7 Indian Web Series To Look Out For In Second Half Of 2017

Last year the Indian web series lineup for 2017 looked incredible. Amazon Prime Video announced a slate of original series. Ekta Kapoor’s Alt Balaji commissioned some bold, innovative shows. And other established as well as independent players like TVF, AIB, Y-Films etc teased some promising web series in the works. Well, here we are now with half the year over, […]

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5 Underrated Indian Web Series You Must Watch

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It’s an understatement to say that web series is a new concept that is catching on real quick. Everyone – from big stars to bored engineers are looking at making web series now. And while shows like Permanent Roommates, Pitchers and Bang Baaja Baarat have brilliant content, there have been some other really outstanding web series that went somewhat unnoticed. So. […]

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Losing My Virginity And Other Dumb Ideas – Watch Out For This Web Series Featuring Natasha Suri

Model-host Natasha Suri is set to feature in a web series titled ‘Losing My Virginity and other Dumb Ideas’ along with ‘Pink’ actress Kirti Kulhari. The series, produced by Ding entertainment and directed by Ken Ghosh, is a depiction of today’s real women, their desires, fears and their courage. Talking about the upcoming series, Natasha said: “This web series is […]

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Web Series Preview 2017: Our Roundup Of The Most Exciting Shows Releasing Online This Year

2016 was a great year for Indian web series. 2017 will be even better. While there’s a spectacular line-up of web series, across different genres, slated to release this year– here’s 7 of them that we are looking forward to the most. *This list comprises web series that have been officially announced. Tanhaiyan One of the most eagerly-anticipated web series […]

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Interview: ‘I’ve Faced This All My Life’ – VJ Andy Opens Up About Losing The ‘Tags’ Given By Society

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VJ Andy plays the ‘Bitch’ in Voot’s latest web series titled Untag – a light-hearted take on the various ‘tags’ people tend to get associated with in society. Gay, Fat, Coward, Maneater– these are some of the tags that the characters on the show deal with and try to overcome. (Check out our review of the series here) During a […]

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Neerja Director’s Next Project Is A Mythological Web Series Based On The Founder Of Martial Arts

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Neerja director Ram Madhvani is all set to dive into his next project – an ambitious, mythological web series titled Bodhidharma: Master of Shaolin. The series will follow the story of a warrior prince in the 6th century who became the founder of martial arts and the Shaolin Temple in China. Madhvani is collaborating with writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi (Bhaag Milkha […]

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10 Best Web Series Characters of 2016

2016 was a great year for Indian web series. Good, bad, great – we were treated to all sorts of shows across a wide range of genres. Be it comedy, drama, mockumentary– stories were told using some really fun, quirky and interesting characters. So, here’s our roundup of the best, most memorable web series characters of 2016. Chitvan in TVF […]

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Tanhaiyan: Here’s What Surbhi Jyoti Has To Say About Working With Barun Sobti [Video]

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The release of Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti’s eagerly-awaited web series, Tanhaiyan, is just around the corner. The show is expected to premiere on Hotstar sometime in January, 2017 (an official release date is yet to be announced). While the first trailer for Tanhaiyan came out in September, the makers recently shared a behind-the-scenes sneak peek video. The video features […]

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Amazon Prime Video India: Here’s The Exciting Line-Up Of Original Indian Series Set To Release On The Platform

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Amazon finally launched its much-awaited Prime Video service in India on Wednesday (Dec 14). And while the service offers its users a wide range of Hollywood and other international movies and shows, what’s really exciting is the exceptional line-up of Indian original web series slated to release and stream on the platform. “After the US and Japan, India is a […]

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Humorously Yours: Actor-Comedian Vipul Goyal Tells Us How Real His New Web Series With TVF Is

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TVF’s brand new web series – Humorously Yours – premiered online on Sunday, (Dec 11) to a hugely encouraging response from fans and viewers. And judging by Twitter reactions, the show’s lead actor and popular stand-up comedian – Vipul Goyal – has definitely managed to strike a chord with the audience. Playing a fictional version of himself, Vipul, brings a great deal of […]

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Web Series Can Eat Films Up, Says Karan Johar

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While a large section of Bollywood has already jumped on the web series bandwagon, producer/ director Karan Johar is waiting for the dust to settle before joining in. The Ae Dil Hai Mushkil director feels it’s too early for him to enter that space. “As a producer, I wouldn’t enter the digital platform at the moment. I don’t think I […]

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Devdas Is A Girl While Paro And Chandramukhi Are Dudes In This Upcoming Web Series

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Think Anurag Kashyap’s 2009 version of Devdas was bold? Well, Ekta Kapoor is all set to challenge that. The producer is rolling out a digital adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic novel, Devdas, for her soon-to-be launched app – Alt Balaji. The “bold” web series, titled Dev DD, will have a female playing the protagonist, with two male characters replacing […]

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Kakababu Set To Conquer Web, Indiana Jones Style: Classic Bengali Novels To Be Made Into 3-Season Web Series

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Not much is known about the desi Indiana Jones, Kakababu, outside of Bengal and Bengalis. But that’s about to change. ‘Main Aur Charles’ producer Vikram Khakhar and ‘Neerja’, ‘Mary Kom’ writer Saiwyn Quadras are all set to popularise the late poet-novelist Sunil Gangopadhyay’s fictional character via a three-season web series and feature films. “I’ve read two books in the series […]

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‘Web Series Is The Way Forward’ Says Tanhaiyan Actor Barun Sobti; Check Out Latest BTS Photos And Videos

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While we all eagerly wait for Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti to set laptop and mobile screens on fire with their upcoming web series Tanhaiyan, makers of the show are leaving no stone unturned to keep the hype and buzz going. Much to the fans’ delight, Tanhaiyan producer Gul Khan has been posting regular behind-the-scenes clips and photos featuring Barun […]

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What Is Virender Sehwag’s Upcoming Web Series All About?

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After winning hearts during an exceptional cricketing career, Virender Sehwag went on to become an online superstar thanks to his hilarious, witty and much-loved tweets. And now, the cricketer-turned-commentator turned Twitter sensation is all set to join the web series bandwagon. Sehwag will be seen playing the central character of a new web series that will be launched next week […]

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The Trip: Lisa Haydon, Shweta Tripathi, Mallika Dua and Sapna Pabbi Begin Filming Their New Web Series [Photos]

Filming for Bindass’ new web series ‘The Trip’ has kicked off in Shillong. The series stars Lisa Haydon along with Shweta Tripathi (Masaan), Sapna Pabbi [24 (India)] and Mallika Dua. ‘The Trip’ is a comedy drama about four friends from New Delhi who set out on a crazy bachelorette trip from Delhi to Bangkok. Shweta, who plays the bride-to-be in […]

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Meet The Aam Aadmi Family: A New Web Series On The Lines Of Dekh Bhai Dekh And Sarabhai vs Sarabhai

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New comedy web series, The Aam Aadmi Family, premiered online today (November 5). As the title suggests, the series centres around a regular Indian middle class family. With the Indian web series space currently filled with coming-of-age and live-in relationship stories, a 90s-style family show might just be a welcome change. “We have grown up watching and loving some great […]

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Indian Web Series ‘The Other Love Story’ Earns 6 Nominations At New York City Web Fest 2016

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Same-sex relationship is generally a concept that most conventional and mainstream Indian filmmakers tend to avoid. But if done right, any subject or storyline – no matter how sensitive – can be made into an engaging and entertaining form of content. That’s exactly what The ‘Other’ Love Story proves. The unassuming and understated web series, which released on YouTube in […]

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What’s Streaming: New Episodes Of It’s Not That Simple, Official Chukyagiri, ‘Other’ Love Story & More

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Lots to binge watch on this weekend for all you web series lovers! New episodes of popular online shows like Official Chukyagiri, Arre Ho Ja Re-Gender and Voot’s It’s Not That Simple are out. Meanwhile, The ‘Other’ Love Story, a web series which has been gaining popularity with each new episode, has been recognised on an international platform – with six […]

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Powerplay Web Series: Richa Chadha’s Leaked On Set Image Hints That Her Role May Be Based On Preity Zinta

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Is Richa Chadha’s role in the upcoming web series ‘Powerplay’ really based on Preity Zinta? The show, which also stars Vivek Oberoi and Angad Bedi in key roles, revolves around all the behind-the-scenes drama that unfolds during IPL. Richa, reportedly, plays a Bollywood actress who also owns an IPL franchise. Earlier rumours suggested that her character is loosely based on […]

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‘It’s Not Possible To Do A Series Like Tanhaiyan On TV’ Says Producer Gul Khan; Watch Extended Trailer [Video]

Earlier this month, fans of Indian TV stars – Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti – were treated to the first trailer of the much-awaited web series, Tanhaiyan. Today, the production house released a 3-minute extended trailer of the series, featuring lots of intense new footage. It remains to be seen how much Tanhaiyan manages to distinguish itself from the regular […]

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CityLights Actress Patralekha Talks About Working In India’s First VR Web Series

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With VR (Virtual Reality) being the hottest new technology in entertainment these days, it’s only a matter of time before movies start releasing in VR format in theatres worldwide. While we wait for that to happen, production on India’s first VR web series is already underway. Starring CityLights (2014) actress Patralekha, ‘Cheers,’ touted as India’s first virtual reality web series, […]

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Powerplay: Filming Begins For IPL Based Web Series Produced By Farhan Akhtar

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Filming for the Farhan Akhtar-backed web series, based on the IPL, has begun in Mumbai. Titled ‘Power Play,’ the upcoming 12-episode web original series starring Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha and Angad Bedi among others, will release and stream on Amazon Prime. “We are shooting currently for a very exciting project produced by Excel Entertainment. The story takes its inspiration from […]

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What Chukyagiri Is This? Check Out Episode 1 Of Arre’s Fun, New Web Series

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New comedy-drama web series, Official Chukyagiri, premiered on YouTube today. The series features newcomer Sunny Kaushal playing a young intern called Spandan Chukya. Giving the actor company is a really interesting supporting cast comprising some pretty known faces from the world of Indian web series. While the plot of the series is nothing new (small-town boy comes to Mumbai with big […]

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‘I Play A Character Who’s Living Every Guy’s Fantasy’ – Vivan Bhatena On His Role In Upcoming Web Series With Swara Bhaskar

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Last week, reports surfaced that Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar (Tanu Weds Manu) will be making her web series debut with ‘It’s Not That Simple’ – a relationship drama which will release on Voot. The actress promised that her fans and viewers will get to see her in a “never-seen-before sort of avatar.” Now, one of her co-stars on the show […]

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What’s Streaming: Sex Chat With Pappu & Papa Finale, Life Sahi Hai Ep. 5 And Other Latest Releases

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Y-Films’ Sex Chat With Pappu & Papa finale episode created the most buzz (and for all the right reasons) this week. The sweet, simple and light-hearted web series on sex education ended with its fifth and final episode addressing homosexuality. The other top releases for the week include latest episodes of Life Sahi Hai and Arre Ho Ja Re-Gender. Meanwhile the makers […]

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‘It’s Daring Yet Intimate’ Says Tanu Weds Manu Actress Swara Bhaskar About Her Upcoming Web Series

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After delivering some really memorable performances in films like Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu and Nil Battey Sannata, actress Swara Bhaskar is now looking to make a mark in the world of digital entertainment. Swara will feature in Voot’s upcoming web series – It’s Not That Simple – about love, relationships and marriage. “Media is changing rapidly as are viewers’ habits […]

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TVF Tripling Trailer: We Can’t Wait For This Awesome Looking New Web Series By The Viral Fever

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TVF couldn’t have picked a better occasion than Raksha Bandhan to release the trailer of their new web series – Tripling. This amazingly-shot drama series seemingly revolves around 3 distant siblings who come closer on a road trip across North India. Tripling stars Permanent Roommates star Sumeet Vyas as Chandan – a guy who seems to have hit rock bottom […]

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