With the introduction of television in India, it became one of the most predominant media. Soap operas were produced with a stereotypical storyline and characterisation. The family shows in the soap operas were the ideals of the quintessential Indian Family. Often they are given that rapid attention as well. The typical Indian woman and other similar themes that have been portraying through this medium often vary from the practical world.
Some of the most popular Indian Televisison actresses are Sana Khan, Shilpa Shivananda, Achint Kaur, Barkha Bisht, Mandira Bedi, Bhairavi Goswami, Gauri Pradhan, Gurdeep Kohli, Sangeeta Ghosh, Surveen Chawla, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Amna Sharif, Mona Singh, Shama sikander, Ragini Khanna, Ankita Lokhande, Hina Khan, Anupriya Kapoor, Shweta Tiwari, Pratyusha Banerjee, Mansi Parekh, Kamya Punjabi, Sonal Sehgal, Shalini Chandran, Kirti Kelkar, Shruti Seth, Shweta Salve etc.
Currently, Indian Television serials have become equally popular as Hindi films. Not only India but also people of Bangladesh, Pakistan, Middle East and many other countries watch Hindi serials. Thus, any Indian TV actress is not only well known in the India but is much renowned abroad as well.