From Social to All About Section 377, seven web series every person in their 20s should watch
Just as sexism, homophobia and xenophobia continue to dominate our daily lives, digital series around the country explore these crucial topics in an entertaining, exciting manner. Tailor-made for the Indian youth with riveting and entertaining content, these shows aim at offering a fresh perspective to the audience.
We bring to you seven best thought provoking shows you should not miss.
Set amidst Hyderabad, Social is a story about four diverse individuals who come together to solve the mystery of a missing girl. This bilingual series by Viu India aims to spark organic conversations and inspire a dialogue amongst the millennials on the pros and cons of social media.
The Other Love Story
Set in the '90s, an era before the internet and mobile phones took over our lives, JLT's The Other Love Story tells the story of two women falling in love at a time when homophobia was still rampant in India.
To cater to the Marathi audience high-quality entertainment with a cultural essence, Sony LIV presents Marathi YOLO, an extremely humorous yet deep web-series that is centred around the coming-of-age story of four young adults. The show is the story of them unexpectedly going through a series of dramatic events that transforms their perspectives on love, relationships, sex and life in general.
Pilla is a dramedy in which the protagonist is seen playing a typical girl next door who goes out to party, gets drunk and realizes she has become pregnant. The 10-episode show by Viu India will see her trying her best to trace back the events of the drunken night.
Available on Bindass, The Trip is the story of four best friends who embark on a road trip before one of them gets married. On the journey, they reevaluate their own lives, decisions, and the friendship they share.
Rascalas’ new web series Black Sheep offers a slice-of-life urban story about a confused 22-year-old heading towards his first win in life. Based in Chennai, the story takes us through the life of Shyam Renganathan, who decided to drop out of an engineering college to follow his heart.
All About Section 377
The first series by The Creative Gypsy explores the story of a straight guy who moves in with two gay guys and comes face-to-face with the various issues the LGBT community faces in India.
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