Indian soap opera
Indian soap operas or Indian serials are soap operas written, produced, filmed in India, with characters played by Indians with episodes broadcast on Indian television. India's first soap opera was Hum Log, which concluded with 154 episodes. Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte is the longest running Hindi serial in the history of Indian television with 2,245 episodes. The most common languages in which Indian serials are made in are Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Telugu, and Malayalam, though many contain a mix of the predominant language and English.
Indian soap opera
Indian soap operas or Indian serials are soap operas written, produced, filmed in India, with characters played by Indians with episodes broadcast on Indian television. India's first soap opera was Hum Log, which concluded with 154 episodes. Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte is the longest running Hindi serial in the history of Indian television with 2,245 episodes. The most common languages in which Indian serials are made in are Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Telugu, and Malayalam, though many contain a mix of the predominant language and English.