More than movies, Indian audience is crazy for the Hindi television shows. They provide so much masala and that too for a long-term, that movies cannot provide. Because of their varied content, the TRP of Indian serials keeps on increasing. That means, their viewership and popularity soar high.

One plus point of serials over movies is that people get to see a lot of variety in these Hindi Indian serials at a very low price. For example, there are historic shows like Porus, comedy shows like Kapil Sharma’s shows, reality shows, Saas Bahu drama, and Youth-oriented shows. And all of these shows come under just 1 viewership package.

The TRP of Indian serials also determines the popularity of their star cast. Some of the popular television actors have gone on to become huge Bollywood stars of today. For example, Prachi Desai and Sushant Singh Rajput. Following them, many more popular television actors are moving into the cinema world.

What is TRP?

Everybody keeps talking about TRP of serials. What exactly do you mean by this TRP? It stands for Television Rating Point. The trp ratings of Hindi serials determine how much are they viewed by the audience. Along with the serials, it also lets us know how much is that particular channel popular.

This rating is an average rating. A sample audience is picked from a particular geographic region. And a device is then attached to their television sets which given an indication of which channels the viewer watch over a day. And then the average is taken over a month and extrapolated to match the population of India. This is how we get the TRP ratings of Hindi serials.

TRP of Top 10 Hindi Serials for March

Below is the list of top 10 serials and their television rating points. This list will keep on changing every month, depending upon the popularity of that serial during that month.

1. Kundali Bhagya

This is the highest TRP show in India. And hence, the most popular show of Zee TV. The BARC rating of this serial for this month stands at 7578. That is, this serial has 75,78,000 impressions in March in the urban area. And hence, its TRP is 3.4. You can check more about Kundali Bhagya here. Find out more about this show, its title song, star cast, popularity, and much more.

2. Kumkum Bhagya

This is another major show of Zee TV. Kundali Bhagya, which holds the top position on TRP charts, is a spin-off of Kumkum Bhagya. With both these serials, Zee TV has beaten all other channels like Star Plus, Sony, Sab TV, etc. Kumkum Bhagya holds BARC rating of 6483 and TRP ratings of 2.9.

3. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma

This is the best show of SAB TV Channel. The BARC rating of this show is 6186 and TRP ratings stand at 2.8. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma is a comedy show and is considered the best comedy serial ever created on the television network.

4. Super Dancers Chapter 2

This is the 4th highest TRP show in India. This is so far the highest ranking show of Sony TV network. Its BARC rating is 5919 and TRP rating is 2.7. In this reality show, children of age 4 to 13 compete against each other to win the trophy for best dancer.

5. Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki

This show is the prime serial of Colors network. It has the TRP rating of 2.6 and BARC 5783. The reason for Shakti’s growing popularity can be attributed to the increasing awareness and respect for transgenders due to this serial.

6. Rising Star

This month saw Rising Stars giving tribute to the late legendary actress, Sri Devi. This serial is a singing reality show, featuring on Colors. Its BARC rating is 5695 and TRP ratings stand at 2.6.

7. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein

Going on from last 4 years, this serial has managed to retain its position in Top 10 almost every single time. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein is the prime show of Star Plus and currently 7th highest TRP show in India. Its BARC rating is 5526 and TRP rating is 2.5.

8. Udaan

This is the 2nd season of Udaan and has successfully maintained its position on Top 10. It airs on Colors network from Monday to Friday. The BARC and TRP rating of Udaan are 5479 and 2.5 respectively.

9. Ishq Subhan Allah

This serial just started its run on 14th March on Zee TV. And in its opening week itself, it managed to make its position in Top 10, which is very impressive. The show deals with the issue of Tripple Talaaq and has managed to get itself the TRP ratings of 2.4. The BARC rating of Ishq Subhan Allah is 5346.

10. Ishq Mein Marjawan

This show is one of the most popular serials of Colors. It has managed to stay in Top 10 positions on the TRP chart this month. The BARC rating of Ishq Mein Marjawan is 5079, while the TRP ratings are 2.3.

And to summarize, here are Top 10 Hindi serials with their TRPs for this month:

  1. Kundali Bhagya (Zee TV) – 3.4
  2. Kumkum Bhagya (Zee TV) – 2.9
  3. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma (SAB TV) – 2.8
  4. Super Dancers Chapter 2 (Sony TV) – 2.7
  5. Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki (Colors) – 2.6
  6. Rising Star (Colors) – 2.6
  7. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein (Star Plus) – 2.5
  8. Udaan (Colors) – 2.5
  9. Ishq Subhan Allah (Zee TV) – 2.4
  10. Ishq Mein Marjawan (Colors) – 2.3



First Published on: 12:39 pm - 25, Mar 2018
Author: author image Bhavya
Bhavya is BOTY's Sr. Journalist who has done a lot of research over the years on Bollywood. She loves to write latest news and movie updates.
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