And here is the list of the most loved fictional characters from Indian television, comics and brands.
1. Chacha Chaudhari (and Sabu)
We all have seen Chacha Chaudhary and Sabu are the ultimate combination of brain and brawn and grown up believing the fact that “Chacha Caudhary ka dimaag computer se bhi tez chalta hai”.
India’s comeback on Western superheros: Shaktimaan. How can a middle aged man, devoid of any masks or capes (and muscles), donning a velvet winter suit with innumerable superpowers ever go wrong. as the kids love to say- Sorry Shaktimaan.
3. Mussadi Lal (and Bhatia)
Every Indian can relate to Mussadi Lal in some way or the other. Pankaj Kapur’s portrayal of a distressed common man ill-treated by corrupt officials is a winner. A character loved by all age groups.
4. Common Man
The iconic character of ‘The Common Man’ came to life in the year 1951 to portray the hopes, aspirations, troubles and success of the common Indian. Created by author and cartoonist R.K. Laxman, became the most loved reflection of a common man.
Who says we don’t have an antihero in the Indian comic industry? With his extraordinary physical strength and ability to dodge bullets, he kicks ass of villains such as Kaal Paheliya, Bihari Bhai etc.
“Jungle jungle baat chali hai, pata chala hai…arey chaddi pehn ke phool khila hai, phool khila hai”. ‘Nuff said.
If only everything in the world was taught by Betaal, this world would have been a happier and safer place. The best part being that each episode ended with a moral question answered by King Vikramaditya.
8. Simpu Sir (Simpoo Singh Sodhi)
Simpoo is a teacher who believes the solution to all discipline problems is to haath upar kar ke khade ho jaao. The very likeable Simpoo Sir from Channel[V] become a favorite among teenagers.