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5 web series to bond with your dad over this Father’s Day


Here’s a list of the five web series to watch with your father to introduce them to other cool fathers like him. Happy Father’s Day!

Father figures play a key role in each of our lives. The father-son/daughter relationship is a complex yet heartwarming relationship for everyone which includes emotions like respect, love, mixed emotions which come into play with the age gap between the father and the children.

Today, the latest web series have moved away from showcasing the ‘Invincible father figure’ and now portray more complex characters which are more relatable to us.

Now, new and interesting content stories are created which are more relatable in shaping up millennial perspectives and more engaging with the audience with its inclusiveness.

Here is a list of 5 webseries that introduces us to 5 cool dad characters. Which one is your favourite?

1. What The Folks!

What The Folks is a modern-age comedy drama by Dice Media that revolves around Nikhil’s relationship with his in-laws and his family.

The son-in-law of the family is forced to stay with his in-laws for a few weeks as he gradually comes to enjoy fun interactions, learns to accept lifestyle differences, also receives parental love and much more along the way.

The series brings out quirky elements of generational gaps, shattering stereotypes as well.

What The Folks is a must- watch to check out tips on what it entails to be a cool Dad, be it Anita (Eisha Chopra), father-in-law (Kiran) played by Actor Shishir Sharma or her cool father (Prakash Sharma) played by Actor Vipin Sharma.

From pampering the son-in- law, sharing a fine evening playing cards with the children to also having a drink or two with the kids, these father figures teach us much more of the little things one should value in life.

Available on: Dice Media YouTube channel

2. The Great Indian Dysfunctional Family

In this dramatic web series lead roles are played by Talented actors Kay Kay Menon and Barun Sobti to showcase how it may be messy, emotional, and annoying, yet there is nothing in comparison when it comes to family love.

The Great Indian Dysfunctional Family as the name suggests, showcases the bad or ugly side of families – the multiple expectations, the unavoidable secrets, and members of the family coping with guilt and more.

A spectacular weaved story that will keep you glued till the end as this is not your average ‘family’ drama.

Fairly a different take on family stories and drama that revolves around all the family members. This is one definitely one to add to your watch- list.

Available on: ALTBalaji

3. Tripling Season 2

Tripling Season 2 by TVF is based on the life of three siblings Chandan (Sumeet Vyas), Chanchal (Maanvi Gagroo) and Chitvan (Amol Parashar) who are off together on a fun- filled journey to find themselves and find answers to the different relationships in their lives.

Talented Actor Kumud Mishra, plays the role of the cool dad in the show who tries to create normalcy to the chaos created between the three terrific siblings.

While he has not shared a lot of screen time in the series, how he skillfully deals with each of his problems is something to look out for along with navigating through them. A must to watch and get some cool dad learnings from the show.

Available on: TVF Play

4. The Family Man: Season 2

The Family Man: Season 2 is directed and produced by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., who also co-wrote the story and screenplay with Suman Kumar.

The Family Man is a special story, unlike Liam Neeson in Taken, Srikant Tiwari is from a middle class family and lives a simple lifestyle like his family.

Srikant works for a clandestine government agency, committed to a high-pressure job role, a dedicated agent who works to protect the country, while also supporting and protecting his family as well.

Setting the premise of the story, The Family man revolves around Srikant Tiwari fighting to protect his country as well as protecting his family from adversities, and other critical circumstances that come along the way.

With an exceptional performance playing the role of a responsible father to the best of his capability played by Iconic Actor Manoj Bajpayee, definitely leaves us thinking of pressures a dad and choices he has to make when his profession is as complex in nature! Definitely one to watch this season.

Available on : Amazon Prime Video

5. Breathe Into The Shadows

Mayank Sharma is back with the second season of Breathe, which is also about a desperate father looking to save his only child, even if he has to kill for it.

Breathe: Into the Shadows is an interesting series with Abhishek A Bachchan who makes his OTT debut as a father, with a twisted connection with Amit Sadh who plays a role of inspector Kabir Sawant in both the seasons.

In a beefed-up story of his daughter being kidnapped and the search that unveils a completely unexpected story this show will definitely keep you on edge of your seats till the end.

Available on : Amazon Prime Video