Do you remember the days when we were totally dependent on TV for entertainment? There were no streaming platforms and we would wait eagerly for our show’s telecast. And, thankfully the quality of TV shows was way better than today’s shows.
While watching these TV shows, many of us developed crushes on some really great actors and actresses. These crushes made our childhood really special. Here are 18 TV crushes whom many we many of us had a crush on as they made us fall for them over and over again.
1. Rajeev Khandelwal
Many girls had a massive crush on Rajeev Khandelwal since he starred in Kahiin To Hoga. And, how could we forget him playing the role of Captain Rajveer in Left Right Left! Even though he had a brief Bollywood stint, he did manage to deliver praiseworthy performances in movies like Aamir, Soundtrack, and Table No. 21. Sadly, the movies didn’t perform well at the box office.
2. Aamna Sharif
Aamna Sharif was paired opposite Rajeev Khandelwal in the show Kahiin To Hoga. And, no one would deny that both were the favorite couple on TV. In a clichéd character, her performance was like a breath of fresh air.
3. Gurmeet Choudhary
Be it Yeh Meri Life Hai or Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan, Gurmeet’s emotive eyes stole our hearts.
4. Shruti Seth
Not only she was one of the most loved VJs but also our favorite neighborhood witch as she played Jiya in Shararat. Though she has appeared in many movies like Fanaa, Rajneeti etc., her role as Jiya remains her most memorable role. She is a fitness and travel enthusiast, who also holds discussions titled Let’s Talk About Health on Facebook.
5. Vivan Bhathena
Vivan Bhathen started his acting career with Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. But, within a short span of time, he moved to Bollywood. He still has a loyal fanbase, who is in love with him. He has appeared in the movies like Hate Story 4, Judwaa 2, and Dangal.
6. Anita Hassanandani
She debuted in Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii and later moved to brace the supernatural world in Naagin. She’s appeared in multiple Telugu and Tamil films and even appeared in Hindi films like Krishna Cottage, Koi Aap Sa, Dus Kahaniyaan, Ragini MMS 2, etc.
Who won’t remember the love story of Hiten and Gauri in Kutumb? Though before Kutumb, he had us crushing over his boy-next-door look as Gautam in Ghar Ek Mandir.
8. Shweta Tiwari
Though she has played many iconic roles, we still remember her as Prerna from Kasautii Zindagii Kay. The show ruled the TV screens and our hearts for more than seven years. She has also appeared in multiple reality shows.
Even though he debuted in the movie Pardes, we all still adore his portrayal of Armaan Suri in the show Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin.
10. Purab Kohli
With his role as Mazhar in Hip Hip Hurray, Purab Kohli, made us fall for him. How could we forget that this former VJ also the host on the first season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar, before entering the world of Bollywood with the film Bas Yun Hi. He appeared in many movies like My Brother…Nikhil, Bas Ek Pal, and more recently, Rock On (both original and sequel) and Airlift. Do you know Purab also also featured in P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke and also played a critical role in the movie Noor. He was also a part of Netflix’s show Sense8.
11. Mahhi Vij
Maahi Vij made a debut with the show Laagi Tujhse Lagan. But it was her effortless dance moves in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 4 and Nach Baliye 5 that turned most of us into her fans.
Raj played the role of Yuvi in Remix and redefined the friendship goals for many.
13. Karan Wahi
Karan Wahi stole our heart with his role of Ranveer Sisodia in Remix. While we saw him as a lead in the movie Hate Story 4, it is his role on TV that still remains memorable. Karan is a cricketer-turned-actor, who also made a brief appearance in Netflix’s Sacred Games recently.
With her next-door charm in Kasamh Se, she garnered many fans. Within no time, she made a quick jump to Bollywood. With movies like Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Bol Bachchan, and the Rock on series, she managed to keep her fans impressed.
As Angad Khanna in Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai, Iqbal Khan was the rock star who made our hearts skip a beat. He did many popular shows like Kavyanjali, Waaris, and Chhoona Hai Aasmaan.
16. Sumeet Sachdev
Whether it was Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi or Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, Gomzy Virani aka Sumeet Sachdev was one of the most popular soap opera stars. Do you know he has become a professional Scrabble player now?
He became our favorite as he played the role of innocence of Cadet Ali Baig in Left Right Left to perfection. Though he played multiple roles, including Aditya Hooda in the show Bepannah, his role as Cadet Ali Baig is still our favorite.