It’s the age of the internet. Short films, web series, standup comedy skits, music bands, reality shows, one can get all sorts of quality entertainment online. Not being subject to the various censorship parameters, the creators can make their projects without any compromises. These days a lot of big production houses have started putting in finances and thus we can see a remarkable improvement in the production quality of the content. Even stars have started to realize the potential that this platform has, and some of them have resorted to being a part of this platform, be it for film promotions or just pure creative satisfaction.
Web series are indeed a refreshing break from the television melodrama. Lot of young potential is coming together to put out content which is young, fresh, fast and real. Not having to wait in line at the nepotism filled entertainment industry, writers, directors, actors are using YouTube to broadcast their web series.
Here are a few web series that are a must watch on YouTube right now:
The story of a couple who face the day to day struggles, and the prospect of getting married, after being in a long distance relationship for 3 years. It’s funny, light hearted, with very real characters, and very believable moments. The actors take us with them through their journey as we laugh and cry with them.
Fed up with their 9 to 9 regular IT jobs, four young guys find ways to follow their dreams. This is the story of trials and tribulations of four young entrepreneurs who quit their day jobs in order to pursue their start up venture.
Bang Bajaa Baraat
This is the story of two people with completely different backgrounds who are in love. They want to get married, but not without the blessings of their completely opposite parents. This story takes place just 3 days before their wedding and takes us on a roller coaster ride, as the families clash.
The Better Life Foundation
The mockumentary show (Adapted from the “The Office”) follows the antics of the team of a fictional NGO, Better Life Foundation. A condescending philanthropist who thinks he is out to do good and his team of clueless employees give us quite a treat.
This is the story about a man walking a mile in a woman’s shoes. The issues a woman has to face on a daily basis, inside her own home as well as outside, have been brought forward by this series in a very entertaining way. This series boasts of special appearances from stars like Kalki, Parineeti Chopra, Chang and many others.