Indian Web Series: You Really, Really Need To Watch ASAP

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Indian television still has to do a lot to come out of the conservative and orthodox tastes. Despite this shortcoming of Indian television and cinema, the country’s online creators are free to play the game however they please. As a result, most of the highly progressive and watchable stories in the country are coming to the forefront on the internet. The web showcases topics ranging from gay rights to premarital cohabitation. Some of the highly awe-inspiring web series which each one of you should watch right now are-

Permanent Roommates

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The story revolves around a couple who have been in a long-distance relationship for three years. It exhibits the twists and turns that take place in their lives when they finally decide to live together.This web series has garnered a lot of attention and appreciation from the critics.

I Don’t Watch TV

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This show began on 16th April 2016 and has been well-received by the audience. Some of the most renowned faces of the Indian television industry like Nakuul Mehta, Drashti Dhami, Ram Menon and Alekh Sangal have played a role in this web series. The series is a fictional look into what happens behind all the glamour and glitz of the Indian television industry. The actors take you on a rollercoaster ride to know all the power struggles, behind-the-scenes drama and pure madness of Indian TV stars.

Hip Hop Homeland

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This web series provides the most in-depth look at the burgeoning Indian underground hip hop scene. It is basically a documentary type series and covers the growth of hip hop movement in Mumbai. The first season of Hip Hop Homeland premiered in February 2016 and has been a rage ever since.

Love Bytes

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Dashing Kushal Punjabi has done a very good job in this web series. The story basically revolves around a live-in relationship of Ananya and Abhishek. This relationship has been kept a secret because Ananya believes that her boyfriend’s mother would not accept it. The story proceeds with the daily challenges the couple has to face in the Indian society for keeping their relationship hidden from the public eye. This modern Indian romantic web series has garnered much attention of the audience.

Baked

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It is one of the most ambitious authentic fiction web series which chronicles the misadventures of three students from Delhi University. These students decide to open up their own midnight food delivery service. The result is, however, disastrous and they find themselves in parlous situations all the time. The story depicts how these three students try to juggle student life with their business and invariably land themselves into chaotic situations. This series has gained a lot of popularity and is highly rated by the audience.

There have been hundreds of Indian web series made till date. However, the above-mentioned five series have received the maximum applaud from the audience. Some other web series which you must definitely watch are All About Section 377, Pitchers, AISHA- My Virtual Girlfriend and Band Baaja Baarat. If you are a big fan of comedy, you can also watch Chinese Bhasad. A special mention must also be given to Not Fit and Sinskaari which have been breaking the Indian stereotypes and are opening the eyes of the youth with their witty one-liners.