The small screens have certainly taken over the silver screens especially during the time of the pandemic. While the craze amongst the audiences for various shows and daily soap operas has been enormous for ages, this has certainly become an indispensable part of our lives.
Though there are innumerable shows that have been our favorites not only because of their plots but also because of the presence of some great artists. It’s certainly a fact that for a successful show, the cast and characters also hold huge importance.
While there have been numerous shows that are only remembered by the fans for their amazing concept, there are some, where the small screen actors stole the show. As soon as we hear the name of the show, the first thing that appears in our mind is the face of a particular actor or an actress who was the pillar of the show.
So today, with this article, we are going to introduce you to some of the most dependable actors of the Television industry who are the main strength and have the biggest contribution towards making the show.
Let’s have a look:
Rupal Patel – Saath Nibhana Saathiya (2010 – 2017)
After the popular tweaking of the dialogues by Yashraj Mukhate from the serial Saath Nibhana Saathiya, this serial became so popular that the makers decided upon introducing its second installment. While this serial has also been a famous meme material, the classic yet strict character of Rupal Patel in the show, stole the limelight.
Her performance as Kokila raised the standards for various other Television shows and the shows started copying the accent and delivery style of the actress. Rupal soon grabbed a popular position in the television industry and was one of the most loved characters from the show. The actress was part of the show for 7 years.
Anup Soni – Crime Patrol (2010 – 2018)
Savdhaan rahe, Satark rahe! Now the actor Anup Soni has played a part in various movies and daily soap operas, however, the first thought that runs through our minds whenever we tend to hear his name is his performance in the show, Crime Patrol.
The actor has truly been a pillar to the show and has certainly become the face of the show as well. Anup Soni has successfully added more depth to the content and stories of the show with his brilliant commentaries and hosting. The actor has hosted the show for 8 years.
Shivaji Satam – CID (1998 – 2018)
One of the most entertaining police procedural television series, CID was truly one of the most entertaining series on the list. No matter what your age is, this series has been present on the watchlist of every individual. The classic star cast and their engaging crime plots were truly a delight for the audiences.
In such a scenario, the television actor, Shivaji Satam shot to immense fame and popularity and became a vital character for the serial. He has been performing the role of ACP Pradyuman for nearly 20 years!
Dilip Joshi (since 2008) & Disha Vakani (2008 – 2017) – Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
Now, one of the most popular yet longest-running shows on India Television, the sitcom, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been entertaining the masses for ages. The various comical elements and the characters in the show are immensely loved by the audiences.
While each of the characters is unique in its ways, the lead pair of the show, Dilip and Disha has been a constant favorite amongst the audiences. Their impressive chemistry as Jethalal and Daya have made this one of the popular shows of Indian television. The duo has been a part of the show since 2008 and has retained for almost 9 years!
Dipika Kakar – Sasural Simar Ka (2011–2017)
Yes, we truly know about the various weird yet quirky elements showcased in this show, but we still can’t deny this actress being the face of the show. The Television actress Dipika Kakar made the Indian sitcom, Sasural Simar Ka one of the most entertaining ones amongst the audiences.
Though the serial was mocked by people for its unusual story plots, still, the actress Dipika Kakar rose like a star to the show! She has played a lead role in the serial for 6 years!
Rannvijay Singh – Roadies (2004 – 2019)
Now, what is the first face that runs through your minds whenever we hear the name of the show, Roadies!? Well, yes it’s none other than the actor Rannvijay Singh. Right from being a winner to its first season, the handsome hunk Rannvijay became the face of the show.
He was subsequently seen in each season of the show and his appearance has acted like a trademark to the show! Rannvijay truly stands out as one of the most important factors for the success of the show. Not only his performances but also his personality kind of matches with the show. He has been there in the show for 15 years!
Surekha Sikri – Balika Vadhu (2008 – 2016)
While we truly cannot forget the main cast of this serial, the one particular character who remained a strong pillar throughout the serial was the actress Surekha Sikri. Her strict yet classic performance as Kalyani Devi changed the face of Indian Television. She played the role of dadi for 8 long years!
Deepika Singh – Diya aur Baati Hum (2011 – 2016)
The popular daily soap opera Diya Aur Baati Hum famed actors, Anand and Deepika became one of the most loved jodis on the Television. Their immense support towards each other as wife and husband in the serial truly made us all wonder if such couples exist in real life.
While every character was unique in their way and was loved by the audiences, the one particular character who defined the face of the serial was the leading actress of the serial, Deepika Singh. The actress’s acting and dedication in her role made her a household name and she became a part of the serial for 5 years.
Hina Khan & Karan Mehra – Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (2009 – 2016)
While the next generation has completely taken over the show, we still can’t ignore the pillars of success to this show! Yes, we are talking about one of the most popular and the second longest-running Indian sitcoms, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
The classic duo of Akshara and Naitik was probably the major reason for the popularity of this show and are still considered an ideal couple that has ever existed on Indian Television! While this duo has left the show and has participated in various other television shows.
We still have a wish of seeing this Jodi back on the show somehow and deep down in our hearts, this Jodi can never be forgotten. Both the actors were a part of the show for 7 years!