Indian television shows have always followed a much deserved fan following. They have always catered to an older audience with shows based on contemporary themes that include family discontentment, love, hate etc. Indian shows came to prominence after the introduction of color TV in India. The dynamism portrayed by the shows on the silver screen has a subtle “filmy” touch to it. Indian soap operas are usually notable for their longevity with shows spanning over 5 years. Nowadays many show producers are throwing light on contemporary issues like child marriage, honor killings etc with their show’s plots. Here are 5 famous romantic couples in Indian TV series, best known for entertaining the lives of viewers in someway.
5. Barun Sobti and Sanaya Irani:
One of television’s most stunning couples, they form the lead pair of the show “Iss Pyaar Ko Main Kya Naam Doon”. A Mills and Boon romance spin-off, this show follows a countrywide audience. The love-hate relationship that they share is a delight to watch. Sanaya plays Khushi who hails from a simple, middle-class family while Barun plays Arnav Raizada who portrays a business tycoon and does not believe in love at all. The show is one of the most watched telly shows in the country.
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4. Mohnish Bahl & Kritika Kamra:
Mohnish Bahl and Kritika Kamra are the lead pair of the show “Kuch Toh Log Kahenge”. This show has often been touted as the remake of the hit Pakistani TV show of the 80s Dhoop Kinare. Expectations were always high when Sony TV announced the show’s launch. Kuch Toh Log Kahenge depicts the love story of Mohnish and Kamra who have a considerable age gap and being entirely different in their outlooks regarding life. Mohnish plays Dr. Ashutosh who is elder to Dr. Nidhi Verma (played by Kritika Kamra) by 18 years.
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3. Vivian Dsena & Sukirti Khandpal:
“Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani” unfolds a fatally forbidden love affair between a mortal and a vampire. Abhay and Pia starred in this supernatural vampire based serial. Such a concept was new for the Indian audience. The synopsis of the show has adopted elements from the Twilight series and the Vampire Diaries; however it has a distinctive “Indianised” touch to it. Vivian D’Sena plays the good-looking Abhay who falls in love with Pia (played by Sukirti Khandpal). Pia loves him secretly.
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2. Karan Mehta & Hina Khan:
“Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” is one of the country’s most running television shows which premiered in January 2009. Akshara (Hina Khan) and Naitik (Karan Mehta) are hands-down one of the most beautiful “jodis” on television. The magic of their love hasn’t faded even after the completion of three years of the show. The show follows the transformation of Akshara as she matures from a naïve 21 year old to a responsible woman as she experiences things that she wasn’t aware of owing to her protective upbringing. Akshara hails from a traditional Marwari family and marriage catapults her into a whole new environment where she finds true love in Naitik.
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1. Ram Kapoor & Sakshi Tanwar:
Ever since the soap “Bade Acche Lagte Hain” started, it has emerged as one of the most hit TV serials. The reason for the show’s success can be attributed to the lead couple played by Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar. Ram plays Ram Kapoor whereas Sakshi plays Priya Ram Kapoor (his wife). The show revolves around the story of two unmarried strangers. The show explores the different worlds of two different people who discover love after marriage.
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