You have often seen people talking about the entertainment industry in the 90s because the 90s were awesome with its music, entertainment, and shows. It was the time when people used to watch Shaktiman and Captain Vyom on Doordarshan.
Apart from these superhero flicks, serial Chandrakanta has a separate fanbase.
Check out these best Indian TV shows that made TV awesome during the 90s.
1. Detective Karan
Detective Karan got a fair share of popularity by the end of the 90s. This show featured actor Kiran Kumar playing the title character of Detective Kiran. The show was broadcasted on DD Metro. The show revolves around Karan who is a patriotic detective.
The show has set several records with its run time and the number of episodes. Little you know that people still watch this show with the same interest. The show continued to come up with all different episodes for almost 20 years.
It is the show that 90s kids won’t stop talking. They have witnessed the first Indian superhero on screen that was not from mythology or godly figure.
90s kids grew up watching Mogli, and singing the monotonous sing sang of Jungle Jungle Pata Chala Hai, Chaddi Pehan Ke Phool Khila Hai.
5. Alif Laila
90s kids have the choice to see the Arabian stories, Alif Laila. These are the collection of folk tales that brims with fascinating characters, great morals, magic lamps, fairies, and flying carpets.
6. Captain Vyom
Captain Vyom is the Indian Television series that was aired on DD National in 1998. Captain Vyom was hugely popular among kids. It was directed by Ketan Mehta and featured Milind Soman.
Rangoli is an Indian music television series that used to air on DD National on every Sunday morning. It was before there were separate music channels. The show is produced by Doordarshan.
8. Vikram aur Betaal
Vikram Aur Betaal is an Indian tele-series that aired on DD National. Each episode contains stories from Indian mythology. The concept was created based on Baital Pachisi, which is a collection of tales about the legendary King Vikram and Vetala.
9. Raja aur Rancho
Raja and Rancho were telecasted on DD Metro during the 90s. The show was funny and detective fiction. The character of Raja was played by Ved Thapad, and he used to have a monkey named Rancho with him, together they solved mystery cases.
Chandrakanta is an Indian fantasy tele-series based on the Devaki Nandan Khatri’s novel of the same name. The show was originally aired on DD National in 1994 and 1996. The show is famous for an amazing performance by Irrfan Khan.
11. Dekh Bhai Dekh
Dekh Bhai Dekh is a sitcom in which 3 generations of the Diwan family live together in their ancestral bungalow. They face problems in their relationship with their in-laws, and the whole family solves it together.
12. Hum Paanch
Another sitcom that became a fan favorite. It is a story of Anand Mathur who lives with his five daughters. The daughters often prank on him, and he is also pestered by his first wife who throws sarcastic comments on him.
Aahat is an anthology of horror stories that revolve around people who experience paranormal activities. This show has frightened many children in the 90s.
Fauzi TV serial was based on the training of newly recruited soldiers to become commandos in the Indian Army. The shows depicted the daily struggle of the Faujis in their training camps.
15. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
Sa Re Ga MA Pa was the singing reality show that was meant for evening melodies. The show was a huge hit back then and it also gave singers like Shreya Ghoshal.
16. Shriman Shrimati
The show Shriman Shrimati was more like a comedy of errors. It is a classic Hindi Sitcom that used to aired on Doordarshan. It is more like Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par hai if you talk about plots.
17. Takeshi’s Castle
It is a Japanese game show that broadcasted between 1986 and 1990. It featured Japanese comedian Takeshi who owns a castle and set up challenges for players.
18. Boogie Woogie
There was a dance show in the 90s called Boogie Woogie. The judges of the show were Javed Jaffrey, Ravi Behl, and Naved Jaffrey.
19. Office Office
Office Office is a sitcom featuring Pankaj Kapoor in lead. The story revolves around Mussadilal who struggles to get his work done at government offices facing inefficiency and corruption.