Web series have been a huge sensation in India ever since OTT platforms were introduced. As the day flies by, people are more keener to watch web series over movies, and surely there’s no wrong in that. It’s all because Web series gives more scope for the director to delve into the plot and progression of the character’s arc. It’s amazing how the audience admires iconic characters in web series and gets addicted to them. All the credits go to directors who take advantage of time and deliver compelling tales with incredible characters to the audience.
Otherwise, people won’t be watching some repetitive stuff that happens over and over again. People always look for new stuff. As a fan of cinema, I always look for new great stories and stories that have been remarkably told by makers. Amid those stories, I’ve been introduced to some indian web series you all have to watch and you can’t afford to ignore.
So, I compiled a list of 8 best Indian web series that will amaze and astonish you till the ending.
Sacred Games is probably the first indian web series that had made a sensation over the internet. The series will surprise in all ways. People consider it as one of the best web series and so do you once you watch it. Sacred Games is full of crime drama that elevates you as the episodes go. You will be surprised by how the directors narrated the plot and given lives to characters. It’s an allrounder web series that is amazing in all departments. Needless to say, the performances of actors nailed and given souls to the characters. I won’t reveal anything, let it be screenplay, plot, acting, music, and visuals. You will binge watch it till the ending.
IMDb Rating: 8.7/10
Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neeraj Kabi , Pankaj Tripathi, and more..
Plot: When a police officer receives a call from an anonymous gangster who tells to save the city within 25 days. He embroils on a huge mission.
Mirzapur is the first mafia web series that got a lot of appreciation and recognization from overall India. It’s not just a series, people admire many characters in Mirzapur. Mirzapur is full of gritty, gore, violence, blood, and bold that will make you glued to the screen. If you’re chicken-hearted for blood and violence. I would recommend you to stay away from this one. Probably those scenes will scare you for sure. Literally, when I was watching those scenes, I was like WOW. It just reminds of Quentin Tarantino’s custom. Not just violence, you will follow characters and become addictive. With how the filmmaker drew the characters, anarchy, and plotline, you will binge watch for sure.
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
Cast: Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Divyendu Sharma, and more..
Plot: A series of events in a lawless city that revolves around two families.
The Family Man
The Family Man is probably the second web series that renounced in every place of India. A great storyline has no boundaries, it can surpass all the way to even foreign as well. So, Is the family man. It has a fascinating plotline that puts glue to your back with terrific characters, visuals, cinematography, action episodes that will amaze till the end. The first thing audience talks about this web series is the visuals. Hats off to makers for pulling off those difficult scenes and presenting to us. Sometimes, you will be like ” How long does this scene last ” Kudos to cinematography. You will find nearly every genre in this web series. Let it be a comedy, action, crime, drama, a family that will make you watch right away.
IMDb Rating: 8.6/10
Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Sharib Hashmi, Vedant Sinha, and more.
Plot: A world-class spy man who pretends to be an ordinary employee embarks on a mission to save the city.
Breathe might not have gotten the recognization it deserves. But, it stays as the best-underrated web series that most of the audience missed it. Breathe deserves your attention, eye and at last, it’s worth a watch. Surely, you will regard it as one of the best web series after watching it. It has everything that satisfies the audience and watchers. It engrosses you, thrills you, and you will be engaged in the Breathe. It introduces to the characters you love and also, even though a character doing morally wrong. You want to support him fairly. It’s thought-provoking in a few scenes that make you think about the current lives. So, Don’t miss out on this truly amazing series that have a gripping narration, characters, and what not everything you look for.
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
Cast: Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Sapna Pabbi , and more.
Plot: How far two men go to save their loved ones?
Special Ops is one of the recent web series that was applauded by many audiences. It will enthrall in every episode with terrific cliffhangers that makes you scratch your head. It’s one of the gripping and thrilling stories revolve around events that happened in India. It surely elevates with the dazzling background score, visuals, narration, performances of actors which makes special ops special and perfect. It is nearly perfect in every department and it gets what it deserves if you watch this right away.
IMDb Rating: 8.4/10
Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Karan Tacker, Gautami Kapoor, and more.
Plot: The series revolves around nineteen years of national missions and espionages that had happened in India.
Yeh Meri Family
Yeh Meri Family is one of the best Indian web series that is nostalgic and makes you reminisce about your childhood memories. It is indeed a tear-jerker with relatable characters that revolves through our life cycle such as ” A father, mother, you, and siblings”. It is full of original family drama, childhood, and ’90s makes it an evergreen masterpiece. Especially if you’re Indian, it’s so relatable and you will connect to each & every character. Primarily, this show shows a life without any piece of technology. It has raw emotional elements and so many evocative memories that invoke your good times and childhood life. You will miss a truly evergreen series if you don’t watch Yeh Meri Family.
IMDb Rating: 9.2/10
Cast: Vishesh Bansal, Mona Singh, Akarsh Khurana , and more..
Plot: Set in 1998, the series follows a 12 year boy eye in a middle class family.
Kota Factory is the first and probably will be the last web series to be shown in monochrome. It is many things. Specially, Indian BTech students can relate to what’s happening in the web series. It’s one of the unique Indian web series that shows how difficult it is to get a seat in IIT, while also shows teenage hostel life, friendship, studies pressure, and crushes. What not everything a teen must have faced in his college life. You will literally feel like you’re seeing a replica of you. So, if you wanna meet your replica, watch Kota Factory right away.
IMDb Rating: 9.1/10
Cast: Mayur More, Jitendra Kumar, Ranjan Raj, and more..
Plot: The series depicts the problems faced by ITT aspirant in day to day lives.
Made in Heaven
Made in Heaven is one of that rare Indian web series that depicts the most sensitive elements like homosexuality, dowry, traditions, greed, and royalty. It sounds familiar right. Yeah, surely one of the Indian web series you must watch that will drive you to many darker aspects of marriage and family.
IMDb Rating: 8.3/10
Cast: Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Jim Sarbh, and more..
Plot: The series follows two marriage planners and as it goes by, you will be unlocked to secrets and dark lies.
Scam 1992 is the latest indian web series that got a lot of recognition and highly lauded by the audience. It is mostly praised for its gripping screenplay and narration. Some people even describing it as a ” Desi Version of Wolf of the Wall Street”. It has got 9.6/10 on IMDb which is probably the highest rating for a web series. So what stops from watching this one? It is live and available on Sony liv.
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