With the launch of Hum Log on 7th July, 1984, the saga of Indians with their regular soap operas began. When the director could have got away with anything as there was no competition back then, P. Kumar Vasudev came up with a wonderful drama that captivated the hearts of middle class Indians, as the story was about their daily struggles, their hopes and their ambitions. Since then, many characters have become a household name among the TV viewers. Comedians like Mungeri Lal, Wagle and many others have entertained families having them laughing hysterically with their antics. From the bold, the beautiful, super heroes to fumbling simpletons, there have been various characters that have climbed popularity charts. Here is the list of 8 such popular characters in the history of Indian TV shows.