In the last few years, the digital platform for Hindi movies has spread quickly across the country. During the Corona era, it seemed as if it had grown wings. When there are no new movies coming out in theaters, people have been very fond of the OTT platform. People also like its content. Aside from Amazon Prime Video, many OTT platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, and G5 have web series that people like. Let’s try to tell you in this article what the top 10 web series in the country are.
- Mirzapur (2018)
Genre– Crime-Thriller-Action Creator- Karan Anshuman, Puneet Krishna
Director– Karan Anshuman, Gurmeet Singh Writer- Karan Anshuman, Puneet Krishna, Vineet Krishna
Main Cast – Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Divyendu Sharma, Shreya Pilgaonkar, Rasika Duggal, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajesh Tailang, Sweta Tripathi, Sheeba Chadha, Abhishek Banerjee etc.
Special Note– Mirzapur web series is one of the most liked web series of all time. The work of all the actors in this web series was well liked. Starring Pankaj Tripathi, this web series also stars Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey. You will surely like the story of a Bahubali leader and two youths who join his army. You can watch it on Amazon Prime Video. Mirzapur has had two seasons so far and both are excellent.
- Sacred Games (2018)
Genre– Crime-Thriller-Mystery Creator- Vikram Chandra
Director– Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Neeraj Ghewan Writer- Varun Grover, Smita Singh, Vasant Nath, Bhowmick Gondalia, Dhruv Narang, Pooja Tolani, Nihit Bhave
Main Cast – Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Pankaj Tripathi, Neeraj Kabi, Kubbra Sait, Jitendra Joshi, Girish Kulkarni, Anupriya Goenka, Karan Wahi etc.
Special Note– This web series starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui created a buzz in the world of web series as soon as it arrived. The second season of this web series has also arrived. Although this web series is also full of abuses, but even if you do not have any problem with it, then it is fantastic in terms of this time. Sacred Games is rated 8.8 out of 10 by IMDb. You can watch this web series anytime on Netflix. In this web series, it is shown that police officer Sartaj Singh i.e. Saif receives an anonymous tip about the criminal Ganesh Gaitonde, after which a dangerous cat-and-mouse game starts between the two.
- Permanent Roommates (2014)
Genre– Comedy-Romance Creator– Arunabh Kumar
Director– Sameer Saxena, Deepak Kumar Mishra Writer- Vishwapati Sarkar
Main Cast – Sumit Vyas, Nidhi Singh, Deepak Kumar Mishra, Shishir Sharma, Asrani, Sheeba Chaddha, Darshan Jariwala, Ayesha Raza Mishra, Manu Rishi etc.
Special Note- The web series Permanent Roommates starring Sumit Vyas and Nidhi Singh is one web series that can be watched anytime. You can never get bored with this web series. Since then, the trend of web series started in India. Permanent roommates are undoubtedly very popular among the youth. It is a comedy drama show which is a favorite among the young generation. This is one of the best web series in terms of writing, acting and direction. In this web series, you will get to see many things between a couple, that too with good comedy.
- Kota Factory (2019)
Genre– Comedy-Drama Creator– Saurabh Khanna, Tamojit Das
Director– Raghav Sabbu Writer- Abhishek Yadav, Saurabh Khanna, Sandeep Jain
Main Cast – Jitendra Kumar, Mayur More, Ranjan Raj, Alam Khan, Ahsaas Channa, Revathi Pillai, Urvi Singh etc.
Special Note– This is India’s first Black and White Hindi web series which presents the real story of quota coaching and the race to crack engineering entrance exams. The specialty of this series is that its dialogues connect people with their real experiences. Not only the students but even their parents have liked the series very much. It will be very good for you to watch this web series on the life of a student at this time. In this web series you will get to see emotion, comedy drama. Along with this, how many ups and downs come in the life of a student and what circumstances he passes through, all this has been shown very beautifully. Kota Factory has been rated 9.2 out of 10 by IMDb. This web series depicts the story of 16-year-old Vaibhav who goes to Kota for his studies. During this web series you will remember your childhood days.
- The Family Man (2020)
Genre– Action-Thriller Creator- Raj & DK
Director– Raj and DK Writer- Raj and DK, Suman Kumar, Sumit Arora
Main Cast – Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Samantha Akkineni, Sharib Hashmi, Neeraj Madhav, Pawan Chopra, Kishore Kumar, Sharad Kelkar, Gul Panag etc.
Special Note– The Family Man can compete with any foreign action thriller web series. This web series is about a man from a middle-class family who plays the role of an intelligence officer in a mysterious way. He is a member of the Anti-Terrorism Squad. His job is to keep his nation safe from terror. Along with keeping the nation safe, he also protects his family from risks in the same way. This series created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK can be seen on Amazon Prime Video. It stars Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi and Shrikant Tiwari in lead roles. Manoj Tiwari has once again proved his acting skills on the strength of this web series. IMDb has given this web series a rating of 8.7 out of 10. The story revolves around Shrikant Tiwari (Manoj Tiwari) a middle class man who works as a world class detective and tries to balance his work and family responsibilities.
- Asur (2020)
Genre– Crime-drama-thriller Creator- Gaurav Shukla, Sweta More, Vibhav Shikdar
Director– Uni Sen Writer- Gaurav Shukla, Niren Bhatt, Abhijeet Khuman, Pranay Patwardhan
Main Cast – Arshad Warsi, Barun Sobti, Anupriya Goenka, Ridhi Dogra, Sharib Hashmi, Amay Wagh, Pawan Chopra, Vishal Bansal, Gaurav Arora etc.
Special Note– This web series has been linked to today’s time keeping in mind the mythological beliefs. This is the story of a forensic expert-turned-teacher who, in order to fulfill his duty, has to return to his roots with the help of the CBI. His job is to catch a serial killer, who plays a game of cat and mouse with him. Arshad Warsi, Riddhi Dogra and Barun Sobti are in the lead roles in this web series that can be seen on Voot Select.
- Bandish Bandits (2020)
Genre– Romance-Drama Creator- Amritpal Singh Bindra, Anand Tiwari
Director– Anand Tiwari Writer- Amritpal Singh Bindra, Lara Chandni Anand Tiwari
Main Cast – Naseeruddin Shah, Rithvik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhary, Atul Kulkarni, Sheeba Chaddha, Rajesh Tailang, Amit Mistry, Kunal Roy Kapur, Rahul Kumar, Tridha Chaudhary etc.
‘Bandish Bandits’ is one of the best music oriented entertaining web series on Hindustani classical music, witchcraft of music houses, financial crisis, love music, telling the difference between musician and electrician and family relationship. It has a great content and story, great locations, royal houses, havelis and forts, which attract the audience from India as well as from western countries. This web series also has a beautiful love story along with a beautiful portrayal of the clash of Sanatan and present music. The lead characters of the series are budding actors, while there are actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Rajesh Talang, Atul Kulkurni, Sheeba Chadha who will win hearts with their performances. The special thing is that everyone is in their character and director Anand Tiwari has put his point in front of the audience in the right way.
- Special OPS (2020)
Genre– Action-Spy-Thriller Creator- Neeraj Pandey
Director– Neeraj Pandey, Shivam Nair Writer- Neeraj Pandey, Deepak Kingrani, Benazir Ali Fida
Lead Actor– K.K. Menon, Karan Taker, Vipul Gupta, Sana Khan, Meher Vij, Saiyami Kher, Divya Dutta, Vinay Pathak, Sajjad Dalfrooz, Gautami Kapoor, Mir Sarwar, Pawan Chopra etc.
Special Note– You will definitely like the series Special Ops created by director Neeraj Pandey, famous for making films based on espionage. Neeraj has created this series in association with Shivam Nair. The story of this series revolves around Himmat Singh, the head of the Research and Analysis Wing. He along with his team hatches a plan to nab the mastermind of all these attacks, finding commonalities in several terror attacks in India. Its story is inspired by surveillance work done against terrorism over two decades. The series, which can be seen on Hotstar, stars Kay Kay Menon, Divya Dutta Revathi Pillai, Karan Taker and Vipul Gupta in lead roles.
- Pitchers (2015)
Genre– Comedy-Drama Creator– Arunabh Kumar
Director– Amit Golani Writer- Vishwapati Sarkar, Arunabh Kumar
Main Cast – Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Jitendra Kumar, Abhay Mahajan, Manvi Gagroo, Rajesh Sharma, Vishwapati Sarkar, Abhishek Banerjee etc.
Special Note– Produced by The Viral Fever (TVF) and developed by Arunabh Kumar. The first season has five episodes and premiered online on June 3, 2015, on The Viral Fever’s content portal TVFPlay. A week later, on 10 June, it premiered on YouTube. The season finale aired on 30 August 2015 on TVF Play. It follows four friends, Naveen, Jeetu, Yogi and Mandal, who quit their jobs to grow their start-up company. The show was well received and has since developed a cult status. Hosted on TVF’s official YouTube channel, the series has garnered over 1 million views for each episode. Pitchers have an IMDb rating of 9.2 out of 10.\
- Scam 1992 (2020)
Genre– Financial Thriller-Biopic-Drama
Director– Hansal Mehta, Jai Mehta Writer- Sumit Purohit, Sourav Dey, Vaibhav Vishal, Karan Vyas
Main Cast – Prateek Gandhi, Vishesh Bansal, Shreya Dhanwantri, Chirag Vohra, Shadab Khan, Sharib Hashmi, Rajat Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, KK Raina, Anant Mahadevan etc.
Special Note– Scam 1992 The Harshad Mehta Story is an Indian Hindi-language crime drama web-series from Sony Liv Originals directed by Hansal Mehta. Based on the 1992 Indian stock market scam perpetrated by stockbroker Harshad Mehta, the series is modeled on the 1993 book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away by journalists Sucheta Dalal and Debasish Basu. The series starring Prateek Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwantri, Hemant Kher and Nikhil Dwivedi premiered on Sony LIV on 9 October 2020. The series is currently the highest rated Hindi language Indian web series on IMDb with a rating of 9.5 out of 10.
- Best web series of India apart from top-10
Breathe, Gullak, College Romance, Yeh Meri Family, Flames, Tripling, Panchayat, Delhi Crime, Made in Heaven, Hostel Days, Apnakar, Inside Edge, Criminal Justice, What the Folks, Immature, The Aam Aadmi Family, Four More Shots Please, Engineering Girls, Naxalbari, Little Things, Cubicles, Bachelors, Gullak, Kaafir, Lakhon Mein Ek, Paatal Lok, Undekhi, Arya, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore, Fathers, Bang Baaja Baaraat, Haq Se, Rangbaaz, Abhay, Cold Lassi and Chicken Masala , JL 50, Bhaukal, Code M, Ashram, Il-legal etc.