For years now, Youtube has been our favourite platform to consume visual content because… welp, it’s all free. Before Netflix or Prime became a hit in India, Indian content makers like TVF, AIB and Dice Media were killing it in the YouTube scene. Now that we have more paid platforms and people willing to buy subscription plans, the OG content makers have also started to release their shows on them. However, YouTube shall always remain the cradle for Indian content when it was in its nascent stage. Here are 10 Indian web series on Youtube you must not miss!
1. Operation MBBS
In one of the top medical schools in the country, three first year students, Huma, Sakshi, and Nishant navigate through the many complexities of a med student life.
2. Minus One
Would you consider sharing an apartment with your boyfriend… after you have broken up? Crazy, right? But not for Riya and Varun, who after breaking up, continue to live together as flatmates.
3. Bang Baaja Baaraat
Bang Baaja Baaraat follows the story of two people, Shahana and Pawan, who are madly in love and about to get married. However, they come from families that are poles apart, and hence must convince each other’s parents to agree to a wedding that suits both families’ wishes. Naturally, chaos ensues and things get real personal, real soon.
4. Little Things
Little Things follows the sweet yet relatable story of a young couple sharing an apartment in Mumbai as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship, social lives, and work.
Nikhat and Ray are two young women living on their own in a city while sharing a flat. The two friends share sweet moments as well as bicker as they learn the art of adulting.
6. What the Folks
This cute family sitcom introduces the viewers to a family that welcomes its newly wed daughter and her husband into the house, exploring family dynamics in an average upper middle class family in India.
7. Please Find Attached
This short but sweet mini series details the interactions between two friends in an office set up.
8. Man’s World
Do you ever wonder what it would be like if you were born as the opposite sex? Well, Man’s World is slightly different – in it, the protagonist, a man named Kiran, wakes up one day only to realise that the world has changed. In this new world, men are treated as women, and women, as men.
9. Kota Factory
In the Indian city of Kota, thousands of IIT aspirants arrive every year to prepare for one of the toughest standardized tests in India. Kota Factory follows their trials and tribulations as they strive to perform under pressure.
This popular TVF show follows the story of three friends, Abhilash, Guri and SK, all of whom are UPSC aspirants. The show jumps back and forth between the past and the present; in the past the three are seen preparing for the extremely competitive test, while in the present, the show explores the aftermath of their choices as adults.
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