Welcome to Freedom Media. The one thing that keeps our Indian households together is the miraculous discovery of television. I am not just talking about matches and news, I am talking about all the engaging shows they air. You get so hooked, you can’t just let go!
Leave your remote for a while and come to look at the 9 longest running TV shows across the country-
This show aired on SAB TV always cracked me up. The show revolved around a police station and the atmosphere was always comical. The show ran from 2006- 2015, with a total of 1,323 episodes.
8. Kasautii Zindagii Kay
The show that stereotyped the concept of Indian Television, Kasautii Zindagii Kay ran from 2001 to 2008 with a total of 1,432 episodes. I bet your grandmother is still crazy about it!
7. Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki
Another show that reserved places in the hearts of Indian wives and mothers-in-law was this one. It was aired for eight years from 2000 to 2008, with a total of 1,661 episodes.A
6. Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Smriti Irani’s big break on Indian Television, this show is still remembered as the typical in-law’s drama. The show had a span from 2000-2008 and a total of 1,833 episodes.
5. Sasural Simar Ka
This show was aired on Colors Tv in 2011 and wrapped early this year in March. It had a total of 2063 episodes.
4. Saath Nibhana Saathiya
Another Indian household drama serial, Saath Nibhana Saathiya was aired from 2010 to 2017 with a total of 2,184 episodes.
3. Balika Vadhu
The most remembered show of the Colors Tv, Balika Vadhu had a time span of eight years from 2008 to 2016. It scores a total of 2,248 episodes.
2. Taarakh Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma
This is by far the longest-running comedy series which revolves around the people of Gokuldham Society. The show was aired in 2008 and is still running. The number of episodes aired as of July 2018 is 2,507.
1. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Star Plus’ and Indian Television’s longest running show is Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata hai. Starting from 2009, the channel has successfully aired 2,689 episodes and is still running.