Shows with powerful female leads that are changing the landscape of Indian entertainment.

Published on 16th Oct 2020 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

Web series are all the rage nowadays and people are demanding content that is not only good but also relatable. These shows that we have curated for you are both of these things, and then more. Let’s look at some well received tv shows with strong female leads.

1. Pushpavalli

 

Pushpavalli is the story of a girl’s infatuation turned obsession for a guy. She goes to extreme lengths while still keeping it realistic to get the guy’s attention. In the second season, she is shown to have moved on, but has she really? The series is created by Sumukhi Suresh where she also plays the titular character.

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2. Lakhon Mein Ek (Season 2)

While the first season of the show focused on the life of a teenager, Aakash, the second season of Lakhon Mein Ek chronicles the trials of Dr. Shreya who goes to a small village to conduct a cataract camp but has to face one challenge after another. Will she be able to change the system or will it change her?

Lakhon Mein Ek (Season 2)
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3. Four More Shots Please

Four More Shots Please is the story of 4 independent women who are trying to live their best life amidst all the chaos and challenges in their personal and professional lives in Mumbai and one of the best feminist tv shows.

Four More Shots Please
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4. Aarya

 Aarya, the series that marks the comeback of Sushmita Sen and her debut web series, is a crime thriller. She plays the titular character who is willing to go against all odds to save her family. 
 

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5. Code M

Code M tells the story of military lawyer Monica Mehra, who is assigned a seemingly open and shut case of the death of an army officer. Only when she starts digging while investigating, does she realize there is much more to the case than what meets the eye.

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6. It’s Not That Simple

The show is centered around an unhappy housewife, Meera, whose life suddenly becomes a roller coaster ride when she meets two of her almost-boyfriends in a school reunion. This is the tale of how she rediscovers herself.
 

It’s Not That Simple
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7. The Test Case

Captain Shikha Sharma is the first female test case in the Indian Army who has to prove herself against all the mental and physical challenges to prove to the nation that its army is ready for its first Female Combat Officer. Nimrat Kaur portrays the role of the tough-as-nails Captain Shikha Sharma.
 

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8. The Trip

The story of four girl friends who go on a trip to Thailand for one of their friend’s bachelorette. The journey ends up being an emotional roller coaster which makes them rediscover their love for each other. 
 

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9. Girls Hostel

This show is centered around the lives of 4 girls who are roommates in a, you guessed it, girls’ hostel. Watch their trials, their friendship, their jealousy, and their enmity in the Girls Hostel. 

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10. Girl in the City

Girl in the City is the story of a small town girl that comes to Mumbai with the dreams of making it big in the City of Dreams. She aspires to make it big in the fashion industry. Will she succeed? 

Girl in the City
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