From Afsos to Hasmukh to Pushpavalli, Check Out These 5 Web Series Written By Indian Comedians
Indian comics are among the first to take this opportunity to entertain us. Here are 5 web series written by Indian comics not to be missed.
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Office: Gone are the days when we waited for the weekend to watch an entertaining movie on TV. With internet streaming, many digital streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, etc. have come up with engaging, intriguing and sassy web series. Indian comics are among the first to take this opportunity to entertain us. Here are 5 web series written by Indian comics not to be missed.
Chacha Vidhyak Hain Humare – Zakir Khan
Written by the hilarious and lovable Zakir Khan, the series was released in 2018 on Amazon Prime Video. It revolves around Ronny, who has lied to everyone throughout his life that his uncle is an MP who can solve anyone’s problems. The show is even set to make a comeback with another season.
Afsos – Anirban Dasgupta
Released in February 2020 on Amazon Prime Video, the series was written by the very talented engineer-turned-comedian Anirban Dasgupta. A dark comedy in nature, the show centers on a depressed man who tries his best to kill himself but is unable to do so, no matter how hard he tries.
Lakhon Mein Ek – Biswa Kalyan Rath
Written by comedian, writer and YouTuber Biswa Kalyan Rath, the web series was released in 2017 on Amazon Prime Video. The first season follows the life of teenager Aakash and his journey as he prepares for the IIT entrance exam. The company’s second season centers around Dr. Shreya and his struggle to tackle a system that is failing to provide basic health care facilities to its citizens.
Pushpavalli – Sumukhi Suresh
Written by the charming and bubbly Sumukhi Suresh, the series was released in 2017. The story of an obsessed stalker, played by Suresh herself, the series follows his obsession with a boy like a crazy ex-girlfriend.
Hasmukh – Vir Das
The 10-episode series was released on Netflix in 2020. Written by one of the most important comics in the Indian comedy scene, Vir Das, it portrays the long-awaited big break from a small town comedian. who takes a dark turn when he realizes that committing murder is the only way for him to pursue his childhood dream of making people laugh.