Indian TV characters we had a major crush on

Published on 30th Aug 2020 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

Millennials have spent their childhood watching serials with their parents and while most of them would be too embarrassed to admit they were invested in the storyline as much as their moms, many will fondly remember the characters they had a crush on! So take a ride back in time and revisit some of the most popular TV characters from our childhood.

1, Jiya (Shararat)

The bubbly Jiya from Shararat is still one of our favorite witches ever! Shruti Seth became every guy's crush after she starred in Shararat. Post Shararat, she hosted a few seasons of Comedy Circus and also starred in movies like Fanaa and Rajneeti. 

Jiya (Shararat)
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2. Sujal Garewal (Kahin Toh Hoga)

The undoubted fancy of every girls' dreams, Rajeev Khandelwal's Sujal Garewal in Kahin Toh Hoga and Captain Rajveer in Left Right Left still manage to make someone skip a beat. Rajeev has also starred in a few memorable movies like Table No. 21, Aamir, and Soundtrack. 

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3. Anurag Basu (Kasautii Zindagii Kay)

The object of Komolika’s fancy, Cezanne Khan’s Anurag Basu ruled our hearts for nearly 8 years. Though Kasautii Zindagi Kay has been rebooted, Cezanne will always remain the OG and our favorite Anurag Basu. Cezanne has starred in multiple other roles but none earned him as much fame as his role in Kasautii...

Anurag Basu
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4. Pammi (Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand)

Sangita Ghosh’s Pammi was a heartthrob during the early 2000s. The wait was real back then when people had to eagerly wait for the calendar to show Monday and the clock to hit 9 pm for Pammi’s once-in-a-week appearance on Star Plus. Sangita was last seen in Divya Dristi.

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5. Maan Singh Khurana (Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi)

Though Gurmeet Choudhary has starred in various shows like Yeh Meri Life and Kumkum - Ek Pyaara Sa Bandhan, it was his role as Maan Singh Khurana in Geet opposite Drashti Dhami that made him a household name. He has also starred in various movies like Khamoshiyan and Wajah Tum Ho.

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6. Gomzy aka Gautam Virani (Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi)

Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’s Gomzy was one of the most loved characters from the show. He later went on to star in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein.

Gomzy aka Gautam Virani
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7. Tia (Remix)

Tia in Remix just made our hearts skip a beat, won’t you say so? Shweta Gulati’s Tia was a very interesting character on the show, to say the least. Later on, she starred in Dill Mill Gayye as Dr. Nikita Malhotra and made us fall in love with her all over again!

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8. Dr. Armaan Malik (Dill Mill Gayye)

Karan Singh Grover’s each subsequent role has been more famous than his previous one but the role that catapulted him into the hearts of almost every Indian is that of Dr. Armaan Malik in Dill Mill Gayye. His chemistry with Dr. Riddhima Gupta (all three of them) made them the “it” couple. He subsequently starred in Qubool Hai and after a hiatus of 6 years, in Kasautii Zindagii Kay reboot.

Dr. Armaan Malik
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9. Arnav Singh Raizada (Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?)

Though Barun Sobti has starred in various shows, his most popular role still remains as that of Arnav Singh Raizada from Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? of that of an arrogant businessman. Post Iss Pyaar Ko… Barun has starred in multiple shows including the third season of Iss Pyaar Ko…

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10. Bani (Kasamh Se)

Prachi Desai’s dream debut as Bani opposite Ram Kapoor also became the reason for us to tune in to watch the show everyday! She had that girl-next-door charm that also helped her make a jump to Bollywood. She starred in a number of movies including, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai and Bol Bachchan.

Bani (Kasamh Se)
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11. Dr. Riddhima Gupta (Dill Mill Gayye)

Shlipa Anand was the OG Dr. Riddhima Gupta and also the best one. Although she left Dill Mill Gayye, her image as the one true Riddhima got engraved in our hearts forever. Post Dill Mill Gayye she has starred in various movies.

Dr. Riddhima Gupta
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