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How online is becoming the new TV

As online video booms, Indians are enjoying a surfeit of high-quality drama, comedy and much more

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar 

Rick and Morty is a surreal sort of animated, adult sci-fi show on Netflix. A brilliant but alcoholic scientist, Rick, and his teenage grandson, Morty, have some wild escapades in other worlds and alternative dimensions. It has “a lot of inappropriate humour,” says Sadiq Ahmed, a 22-year-old Bengaluru-based gaming consultant who is hooked on to it along with millions of people from across the world. Another Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, about teenager Clay Jensen’s quest to uncover the story behind classmate Hannah’s decision to end her life has 39-year-old New ...

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First Published: Fri, September 08 2017. 23:08 IST
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