Game of Thrones‘ latest season has ended and if you are dreading the wait for the next one, do not worry. We have a solution. Let’s fill that vacuum with some Indian web series. Stop rolling your eyes! We are not talking about over dramatic, one-hour long soaps with bad actors, scripts and direction. These are ones filled with smart humour, contemporary story lines and are much shorter than the age old TV series. This is entertaining new age storytelling.

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Permanent Roommates

Permanent Roommates

Created by the online digital entertainment channel, The Viral Fever and directed by Amit Masurkar, Permanent Roommates won people’s hearts with its very first episode. A story about a dissimilar but adorable couple looking at the prospects of getting married, it is filled with wit and humour. Exploring themes of live-in relationships, clingy romance and lots of arguments, Permanent Roommates will get you wanting more of the hilarious couple. The series stars Nidhi Singh as Tanya and Sumeet Vyas as Mikesh, lovingly called Mickey. Accompanied by other equally entertaining characters, the series is bound to get you hooked.

Watch the first episode online on here.

Pitchers

Yet another web series by The Viral Fever, Pitchers, developed by Arunabh Kumar, is a story about engineers who quit their jobs to begin their own start up {sounds familiar doesn’t it?}. Four friends played by Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Jitendra Kumar and Abhay Mahajan, share a passion to be the masters of their own lives. While they struggle through reluctant investors, disapproving parents and juggling personal life with ambition, they give you some subtle humour. With a raw script and some great acting, it’s not a surprise that it ranks 50 in IMDB’s Top 250 TV List.

Watch the first episode online on here.

Better Life Foundation

Starring Bangalore’s favourite comedians such as Naveen Suresh, Sumukhi Suresh and Kanan Gill, Better Life Foundation is a mockumentary revolving around an NGO. Portraying reality with a pinch of humour, the script will get you chuckling and the actors are nothing short of entertaining. A chaotic squad of do-gooders go through hilarious but relatable instances of dealing with government officials, funding and the trouble that comes with it. You can even catch glimpses of other popular stand up comedians such as Abish Mathew, Biswa Kalyan Rath and Kenneth Sebastian in the more recent episodes. Read more about them here.

Watch the first episode online on here.

Girl In The City

A story about a 21-year-old girl on a roller coaster ride, better known as the city of Mumbai, Girl In The City is created by Bindass {the entertainment channel} as its first fictional web series. Mithila Palkar plays the protagonist Meera, a feisty and bubbly girl with enviable bouncing curls. We follow her on her journey while she struggles as an intern in the fashion industry and as she gets accustomed to the city. A boss you will hate, roommates that you will adore and a hottie that you won’t be able take your eyes off of — this story will get you hooked. Directed by Samar Shaikh, the web series received great appreciation with more than 400,00 views and won hearts instantly.

Watch the first episode online on here.

Baked

Three University flatmates venture into running a midnight food delivery service while keeping up with their college life and ritually landing themselves in trouble. And in this pursuit, we are rewarded with clever humour. Starring Shantanu Anam, Pranay Manchanda and Manik Papneja, you will surely love the boy gang, but not necessarily want to be them. Created by Pechkas Pictures and ScoopWhoop, the series are entertaining and effortlessly addictive.

Watch the first episode online on here.

Ladies Room

Revolving around two girls and six restrooms, Ladies Room does not profess gender equality but the story portrays it seamlessly. Yet another Yash Raj series that identify with the youth, this one is about two best friends, Dingo and Khanna in their mid-20s. With a lot of controversial themes {such as marijuana, pregnancy and so on} involved in the story line, the series is nothing short of a coming of age entertainer. With relatable instances and raw humour, it is well scripted. Saba Azad and Shreya Dhanwanthary play justice to their characters Dingo and Khanna. Produced by YRF and directed by Ashima Chibber, the series will get you hooked to new age Indian comedy series.

Watch the first episode online on here.

Featured image via: Hindustan Times (Baked)