23 Best Mythological Series Broadcasted on Indian TV

The word mythology is associated with a person, institution or culture. The Indian mythological show grapples with the stories of God and Godness. The plot of the show revolves around legends taking birth to save the world and protect people from demons known as Asuras. In this guide, we have prepared a list of the top 23 Hindi mythological series broadcasted on Indian tv that you can watch. 

Mythological TV Series List

Here is the list of the 23 best mythological series that will surely help you to know about our God, and Godness.

  1. Sampoorna Ramayan (1987)
  2. Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2011)
  3. Mahabharat (1988)
  4. Shri Krishna (1993)
  5. Vishnu Puran (2000)
  6. Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman (2015)
  7. Suryaputra Karn (2015)
  8. Karamfal Data Shani (2016)
  9. Santoshi Maa (2015)
  10. Siya Ke Ram (2015)
  11. Mahakali Ant Hi Aarambh Hai (2017)
  12. Vighanaharta Ganesh (2017)
  13. Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi- Kahani Mata Rani Ki (2019)
  14. Luv Kush (1989)
  15. Radha Krishna (2018)
  16. Vishwamitra (1995)
  17. Mere Sai – Shraddha Aur Saburi (2017)
  18. Mahima Shani Dev Ki (2008)
  19. Jai Ganga Maiyya (1998)
  20. Jai Jai Jai Bajrang Bali (2011)
  21. Little Krishna (2009)
  22. Buddha: Rajaon Ka Raja (2013– )
  23. Meera (2009–2010)

Let’s know more about these mythology serials in Hindi. 

#1. Sampoorna Ramayan (1987)

Rating: 9.2/10 IMDb

Genre: Romantic, Drama, Action

Episodes: 78

Broadcasted On: Doordarshan & DD National

The World’s most popular Indian Hindi mythological television series was written by 21 writers throughout the nation. Lord Rama and his brother Laxman set out to save Ram’s wife Godness Sita kidnapped by Demon Ravana. The first episode was aired on 25 Jan 1987 and the last episode was broadcast on 31 July 1988. 

Directed By: Ramanand Sagar

Written By: Ramanand Sagar

Cast: Arun Govil, Sunil Lahri, Dara Singh Randhawa, Deepika Chikhalia, Arvind Trivedi

#2. Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (2011)

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Rating: 9.4/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Action, Drama

Episodes: 820

Broadcasted On: Life OK

This mythology serials in Hindi aired on 18 Dec 2011 on Life OK. The plot revolves around Lord Siva who falls in love with Soti, the elder daughter of Daksha who is the son of Lord Brambha. In this serial, we will see Lord Siva’s love towards people, his pain after his wife’s ( Soti), Soti’s re-birth as Devi Parvati, and the way Lord Siva controls Asurs. In this serial, Mohit Raina plays the character of Mahadev. The last episode of the series was aired on 14 December 2014. 

Directed By: Nikhil Sinha, Ismail Umarr Khan, Hardik Gajjar

Written By: Swati Pande, Aayush Agrawal, Subrat

Cast: Saurabh Raj Jain, Mohit Raina, Mouni Roy, Sonarika Bhadoria

#3. Mahabharat (1988)

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Rating: 9.0/10 IMDb

Genre: History, Adventure, Drama

Episodes: 94

Broadcasted On: DD National

This is one of the best Hindu mythological shows we include in the list. The first episode was aired on 2 October 1988 and the last episode was aired on 24 June 1990. The serial was the most successful Mahabharat series ever. The show delivers the message of the victory of dharma over adharma. 

Directed By: B.R. Chopra

Written By: Rahi Masoom Reza, Pandit Narendra Sharma

Cast: Mukesh Khanna, Praveen Kumar Sobti, Harish Bhimani, Nitish Bharadwaj

#4. Shri Krishna (1993)

Shri Krishna (1993)

Rating: 8.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Biography

Episodes: 221

Broadcasted On: Doordarshan 

The Shri Krishna is one of the best Hindi mythological drama series of all time. The show shows the story of Lord Vishnu based on the Bhagavad Gita, Bhramha Vaivarta Purana, Bhagvata Puran, and Mahabharat. The first episode was aired on 19 July 1993. Later, the show moved to Zee where the remaining episodes were broadcasted. 

Directed By: Ramanand Sagar, Aslam Khan, Moti Sagar

Written By: Rajkumar Mishra, D. Banerjee 

Cast: Shweta Rastogi, Sarvadaman Banerjee, Pinky Parikh, Swapnil Joshi, Deepak Deulkar

#5. Vishnu Puran (2000)

Vishnu Puran mythological serial

Rating: 8.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Drama

Episodes: 126

Broadcasted On: DD National & Zee TV

This Mythological series shows the story of Lord Vishnu who fights against Asurs and comes to earth time and time in order to maintain the balance between good and evil. The first episode of the Vishnu Puran series was aired on 23 January 2000. 

Directed By: Ravi Chopra

Cast: Reena Kapoor, Nitish Bharadwaj, Samar Jaisingh, Vaidehi Amrute, Sudhir Dalvi  

#6. Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman (2015)

Rating: 8.3/10 IMDb

Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy

Episodes: 631

Broadcasted On: Sony Entertainment television

This is one of the best Hindi mythological serials based on the story of Lord Ram bhakt, Hanuman. The show revolves around different and unknown stories of Lord Hanuman besides his well-known history as a Ram Bhakt. On top of this, the show covers different roles of the Hanuman in Mahabharat. The first episode was aired on 4 May 2015 and the last episode was broadcast on 21 August 2017. 

Directed By: Abhimanyu Singh, Mukesh Kumar Singh, Manmeet Singh Sodhi

Written By: Abhimanyu Singh, Anand Neelakantan, Vikash Tiwari

Cast: Deblina Chatterjee, Nirbhay Wadhwa, Khyati Mangla, Gagan Malik

#7. Suryaputra Karn (2015)

mythological series Suryaputra Karn

Rating: 8.0/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy

Episodes: 307

Broadcasted On: Sony Entertainment TV

Karn is the son of Surya (the Sun). It was the most famous name of Karna. The first episode of this Hindi mythological serials was aired on 29 June 2015 and the last episode was aired on 7 August 2016. The serial shows the challenging journey of Karn and his way to becoming one of the greatest warriors of the Mahabharat. 

Directed By: Nitin Mathura Gupta, Anish Surana, Gautam Anil Nagrath, Deepak S. Garg

Written By: Abhilasha Negi, Utkarsh Naithani, Abhilasha Negi

Cast: Shaleen Bhanot, Saurabh Pandey, Gautam Rode, Shaleen Bhanot 

#8. Karamfal Data Shani (2016)

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Rating: 8.7/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Drama

Episodes: 346

Broadcasted On: Colors TV

This best Hindu mythological show was broadcast on 7 November 2016, and the last episode was aired on 9 March 2018 on Colors TV.  The plot of the mythological shows was based on the story of Lord Shani who faces several challenges in his childhood. The serial received many awards including ITA Award for the Best Child Artist and the Best Director. This is one of the best mythological shows of all time. 

Directed By: Gurpreet Rana, Sumit Thakur,  Kamal Monga

Written By: Utkarsh Naithani, Parridhi Jaiswal,  Siddharth Kumar Tewary

Cast: Rohit Khurana, Kartikey Malviya, Himanshu Bamzai, Tarun Khanna

#9. Santoshi Maa (2015)

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Rating: 5.1/10 IMDb

Genre: Drama

Episodes: 499

Broadcasted On: &TV

Santoshi Maa is the story of Santoshi a pretty girl with a golden heart who has been a worshiper of the Goddess since childhood. This mythological serial will shows the journey of Santoshi maa and how she protects people from the devils. The first episode of the mythological serial was aired on 30 November 2015, and the last episode was aired on 20 October 2017. 

Directed By: Taraknath Mourya, Bhawna Bundela, Dev Dutt J. Gupta

Written By: Shanti Bhushan, Rashmi Sharma, Sharad Tripathi

Cast: Debina Bonnerjee, Gracy Singh, Ayaz Ahmed, K.C. Shankar, Shagun Pandey

#10. Siya Ke Ram (2015)

Siya Ke Ram mythology serials in hindi

Rating: 8.0/10 IMDb

Genre: History

Episodes: 326 

Broadcasted On: Star Plus

The series proposed the epic Ramayana, the story of Lord Ram and Devi Sita from Sita’s perspective. Sita’s journey from childhood, and the challenges she faced during her whole life. The first episode was aired on 16 November 2015 and the last episode was aired on 4 November 2016. 

Directed By: Animesh Verma, Hardik Gajjar, Nikhil Sinha, Dharmesh Shah

Written By: Valmiki, Anand Neelakantan, Subrat Sinha

Cast: Danish Akhtar Saifi, Madirakshi Mundle, J. Karthik, Ashish Sharma

#11. Mahakali Ant Hi Aarambh Hai (2017)

Rating: 7.5/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Family

Episodes: 97

Broadcasted On: Colors TV

The mythological series shows the story of Debouillon Kali, the divine protector, and her different avatar to protect the earth from evil power. Maa Kali, use her supernatural power to kill demon forces that threaten the world. The serial received ITA Award for Best Television show. The first episode was aired on 22 July 2017 and the last episode of this mythological series was aired on 5 August 2018. 

Directed By: Loknath Pandey, Tripurari Tripathi

Written By: Parridhi Jaiswal, Vinod Sharma, Siddharth Kumar Tewary, Medha Jadhav

Cast: Joy Rattan Singh Mathur, Pooja Sharma, Kanan Malhotra, Saurabh Raj Jain,     Abhishek Mishra

#12. Vighanaharta Ganesh (2017)

hindi mythological serial Vighanaharta Ganesh

Rating: 7.2/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy

Episodes: 1026

Broadcasted On: Sony Entertainment television

Lord Ganesha-son of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva and the brother of Lord Karthik was born after Lord Mahadev reincarnated a human body with the elephant hand. Lord Ganesha is a young boy who believes in scuffle power which helps him to get succeed. It was an award-winning mythological show. The first episode was aired on 22 August 2017. 

Directed By: Srichand Dasnam, Vaibhav Mutha, Abhimanyu Singh, Deepak S.V., Vikash Kumar

Written By: Manikya Raju, Anjalika Gupta, Brij Mohan Pandey,  Abhimanyu Raj Singh 

Cast: Kaivalya Chheda, Kapil Singh Lalwani,  Makhan Singh,  Sanjeev Pandey

#13. Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi- Kahani Mata Rani Ki (2019)

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Rating: 8.7/10 IMDb

Genre: Drama

Episodes: 149 and still running…

Broadcasted On: Star Bharat

The story is based on the story of Maa Vaishno Devi who saves the world from the devil’s power. The first episode was aired on 30 Sept 2019 and till now the show has completed 149 episodes and is still running. 

Directed By: Dharram Verma, Bhagwan Yadav, Ajay Kumar

Written By: Amitabh Singh, Saransh Jain, Parridhi Jaiswal, Utkarsh Naithani, Rashmi Sharma

Cast: Madirakshi Mundle, Maisha Dixit, Vikas Salgotra, Ishita Ganguly, Hrishikesh Pandey

#14. Luv Kush (1988)

best Hindu mythological show

Rating: 9.2/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Drama

Episodes: 44

Broadcasted On: DD National

Luv-Kush series was based on the last book The Uttar Kanda. When Lord Rama sends his wife Goddess Sita for bananas Sita gives birth to two sons Lava and Kusa.  One day, Luv and Kush reach Ayodha and discover a shocking truth about them. 

Directed By: Ramanand Sagar

Written By: Valmiki, Tulsidas

Cast: Mayuresh Kshetramade, Swapnil Joshi, Arun Govil, Deepika Chikhalia

#15. Radha Krishna (2018)

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Rating: 8.6/10 IMDb

Genre: Romance, Drama

Episodes: 460

Broadcasted On: Star Bharat

Radha Krishna is one of the most popular mythological shows running on Indian TV. The show revolves around Lord Shri Krishna and Godness Radha Ranu. The first episode of the show was aired on 7 October 2018  Besides, it’s one of the top hindi serials and also released in Kanada, Bengali, Marathi, and Malayalam languages. 

Directed By: Siddharth Kumar Tewary, Tripurari Tripathi, Loknath Pandey

Written By: Dilip Jha, Siddharth Kumar Tewary

Cast: Sumedh Mudgalkar, Mallika Singh, Gaurav Pandiya, Gaurav Pareek,  Basant Bhatt

#16. Visgwamitra (1995)

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Rating: 8.7/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Drama

Episodes: 27

Broadcasted On: DD National

The story shows the life of Kshatriya King Vishwarath who became Brahmarishi Vishwamitra after a feud with Sage Vashistha over the divine cow Nandini. It’s one of the best Hindi mythological series of all time. 

Directed By:  Dasari Narayana Rao   

Cast: Virendra Razdan, Mukesh Khanna, Arvind Trivedi, Arun Govil, Shanti Priya

#17. Mere Sai – Shraddha Aur Saburi (2017)

Mere Sai - Shraddha Aur Saburi
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Rating: 8.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Biography

Episodes: 984

Broadcasted On: Sony Entertainment Television

The story shows the character of Sai baba who solves people’s problems. On the other hand, Kulkarni is always jealous of Sai. He always tries to make different evil plans against the Sai baba and wants to eliminate him from Shirdi. The first episode was aired on 25 September 2017 and it’s still running. 

Directed By: Harsh B. Agrawal, Sachin Ambre, Ambare P. Sachin, Anish Surana

Written By: Roshni Suvrna, Koel Chaudhuri, Aparna Padgaonkar, Roshni Suvrna, Subrat Sinha

Cast: Sharmila Shinde, Vaibhav Mangale, Chandan Madan, Abeer Soofi, Toral Rasputra

#18. Mahima Shani Dev ki (2008)

Rating: 8.3/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy

Episodes: 175

Broadcasted On: Imagine Tv

The story revolves around Lord Shani, one of the nine primary celestial beings in Hindu astrology. The episode breaks all the myths as well as misunderstandings about Lord Shani. 

Directed By: Ajay Kumar, Prem Sagar

Cast:  Bhupindder Bhoopii, Daya Shankar Pandey,  Gaurav Sharma, Archana Taide Sharma

#19. Jai Ganga Maiyya (1998)

mythological series Jai Ganga Maiyya

Rating: 8.5/10 IMDb

Genre: Drama

Episodes: 104

Broadcasted On: DD National

The story of this mythological series revolves around Ganga a Godness who was born from the divine feet of Lord Vishnu. Reena Kapoor plays the character of Maa Ganga. There are a total of  104 episodes. 

Directed By: Ramanand Sagar

Series Cast: Reena Kapoor

#20. Jai Jai Jai Bajrang Bali (2011)

Rating: 7.9/10 IMDb

Genre: Fantasy, Action, Drama

Episodes: 1500

Broadcasted On: Sahara One

This Indian Hindi mythological television series was premiered on Sahara One in June 2011. The story shows the life of God Hanuman who plays a major role in Ramayana and Mahabharat. 

Directed By: Ajay Kumar

Written By: Uddeept Dutt Gaur, Tulsidas, Valmiki

Cast: Siraj Mustafa Khan, Kapil Singh Lalwani, Aparna Tarakad, Raj Premi

#21. Little Krishna (2009)

Indian Hindi mythological television series Little Krishna

Rating: 8.2/10 IMDb

Genre: Animation

Episodes: 13

Broadcasted On: Nickelodeon, Discovery Kids, Sun TV

This best Hindu mythological depicts the story of little Krishna and his adventures. At an early age, God Krishna killed his own uncle, King Kansa, with his supernatural powers. He then moved to Darika and established the Yadav kingdom. The first episode of the serial was aired on 11 May 2009.

Directed By: Balasubramanian Rajasekaran, Vincent Edwards

Written By: Alok Sharma, Jeffrey Scott

Cast: Francois Castellino, Prachi Save Saathi, Neil D’Monte,  Meghna Erande

#22. Buddha: Rajaon Ka Raja (2013)

Buddha: Rajaon Ka Raja

Rating: 8.8/10 IMDb

Genre: Biography

Episodes: 55

Broadcasted On: Zee TV, Doordarshan

The mythological series shows the life of Siddharta Gautama – the great Indian sage as well as the founder of Buddhism. The first episode of the serial was aired on 8 September 2013 on Zee TV and Doordarshan. Himanshu Soni plays the character of Buddha. On the other hand, Kajal Jain plays the character of Siddhartha Gautama’s wife Yasodhara. 

Directed By: Dharmesh Shah, Vinod Manikrao

Written By: Punit Shukla, Prakash Kapadia,  Deep Dudani, Gajra Kottary

Cast: Joy Rattan Singh Mathur, Himanshu Soni, Jagat Singh, Gungun Uprari

#23. Meera (2009-2010)

Rating: 8.4/10 IMDb

Genre: History, Biography, Drama

Episodes: 135

Broadcasted On: NDTV Imagine

The story starts with Meera the great poet-saint. She was born in Rajasthan in the early 16th century. Her father Ratan Singer was the ruler of Merta-a small state in Manwar. It was predicted that the princess ( Meera) was born for greater things. It’s one of the best mythological series of all time. The first episode was released on 27 July 2009 and the last episode was broadcast on 29 January 2010. 

Directed By: Mukesh Singh; Swapnil Mahaling (Shahane)

Written By: Vinod Sharma, Mriduta Sharma

Cast: Abhilin Pandey, Aashika Bhatia, Kunal Bakshi, Aditi Sajwan, Prachi Pathak

 

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Conclusion…

Let’s admit it, apart from watching psychological movies, action movies, or romantic movies, we all loved to watch mythological series and want to know about our beloved Gods and Godness. In this guide, we have prepared a list of the top 23 Indian Hindi mythological television series that we recommend you watch at least once.