Seven Best Indian Podcasts On YouTube Right Now

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Online streaming services have given us many forms of entertainment but the biggest boon of them all is probably podcasts. Indian comedy groups and even singular pod-casters have garnered hundreds of millions of views on YouTube with these podcasts that allow panelists to huddle together and talk about everything from their favorite things to asking their superstar guests about things […]

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Meet The Guy Behind All That Awesome Music In Shows Like Permanent Roommates And TVF Pitchers

Remember the goosebumps you got while listening to ‘Tere Bina’ at the end of Permanent Roommates Season 2 finale? Or when Vipual Goyal goes up on stage with ‘Anginat Sapnay’ playing in the BG, in Humorously Yours? Well, here’s the guy responsible for those wonderful, sweet moments… Vaibhav Bundhoo – TVF’s music composer par excellence, is the man who moved you […]

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Better Life Foundation releases on AIB: ‘We’re excited to see how people react to it’ says Naveen Richard

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Among the plethora of web series that have released so far this year, Better Life Foundation, is one that really stood out. It is definitely a welcome change from some of those forced comedies in the guise of ‘cool, youth-oriented’ content unleashed upon us. However, in terms of viewership and visibility, maybe Better Life Foundation (made by Bangalore-based Them Boxer […]

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Gudiya: A shocking account of sex trafficking and hypocrisy in the holy city of Varanasi

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Varanasi, one of the most ancient cities and the spiritual capital of India, is unfortunately, also known for the horrific stories of human trafficking, rape and sexual slavery. Blush, a women-centric YouTube channel, recently released a documentary short film titled ‘Gudiya’ to explore this very side of Varanasi. The film was made with the help of an NGO called Guria, […]

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Watch Lost & Found Episode 1: New web series by Bombay Boys director Kaizad Gustad premieres on Sony LIV

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A new, ‘hilariously dramatic’ web series titled Lost & Found kicked off on Sony LIV, today (July 18). The series centers around the lives of the selfie-obsessed, soon-to-be bride, Preeti and super-geek, Jaiveer. Preeti (Poppy Jabbal) is a run-away bride who has no interest in marrying her “eccentric dulha,” Tinkeshwar (Ashwin Mushran). Meanwhile, Jaiveer (Ship of Theseus actor Faraz Khan) […]

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What’s Streaming – July 16: Watch season finale of I Don’t Watch TV, new episode of Black Sheep and Girl In The City

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This week in the world of Indian web series: Shyam, the Black Sheep faces his first group of audience as a standup comedian and realizes that the road he chose is not an easy one. Things gets super intense in the latest episode of Girl In The City as Meera stands up for herself during a confrontation with her former […]

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GIRLS WITH GOALS: WEB SERIES FEAT. RANBIR KAPOOR SHOWS JOURNEY OF RURAL INDIA’S ALL-GIRLS FOOTBALL TEAM

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In the heart of rural India, where girls are generally relegated to household chores and forced to get married as soon as they turn 18, or even earlier, an NGO is helping them not only get education but also learn life lessons via football. The girls, who hail from Jharkhand, are simultaneously getting their education and football coaching from the […]

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The fun, light-hearted LGBT-based web series ‘All About Section 377’ is set to return with season 2

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After a much lauded and successful first season, LGBT-based web series ‘All About Section 377’ will return with season 2, confirmed the show’s director Amit Khanna during a recent interview. In the first season (watch below), which released on YouTube in March this year, viewers saw a glimpse of the urban LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community through the […]

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Brahman Naman: India’s YouTube stars get together at the premiere of Netflix’s first Indian release [VIDEO]

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The biggest gathering of the subspecies of humans, called ‘the virgins,’ took place recently, at the premiere of Indian comedy film – Brahman Naman – which released on Netflix on July 7. A fun video of the film’s premiere was uploaded on Netflix India’s YouTube channel. Witnessing these ‘virgins’ in their natural habitat were YouTube sensations and standup comedians, Abish […]

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YouTube Red and Google Play Music set to launch in India, tease leaked screenshots

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Looks like YouTube’s premium subscription service – YouTube Red – is finally coming to India. This news broke after a Reddit user recently shared a screenshot showing the possibility of the video sharing platform coming to India. YouTube Red allows you to watch videos ad-free, save them offline and play videos in the background. Although YouTube does provide the feature […]

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Kriti vs Bob: Don of Justice – YouTube takes down both short films after copyright claims

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Just a day after Shirish Kunder’s short film, Kriti, was taken down by YouTube following copyright infringement claims by Nepalese filmmaker Aneel Neupane, the latter has suffered the same fate as YouTube has now pulled down his film, Bob, as well. In this latest development, a similar copyright claim — by one Abhayanand Singh of the Singapore-based Indie Muviz Pte […]

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Starting Up is a modern love story about ambitious youngsters – Monica Sehgal talks about her upcoming web series

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Web series has become somewhat of a haven for most TV actors who want to break away from the monotony of saas-bahu sagas that dominate Indian television. And it is the very same reason that got ‘Manmarziyan’ actress Monica Sehgal to say yes to the upcoming drama web series, Starting Up. “It’s all about the creativity,” said the actress during […]

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SillyMonks bring India’s first ‘HoRomedy’ web series ‘Deyyam Premalo Padindhi’ to YouTube

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You have seen comedy, romance and horror shows from the Indian web community, but bringing you the first ever horror-romantic-comedy web series is the Hyderabad based YouTube multi-channel network – SillyMonks. Deyyam Premalo Padindhi (DPP) is a first-of-its-kind Telugu web series (with English subtitles), which will comprise 10 weekly episodes that are each 14 minutes long. The trailer for Deyyam […]

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Better Life Foundation’s Binge-worthy final episodes are a laugh riot and a must-watch

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Makers of the popular new web series, Better Life Foundation, have released three consecutive episodes of the satirical comedy, on the Them Boxer Shorts YouTube channel, bringing Season 1 of the hilarious series to an end. Fans and viewers of the show couldn’t have asked for a better binge-watching session this weekend. The episodes are a complete laugh-riot and features […]

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Voot will exclusively stream IIFA 2016 online: Watch performances by Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and others on your mobiles and laptops

Voot – Viacom 18’s recently launched VOD (video on-demand) platform has partnered with IIFA for exclusive streaming of the star-studded Bollywood awards show this year.  This partnership will enable the younger, internet-savvy crowd to watch IIFA 2016 on their laptops and mobile phones. IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Awards 2016 will take off later this weekend (June 25) in Madrid […]

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‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ host Manish Paul joins web series starring ‘Madhubala’ actor Gunjan Utreja

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You may know Manish Paul as the host of popular reality show “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa” and some rather forgettable Bollywood films “Mickey Virus” and “Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive.” Now, this entertainer is stepping into the relatively fresh platform of web series. Manish will appear in the premiere episode of an upcoming web series called “Mickey Vicky Ka Program” […]

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Here is why you should be watching ‘Better Life Foundation’ right now

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“Better Life Foundation” is one of those rare shows that make me regret overusing phrases like, “…nothing you have ever seen before,” because if any Indian web series deserves to be tagged as fresh and unique, it is this latest venture by Them Boxer Shorts, under YouTube India’s #LaughterGames initiative. “Better Life Foundation,” is a sweet, funny and wonderfully written […]

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Watch Life Sahi Hai episode 1: Jasjit, Amit, Siddharth and Sahil look for a ‘Domestic Sanitation and Nutrition Expert’ aka a ‘bai’

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Every twenty-something Indian knows that the most difficult part about living the bachelor life is getting a maid. Unfortunately for Sahil – of the new comedy web series, “Life Sahi Hai” – the task comes with the additional burden of finding a bai who will not titillate the rest of his roommates! Four young boys’ hunt for a perfect “Domestic […]

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‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ and ‘Raanjhanaa’ director Aanand L Rai to make a rom-com web series?

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The rate at which Bollywood filmmakers are shifting to making digital content and web series, it looks like the movie-going experience will soon be replaced by curling up in bed in front of your laptop. Doesn’t seem so bad, right…considering the money you’ll save on overpriced coke and popcorn. The latest Bollywood stalwart to join the web series’ bandwagon is […]

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India’s first Netflix original series ‘Sacred Games’ will be produced by makers of ‘Queen,’ ‘Bombay Velvet’

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India is finally going to get a spot on the coveted Netflix Originals section of the Netflix library. It has been announced that Netflix has joined hands with Phantom Films (“Queen,” “NH10,” “Bombay Velvet”) to create a series based on Indian author Vikram Chandra’s critically-acclaimed best-selling book, “Sacred Games.” Set in Mumbai, “Sacred Games” represents the good, the bad and […]

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Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor to star in a web series by Yash Raj Films?

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There’s no doubt that Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor make one of Bollywood’s most successful on and off screen jodis – after all, they do share better chemistry with each other than they do with their leading ladies. Their legendary ‘bromance’ has translated to several on-screen collaborations including the Yash Raj film “Gunday,” the infamous “AIB Roast” and the 2015 […]

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