Old but Gold: These Telugu web series ruled YouTube before the age of OTTs

Years before the OTTs emerged, the Telugu film industry made some quality web series

By Bhavana Sharma  Published on  28 July 2022 10:13 AM GMT
Old but Gold: These Telugu web series ruled YouTube before the age of OTTs

Hyderabad: Web series have now become synonymous with binge-watching. Thanks to OTT giants, web series have a good market now and are open to giving debut filmmakers a chance. Years before the OTTs emerged, the Telugu film industry made some quality web series. While netizens are talking about big Tollywood films, let's take a look at the top five binge-worthy shows that will make you ask us for more.

1. Muddapappu Avakai

This web series, starring Abhi Pratap Singh, Niharika Konidela, and Varsha Sirisha, is directed by Pranit Bramandapally. Asha (Niharika) and Arjun (Abhi) are complete opposites but when their families push them to closer, they start learning about each other. While Arjun is shy and naive, Asha is a chirpy and easy-going person. What does destiny hold for them and where will their journey lead? 'Muddapappu Avakai' is available on Zee5 and YouTube as well.

2. Pilla

Directed by Sumanth Prabhas, 'Pilla' stars Dhanya Balakrishnan and Anirudh Thotapalli. This series, which has nine episodes, is a thriller where a bubbly and happy girl's life is ruined by a psychopath. He takes advantage of her to feed his destructive interests. The twist arises when the girl realises that she doesn't remember incidents pertaining to a specific night. All episodes are available on Viu app.

3. Geeta Subramanyam

This series is very popular and has a sequel, too, with a different story and cast. Both won't leave you disappointed. But let's talk about the original series. Geeta and Subramanyam, a young and practical couple, are in a live-in relationship. Besides love, there is something called responsibility especially when you are in a live-in relationship and are committed to each other. Noted as one of the most popular Telugu web series, 'Geeta Subramanyam' is a Siva Sai Vardhan directorial and is definitely something that you cannot miss watching. It is available on YouTube and MX Player.

4. Posh Poris

Directed by Aparna Malladi, 'Posh Poris' is a coming-of-age drama about three young, independent, and modern women. Aditi Mykal, Harika Vedula, and Sahaja Chowdary play the three bold and strong women who can overcome any hurdle in their lives and give their best. 'Posh Poris' is all about how these women deal with various problems and sometimes land in the soup. It is available on YouTube and MX Player.

5. Mana Mugguri Love Story

Directed by Shashank Yeleti, this web series is popular for Vijay Deverakona's cameo. Starring Navdeep, Adith, Tejasvi Madivada, and Hemanth, 'Mana Mugguri Love Story' is about a pampered girl who travels to a new city for work, joins an ad agency, and falls for two of her colleagues. Watch how she handles the confusion and chooses the perfect partner. It is available on YuppTV.

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