The one thing common across all Hindi shows is how they go on and on and on. Well, if you ever wanted to know what exactly is happening in these shows, then here is a super brief summary of some of the most iconic Hindi serials ever made: 

1. Kasuatii Zindagi Kay: the Manmarziyaan of the pre-Tinder ages. 

2. Naagin: Because hell hath no fury like a Naagin scorned. 

3. CID: Because even love does not last forever, but CID does. 

4. Saath Nibhana Saathiya: The one case where studying would have helped more than saathiya.

5. Son Pari: The female version of Harry Potter. 

6. Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi: When every time the writers ran out of creativity, there was a generation leap.

7. Sasural Simar Ka: More like Sasural Supernatural Ka, cuz Simar is 'fly' AF.

8. Kaahin Kissii Roz: The show that made Snow White's stepmother look like an angel. 

9. Balika Vadhu: Repeat after me - Child marriage is a crime. 

10. Kahiin To Hoga: Said to be inspired by Pride and Prejudice... Jane Austen just died again in her grave. 


12. Kasamh Se: When all else fails, run to the hills!


14. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein: Ye hai syaapa. 

15. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai: If Sooraj Barjatya directed a Hindi TV show.

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