Top 5 Longest Running Shows On Zee TV And Why They Are Watched By Millions

Shows like Kumkum Bhagya, Antakshari & Sa Re Ga Ma Pa have been loved by audiences for years. Here are the 5 BIGGEST shows to watch on ZEE5 for free.

1. Kumkum Bhagya

ZeeTV is one of the oldest channels on television, and has managed to keep the audiences hooked to their daily soaps and other shows. The channel keeps producing new content and airs it every day. The audiences give an immense amount of love to Zee TV shows for their unique storylines and plots. Apart from new shows, some audience favourites are still ruling households for years now. Right from Pavitra Rishta to Khana Khazana, let’s have a look at the list of longest-running TV shows on Zee TV.

One of the most popular shows on ZeeTV is Kumkum Bhagya, featuring Shabir Ahluwalia and Sriti Jha in lead roles. The two play the roles of Abhi and Pragya in the show and their jodi is beloved by audiences. The show has been doing wonders on the small screen since it premiered in April 2014. The story of the show revolves around Abhi, Pragya, and their twin daughters. The show manages to rank on the top of the TRP charts and gets the highest viewership. Due to the immense popularity of the show, the makers decided to launch a spin-off and made Kundali Bhagya.

2. Pavitra Rishta

Pavitra Rishta featured Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande as Manav and Archana. Their on-screen chemistry became a hit among viewers. The popular soap opera ran successfully for 5 years and won audiences’ hearts with its plot, which was about the ups and downs of Manav and Archana’s relationship. The show premiered on 1 June 2009 and ended on 25 October 2014.

3. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa

The Indian musical reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, started airing in 1995 and is one of the oldest ongoing shows in India. In the show, the judges motivate and help singers to hone their skills. The show has always received love and appreciation from viewers. The show has inspired a spin-off for young singers, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs, which has just started airing a new season with Maniesh Paul hosting the show. Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, and Kumar Sanu are the judges of the show. The show has given the world amazing singers including Shreya Ghoshal, Archana Udupa, Hrishikesh Ranade, Tia Bajpai, Kamal Khan, and many more.

4. Khana Khazana

Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor‘s cookery show Khana Khazana is one of the oldest shows on ZeeTV. In the show, Sanjeev Kapoor cooks Indian cuisine and teaches audiences to make a variety of food. He has been teaching audiences to make healthy meals and spoken about the importance of staying healthy. Khana Khazana started airing in 1993 and ended in 2012. Sanjeev gained a lot of popularity from Khana Khaza and within no time became a household name. He taught audiences new ways of making food and made a special place for himself in their hearts.

5. Antakshari

Antakshari was an Indian musical game show hosted by Pallavi Joshi and Annu Kapoor. The show aired every Friday from 1994 to 2005, running successfully for 11 years. The show gave us heavenly singers including Sameer, Sanchita and Diwakar. Audiences loved Pallavi and Annu’s presence in the show and the format of the show, which was quite unique compared to any other musical show.

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