At the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2010, Tere Liye won Best Title Song
Masala, drama and popular romantic jodi’s – combined together, they make for a wonderful Indian TV series.
In particular, Star Plus has captivated its viewers with its serials for over 15 years! Many of them have left a lasting mark on television.
Aside from the tadka story-lines and exuberant casts, the Indian TV serials are always identifiable by their title track. These particular songs capture the plot, themes and relationships of the series in a magical way.
So, prepare to discover 10 beautiful title songs from hit Star Plus TV serials since 2009!
1. Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? (2011-2012)
When Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? (IPKKND) released, on-screen lovers Khushi and Arnav, played by Sanaya Irani and Barun Sobti were loved by everyone.
During the Star Parivaar Awards in 2012, they won ‘Favourite Jodi’.
Everybody loved the title track too, which matched the couples unusual romance. The lyrics underlined the essence of perplexity and depth of love that the couple shared.
An anonymous reviewer on YouTube comments:
“The song sinks into your heart and lets you feel the couple’s romance.”
2. Tere Liye (2010-2011)
Tere Liye is based on the phases and emotional bond formed between two lovers, Taani and Anurag.
The simple story is perfected by a phenomenal directorial eye, mesmerising dialogues and talented supporting cast.
At the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2010, Tere Liye won ‘Best Title Song’. Rightfully so, as the tune is mystifying and romantic in every way.
The legendary Kailash Kher and Himani Kapoor composed the wondrous track, making it even more special.
3. Navya…Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal (2011-2012)
The female lead of this Star Plus serial, Navya, won the hearts of the youth. This is because they could relate to her enticing life and love story.
Soumay Seth from MouthShut.com says about Navya’s personality:
“Navya naturally balances modernity & traditionalism in her day-to-day life without even consciously thinking about it.”
The title song is warm and vibrant, reflecting her personality. Shilpa Rao sang the song in her captivating vocals. Plus, the tune is composed by the iconic duo, Vishal and Shekhar.
4. Diya Aur Baati Hum (2011-2016)
The story is about Sandhya (Deepika Singh) who dreams to become an IPS officer. And her husband Sooraj (Anas Rashid), who works as a confectioner.
The title song has an authentically cultural, Rajasthani vibe to it, as it was shot in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
The rustic female and male voices fuse well together to give the song a fiery, melodious beat.
Kailash Kher is the popular legend behind the tasteful music.
5. Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai (2011-2013)
Unlike most TV plays that focus on lovers and their relationships, this one revolves around a sisterly relationship between Maanvi and Jeevika.
Loosely based on the popular Jane Austen novel, Sense & Sensibility, each sister gradually acquires their rightful lover.
But, we learn more about how beautiful a didi’s relationships can be. The popular and loved title song does justice to the theme as it’s both sweet and melodious.
On IMDB, author Virman comments on the show:
“Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai is a show you can’t miss.”
Watch all of our favourite Star Plus Serial Title Songs in the playlist below:
6. Kayamath (2007-2009)
Airing for only two years, Kayamath is recognised as one of the top ten Star Plus shows of all time.
Again, love is the theme, but of a new kind of dilemma is explored between two lovers.
The exceptional producer, Ekta Kapoor, has rightfully given Kayamath and its title song, a mystifying touch.
On YouTube, Sayali displays her love for the title track, as she reminisces:
“It’s a really beautiful track; one of my childhood faves!”
7. Saraswatichandra (2013-2014)
Saraswatichandra, produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, tells the story of two lovers, both hailing from cultured backgrounds.
There is Kumud (Jennifer Winget) who is a respectful ladki from Ratnagiri. And the handsome Saras (Gautam Rode) from Dubai.
The series bagged several awards during 2013 and was one of the top Indian television dramas at the time. As for the title song, it encases graceful and traditional music, as can be expected by Bhansali.
Shreya Ghoshal’s dreamy voice against the melody of the flute gives the song a ripple of romance.
8. Maryada…Lekin Kab Tak? (2010-2011)
The serial drama Maryada had an extremely strong cast with a bold plot, used alongside excellent, realistic events and dialogues. The plot focuses on the story of four women.
This is one of the few plays in 2010 that showcased the strong, independent sides to women.
The song, which is sung by sharp, cultural voices might leave you in tears.
9. Kis Desh Mein Hai Mera Dil (2008-2010)
This is a love story that centres around the leading on-screen couple Prem (Harshad Chopra) and Heera (Aditti Gupta).
We are carried on a beautiful, innocent love saga, and are constantly reminded of the value of culture.
Therefore, the popular title song is refreshing and symbolises the beauty of the couples’ love. Richa Sharma’s melodious and striking voice gives the song a perfect touch.
10. Ishqbaaz (2016-)
A strong yet quirky female lead, with a respectable, handsome male lead and the especially great Oberoi family. These are just some of the ingredients that make Ishqbaaz a lively and dramatic serial.
The title song centres on Anika and Shivaay’s love for each other and carries you off into a dreamland. A beautiful and loved title song for sure!
So there you have it, the most popular and loved Star Plus Serial Title songs!
Here are some honourable mentions that narrowly missed our list: the title songs of Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Jaana Na Dil Se Door, Naamkaran – Lori, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein.
The Star Plus Serial title songs we have featured are popular because they are both captivating and meaningful.
That’s not all, even the storylines of the serials were hits, and will always be remembered in the hearts of fans.
Enjoy the playlist, and take yourself on a journey through some of these most loved and popular TV serial title songs!