10 amazing series that 2019 gave you!

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2019 has been absolutely great for some of us, but not so good for the rest of us. As we enter into 2020, we shouldn’t forget the best things that 2019 gave us, here are a few of the best series that 2019 gave us.

We usually watch series on Netflix or Amazon Prime, but here we have complied a list of the series on all types of online streaming platforms that have given us the best for 2019, let us take a look at them –

  1. Little things-

Little Things starring Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal is a very cute yet matured story of two people in a relationship who live together. It shows the modern style of dating and most importantly focuses on the little things that matter in a relationship, like it can be going all the way going to eat bhaji’s at 4:00 in the morning to sending each other cute stuff while at work and having a bad day. Over all, you will love the show if you’re a huge fan of love and relationships. Earlier, the first season was aired on Dice Media but later on Netflix bought the streaming rights and the 2nd as well as 3rd season were aired on Netflix.

  1. What The Folks (WTF)

What The Folks or most commonly known as WTF is a Dice Media original and has been doing really well for the last three seasons. It stars Dhruv Sehgal and Eisha Chopra in the lead. The series revolves around the two characters and their families. They tend to bring out changes and remove the stereotypical relations of how daughter-in-law or son-in-law should stay after marriage, over all, it is a good watch for everyone who is looking for a fun-watch and definitely would love to watch the modern family find solace within each other while they juggle a lot of things in their life. They have three seasons, and the recent one was aired in the month of October.

  1. The Family Man

The Family Man is an action drama-based series that is an Amazon Prime Original. The series received a lot of appreciation right in its initial days and went on to be one of the best action-packed series of 2019. It stars Manoj Bajpayee and Priya Mani in the lead role. The story revolves around Srikanth Tiwari and Suchitra Tiwari, with their family problems and professional problems to handle. It is a must-watch for all of them who love action filled with a lot of drama and humour at the same time. There isn’t one point where the series becomes boring and keeps you hooked until the end of it. The sequel has already begun and we all eagerly await its return.

  1. Kota Factory

We all have heard about the very famous Kota, where there are hundreds of IITians born. This series is based on the IIT coaching centres of Kota and the struggles of people trying to study engineering. Kota Factory is a TVF original and is an all-black and white series which is one of its first kind in the online streaming platforms. The whole series focuses on the struggles and pressure put on the student in order to get into IIT and have a good placement or job. Mayur More, Ahsaas Channa, Ranjan Raj, Urvi Singh Alam Khan, Jitendra Kumar, and Revathi Pillai in the lead. Every student and parent should definitely watch it and understand how coaching centres work and function.

  1. Tripling

Tripling is a TVF original starring Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo and Amol Parashar. The sibling comical drama focuses on a trip that these three siblings take and meanwhile go through a lot of trial and error processes. It is the usual story about how the siblings get along with each other through the entire trip and also the second time this time. The first season was released in 2018 and the second was released in 2019. The series is all about unplanned trips, building relationships, exploring and going on an adventure. If you all love road trips, then this series id for you.

  1. The College Romance

The timeliners came up with their new series The College Romance, which became very popular amongst the youth. It is about three guys who want to find true love, there is a lot of comedy as well as cringe at sometimes but obviously if we’ve beared Bollywood then this is seemingly nothing. There is a lot of drama, comedy and of course romance. You will love this series if you’ve watched movies like Student of The Year and Pyaar Ka Punchnama. It was later on also added to Netflix.

  1. Criminal Justice

For all the crime and mystery genre fans out there, this is for you. Criminal Justice is a Hotstar Original and the story revolves around a cabbie who has a one-night stand with a girl and later on the girl mysteriously ends up dead. It is a crime drama and every inch of it will keep you hooked and curious about what is going to happen next. The series also stars some famous Bollywood celebrities like Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi and Jackie shroff. We would definitely recommend this for anyone is a fan of crime drama.

  1. Minus One

We’ve all seen couples falling in love, having problems and then breaking up. Minus one starring Aisha Ahmed and Ayush Mehra who portray the role of Riya and Varun are a couple to start living together but mid-way they break up and still remain flatmates. The series beautifully moulds the relationship of Riya and Varun not only when they were in a relationship but even after they remain best friends first. Sometimes, people are just not meant to be but who said they cannot remain best friends. It was released on “Just Human Things” launched by Qyuki digital. The series can give you #exgoals rather than #couple goals.

  1. Gullak

Welcome to Sharma Ji’s family of very relatable and bickering family but with a heart of gold. The Gullak is a TVF original again but was streamed on SONY LIV. The series has just five episodes and captures the emotions and situations that the Sharma family is in. unlike the other series, this series has been one of the best series of 2019, with its very natural settings and everyday struggles of the family that is being shown in a very satirical way. This series is a must watch for everyone and people of all age groups can watch it.

  1. Delhi crime

We all are well aware of the Delhi Gang Rape case which we all call by as the Nirbhaya case. The story of Nirbhaya still sends shivers down the spine of every girl who has read what she has been through during the time of her rape. The Delhi Crime is a Netflix original that stars Shefali Shah in the lead with Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang. The series shows the side of the story from the police perspective and how they handled the case, not only is it shown about the crime but also about the gender inequality faced by the DSP. It is a really good series and has been critically acclaimed by many celebrities and audience of course.

Here are one of the 10 best series that 2019 gave us, if you haven’t watched any of them then go watch it right now and reply back in the comments section below.

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20 Ideas To Celebrate Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2020

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How is that a day such as Valentine’s is glorified to an extent that the biggest hollywood celebrities engage in it so very eagerly but a day that is dedicated solely for the purpose of making the least bit difference and giving back to society barely makes it to the holiday calendar? 

Random Act of Kindness week starts on the 17th of february every year and gives you 7 sweet days to do something nice (for a friend, for the society or even for the environment) in a way that not just creates an impact, but multiplies your effort by driving people to do nice, be kind often and remember that deeds are superior if performed for the collective good of people. 

20 of the SIMPLEST Ideas to celebrate Random Act Of Kindness Week:

  1. Compliment a Stranger. A simple “Woah, cool sweater!” could literally make someone’s day, and you would lose nothing.
  2. Cook for someone who feeds you everyday (Ideally your mom/dad or cook). Every great cook is so used to feeding other people’s bellies everyday and deserves to be pampered with food too- the smile on this person’s face when you cook them a meal will make your day along with theirs.
  3. Lend a friend one of your favorite reads. It’s a great way of saying “Here’s a piece of me, thanks for existing” - without actually having to say it.
  4. Write a review. What are the 10 best places to get some kickass biryani? Or which are the most pet-friendly places to visit in your city? Any knowledge is great knowledge - get it up on the gram, or you know, on Glo. I’m sure you’ll at least help one person decide on his next outing. 
  5. Call a lonely relative and attempt to make them laugh.
  6. Donate Blood- thousands out there need blood. If you don’t know where to begin, look up https://scoophub.in/top-10-best-blood-donation-organizations-in-india/
  7. Repost your friend/following’s businesses to spread the word. If they get one extra follower because of you, you’ve succeeded.
  8. Pick up litter that you didn’t throw out.
  9. Spend a day at an old age home. Been there, done this and the joy on their faces will bring you happiness that’s truly unmatched.
  10. Send colouring books to children at an orphanage/ sick children at the hospital. Dunzo it (use a local delivery service) if you can't physically go there. 
  11. Take initiative to make breakfast and get your whole family together on the dining table. Make it a whole event. Indulging in family time is a wonderful act of kindness.

12. Leave your waiter a generous tip. 

13. Help a neighbour/friend clean their room. Or backyard.

14. Use your savings to fund a child’s education for a whole academic year. You’ll be surprised to know that it’s quite the pocket-friendly deed. 

Click to know just how easy it is: https://bit.ly/37BfaCw

15. Get a haircut. Donate your hair after: Way to turn an act of kindness into a cute makeover!

16. Be kind to the environment. Walk/Cycle/Carpool to work instead of taking a cab or an auto 

17. Make a kindness pledge/list- one that is flexible and can be practiced at least once every week. 

18. Pay for a co-worker’s lunch.

19. Do something kind for yourself. Read a book. Watch an old favorite movie. Eat healthy, gut-friendly foods. Write a letter to your future self. Take a leap you’ve been meaning to. 

20. Let people know of the day. Celebrate Kindness. 




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Super Bowl 2020: Extremity In The Name Of Culture?

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After a great game of an outstanding comeback by Kansas City Chiefs (Vs San Francisco 49ers) in Super Bowl LIV, the crowd seemed to be inclined towards debating a rather isolated issue than the game itself: Was the halftime performance by Hollywood’s beloved superstars Shakira and Jennifer Lopez obscene?

The two set the stage on fire and how! (Although, this might seem to have contradicted the opinion of the majority)

What the audience found and I quote “terribly disturbing”:

The broadcast featured the two stars in costumes showcasing their buttocks, pole dancing and grabbing their crotch multiple times on stage- all interpreted as ruthless objectification of women by two of the most influential women in the world. 

A famous reporter of the Golf Channel even went ahead and tweeted: “Stop dancing on a stripper pole on the biggest stage and then complain about how often we get sexualised.. The hypocrisy of wanting to not be seen as sex symbols but then wearing outfits and choosing overtly sexual choreography has me very confused” 

An audience full of young parents on the other hand had their own issues with regard to how something like THE Super Bowl, an event supposedly aired for all age groups to enjoy could have a performance such as this as if it were the 'new normal’.

The halftime show featuring Shakira and Jennifer Lopez seemed to garner more buzz than the game itself. (What!?) At some point, little children were showcased in cages- all seen as a political statement about President Trump’s immigration policy - but the whole pole dancing and stimulated sex gestures were viewed as most offensive. 

Prolife advocate Abby Johnson tweeted, “On the day of the highest rate of sex trafficking, the NFL says, ‘Hey, let’s have two women dance half naked and get a bunch of zoomed in crotch shots of them. That’s female empowerment!’ Do they have no clue that they just contributed to the commodification of women?” Even though a lot of folks said they loved the energy and called the two Latina’s performances “historic”, the popular opinion seems to have been this: misrepresentation of an entire culture on one of the biggest stages airing worldwide.  

The performance might have not appeared to be “family friendly” to a few but did it deserve a statement as harsh as “This exhibition was Pepsi showing young girls that sexual exploitation of women is OK”?



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