OTT platforms have become a constant source of companion that stays with us through the entirety of the year providing us with entertainment as well as with some knowledge. This year, many wonderful shows were streamed on various OTT platforms. So, here we bring for you a list of five enjoyable web series that you should watch before the year 2021 ends.
BhuvanBam’s first-ever long format creationDhindora debuted on YouTube this year. Featuring 10 characters from the BB Ki Vines universe brilliantly portrayed by Bhuvan Bam, the show revolves around a middle-class family and an unexpected lottery purchase that leads to an interesting series of events. The show is loved by fans as it depicts the larger-than-life dreams of every common man in an interesting way.
“Dhindora” is a laughter riot with underlying social messages in every scene. Bhuvan Bam is playing 10 characters. Packed with one-liners, wit, and humor, the show is a must to binge on the long holiday weekend, leaving the audience wanting more.
Director: Himank Gaur
Cast: Bhuvan Bam, AnupSoni, GayatriBhardwaj
It goes without saying that the phenomenon that is “Squid Game” is one of this year’s best originals on the platform. From creator Hwang Dong-hyuk, it follows a group of citizens deeply in debt who play children’s games in hopes of winning $38 million dollars. Quickly, it becomes clear that the consequence of losing, however, is a fate far more serious than any playground activity should invite.
Director: Hwang Dong-hyuk
Cast: Ho Yeon Jung, Lee Jung Jae, Gong Yoo, Wi-ha Joon
Money Heist (La Casa De Parel)
This is one of the best Netflix series of 2021, also known as La Casa de Papel in its native Spain (language) is not the only most-watched non-English show on Netflix which has got popular in recent times. “Money Heist” Netflix tv series has gained a huge amount of popularity worldwide, winning the hearts of their audience. Money Heist has been reviewed for Season 5 which will be aired on Netflix in the year 2021.
Cast: Alvaro Morte, Ursula Corbero, ItziarItuno, Alba Flores, Miguel Herran
The Family Man 2
Amazon Prime Video’s “The Family Man 2”, featuring ManojBajpayee in the lead role, won rave reviews and appreciation upon release. Helmed by Raj and DK, the show tells the story of an undercover intelligence officer working for the National Investigation Agency to protect the country from terrorism and how his family is not aware of his job. After its release, the show emerged as one of the biggest hits for the OTT giant.
Director: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.
Cast: ManojBajpayee, PriyaManee, Samantha Prabhu Ruth, SharibHashmi
The engaging, binge-watch series from the house of TVF, the pioneers of the web scene in India, ruled the digital platform when it came out. The story revolves around UPSC aspirants and their journey, life, and struggle.
Set in Delhi’s Old Rajendra Nagar, which is known as the Mecca of UPSC, the TVF series succeeds in getting the essence of the place right. Ask any UPSC aspirant or people living in PGs in the locality, and they will vouch for the relatability.
Director: Apoorv Singh Karki
Cast : Naveen Kasturia, ShivankitParihar, AbhilashThapliyal,NamitaDubey and Sunny Hinduja