Television has always been a medium to reach out to the people either for their entertainment or sending a message to all the viewers. However, the way of presenting it to the viewers have improved over the years. With new shows and its format, creatives work together to keep their viewers entertained and glued to the TV. Hindi serials are one of the most watched TV shows in India as well as outside India.
No doubt, the popularity of some of these serials have let them cross 2,000 episodes. We are going to discuss those 7 serials to have crossed the same. Some of the serials have gone off-air whereas some serials are still going strong.
Here is the list of 7 Hindi serials that marked a milestone with its number of episodes:
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Total episodes – 2,898 episodes as of 4 April 2019
It is a Hindi soap opera and its first episode was aired on 12th January 2009 on Star Plus. With the launch of the show, two new faces Hina Khan as Akshara Maheshwari and Karan Mehra as Naksh Singhania were launched who became our favorites in just a few days. This story has a flavor of Marwari family with all its traditional values. With several changes in the track, one of the most significant change is the leap of 20 years. After the leap, the next phase of the serial is focused on the female lead, Naira (Shivangi Joshi) who is the daughter of Akshara and Naitik.
On 12 January 2019, the whole team celebrated on the occasion of completing a decade. The audience has been pouring unconditional love and support to the show and its characters since 2009. This love is still growing and expected to grow in the future as the show adds one more decade to its bag.
Total episodes – 3,000 as of 22nd March 2019
A show based on the real-life crime stories of kidnapping, murder, robbery, fraud, domestic violence, rape, and several other crimes. Initially, it started on the channel, Life Ok from the year 2012-17. Later on, it aired on Star Bharat from 2017 – to present. This TV series creates awareness among the people on how to deal with such crimes, take immediate actions when and where required. Unlike fiction stories and dramas, this program is solely based on events happened in real.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
Total episodes – 2,701 episodes as of 3 April 2019
With its epic scenes based on the comedy, this show started on 28 July 2008 and is on-aired currently on television. This sitcom revolves around a few families living in Gokuldham society. Each family represents from a different area within the country India. The dialogue delivery of the lead characters Jethalal and Dayaben played by Dilip Joshi and Disha Vakani respectively is very popular and is imitated by their fans. This serial has won millions of hearts throughout these years and is promising to continue winning hearts in the upcoming years.
Total episodes – 2,245 episodes
Started with the dramatic launch of a new entertainment channel – Colors on 21 July 2008, this serial became a household name in just a few days. Based on the rural area of Rajasthan, people liked the show very much. The story revolved around Anandi (lead character) and her journey as a child bride from childhood to womanhood. The show ended on 31 July 2016.
Total episodes – 9,732 episodes < 30th March 2018
This Indian television series was first aired on 5 May 2003. It is the longest running show to complete fifteen years in 2018. Based on the ongoing crimes in daily life, it shows various cases on rape, harassment, murder, any kind of torture on a person, etc. These real-life events are performed by actors to present it to the viewers. Top actors Anup Soni, Sakshi Tanwar, Shakti Anand, Diwakar Pundir are in the list of hosting this series all over these years.
Saath Nibhaana Saathiya
Total episodes – 2,184 episodes
It is a Hindi based drama series under the production of Rashmi Sharma Telefilms Limited. The show started on 3 May 2010 at an evening slot on weekdays. The storyline was based on a traditional Gujarati family. The two cousins Gopi and Rashi were married to two sons of Modi family, being Ahem and Jigar respectively.
The show won several awards in its 7 years of the journey and is one of the best serials which will be remembered for a long time. This show went off-air on 23 July 2017.
Sasural Simar Ka
Total episodes – 2,063 episodes
Another series produced under Rashmi Sharma Telefilms Limited, this series was named as Sasuraal Simar Ka. This TV serial was first telecasted on 25 April 2011. The whole plot was surrounded around the two sisters Simar (Dipika Kakkar), the elder sister and Roli (Avika Gor), the younger sister. The show had several leaps in its entire journey of around 7 years. This series ended on 2 March 2018.
These Hindi serials have been holding the attention of its audience thereby giving them pleasure and delight. With new shows being launched, these serials can never be replaced and will be forever in the hearts of the people.
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