58 iconic Indian TV characters: Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘KBC’ to Salman Khan’s ‘Bigg Boss’, this incredible photo montage will test your observation skills


Indian television might not hold the same amount of fan following today as it enjoyed in the 90s. However, we all agree that the TV shows made in the 80s and 90s were far more progressive and iconic and has stood the test of time, proof of which we received when several old shows were re-run during the coronavirus induced lockdown to mass viewing.

An artwork made by Kyoorius and BBDO is going viral today which depicts 58 iconic TV shows that ran on Doordarshan and other Hindi GECs. It is in continuation to their campaign launched at ZeeMelt 2019, where they showcased iconic advertisements of popular brands. In this brilliantly made piece of art, you can see a total of 58 iconic characters from Doordarshan and Hindi GECs (General Entertainment Channels). The creative not only takes into account old Hindi shows but some of the popular ones that are currently running as well.


Have we entertained you? India’s favourite TV characters are finally all in one place. Commissioned by Zee & Kyoorius, created by BBDO India. This years painting brings together India’s favourite characters – those we’ve laughedand cried with – those that have entertained us, for generations. Can you find all 58? Tag them in the comments #indiantv #indiantvserial #indiantvshow @ddnational @zeecorporate @zee5 @zee5premium @karanjohar @amitabhbachchan @sanjeevkapoor @jaspaldibhatti @annukapoor @shahidkapoor @monajsingh @instaraghu @renukash710 @taarak_mehta_funny_memes @tarrakmehtakaooltachashma @taarakmehtakaooltahchashmahnfp @vishaldadlani @archanapuransingh @balanvidya @ashoksarafofficial

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Some of them are Wagle Ki Duniya, Annu Kapoor from Antakshari, Ratna Pathak Shah from Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande from Pavitra Rishta, Ashok Saraf and his Hum Paanch family, Tabassum, Pallavi Joshi, Chanakya, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss, Renuka Shahane and Siddharth Kak in Surabhi, Jaspal Bhatti’s Flop Show, Amitabh Bachchan in Kaun Banega Crorepati, Sanjeev Kapoor in Khana Khazaana, Anup Soni in Crime Patrol, Mona Singh in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin, Anang Desai in Khichdi, Vikram aur Betaal, Pankaj Kapur in Karamchand, Kavita Kaushik in FIR, Shivaji Satham in CID, Mukesh Khanna in Shaktimaan, Ashok Kumar, Raghubir Yadav in Chacha Chaudhary, Satish Shah-Swaroop Sampat-Rakesh Bedi in Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, Vishal Dadlani in Indian Idol, MTV Roadies, Archana Puran Singh, The Kapil Sharma Show and several others.

Talking about the painting, Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, said, “I thoroughly enjoyed this brilliant piece of art and loved the process of identifying my favourite characters from the world of television. There is a beautiful relationship which gets created between a viewer and the character, and this painting celebrates this bond and the power of the entertainment platform. I congratulate the teams from Kyoorius and BBDO, who have created this masterpiece. I wish them all the best and look forward to a yet another successful edition of ZeeMELT.”

(Source: Instagram)




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