If you're hell bored watching saas-bahu sagas, repeated Hollywood series and other melodramatic stuff on television, then it's the time to ditch the idiot box and switch to the world of Indian web series. Tailor made for Indian youth with super-engaging and realistic content, these shows are the next big thing in town...mind it!
From the massive pool of content available online, we've picked the best eight you can binge watch this month. Here, take a look...
Not everyone is excited about the idea to go on a road trip with siblings...right? But Tripling may inspire you to go on one and have the time of your life! The show traces the story of three siblings Chandan, Chanchal and Chitvan on a road trip, who've their own struggles and fights in their personal lives. The script is highly relatable and you'll find at least one character that resembles someone from your social circle. Needless to say, the show will give you some serious #SiblingGoals.
In case you're planning to take an entrepreneurial plunge or looking to binge watch something really engaging (and realistic), then TVF is a must watch for you. The show centers around four friends who begin a start-up, and revolves around the struggle to make it successful. It's loaded with drama, humour and portrays the ambitions, struggles of urban Indians. Bonus: it has an amazing sound track!
A complete entertainer—Baked is the story of three Delhi University students who decide to put their free time to good use and start their a midnight food delivery service. The web series is shot in various locales of Delhi, and is quite Delhi Belly-esque.
It's a set of six amusing short films that paint an honest and amusing picture of love. Featuring actors like Nimrat Kaur, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Saqib Salim, Farida Jalal, Shweta Tripathi and Rhea Chakraborty, the series traces love in an unconventional way, across all ages and professions. It comes from Y-Films (youth arm of Yash Raj films), and promises sweet romantic, refreshing tales.
Presently one of the most viewed web series on YouTube, the story of Permanent Roommates revolves around a young couple, who after being in a three year old long distance relationship, starts living together and contemplate marriage. The series is well written, directed and edited, plus the protagonists have done a brilliant job to their characters.
A.I.SHA- My Virtual Girlfriend
This show is completely different from others in the league and is a must watch for tech-geeks. It's about an unusual relationship between a man and woman…only, the woman is the first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence Simulated Humanoid Assistant (A.I.SHA), created by a 26 year old app developer—Sam.
He plans to take revenge from his bullying boss, Sid (played by Raghu Ram) through his app but what happens when the app gets a mind of its own? Isn't it a stellar storyline!
Starring Kushal Punjabi and Sukhmani Sadana in lead roles, #LoveBytes is based on trials and tribulations of a young couple in a live-in relationship. While the guy wants to confess about the relationship to his mother, the girl thinks that the revelation would spoil her image in front of her future mother-in-law.
Imagine the scenario where a miracle happens, and there's an exchange of gender roles —men get into the shoes of women and vice-versa...interesting, right?
Featuring Bollywood celebs including Kalki Koechlin, Parineeti Chopra, Richa Chadha, Bhumi Pednekar, Man's World is a story of a male chauvinist— Kiran, who feels the world is unfair to men, and voila! One day, he wakes up finding his father's handling household chores, girls are eve-teasing boys on streets, and he's menstruating.
Bang Baaja Baraat
It's a brilliant saga of two lovers from completely different social backgrounds who decide to get married. But the real struggle starts when their families meet and the big fat Indian wedding begins. With a very relatable storyline, the web series make a great watch.