Comedy has been reduced to vulgarity and offensive remarks in mainstream movies and shows. However, many web series are available on different OTT platforms that do not resort to these stereotypes and evoke laughter with pure comedic gestures. Panchayat, a series developed by TVF, creates a lot of buzz with its second season due to its simple and effective satirical tone that focuses on highlighting comedy devoid of unnecessary sensationalism.
Here are 10 comedy shows like Panchayat:
1- Gullak on Sony LIV
Gullak is a family comedy-drama that portrays the life of a middle-class family. The show is a massive hit due to its beautiful structure that evokes memories, laughter and emotions.
2- Sarabhai vs Sarabhai on Disney+ Hotstar
Another fan favourite from back in the day was recently revived by the OTT platform. Sarabhai vs Sarabhai is a comedy gem that transcends the time. It has some hilarious comedic gestures.
3- TVF Tripling on MX Player
The Viral Fever knows their way around a comedy. They produced this beautiful show which follows three siblings on a road trip full of emotions, adventures and laughter.
4- TVF Permanent Roommates on MX Player
Another show from TVF helped to level up the genre of comedy in the Indian television industry. One can guess from the title that the show follows a relationship.
5- Yeh Meri Family on Netflix
Want to relive your past, then this is the show for you. It delves into things like sibling relationships, parental advice, vacations and much more.
6- Star Boyz on YouTube
Star Boys is a unique comedy show that is set in space. The show follows the wacky adventures of three men in space.
7- Ladies Room on YouTube
Another series with a unique setting for a comedy, Ladies Room, is a fan favourite. It is shot entirely in different washrooms and brings out the humour in its best form.
8- Adulting on YouTube
Adulting is for those who have to live away from their families due to one reason or another. The series will bring back familiar memories while having you laugh simultaneously.
9- Bang Baaja Baraat on Amazon Prime Video
Bang Baaja Baraat is a satire on Indian weddings. The show beautifully plays with the concept of too many preparations and work involved in the Indian marriages. It’s a must-watch for portraying a cliche topic in a unique mode.
10- What the Folks on YouTube
What the Folks is a lighthearted comedy show that tackles the issue of how life takes turns after marriage. One will find themselves resonating with this heartfelt comedy show.