, the story of the life of cadets in the Indian Army Training Academy has been introduce. This serial of Shahrukh Khan came in 1988.