The year of 2018 has been a major win for Indian digital platform with regards to content and shows. From crime series to romance to slice of life, we saw varied contents offered to the web consumers.
With so many varied options and different digital platforms available, it can be staggering for the viewers to decide what to watch and what not to?
Don’t worry! We have sorted a list of light hearted Indian Romcom web shows for viewers who would love the universality yet the Indianness that these shows will offer. This will not just put your heart at ease with its heart touching, realistic, slice of life content, but will also be worth your time.
Before the pages of calendar flips to 2019, you should definitely watch these shows.
Yeh Meri Family
This heartfelt series of TVF is set in 1998 and the story line revolves around a 12 year old Harshu and his adolescence. He starts questioning and understanding the equation of relationships with his family and friends while growing up in a middle-class household and eventually learns the importance of family.
With some really fine performances by the cast and brilliantly written script, the show hits your nostalgia very strongly, at the same time tickles your funny bones and makes you go ‘awwwww’ throughout the series. The show is a refreshing and nostalgic journey, which promises to take you back to the days when you were an early teen.
Life isn’t in the golds and silvers, but it breathes in the small things, with this message ‘Little Things’ presented by Dice media shells out how the small moments are lived and treasured.
Two young people in love, Kavya and Dhruv in their own slice of life take give us goals about how a healthy and modern relationship should feel like while making through each day of their live-in. They fight, they love, they care, but most importantly they work hard to make their relationship grow everyday.
A very sensitive yet heart warming love story presented by ALTBalaji, ‘Broken’ is a story of two damaged people Veer and Sameera finding solace in each other. The shattered protagonists played by Vikrant Massey and Harleen Sethi, after losing someone they loved were still not over their past. However, destiny brought them together giving them a second chance.
This show will make you cry, feel happy, make you want to fall in love again and maybe even give yourself a second chance at love.
Girl In the City 3
‘Girl In The City’ featuring Mithila Palker, has captured hearts with its realistic appeal and a very honest story line.
The web series in all its 3 seasons follows the story of an ordinary and ambitious girl Meera, who like millions of others comes to Mumbai from a small town to fulfill her dreams of becoming a Fashion designer and opening her own showroom. The show brings the emotion of love, friendship, drama and excitement all packed in a very raw and relatable format.
Set in a tuition center, the story follows the life of Ritvik Sahore and his very recent emotional development towards his Tution mate. The show with its smooth yet quirky narrative ensures to take you back to the time of ‘Pehla Nasha Pehla Khumar’.
In the hustle-bustle of Mumbai, two women in their early 20s are trying hard to face the harsh situation of being independent adults while handling their responsibilities on their own without any parental support.
‘Adulting’ is a popular web series by Dice Media that deals with the journey of Ray and Nikhat who are trying to make it through their adulthood. The show beautifully captures the essence of the Adulting while managing money, family expectations, career problems, and many more relatable issues.
After the smashing success of the first season of ‘The Trip’, Bindass came up with its second season this year. Starring Mallika Dua, Shweta Tripathi, Sapna Pabbi and Amyra Dastur, ‘Trip 2’ is an adventurous journey of love, insane friendship, self exploration and making peace with oneself. This crazy and popular show follows the story of four girlfriends who hit the road on an unplanned journey without knowing of the destination ahead or what’s in store for them.
‘Engineering Girls’ by The Timeliners is all about the adventurous and beautiful tale of life in engineering college through the perspective of three girls. The series follows the story of these girls who are determined to leave a mark inspite of all the odds in their way. After the popularity of ‘Flames’, The Timeliners has presented another smashing web series this year which is equally relatable and heartwarming.
What the Folks
‘What the folks (WTF)’ is a very conventional yet unconventional family drama . Get on with Nikhil’s (Veer Rajwant) incredibly amusing time at his in-laws during his official work trip in Mumbai. With an irregular theme, the series is all about breaking the stereotypical conventions with modern egalitarianism.
This show will trip you down the memory lane with its theme, where the leads re-live their nostalgic school days.
The story sketches the journey of four friends who decide to re-live the memorable life of school they once shared with each other, but soon they start finding trouble when the flashes of their past start hitting them.