It must be a difficult time for our movie-lovers out there with the shutdown of cinema halls in the country for over the past 6 months. Well, we certainly cannot do anything about the circumstances we are in or with the government guidelines, but, we can definitely come up with a list of web-series that you can watch during your me-time.
1. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (Netflix)
This most loved series had to be on the top of the list. Every intangible element you feel in life relates to this show, whether it is love, commitment, security, betrayal, success, failure and most importantly friendship, you can feel and relate to every bit of the show.
It teaches you how to face difficulties in life, inspires you to only do what you love, delivers the importance of friendship in life, and proves that it’s okay to not to be strong or successful. But over all of this, it makes you smile. Don’t miss out on this iconic show on Netflix!
2. AARYA (Hotstar Originals)
How far can you go for the safety and well-being of your loved ones?
Aarya is an Indian crime drama, another show added to the whole list of those that proves the unconditional love of a mother.
A mother of three, Aarya Sareen, seems to have everything, from a loving husband to a luxe life. But nothing lasts forever, does it? Everything in her life turns upside down, while she tries to unfold the brutal murder of her husband. Will Aarya become the very thing she hated? Watch this electrifying series to find the answers to the questions popping up in your head.
If you like thrillers or like Sushmita Sen, then you must watch this show if you haven’t already!
3. THE BIG BANG THEORY (AmazonPrime & Netflix)
Want a mix of comedy and science? Then, this must be your go-to web-show! A remarkably interesting show that will make you laugh so hard that you might just fall laughing. A gorgeous woman named Penny moves into an apartment across the hall of two brilliant but socially awkward physicists Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper. She shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. Their journey across the show will make you laugh and cry at the same time.
4. PUSHPAVALLI (AmazonPrime)
Complicated relationship, full drama and a relatable comedy series, Pushpavalli is an Indian show that is based on a true incident. Have you ever been in a relationship with a guy, where you actually never dated him? The Bhopal girl, Pushpavalli is obsessed with her crush Nikhil, so much so that she even moved from Bhopal to Bangalore in the belief that he liked him back. But, does he like her back? If not, what happens to Pushpavalli? Will she ever be able to move on from her? Watch the show to find your answers.
5. HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (Netflix)
Annalise Keating, for her students, she is a great criminal defence teacher, but her real life is a total mess. Every year she selects four students who work and practice criminal law with her. But this year isn’t that simple for her or for her students.
This year, all those close to her: Frank, Bonnie and her selected four law students, their lives are going to turn upside down. With the passage of each season, the thrill and suspense escalate, and it unfolds a series of everyone’s dark secrets which they were hiding from a long long time…
6. THE MENTALIST (AmazonPrime)
Jane Patrick, dedicated to finding Red John, a serial killer who killed his daughter and wife, joins the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a consultant. Patrick has an exceptional gift of observation that helps Agent Teresa Lisbon to close several cases.
Although his methods were useful, some were illegal which makes him a blessing and a curse. No criminal ever outsmarts Jane – except perhaps Red John.
Will Patrick’s motive to join the force be successful? If yes, how? If not, will he ever stop his search for Red John?
If you are someone who enjoys suspenseful thrillers, don’t miss this out! Lots of seasons, you can binge-watch.
7. THE OUTSIDER (HotStar)
The Outsider begins with a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
8. LITTLE THINGS (Netflix & YouTube)
A cohabiting couple in their 20s navigates the ups and downs of work, modern-day relationships and finding themselves in contemporary Mumbai.
It is a rom-com that teaches you a little something in each of its episodes. Something like it’s okay not to have a plan or something as simple as to appreciate the little things in our life. This series is a favourite amongst Gen-Z and the Millenials.
A light-hearted show, perfect for a Sunday!
9. THE BOYS (AmazonPrime)
The Boys is set in a universe in which superpowered people are recognized as heroes by the general public and owned by a powerful corporation, Vought International. But not everyone who owns superpowers is considered a hero. Some are also corrupt and use these powers for the wrongdoing of the people.
If you are a fan of superheroes and have grown up reading Marvel, DC then you must watch this new age SuperHero Show.
10. RAM SINGH CHARLIE (SonyLive)
Ram Singh used to play Charlie’s role in a circus. But the owners of the circus shut it down, leaving Ram Singh hopeless with his life. He starts to run Rickshaw for livelihood.
Taking the advice of his wife to start his own circus, he faces difficulties while on his journey of construction. Will Charlie be successful in making his dream come true?
Watch this heart-warming show for a light evening watch!
11. PRISONERS (YouTube)
How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing the worst nightmare any parent could ever have. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, and her friend Joy are both missing, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child’s life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. How far would a father go to protect his family?
The show’s nail-biting climax will keep you to the edge of your seat.
12. HONEY BOY (YouTube)
Childhood affects our mental health in ways we cannot even imagine. Similar is the case with the lead protagonist of this movie.
The trauma of his childhood does not allow him mental peace. With a chaotic childhood, in his early adult life, he struggles to reconcile with his father.
13. STRANGER THINGS (Netflix)
When Will Byers suddenly goes missing, the whole town of Hawkins, Indiana, turns upside down. Everyone including his mother Joyce, brother Jonathan, friends Mike, Dustin and Lucas, the police chief Jim Hopper and other notable people are on the search for Will. But one thing leads to another, creating a supernatural trail. And things get even weirder when a little girl with a shaved head comes into the story.
One of the most loved series of the year – this horror, with a blend of drama will give you all the goosebumps!