Amidst the IPL season: Enjoy these feel-good shows as entertaining as Cricket

Amidst the electrifying buzz of the IPL season, where every match is a spectacle and every moment a thrill, it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement. But for those seeking a different kind of entertainment, too, there’s a treasure trove of feel-good shows waiting to be discovered. As the cricketing action unfolds on the field, why not indulge in some equally captivating dramas off the pitch? From heartwarming comedies to gripping dramas, these OTT shows and audio series promise to keep you entertained throughout the season, offering a delightful respite from the intensity of the game. So, sit back, relax, and immerse yourself in these shows that are as entertaining as cricket itself.

1. Yeh Meri Family (Amazon miniTV)

Traveling back to the nostalgic era of the 1990s, “Yeh Meri Family” captures the simple pleasures of life. Transporting us to a time of landline phones, water coolers, and birthday celebrations filled with homemade delicacies, the series is the brainchild of Sameer Saxena for The Viral Fever. Centered around the adventures of 12-year-old Harshu Gupta, portrayed by Vishesh Bansal, the show features a talented cast including Mona Singh, Akarsh Khurana, Ahan Nirban, Ruhi Khan, and Prasad Reddy in pivotal roles.

2. Mafia Lover (Pocket FM)

Tanisha, from a wealthy background, asks Mayank to pretend to be her boyfriend. Mayank, facing financial struggles, initially declines the offer. However, Tanisha pressures him until he reluctantly agrees. As their fake relationship unfolds, Tanisha discovers Mayank’s true identity. What secrets does Mayank hold? Why was Tanisha surprised to know his reality? Tune in to Mafia Lover on Pocket FM.

3. Ghar Waapsi (Disney+ Hotstar)

The series follows Shekhar, played by Vishal Vashishtha, who makes his way back to his roots in Indore after losing his job in Bengaluru. Determined to conceal his job loss from his family, he embarks on a journey that leads him to unexpected self-realization. Crafted by Dice Media and helmed by director Ruchir Arun, this show is an engaging exploration of Shekhar’s transformative path.

4. Campus Beat (Amazon miniTV)

Amidst the chaos brewing within the enigmatic world of MAD, the University of Movement and Dance, Netra Lokhande embarks on a journey cloaked in secrecy. Assuming the identity of Netra Kumari, she enters this lively institution in pursuit of answers regarding her father’s demise. Produced by Deepak Dhar for Banijay Asia, the series features a talented cast including Shantanu Maheshwari, Shruti Sinha, Tanvi Gadkari, Sahaj Singh Chahal, Harsh Dingwanii, Dhanshree Yadav, Tanya Bhushan, Teriya Magar, Gulshan Nain, and Chandan K Anand.

5. Happy Family, Conditions Apply (Amazon Prime Video)

Happy Family follows the Dholakias through four generations, showcasing the typical mix of traditional and modern values found in many families. Known for their lively personalities and unique quirks, the Dholakias often find themselves in amusing and unconventional situations. Directed and produced by Jamnadas Majethia and Aatish Kapadia, the series features a stellar cast including Ratna Pathak Shah, Raj Babbar, Atul Kulkarni, and Ayesha Jhulka.