Soap Operas The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows  

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List Rules Must be Indian soap operas in order to be on this list.

The very best Indian soap opera shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest Indian soap opera shows also includes pictures from the shows, when available. Popular Indian soap opera TV shows have been a staple of television in India for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining Indian soap opera show of all time is. Don't let your favorite Indian soap operas and Hindi TV serials fall get to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of Indian soap opera television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, when available.

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Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon ? is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
KalaivaniBaskaran added Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon ?

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Rangrasiya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Olfa Lagnaf added Rangrasiya Sanaya Irani, Ashish Sharma

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Gunahon Ka Devta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Gunahon Ka Devta Ashish Sharma

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Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
ImranKhan1 added Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi

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Dill mill gayye is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
VishayKumar added Shilpa Anand, Mohnish Bahl, Muskan Mihani

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Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Ha... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
nishal.f.dsouza added Suzanne Bernert, Anju Mahendru, Abhinav Shukla

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Yeh Hain Mohabbatein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
gargarushi2002 added Yeh Hain Mohabbatein Gaurav Nanda, Gautam Ahuja, Raj Singh Arora

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Qubool Hai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
ANUBHOOTI added QUBOOL HAI Karan Singh Grover , Surbhi Jyoti, Vikrant Massey -

Qubool Hain is a Muslim Social Drama in the "Rom Com" zone.

It is the story of two families related by blood and yet distanced by circumstances. It is the story of two brothers Ayaan and Asad who are separated by their families but are united in their hearts.

It is also the story of Zoya, a girl who starts by hating the culture of hypocrisy in joint families and eventually ends up bringing together the two warring families. 

The journey of the Khan family is seen through the eyes of our three protagonists…Zoya the young, spunky and progressive NRI, Ayaan the charming boy who falls for every beautiful face and Asad the man with the angst who eventually learns to love.

The show begins at the point where Zoya runs away from a marriage that was being forced on her and a twist of fate makes her get married to Ayaan instead.

Zoya enters the traditional, orthodox home of Ayaan…just the kind of family she distrusts and questions.

She is a total misfit in the conservative home that is run by the super orthodox doyen of the family. And as is to be expected it leads to immediate disaster.

A lot of squabbles ensue, especially between Ayaan and Zoya… and neither realize when they end up falling in love.

In the meanwhile, Asad is engaged to a very traditional conservative girl. Asad though not quite in love with her, respects her immensely for her devout ways and is beginning to see a life with her.

However, like fate usually does, things take a turn. Ayaan's temporary marriage to Zoya gets dissolved and Zoya finds out that Ayaan was responsible for it.

And here, Asad finds out that his pious to be bride is a complete liar and was taking him for a ride all along.

And now begins the next chapter of the story…. with Ayaan wanting to win back Zoya with whom he has totally fallen in love with and Asad vowing to never ever love again.

Ayaan realizes that the only way he can win back Zoya is with the help of Asad. But Asad hates women and more so women like Zoya. So what will unfold now between the two brothers and Zoya?

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Beintehaa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
AshfiaTasnim added Beintehaa Preetika Rao, Harshad Arora

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Kitani Mohabbat Hai is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
renaan added Kritika Kamra, Karan Kundra

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Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
LanaSea added Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon

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Punar Vivah is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Punar Vivah Gurmeet Choudhary, Nidhi Day, Kratika Sengar

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Ishqbaaz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Trishnadahal added Ishqbaaz

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Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
satyam-shubham added Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan Parth Samthaan, Niti Taylor

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Sasural Genda Phool is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Dinesh Phadnis, Dayanand Saraswati

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Madhubala-ek Ishq Ek Junoon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
LanaSea added Madhubala-ek Ishq Ek Junoon

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Jodha Akbar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
divya-patil added Jodha Akbar Rajat Tokas, Paridhi Sharma

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Bade Achhe Lagte Hain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain Sumona Chakravarti, Eva Grover, Renuka Israni

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Tere Liye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Supriya Shukla, Harshad Chopra, Anupriya Kapoor

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Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
AnjaAdzic added Naved Aslam, Anupam Bhattacharya, Rithvik Dhanjani

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Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
gargarushi2002 added Priya Ahuja, Kavi Kumar Azad, Kari Irwin

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Jamai Raja is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Rixety added Jamai Raja

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Mile Jab Hum Tum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
AmbikaManda added

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Pavitra Rishta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Pavitra Rishta Swati Anand, Shakti Arora, Naved Aslam

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Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi

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Saraswatichandra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Debasmita Mishra added Saraswatichandra Jennifer Winget, Gautam Rode, Ragini Shah

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Geet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
AmbikaManda added Geet Drashti Dhami, Gurmeet Choudhary

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Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Jay Bhanushali, Priya Bhatija, Manoj Chandila

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Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meeth... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara Mandar Jadhav, Nikhil Pandey, Shreya Arora

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Diya Aur Baati Hum is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Anas Rashid, Deepika Singh, Gautam Gulati

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Jhansi Ki Rani is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Mehtab, Sohrab Modi, Mubarak

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Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuc... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Gaurav Nanda, Aashika Bhatia, Rupali Ganguly

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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Lata Sabharwal, Karan Mehra, Sandeep Mehta

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Humsafars is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Arzoo added Humsafars

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Dekha Ek Khwaab is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Dekha Ek Khwaab Aruna Irani, Ashish Kapoor, Priyal Gor

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Kahiin to Hoga is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Gurpreet Singh, Rajeev Khandelwal, Shabbir Ahluwalia

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Hitler Didi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Hitler Didi Aakash Pandey, Aasiya Kazi, Rati Pandey

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Kasautii Zindagii Kay is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Karan Singh Grover, Kanu Gill, Cezanne Khan

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Kuch Toh Log Kahenge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Rajshri Deshpande, Mohnish Bahl, Kritika Kamra

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Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Maya Alagh, Nitin Arora, Neha Bamb

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Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha Rohit Bharadwaj, Prinal Oberoi, Vishesh Bansal

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Kumkum is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
dimple-v-george added Juhi Parmar, Mukul Dev, Rajesh Khattar

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Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke Sanjay Nath

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Kasamh Se is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Seema Bhargava, Priya Bhatija, Jaya Bhattacharya

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Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya Anupam Shyam, Ankit Gera, Asha Sharma

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Saath Nibhaana Saathiya is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Vandana Vithlani, Firoza Khan, Rucha Hasabnis

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Baa Bahoo Aur Baby is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Ratheesh Raghavan added Deven Bhojani, Paresh Ganatra, Rupali Ganguly

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Kkavyanjali is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Rakshak Sahni, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Sandip Banswana

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Behenein is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Ajay Chaudhary, Dheeraj Dhoopar, Shiju Kataria

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Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indian Soap Opera TV Shows
Hansika Motwani, Mandira Bedi, Smriti Irani