Five Indian Web Series to Watch Before You Welcome 2018
If you are bored watching the melodramatic television serials and repeated Hollywood series, then its time to switch over to some interesting web series in the Indian OTT space. This year Viacom 18 has come up with some really entertaining web series in different genres. Right from drama, adventure, humor to rom-com, all the web series are super-engaging with relatable content.
Web series has become a trend in India. With so many popular web series with an intriguing storyline and stellar performances, this year has been indeed special for the platform catering the needs of fans, who prefer web series over films and TV shows.
2017 almost comes to an end, let’s check out a list of some of the most popular web series that premiered in 2017 or was renewed for another season in the year that you have to watch before you welcome 2018.
TIME OUT is a romantic comedy of the married couple Rahul (Tahir Raj Bhasin) and Radha (Sarah Jane Dias) showcases dealing with the mid-life crisis. The series introduces the audience to a side of urban marriages where the couple has to deal with issues of responsibility – reliability – readiness. Starring Tahir Raj Bhasin and Sarah Jane Dias the web series is directed by Danish Aslam on Viacom 18’s Voot.
A show which is India’s first digital survival series had introduced the audiences to a format where a smartphone and a super network is the only means of survival in the remote, uninhabited and rough terrains of India’s wilderness. This show features Sumeet Vyas and with him celebrities like Karan Kundra, Evelyn Sharma and Sahil Khattar who survived the whole adventure with just a smartphone.
‘Untag gives the audience a fresh and light perspective of its six characters, each dealing with their imposed tags and trying to become much more than what the world has labeled them as. This show features Meiyang Chang, VJ Andy, Dipannita Sharma, Shiv Pandit, Anjali Anand and Naveen Polishetty and it is directed by Ashima Chibber.
YO KE HUA BRO?
This Viacom 18’s Voot’s Original is set in Haryana where hormones are raging and the sex ratio is skewed. Yo ke hua bro is about two desi bro’s landing themselves in a Kaand! Aparshakti Khurana, Gaurav Pandey, Shamita Shetty and Ridhima Pandit are seen in the lead roles, the show is directed by Sarpan Verma.
A biopic series on one of India’s greatest freedom fighters, Subhash Chandra Bose. The series featuring Rajkummar Rao in the titular role has already gained all eyeballs for its content and the actor’s striking resemblance to the freedom fighter. Not only this, but the series ranks under India’s original series and is regarded as one of the best Indian content in web series.