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Since its release in 2017, Pelli Gola, a Telugu Web Series has garnered accolades for its portrayal of a wedding drama with a dash of comedy. It features the chaos of arranged marriages and typical Indian families and their sentiments.
The story predominantly revolves around the two lead characters - Varun (played by Abijeet Duddala) and Jagadamba aka Jaggu (played by Varshini); who flee from their homes when forced into an arranged marriage. What follows is mayhem among the families and an adventurous ride for Varun and Jaggu.
However, it's not the engaging storyline that warrants watching Pelli Gola, there's a lot more to it.
Here are some of the reasons why you should be watching Pelli Gola - the Web Series.
1) The amazing cast:
Right from the costumes to the actors themselves, everything in the web series Pelli Gola is portrayed with ease and loads of fun. The characters and their role in the series are well-crafted. It will amaze you to see how strikingly similar the characters are to yourself and the many people you meet on a day-to-day basis.
The hilarious-yet-realistic portrayals of each character by the respective actor will have you constantly reminding yourself about the fact that they aren't real-life characters on screen, and actually actors doing their part. Lead actors Abijeet Duddala and Varshini, in particular, have done a phenomenal job at portraying their character and bringing the story to life.
2) The apt setting:
If you pay close attention to the details of each scene, along with the character sketching, each scene's background is detailed well. Be it a modern apartment setting or a traditional ancestral home, every aspect of the background is spot-on when it comes to decor. The web series Pelli Gola also features some beautiful scenic locations of Andhra Pradesh.
Every scene has so much setting and picturesque detail to it. A keen look at the scenes will make you notice the efforts put into making the background setting complement the scenes. This picturesque setting is evident, especially when it comes to scenes involving villages.
3) The brilliant storyline:
Another aspect and perhaps the most important one is the modern storyline of Pelli Gola. In a love marriage set up, a couple tries various ways to woo their love interest; the biggest challenge comes when they have to convince the family.
However, roles are reversed in an arranged marriage set up. Here, the parents take it upon themselves to search for a suitable partner for their children and convince them to marry. While most children succumb to arranged marriages, that doesn't seem to be the case for our lead characters - Varun and Jaggu. Labelled as rebels in their families, both the characters in this Telugu romantic web series become determined to wreck their wedding.
As the story moves along, we see how the reluctant Varun and Jaggu, end up falling in love with each other. With an entertaining storyline, the web series Pelli Gola web on Viu has managed to capture the hearts of its millennial audiences.
4) The entertainment factor:
The most amazing thing about the web series Pelli Gola is the sheer entertainment that comes packed in every episode. Between the drama and chaos of running away from their home town and falling in love and marrying each other, the web series also features Varun and Jaggu's adventures, on the way.
Every episode leaves you guessing for what happens in the next one. The story beautifully portrays two youngsters trying to find their identity and understand if they are genuinely ready to get married and settle down. The web series has everything - romance, family drama, chaos, entertainment, twists and turns in every episode. Each episode ends on a note that will make you go to the next one.
There isn't a scene in this entire Telugu Romantic Comedy Web Series that comes with a dull moment. Each dialogue, scene, and the storyline is so well-executed by the actors that the web series will keep you entertained throughout. Directed by Malik Ram, the web series Pelli Gola web series captures the real picture and the very essence of Indian weddings.
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Press release by: Indian Clicks, LLC