No one can deny that the second season of Panchayat has been a huge success among its audience. The show, which is built on simplicity and relatability, touched millions of hearts.
TVF’s Panchayat centers around the lives of the villagers of Phulera and how the new secretary of the panchayat, Abhishek Tripathi, adjusts to this new world. How the show celebrates the rural culture along with strong ties with family and friends, makes it so heart-warming. If you’ve loved Panchayat and want to watch similar shows, this list is your guide.
Have a look at these 8 heartwarming Indian shows streaming on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+Hotstar, and SonyLIV if you liked Panchayat:
1. Gullak – SonyLIV
The first on the list is Gullak – a refreshingly hilarious and undoubtedly nostalgic series. This heart-touching show was like peeking through your childhood album and revisiting the incidents that made up our childhood. All seasons of Gullak are available on Sony Liv. You can watch them here.
Divorced, jobless, hopeless. Three siblings plan a road trip together. Chandan, Chanchal & Chitvan. Together they start a hilarious journey, to find themselves and their relations. You can watch it here.
This powerful show deals with the inner lives of people, who exist within our own homes. While the first season dealt with IIT preparations, the second season focused on the irregularities in the medical field. The show’s balanced treatment of these subjects made it entertaining. You can watch it here.
Home Shanti is the story of a middle-class family who is building their first house, after spending decades living in government-allocated quarters. With just 3 months left before they have to vacate their current quarter, the show is set to marry the chaos and comedy in a great manner. You can watch it here.
Another beautiful show that focuses on a typical middle-class family – notorious children, sweet but controlling parents, and everything in between.The show captures the hopes, disappointments, challenges, and happiness of this middle-class family in a very entertaining way!
The show that first introduced us to Mikesh and Tanya, presented the challenges of live-in, long-distance, and marriage. The funny and heart-warming love story captures how a couple, who were in a long-distance relationship for 3 years, face the prospect of getting married. You can watch it here.
The next on our list is Kota Factory, India’s first black-and-white web series. This powerful web series presented a hilariously honest story of the infamous coaching institutes of Kota, and the rat race to clear the IIT-JEE engineering examination. You can watch it here.
The next web series on the list is Yeh Meri Family – a show full of sweet memories from childhood. Set in the summer of 1998, Yeh Meri Family is a story about different emotions towards family members from the eyes of a twelve-year-old, Harshu. Capturing the perfect vibe of the 90s, this series will leave you touched and smiling. You can watch it here.