With shows like Sasural Simar Ka and Balika Vadhu maintaining their stronghold over television, the audience seeking more thinking, relatable shows have very little options to turn to.

Perhaps because they have been looking at the wrong screen. Tailored for the more progressive audience, shows of their liking were moved to the web, a source more utilised by the new generation. These web series, that offer versatility with shows on live-in relationships, homosexuality, etc., are available free of cost.

A.I.SHA – My Virtual Girlfriend

The show features the life of a 20 something software developer who ends up creating an artificial intelligence app.

Alisha

The show outlines the struggles of a budding fashionista who, after living in Los Angeles for four years, moves to Mumbai.

Happy To Be Single

The show outlines the lives of three youngsters as they start their journey in the discovery of true love.

All About Section 377

The show is based on a straight man who shares an apartment with two homosexuals.

Permanent Roommates

Encircling the lives of a couple, who have been in a long-distance relationship for 3 years but things take a drastic turn when the guy pops the question.

I Don’t Watch TV

The show features an insight into the glamorous world of Indian television, disclosing what really lies beyond.

#LoveBytes

A girl from a conservative family nests with her boyfriend but, has to keep it a secret.

Baked

The show is based on three students of the Delhi University who decide to embark upon a new business venture.

Pitchers

The story revolves around four friends who, frustrated with their jobs, create a startup instead.

Chinese Bhasad

Hailing from two racist families, the story revolves around an Indian boy and a Chinese girl as the former falls in love with the latter.

Girl In The City

Following the story of a 21-year-old girl, the show outlines her life as she moves to Mumbai, hoping to make her way into the fashion industry.

Not Fit

The story revolves around a struggling actor who attempts to step into Bollywood.

Bang Baaja Baaraat

To spark up their relationship, two people decide to get married but, given their varied backgrounds, their families pose a real thorn in their sides.

Standing By

A documentary series that revolves around the growing trend of indie music in India.

Sinskaari

The very sanskaari Alok Nath won’t be dishing out some sanskaar. The show features Alok as he interviews guest celebrities about their deepest, darkest desires.