Doordarshan Serials From The Past


Right now we have many TV channels and many shows but lack the time to watch them and I don’t think any of the current shows would leave us a memory that would last forever. Back then it was just a single channel, few shows, a lot of time, and lots of memories. Here is a list of our favorite shows… See how many you can remember.

1. Chitrahaar


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The show which kept us updated on the latest Bollywood songs.

2. Alif Laila

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Remember the Green Genie?

3. Chandrakantha

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“Yakuuu” ! Kroor Singh with his crazy huge eyebrows ūüėČ

4. Byomkesh Bakshi

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India’s very own Sherlock Holmes.

5. Dekh bhai Dekh

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The comedy show that made my day.


6. Captain Vyom

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India’s very own Sci-fi with the concept of time machine.


7. Jungle Book

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Mowgli, Sher Khan, Bagheera, Baloo & yeah ofcourse the theme song that will last in our memories forever!!


8. Mahabharat

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The show  that got the entire family together to watch it.


9. Fauji

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Fauji showed us the life of men in Indian Army and the show that made Shah Rukh Khan famous!!


10. Potli Baba Ki

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The title song ‘Aaya Re Baba’ is never to be forgotten and the show taught us good moral lessons.


11. Samandar

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A show dedicated to the Indian Navy.


12. The Sword Of Tipu Sultan

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The life of the greatest Ruler of Mysore – Tipu Sultan!!!


13. Tenali Raman

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Tenali Raman – A telugu poet known for his wit and sense of humor.


14. Tehkikaat

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Sam D’Silva &¬†Gopichand solving crime¬†murders.


15. Shriman Shrimati

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The main characters РDilruba, Prema , Keshu, Koki & Mr. Sharm. Uff! can never forget them.


16. Surabhi

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This show Hosted by Renuka Shahane and Siddharth Kak took us to places we had never been too!!


17. Malgudi Days

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Based on the book by R.K Narayan . This show was about the boy named Swami in the town of Malgudi.


18. Shaktimaan

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Our very own superhero and the favourite among the kids – SHAKTIMAAN!!!!


19.  Vikram Aur Betaal

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Betaal told stories to king Vikramaditya which the king had to answer. The moral questions related to the story helped us kids understand the morals of life.


20. Zabaan Sambhal Ke

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Mohan Bharti inspite of being an engineer was forced to teach Hindi in a school . His students being from different parts of the world were taught Hindi in a funny way.


21. Rangoli

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The show hosted by Hema Malini, played the latest and the old bollywood music videos.


22. Chanakya

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This show was about the life of Chanakya.


23. Nukkad

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This show was about the struggles of a lower-middle class family.


24. Ramayan

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The show name says it all. It was about the Ramayan.


25. Shanti

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The show was about Shanti and her struggle.


26. Duck Tales


Uncle Scrooge and his three naughty grandnephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie!!


27. Circus

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The life in a cirus and another show of Shah Rukh Khan!!!


28. Guinness Book of World Records

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The crazy world records that kept us glued to the TV sets!

29. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

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He-Man saving the secrets of Grayskull from the evil forces of Skeletor.


30. Talespin

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Baloo – The amazing Pilot, Kit – The Navigator, Rebecca , Wildcat and the Air Pirates!!!

31 . Super Human Samurai Cyber Squad

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Sam or Servo goes into the digital world to fight against Malcolm.
32. Shri Krishna

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The Life of Shri Krishna!!

33. Sea Hawks

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Sea Hawks had stars like Om Puri , R Madhavan, Om Puri, Milind Soman & Nikki Aneja.


34. Oshin

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The story about the life of Shin Tanokura.

35. Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne

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Comedy serial based on the life of Mungerlal!

36. Knight Rider

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The talking car with the latest weaponry that I always wanted.

37. Street Hawk

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The famous tagline back then “The man…the machine…Street Hawk

38. Jai Hanumaanhanuman Image : popscreen

The show based on the life of Hanuman!!!

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