Well, aren’t we all a little quick to jump to conclusions when it comes to Indian television soaps, honestly because they are all so blah! However, there are some shows that may not have become chart toppers but are a hit by breaking several stereotypes through Indian television.
1. Har Mard Ka Dard :
Wouldn’t it be great if you could know what your wife or other women in your life were thinking. Wrong! Ask Vinod in Har Mard Ka Dard, who was blessed with the super power to understand a woman’s mind. But instead of his life becoming better, all hell broke lose. Catch this slice of life comedy on Life OK.
2. P.O.W- Bandi Yudh Ke :
P.O.W is a revolutionary concept that has set new standards for any new Indian TV show. A loose adaptation of an Israeli drama Hatufim, this show is aired on Star Plus. With an engaging storyline and powerful star cast, this show is about two missing soldier who return home after a long time only to find how much time has stolen from them.
3. Beyhadh :
A brilliant combination of commercial eye- candy, superb script and par excellent acting, this show is aired on Sony. An Indian romantic thriller, where Maya a self-made successful lady hides a dark past of her abusive father and unstable family. Watch it and find out how far she can go to find the normalcy and love that her life lacked all these years.
4. Naamkarann :
A very novel concept show aired on Star Plus, featuring a little girl who desires to inherit her father’s last name. Finally, takes her mother’s name after realizing her sacrifice to bring a child up single-handedly because her father doesn’t have the guts to accept the child.
So, next time there is no match to watch on TV, perhaps you can try these shows.