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Famous Iconic Characters of Indian Television


There are few famous iconic characters of Indian television which inspired us a lot with their amazing performances and stayed forever in our mind and heart. A lot can be said about Indian Films and the Industry at large but few of the films can be accredited for shaping the course of the industry. There are numerous TV shows and serials that re-inspire fond memories but do you know who are behind these captivating films and serials?

ShivajiSatam (CID):

The oldest and probably the most popular show in Indian film is CID a Sony Entertainment Television aired detective anthology series. ShivajiSatam born in 1950 is the lead actor who has inspired the show to go through all these years.

SmritiIrani (KyunkiSaasBhiKabhiBahuThi):

Born in 1976, SmritiZubinIrani was the face of the Indian soap opera KyunkiSaasBhiKabhiBahuThi which premiered in Star Plus acting as a protagonist TulsiVirani.

MukeshKhanna (Shaktiman):

For almost every kid in the 90s, Sunday was a special day. Prior to Superman vs. Batman, Indian channels had only one superhero series Shaktiman. MukeshKhanna was the 'Clark Kent’ of the Indian movies. He is a film character and actor on Indian television.

Mona Singh (JassiJassi Koi Nahin):

If you are a fan of the popular new series 'Ugly-Betty’ then you would have fallen in love with JassiJaissi Koi Nahin back in the days. Aired by Sony TV live, the show would not have captured the attention of such a massive audience without the character Jassi (JasmeetWalia) played by Mona Singh. Now an accomplished actor, her best foothold at acting came in when she played lead role Jassi in this series.

Kapil Sharma (The Kapil Sharma Show):

Laughter may not come naturally for most people but the new Indian stand-up comedy and talk television, The Kapil Sharma Show aired by Sony Entertainment Television will easily inspire anyone to a hearty laugh. It is centered on Kapil Sharma and his neighbours in Non-cooperative Housing Society, Shantivan. The mind behind is, however, is Kapil Sharma. Born1981, he is a multi-talented individual featuring in as the stand-up comedian, an actor and a presenter.

AvikaGor (BalikaVadhu):

A young and charming actress born in 1997, Avika Sameer Gor is a heart-throb particularly in her role as young Anandi in the show BalikaVadhu. This is an Indian soap opera which began airing on Colors TV live from 2008, July.

Indian Television industry is now one of the best grossing industries in the world with many numerous actors, hyped scenes, posh settings and expensive budgets. Many industries have struggled to get a solid and constant solid-base majorly due to the quality of acting and Indian Television can thank these wonderful actors for building a firm foundation that has inspired the growth of the industry. Indians living outside can always watch their favorite shows and movies on TV just by subscribing to YuppTV - leading over the top content provider.