From scooting to fit with the entire family on Papa’s Hamara Bajaj to ‘Motor band karde’, we have all lived the beta-zara-sambhal-ke life. Be it ‘zara bhaag ke bajuwali dukan se saaman le aa’ to enjoying the evening chai biscuit with the whole family, from fighting every day for the remote to going out for late night walks after dinner; middle-class families have their own uniquely endearing charm.
The digital space is swarming with varied relatable content that mirrors the desi swag of an average Indian family perfectly. Here is a lineup of web series chronicling Indian middle-class families that will touch the right chord in your heart, while making you roll with laughter!
The Aam Aadmi Family Season 3: Thought of watching a web-series that is exactly the kahani of your ghar? Fret not, The Aam Aadmi Family is a middle-class family fiesta. The series depicts every north Indian family with a temperate/disciplined mother, a diligent father, a gossip-loving grandmother along with two young children making through life one day at a time. If you are planning to spend some quality time with your family, then this sweet, crazy and fun web series is simply a must watch.
Home: The ALTBalaji series chronicles the Sethis who are your typical next-door, middle-class family. The series explores how the members hold on to their values and find happiness in little things. It shows how each member has to put up a fight against the authorities, corporations and government institutions to save their home.
Yeh Meri Family: Another from the house of TVF, this web-series will make you nostalgic as you recollect the old memories of one big family coming together. Told from a 12-year-old boy’s perspective, this show depicts various ups and downs they have to face. The series will make you cherish the forever bond which you share with your family.
Bang Baaja Baarat: An original Y-Films series, Bang Baaja Baarat is the story of two crazy families and one crazy wedding. The series revolves around two people from different backgrounds facing hurdles as they try to get married.
What the Folks: Produced under the banner of Dice media, What The Folks is a journey of how modern families are breaking stereotypes, overcoming generation gaps, and growing to love one another, despite having starkly different world views.