Old Doordarshan TV Serials That Make Us Nostalgic

Old Doordarshan TV Serials That Make Us Nostalgic

Old Doordarshan TV serials that are still worth watching. The TV shows of the 80s and 90s were very entertaining and well scripted.

Desiring to watch those old lovely TV shows here you can get a small list. A little effort to bring the name of those shows that you might have watching it.

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It was an Indian TV show based on the novel “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. It was suitably adapted to an Indian middle-class family.

No. of episodes 13, Session 1, Original release 1985 Available online on DD Bharti Archive now.

Malgudi Days

Heartwarming short stories take place in a fictitious town in South India. Series was adopted from the book Malgudi Days by R. K. Narayan.

No. of episodes 54, Session 4, Original release 1986

Kachchi Dhoop

A story about an innocent childhood. Directed by filmmaker Amol Palekar and written by Chitra Palekar. Available online on DD Bharti Archive now.

No. of episodes 14, Session 1, Original release 1987

Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne

Very popular Hindi TV show of 1989. Which is inspired by James Thurber’s novel “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”. Mungerilal is the elder brother of his seven brothers and sisters.

The serial was all about how a middle-class man thinks high of becoming a boss and dating his colleague.

No. of episodes 52, Session 1, Original release 1989 – 1990

Mungeri ke bhai Naurangilal

A comedy shows, which was the sequel of “Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne”. A waiter named Naurangilal(Rajpal Yadav), also daydreams.

Every episodes had a different story which based on different situation.

Phir Wahi Talash

The show is a love story of a poor boy (Ashwini) and a well-to-do girl (Padma) Ashwini study to become a doctor. His neighbor Himani likes him, whereas Padma has a strict father, against the relationship even gets her married to Sagar who had modern thinking and let her go to her love.

No. of episodes 22, Session 1, Original release 1989 -1990

Dekh Bhai Dekh

It is a comedy show and one of the very popular shows of the 90s. Three generations of the Diwan family, who live as an extended family in an ancestral bungalow in the suburbs of Mumbai. The show takes the family through relationship troubles, business problems, irksome parents, and in-laws.

No. of episodes 65, Session 1, Original release 1993 -1994


It is a romantic drama TV serial consists of 8 episodes. Starred by Sudesh Berry and Malvika Tiwari. Sudesh played the character of director named Rahul Anand who casts Malvika who is Mohna Kumar in the show.

Mohna lives with her friend who is a stage actress Priya who encourages her to seriously pursue acting. And makes her to go for the audition of a new show. This is how they met and fell in love where Rahul a very strict guy who some way talks rudely to people and it is very hard to express his feeling to her.

No. of episodes 8, Session 1, Original release 1992 – 1993 Available online on DD Bharti Archive now.


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