Mismatched, Puncch Beat – Here are the must-watch millennial shows on OTT platforms


So here we compiled a list of shows that the millennials and GenZ could watch together. Let’s straight dive into it!

Puncch Beat – ALTBalaji

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aS9H7e0ijDE

ALTBalaji has been doing justice to the young content. One of their most popular youth shows Puncch Beat, is also set for a comeback with season 2. The show set in Dehradun in an imaginary school Rosewood High had an exciting mix of MMA fights with dancing. When a streetfighter Rahat gets in the ring with Rosewood High’s undefeated champion Ranbir, is the show’s basic premise. The show included Harshita Gaur, Priyank Sharma, Siddharth Sharma, and Khushi Joshi as the main cast.

Mismatched – Netflix India

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYmwNNkix-k&t=31s

Based on Sandhya Menon’s 2017 novel When Dimple Met Rishi, Netflix India’s original Mismatched was a rom-com released in 2020 during the lockdown. The central plot revolved around a couple – the guy being a hopeless romantic while the girl being a practical one who doesn’t believe in love. The show is a definite watch for all those who love watching a romcom.

Mismatched starred Prajakta Koli, Rohit Saraf, Rannvijay Singha, and Vidya Malavade in prominent roles.

Qubool Hai 2.0 – Zee5

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFWviGYuS1Y

While not many from the GenZ and millennial squad are fans of daily soaps, some are still. So this one is for them. TV’s popular show Qubool Hai was digitalized for the OTT platform and rechristened as Qubool Hai 2.0. The show is about Zoya and Asad’s love drama. The digital redux of Qubool Hai brings back Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti playing Asad and Zoya.

It stars Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti in the leads.

Class of 2020 – ALTBalaji

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r44hfD4TyEg

A stand-alone sequel to Class of 2017, Vikas Gupta curated Class of 2020 on ALTBalaji is the perfect pick for anyone still in college or school. The show dealt with the lives of teenagers who get intertwined with drugs, sex, peer pressure, and anxiety. With around 32 episodes, the show will be quite a watch for the audience. The show starred young faces like Rohan Mehra, Joyita Chatterjee, Sushant Tanwar, Chetna Pande, Ishaa Chawla, and others.

Bandish Bandits – Amazon Prime Video

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhU57OgGp50

One of the highly celebrated shows that streamed on Amazon Prime Video in 2020 was the musical drama Bandish Bandits. It is one of those shows that brought back the charm of Hindustani Classical music. The show’s basic premise was exploring the debate – that music is being a discipline versus a means of liberation. This show should be kept as a mandate for the Genz and Millenials, only to introduce them to the charm of Hindustani Classical music.

The show starred debutantes Ritwik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhry alongside veterans like Naseeruddin Shah and Atul Kulkarni. Well, now that we have given you a handpicked list of apt youth shows, what are you waiting for?! Go to the respective streamers and stream your series for the day!


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