It’s time to bid adieu to the year 2017, a year that has been great for films and television. With a shift in the industry towards content driven cinema and opting for different platforms to entertain the audiences, web series has become a trend in the nation. With so many popular web series with intriguing story line and stellar performances, this year has been indeed special for the platform catering the needs of fans, who prefer web series over films and TV shows.
With the year coming to an end, let’s check out a list of some of the most popular web series that premiered in 2017 or was renewed for another season in the year that you have to watch before you welcome 2018.
The series is an inside look behind the politics that takes place in cricket. The series has not only become a favourite among fans, but has also garnered rave reviews from the critics as well. With intriguing storyline and stellar performances from the likes of Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha and Angad Bedi, the makers of the show are planning for a season 2 after the tremendous response to the original series. If you are an avid web series follower, then this show should definitely be on your list.
The series, which was launched in 2015, has become one of the most popular web series on the internet. The series follows the lives of four individuals, who quit their jobs in order to venture out into the wild entrepreneurial world. And what better place than a resto –bar, to discuss things over few beers! Interestingly, the second season of the series will be premiered soon, so it’s a good time to catch up with the first season of the series
Lisa Ray, Mallika Dua, Shweta Tripathi and Sapna Pabbi starrer ‘The Trip’ was a fun ride, suitable for the youth. A reunion of four friends, and a road trip to places they had always wanted to explore, the series somewhat reminded us of the Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar starrer Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Every episode unfolds a truth about each one of them, and by the time they return from where they had started, they realise all that they had gained from ‘The Trip’
A.I.SHA- My Virtual Girlfriend
The first of its kind in India. A.I.SHA is a story about a web developer and the artificial intelligence created by him. Watch Hollywood film Her, and you can understand a little more about this sci-fi Indian series. Coming from the famed production of Raghu Ram, the series has done pretty well and has been recommended by many fans as a must watch for all sci-fi fans
A biopic series on one of India’s greatest freedom fighters, Subhash Chandra Bose. The series featuring Rajkummar Rao in the titular role has already gained all eyeballs for its content and the actor’s striking resemblance to the freedom fighter. Not only this, but the series ranks under India’s original series and is regarded as one of the best Indian content in web series. The show streams on ALTBalaji.
TVF’s Permanent Roommates
TVF’s another masterpiece to offer to young viewers and probably a relatable series to the couples, who had been in a long distance relationship. The series focuses on a couple who have been in a long distance relationship for the last three years and now when they finally meet, the prospect of marriage awaits them.
TVF indeed lives up to its name of The Viral Fever, a simple story about three siblings, who embark on a road trip together not by choice, but by force of circumstances. The series is considered as a must watch for all drama fans, as the show gives an insight into the urban rat race that bothers a young fledgling mind. Watch the series before the year ends with your family.