Hindi General Entertainment Channels (GECs) have music and drama going hand in hand!! Earlier, the popular songs from yesteryear films were used as the driving force for romance in Hindi fiction on TV. Even today, while this prevails, we also have special songs written for the lead pairs in TV shows. Also, songs are written for specific occasions or festivals celebrated in shows.

The evolution of music in Hindi fiction is so advanced today, that concepts related to mainstream music and plots revolving around music have gained prominence. The emerging musical fervour in Hindi fiction has indeed caught the eyes of the masses!!

Popular and long-running shows like Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Kumkum Bhagya, Kundali Bhagya have love anthem songs for their lead pairs.

Kulfi Kumar Bajewala on Star Plus was a musical drama that revolved around a popular singer on the lookout for his daughter, who was musically inclined too. The show had some amazingly captivating songs that kindled the interest of the audience. The show featured Mohit Malik in the popular role of Sikandar, with Aakriti Sharma playing the titular role of Kulfi.

Chikoo Ki Mummy Durr Kei the Star Plus show had the bonus of song and dance in its main theme. It was a concept of a dancer mother being on a search for her little daughter. The amazing amalgamation of classical dance and music with today’s rap culture of dance and music was brought in with great relevance to the plot and characters. The show featured Paridhi Sharma and Vaishnavi Prajapati in lead roles.

Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey the Star Plus show has a scientist as the male protagonist. However, his passion for music has been shown from the very first episode. Anubhav in the show, has sung on every chosen occasion and event in the show. The beautiful lyrics of songs and the captivating numbers have struck a chord. Manan Joshi plays the male lead.

Udaariyaan and Teri Meri Ikk Jindri, the show on Colors and Zee TV respectively, showed the musical fervours in the land of Punjab. The mix of this regional appeal into Hindi shows when it comes to the musical sense, was magical. Udaariyaan features Ankit Gupta, Priyanka Chaudhary and Isha Malviya in lead roles. Teri Meri Ikk Jindri had Adhvik Mahajan and Amandeep Sidhu playing leads. The male lead of Teri Meri Ikk Jindri was also shown to be a passionate and soulful singer.

Harphoul Mohini the newly launched Colors show has shown this cultural difference between the Haryanvi boy’s family and the Keralite girl’s family. The introduction of the characters and the varied cultures in the show were brought about by depicting the different kinds of music that we see in Haryana and Kerala. Zebby Singh and Shagun Sharma play the leads.

Sasural Simar Ka 2 the Colors show has Simar (Radhika Muthukumar) as the passionate singer. She aims to become a well-versed classical singer and is fighting against all odds even after her marriage to fulfil her dreams. The show has Avinash Mukherjee and Radhika Muthukumar in lead roles.

Thapki Pyar Ki 2 the Colors show had the stammering Thapki strive hard to become a singer. The show and the plot in itself were her journey, from overcoming her disability and surging ahead to make a name for herself in the musical field. Jigyasa Singh played the titular role of Thapki in the show.

Banni Chow Home Delivery the newly launched Star Plus show is the perfect amalgamation of romance, drama and music. We have the male protagonist not being blessed with a sane mind, but with the sixth sense of being a great musician. The show promises to give us a great musical presence. Pravisht Mishra and Ulka Gupta play the leads.

Well, music is the soul of drama, is what we can say on television!! Do you agree with us here?