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Yearender 2021: 10 worst to best OTT series

A number of series were released in 2021. Haven’t watched them yet? No worries, we are here to guide you.



Yearender 2021

By Mokshika Sharma

This year is about to end, but lives will keep going. New experiences will keep on adding to our lives, and new films and series will keep on adding to our lists. A number of series were released in 2021. Haven’t watched them yet? No worries, we are here to guide you.

Here is a list of 10 worst-to-best shows released in 2021:

10. Gandii Baat (ALTBalaji)

It is not possible that in a list on worst content, an ALTBalaji show doesn’t get the top spot. Gandii Baat was successfully running for 5 seasons, god knows how. With 2021, the sixth season got released. It was so awful an unnecessary erotic that it had to be entirely removed from all OTT platforms due to government guidelines.

It is not available on any OTT platforms, thankfully, but if you ever come across it, we’ve warned you.

9. Tandav (Amazon Prime)

If you want an example of wasted expectations, Game of Thrones season 8 and House of Cards have company. Tandav is an Amazon Prime original which was released on January 15, 2021. With a cast that includes actors like Said Ali Khan, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub and Dimple Kapadia, the show makers took the most basic story and made it into a sad parody of JNU student’s protest.

Our recommendation is just to not watch it.

8. Special Ops 1.5 (Disney+Hotstar)

Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story released on November 12, 2021 with a promise to thrill the audience as the show tells what made the legendary Himmat Singh into the man he is. Except there is nothing thrilling about the show. Kay Kay Menon is seen falling into the most cliché traps and coming out victorious because of one and only one fact, that he is Himmat Singh. For Special Ops fans who were waiting eagerly, it was a major disappointment.  

7. Little Things (Netflix)

Dhruv and Kavya, the ideal realistic couple. When the first season of Little Things released in 2016, the audience fell within a matter of days. The other two seasons were slightly less bearable. Fans who were really exhilarated with the announcement of the fourth season were just bored. Dhruv and Kavya are more matured in this new season. They fight over issues like children instead of childish brawling over food.

It’s a decent watch that 2021 gave us.

6. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 (Amazon Prime)

Mumbai diaries 26/11 is a fiction induced version of one of the most terrorising days in India’s history, 26/11. The show starts with recreated visuals from the day of the attacks. And then it loops into a chaotic narration and loses direction every now and then.

The unnecessary drama that the writers added to the script is one of the reasons that despite Mohit Raina and Konkona Sen’s compelling performance, the show couldn’t keep the audience hooked.

5. Kota Factory (Netflix)

The second season of Kota Factory released in September, 2021, and it is disappointing. The first season was somehow liked by the audience very much. Season two returned with a set of students who have all sorts of problems and their mentor, Jeetu Bhaiya, who can solve everything. It’s a bit slow than the first season. The show also romantises the suffering of students.

However, the second season was much loved. If you keep all the complains aside and sit for a small binge-watch session, Kota Factory might be a good choice.

4. Aarya (Disney+Hotstar)

Aarya season 2 released on December 10, 2021. Sushmita Sen brought channelised her charm into her character. Even though the show felt a bit too calm and composed for a thriller, it is being received well by the audience. With a gripping plot, crisp dialogues and captivating performances, Aarya is one of the best shows that 2021 gave us.

3. Bombay Begums (Netflix)

Bombay Begums was released on March 8, 2021. It revolves around the lives of five women following their ambition and the problems they face. The show is based in Mumbai and has a strong direction and narration. The characters, who are very different from each other, are interconnected. Issues like sexual harassment, suppressed emotions and work-life balance are very well portrayed. The shows falls behind with a number of dialogues. It also feels a bit chaotic at times. However, it is undeniably a show going towards the right direction.

2. The Family Man (Amazon Prime)

A spy thriller with Manoj Bajpayee in the lead role means that there will be a dash of comedy and humour that viewers just can’t resist. After the first season of The Family Man, fans were curiously waiting for the second season. The show received mixed reviews. Some loved it and others thought there was scope for improvisation.

The makers put their hand son various different topics and very subtly managed to weave a compelling plot. The casting was top-notch. Nobody can have an issue with the show’s cast. Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari was already a treat for fans. Casting Samantha Ruth Prabhu as Raji was a cherry on top.

If you still haven’t watched the show, this holiday season is the best time.

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1. House of secrets: The Burari Deaths (Netflix)

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths is a docu-series covers the real story of how an entire family of 11 people were found dead. From news headlines to expert testimonies, the makers included everything.

Watching the show can haunt one to the streets of Burari, even if they have never been there. The series narrates all the details of the incident in 2018.

The show effects one’s mind and might lead to a couple of sleepless nights. It is indisputably the most impactful show that 2021 gave us.   


VIRAL: Video of Dharavi girl Maleesha Kharwa seeing her hoardings outside luxury beauty outlet will make your day

Being a fashion mogul, Kharwa decided to be a part of the industry at the age of 5 when she first saw Priyanka Chopra walking the ramp at a fashion show.



Maleesha Kharwa Dharavi girl

Dharavi girl, Maleesha Kharwa, is hogging headlines ever since she became the face of the luxury beauty brand, Forest Essentials for their new campaign The Yuvati Collection.

The viral video of the 14-year-old girl seeing her hoardings outside Forest Essentials’ outlet will surely make your day. It was a dream come true for her and her joy knew no bounds. She could not believe that she had become the face of the luxury brand.

It can be seen in the video that the joy of the girl knew no bounds when she entered the outlet of the beauty brand and see her face on its products. The video was shared by Forest Essentials on their social media handles.

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Maleesha Kharwa did not make waves on social media for the first time and becoming the face of Forest Essentials is not the only feather she has on her cap. Cited as the Princess of Slums, Kharwa was discovered by a Hollywood filmmaker who made her dreams come true.

Being a fashion mogul, Kharwa decided to be a part of the industry at the age of 5 when she first saw Priyanka Chopra walking the ramp at a fashion show. Before becoming the face of Forest Essentials, she was featured in Cosmopolitan India for their issue Guts Guts Guts! along with Sameera Shetty and Kusha Kapila.

She has a verified Instagram profile with more than 200K fan following. If you are an avid social media user and have stalked her handle, you cannot help but notice her collaborations with noted photographs, brands, and celebrities.

But this is not it. Kharwa has more than Forest Essentials and magazine covers in her kitty. The aspiring model has also bagged two Hollywood films and got featured in a short film Live Your Fairytale.

Helmed by Arsala Qureishi and Jas Sagu, the film captures the experience of five children from a slum who eats at a fancy restaurant for the first time in life.

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Mother’s Day 2023: Easy speech and essay ideas to appreciate your mother

This year, Mother’s Day is being celebrated on May 14.



Mother's Day 2023

Preparations are in full swing as Mother’s Day is just a day ahead. However, every day is Mother’s Day because we cannot reciprocate the love they have showered on us and the sacrifices they have made for us.

But this occasion serves as an opportunity for children to make their mothers feel special. This year, Mother’s Day is being celebrated on May 14. Mother’s Day is another excuse to celebrate and strengthen this bond, foster emotional well-being and promote a culture of gratitude and respect for mothers and motherhood.

There are various ways to celebrate Mother’s Day but if you are planning to appreciate your mother with a cute speech and essay, then you have landed at the right place.

The celebration of Mother’s Day is one of the most popular occasions, especially for children. They celebrate their mother’s love on this day. A mother is the emblem of love and she displays all the affection she has for her children selflessly. She sacrifices all her needs without the intention of getting anything in return and wants just to get the needs of her children met. Without the presence of a mother, it would not have been possible to have our own life. You can find both Long and Short Mothers’ Day Speech in English below.

According to Leonardo DiCaprio, “My mother is a walking miracle.” This statement is very accurate. The birth of a mother occurs long before the birth of a child. Her time is not only spent growing her child but also educating him and helping him become a productive citizen of this nation. Mothers spend their lives fulfilling the dreams of others by giving up their own dreams. It is through her music that a child and a family can be filled with colors and melody.

The Bible says that God cannot be everywhere, and so he created mothers on Earth. In addition to being a symbol of love, mothers are also fierce warriors. In order for her child to be happy, she must overcome all obstacles. Anyone who has ever been born has been taught by her, had a friend, guide, philosopher, and even had a psychologist.

The word mother is indeed small but the feelings and importance are very big. We can never repay a mother for the sacrifices she makes, and it is impossible to do so in a lifetime. Interestingly, mothers are constant sources of energy and positivity for every child, and we should feel fortunate to be able to count on them as a source of support, forever.

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Everyone celebrates Mother’s Day in quite a homely and individualistic manner. Everyone shares a different bond with their mother so the celebrations vary from one home to another. Some children buy her presents and make greeting cards for them.

This way, they display their love for her. Some make them breakfast or take them out for dinner. While some family members do not let her work the whole day and do the chores themselves.

In schools, Mother’s Day is celebrated with great enthusiasm. The schools host programs for the mothers where the kids perform for them. Moreover, the school authorities also encourage children to make something for their mothers as a token of their love.

Other than that, there are also many discounts and offers in different stores on the occasion of Mothers’ Day. In addition, there are special programs broadcasted on television in honour of mothers all over the world. These special telecasts are dedicated to mothers all over and talk about motherhood.

Therefore, we see that this day is an auspicious one that appreciates the one whose efforts often go unnoticed. A mother is said to be a creation of God as he couldn’t be present everywhere. It is no lie that they are the real models in their children’s lives. So, always remember to tell your mother how much you love them and take every day as an opportunity to express your love for her.

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#BoycottStarbucks: Starbucks India gets backlash over its new LGBTQIA+ ad

The two-minute-long advertisement tells a story of a father who is not happy with her son’s decision to transition into a woman.



Starbucks India

Starbucks is one of the most popular coffee brands across the globe. The American multinational chain of coffeehouses is hogging headlines after Starbucks India launched its new campaign, It Starts With Your Name, with an advertisement on LGBTQIA+.

The two-minute-long advertisement tells a story of a father who is not happy with her son’s decision to transition into a woman. The ad starts with the parents sitting at a Starbucks outlet and waiting for their now-daughter Arpita.

The father had her name saved as Arpit and not Arpita while the mother asks him not to be mad at their daughter like the previous time. It seemed the father had trouble accepting his son with his female identity. However, the ad shows the father had moved on from his stubbornness and accepted gender fluidity. As his daughter arrives, he orders three cold coffees by her name Arpita and not Arpit.

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Sharing the ad, Starbucks India wrote “Your name defines who you are, whether it’s Arpit or Arpita. At Starbucks, we love and accept you for who you are. Because being yourself means everything to us.”

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Why #BoycottStarbucks is trending?

The ad has left the internet divided. While a section of social media is furious at Starbucks for touching such a sensitive matter in India, others appreciated their move to spread awareness among people. Moreover, the ad has led to a new trend on Twitter #BoycottStarbucks wherein users are bashing the coffee brand.

One user wrote Starbucks seems less like a coffee company and more like an arm of the American geopolitical empire that uses its brand image to propagate toxic ideas about identity and culture.

Another user wrote lashed at the brand for promoting the American agenda in India.

Check out Twitter reactions here:

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