He’s the hero of our life. That’s who and what a father is. When you say his name out loud, you realize how much he means to you.
A pillar of strength, he’s the one who always has your back and the man who teaches you to lead an honest life where we respect others and always stand up against injustice.
On the occasion of Father’s Day, this Sunday, we list down 5 cool fathers from the web world. In addition to them being increasingly relatable, we simply love them for who they are and displaying their extraordinary fatherly skills.
Akash Fernandes from Mentalhood – ALTBalaji and ZEE5’s offering, Mentalhood saw viewers hail Dino Morea’s powerful portrayal of Akash Fernandes, a single parent, and stay-at-home dad. Redefining the role of a single parent, Akash exemplified the right kind of parenting by not being over-protective along with handling his kids so effortlessly. While he may enjoy the female attention from every mother, there’s a warm and affectionate side to him that makes him his children’s best friend. Starring the likes of Karisma Kapoor, Shruti Seth, Sandhya Mridul, Tilottama Shome, and Shruti Shukla, Mentalhood is an absolute must-watch for all things parenting.
Prem Singh Barnala from Who’s Your Daddy – If you’re looking for an absolute laugh riot with a father as a central character, then this show starring Bollywood actor Rahul Dev alongside YouTuber Harsh Beniwal and Nikhil Bhambri on ALTBalaji and ZEE5 is just for you. The web series shows how Prem (Rahul) goes through a gamut of emotions as he explores his relationships with his son, mother and deceased wife to finally accepting a new chapter of his life with grace. Add to that, his friendly relationship with his son Soggy is something to watch out for. Based in Delhi and offering a desi tadka while depicting the carefree chronicles of a father-son relationship, Who’s Your Daddy is the perfect mashup of laughter, drama, and loads of fun.
The famous Trio from F.A.T.H.E.R.S – This show, by TVF, revolves around a trio of fathers who are retired but want to become ‘cool’ and match the standard and energy of today’s generation. Being full of adventure, these fathers try their very best to break the stereotype of the typical Indian father and undergo an image makeover. The show features a star-studded cast that includes Brijendra Kala, Gajraj Rao, Atul Srivastav, and Manoj Joshi.
The cool daddy from TVF Tripling – This TVF series is originally based on the life of three siblings Chandan (Sumeet Vyas), Chanchal (Maanvi Gagroo) and Chitvan (Amol Parashar) who together set off on a hilarious journey, to find themselves and get answers to the many relationships in their lives. But the real role is played by their daddy cool, portrayed by Kumud Mishra, who always tries to add normalcy to the chaos done by this terrific trio. Though he did not have much screen time, how he deals with each of their problems is something to appreciate.
Jose from Toofan Mail – This mini web series on YouTube features Archana Kavi and her real-life father Jose Kavi in lead roles and depicts the cute and adorable relationship between the two. The tagline of the show says it all, ‘No matter how old she grows, she’ll always be Daddy’s little girl!’ We can see many cute moments between the father and daughter duo that include the former bonding with his child by joining the social media bandwagon. With seven episodes on YouTube, each lasting not more than 10 minutes, one can simply breeze through the emotions and sincerity in the performances of this pair.