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5 best Indian web series of 2016

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Dec 30, 2016 14:22 IST

A still from The Better Life Foundation

1) Better Life Foundation

Inspired by the hit American sitcom, The Office, this mockumentary follows life at an NGO office. It features stand-up comedians Naveen Richard, Sumukhi Suresh, Kanan Gill, among others.

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2) I Don’t Watch TV

A parody of the television industry helmed by popular TV actor Nakuul Mehta. It features cameos by other actors such as Kritika Kamra, Drashti Dhami and Karan Wahi. The most fun bit? The TV actors play themselves.

3) AI.SHA

Inspired by The Terminator series, this is India’s first sci-fi web series. It follows the life of a genius app developer, Sam. Things get interesting when an artificial intelligence app, that he has created, A.I.SHA, develops a mind of its own.

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4) Baked 2

Three college friends, Body, Haris and Oni, continue their shenanigans while running a late-night food delivery service. The trio organises a fashion show, Haris gets a girlfriend, and Body almost gets dragged back home by his parents.

5) Permanent Roommates 2

The newly-living-in couple, Tanya and Mikesh, is greeted with an unexpected news. As a result, protagonists’ families and their antics are introduced to the viewers. The story tests the strength of Tanya and Mikesh’s relationship.