The year 2011 comes to an end but the year 2011 gives us a wide range of TV serials/ Games Shows/ Reality Shows. With a mutltitude of characters who played a role on the small screen, some stories really touches our heart & make us realize that it is our own story. Here is a list of Top 10 Indian Television Shows of The Year 2011
Saath Nibhaana Saathiya – STAR PLUS
Saath Nibhaana Saathiya is an Indian television drama series that airs on STAR Plus channel. The series premiered on May 3, 2010 and is based on the lives of two girl cousins and their life in their in-laws’ home. The story of an orphan Gopi, her search for love, her journey into marriage and her courage in the face of adversity has touched the hearts of many fans in India and around the world. It has become very popular.
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai – STAR PLUS
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is a drama series that’s currently on-air on Star Plus. The series premiered on January 12, 2009. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai aims to establish the concept of love within the conventional setting of an arranged marriage. This is a story of a girl called Akshara who, not unlike millions of other girls in India, knows that her marriage will happen with the consent of her parents and family. Like other young girls, she also has grown up fancying film stars and cricket stars, but to fall in love before marriage remains a distant dream for her.
Pavitra Rishta – ZEE TV
Pavitra Rishta is a popular Indian daily soap opera that airs on Zee TV. The series premiered on June 1, 2009 and is produced by Indian television’s soap queen Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms. Pavitra Rishta talks about the strong emotional bond that every daughter shares with her mother. The story is based on the life of a middle-class Maharashtrian young woman Archana (eldest of three sisters), whose mother wants her daughter’s life to settle fast.
Balika Vadhu – COLORS
Balika Vadhu—Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte is a highly popular Indian television series that airs every Monday to Friday at 8pm on Colors TV. The story deals with child marriage, a social custom still prevalent in parts of India. The serial shows the journey of child bride Anandi from the brink of childhood to womanhood. Married at the tender age of eight, Anandi had to accept and accustom herself to a new family of strangers and accept her roles as a friend, lover, wife and a daughter in law during childhood itself. Now, as a young adult, she faces new challenges as she tries to carve out her own identity in the world.
Uttaran – COLORS
Uttaran is a daily soap broadcasting on the Indian Channel Colors. Uttaran is a story of two friends Ichcha and Tapasya with diametrically opposite backgrounds. Ichcha is the daughter of the maid servant, Damini, while Tapasya is the daughter of the landlord (Thakur) of the same house. In spite of their economic differences they become the best of friends. However, jealousy creeps in as Ichcha wins over Tapasya’s family with her simple nature and good character. Things worsen when Veer, suitor of Tapasya, falls in love with the good natured Ichcha.
Pratigya – STAR PLUS
Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya is a daily soap that is aired on STAR Plus at 10:30 PM, Mon-Fri. The show premiered on December 7, 2009. It is the narrative of Pratigya, a middle-class girl who fights against the stigma and prejudice against women, prevailing in the Indian society. Show is a story of two people – Pratigya and Krishna – who come together for all the wrong reasons fall in love. A boy who does not understand the meaning of love, but wants to acquire what he desires and a girl who is helpless and can save herself and her family only by giving into his demands. This popular show has been dubbed into Telugu recently as “Pavithra” and is being broadcasted on Maa TV.
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain - SONY ENTERTAINMENT TV
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain is a popular and awarded Indian Television drama series that premiered on May 30, 2011 on Sony TV. It is based on the story of two unmarried strangers. The show explores the worlds of two different personalities — Priya Sharma (30) & Ram Kapoor (40) — who accidentally discover love after they marry. The series is produced by Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms and stars known television actors Saakshi Tanwar and Ram Kapoor in the leads.
Sasural Genda Phool – STAR PLUS
Sasural Genda Phool is a TV show that premiered on March 1, 2010 and is currently on STAR PLUS. It falls into the category of a soap opera, romantic comedy and a drama. Sasural Genda Phool is set in the colourful alleys of Purani Dilli. Sasural Genda Phool is a heart-rending story of two unlikely characters – Suhana and Ishaan. It is a love story of two strangers who fall in love after marriage. The name is inspired by the song ” Sasural Genda Phool” from the film DELHI 6, which is also the show’s theme song.
Kaun Banega Crorepati- SONY ENTERTAINMENT TV
Kaun Banega Crorepati popularly known as KBC is an Indian reality/game show based on the UK game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The show offers a maximum cash prize of Rs. 5 crore. The show first aired in 2000 and was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. This was the first appearance of Bachchan on Indian television. KBC entered into into its fifth season this year, again hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. The game show proved to be a huge hit & one of the top entertainers of the small screen for the year 2011.
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – STAR PLUS
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon ? is an Indian television drama series on Star Plus. The series premiered in India on June 6, 2011, and currently airs on weekdays at 8:00 pm IST. IPKKND is a star-crossed love story presenting an interesting contrast of personalities entwined in a relationship swinging between love & hate. Khushi & Arnav have diametrically opposite ideologies. If Khushi believes in means, Arnav believes only in ends. Khushi’s relationships are the most important to her, whereas Arnav believes all people come with a price and can be manipulated for one’s benefit.
These are the top 10 serials of the year 2011 …….