Today’s women in films and web series are determined and ready to take over the world, just like their real-life counterparts. They empower, encourage, and inspire millions of people all over the world to be better people and work towards a better tomorrow. As the world prepares for International Women’s Day on March 8, there’s nothing better to do than watch some female-led shows that inspire everyone. With a slew of women-centric web series available on various platforms, here are five of the best, each with a strong lead actress. Miriam “Midge” Maisel is a role model for many.
Set in the 1950s and 1960s London, when a woman’s success was measured by her marital status, she defies all odds by choosing to be a single mother and take control of her career. Midge (played by Rachel Brosnahan) inspires women to recognize their self-worth and break free from societal expectations in this role. After three fantastic seasons of delighting audiences, viewers can now see her live her passion and succeed as a strong single woman in Season 4 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino wrote and directed the web series, which also stars Tony Shalhoub, Alex Borstein, Marin Hinkle, Michael Zegan, Kevin Pollak, Caroline Aaron, and Luke Kirby.Emily in Paris is a storey about a young American woman, Emily Cooper, who embraces her adventurous new life while juggling work, friends, and romance.
It was created by Darren Star. The series stars Lily Collins as the titular character, as well as Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Ashley Park, and Lucas Bravo in key roles. Emily not only gives us fashion tips and takeaways about trends and labels, but she also gives women a slew of life lessons, inspiring them to never give up even in the worst of circumstances. Despite some harsh criticism of the show’s plot, it is Emily’s quick wit and never-say-die attitude that is winning the hearts of all.
The Fame Game’s Anamika (Netflix)Madhuri Dixit, the queen of the late 80s and 90s, made her much-anticipated OTT debut on the web platform with The Fame Game, after dazzling audiences on the big screen.
The series, directed by Sri Rao, is about a superstar who mysteriously vanishes without a trace. The show’s leads are Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Kapoor, and Manav Kaul. The Dhak Dhak girl, who played the role to perfection, has won the hearts of fans all over the world with her outstanding performance. Every scene in the series was a joy to watch, as we saw the lovely actress bring out the depth and many layers of the character and express them with utmost finesse.