While the majority of Bollywood and Television-based filmmakers and production houses are still trying to please the censor board and serve topics according to the conservative audience’s taste, web-series producers in India are experimenting with the free hand they’ve been afforded. These have become the new wave and it’s here to definitely take over the cliché dramas.
We believe it’s a teensy bit difficult to get over F.R.I.E.N.D.S or Grey’ Anatomy or Vampire Diaries or similar content and also difficult to believe that there are better shows to binge on. India, does not lacks anywhere and these web series’ will change the way you look at entertainment content in India. We have collected a binge-watch list for you right here.
Honestly, this has to top our list because it’s totally a catch. The story revolves around Tanya and Mikhesh, a couple that has been in a long distance relationship for three years. But, what happens when Mikhesh decides to move to be closer to Tanya and proposes? Tanya realizes she’s not ready. What follows is a lot of fun, drama, and an excellent script.
What The Folks
What The Folks’ is a journey of how modern families are breaking stereotypes, overcoming generation gaps, and growing to love one another, despite having starkly different world views. Don’t forget to get your hands some popcorn as you shall be glued to the screen.
The Viral Fever’s (TVF) web series Pitchers, follows the lives of four young professionals who quit their jobs in order to venture out into the wild entrepreneurial world. Each episode is 40 minutes long, on an average, but you’ll be left asking for more at the end of every one of them. Fun fact, this series made it into IMDB’s top 250 tv series list
This web series follows the lives of three Delhi University students who have opened up a food delivery service and the challenges they face regularly — both in business and personal life. It’s a fun series to watch and will surely make you miss your college days. Soaked up in nostalgia, we bet you’d ask for more!
Comprising six short stories with a refreshing take on love – Love Shots is all about different people in different places of their lives coming to terms with love. Exploring the world of sweet romance, the six-episode web series teaches us the important things about love. Unexpected twists are what makes each episode more interesting. Brownie points for the show if you watch it with your partner 😉
Girl in the City
It is a story about a 21-year-old fashion enthusiast who wishes to make a claim in the fashion industry. The series chronicles her life in the bustling metropolitan of Mumbai and the struggles she faces in her personal as well as professional life. Could’t get more realistic, right?
This show boldly asks you: “Do you know what goes inside a Ladies Room?” The answer comes with this short web series of six episodes. “Ladies Room” is a story of two best friends—Khanna and Dingo—that takes you through their lives. It’s uncensored fun that talks about poop, periods, pregnancy, and pot without shame. Here is to bursting all bubbles about women!
Official Chunkyagiri chronicles the life of a young boy who enters the professional world with big dreams alongwith middle-class moral and ethics. But does he leave his morals and ethics behind to kick start his professional life in this unforgiving world? Watch out for more!
Another one from TVF, Tripling is a simple story about three siblings who embark on a road trip together — not by choice, but by force of circumstances. Plagued by an unstable marriage, divorce and joblessness, the trio find solace in this journey as they head home to find comfort. The series gives an insight into the urban rat race that bothers a young fledgeling mind and how family is the answer to most of our problems.
This show follows a fictional account of a guy whose life is turned upside down as he now lives in a world where women are the dominating gender and all the issues faced by women today are faced by him.
Grab some popcorn and binge on!