Are you hungry for some crazy digital content, and Bollywood is too slow to provide you the drama? Then, we relate. We understand how the Bollywood is bringing nothing but sappy predictable movies with the same stars over and over for you. But we have got your back, fam. Because here is a big fat Indian web series list, which will keep you hooked and caught up happily!
We all have isolated ourselves in the home because of Lockdown in the country Due to the Covid-19 threat. For someone’s, it is not possible to pass on time as they are not lovers of TV serials. The stroll to some bold, wild, unusual and thrilling destination starts here
Let’s Check the list of Indian Web series which will keep you hooked
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Thriller and Action
Sacred Games-Season 1 & 2
Release Date– 28 June 2018(Season 1), 15 August 2019(Season 2)
This thrilling two-season series is a story revolving around a police officer and a gangster Gaitonde in the streets of Mumbai. You will experience extreme madness in killings, corruption, discipline and everything in between. The gangster, who is considered to be a god is played by the lord of the leading acting industry, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The series involves some fine actors like Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Karan Wahi, Surveen Chawla and more. If you plan to start watching it now, you would escape the anxiety and curiosity of what happens in the end, and the season two, which is the final season recently released by the production.
Mirzapur- Season 1 & 2:
Channel: Amazon Prime Video
Release Date- 16 November 2018(Season 1) and 22 October 2020(Season 2)
Mirzapur is a gripping nine-episode series about a pair of brothers, played by Ali Fazal and Vikrant Massey, going all out to attain the power they were afraid of. Pankaj Tripathi has nailed it with his brilliant performance as Kaleen Bhaiyya, be it with accent or mannerism. Mirzapur is one hell of a fun ride. The madness of power and desperation to it can bring some rush down your adrenaline. Heck, it might even make you want to move to U.P. must-watch if you are obsessed with thrillers, or drama, The story mostly shot in Mirzapur, with some extended scenes recorded in Azamgarh, Jaunpur, Gorakhpur, Ghazipur, and Lucknow.
One of the Best Indian web series in the list of Crime Thrillers is now in the mood of bringing its 3rd season in upcoming year .
Release Date- 22 March 2019
Sadly, yet true that Delhi is a hub to crimes and criminals. This series depicts the Nirbhaya case, in which a twenty-three-year-old woman was brutally assaulted and beaten in a running bus. The woman was heading home after catching a movie with a friend near Munirka, New Delhi who also beaten up and harassed. The girl has been raped with an iron rod and thrown naked on the road with his friend. The culprits tried running over the bus on the pair but failed to do so. The show deals with the demonstration of horrific and the most brutal rape case of India. With major attraction and high interests achieved, the series plans to produce more seasons ahead.
Comedy and Drama
Made in Heaven:
Channel: Amazon Prime Video
Release Date- 8 March 2019
Created by Excel Entertainment, Zoya Akhtar brings a heavenly nine-episode series for the people who live for drama. The story revolves around the struggle of two wedding planners and the dark side of the big fat Indian weddings. It highlights the social differences, orthodox thinking and maintaining the balance between the modern age and old age aspirations, traditions and lifestyle. The series stars Sobhita Dhulipala, Jim Sarbh, Kalki Koechlin, Shashank Arora, Shivani Raghuvanshi, and Arjun Mathur. This series brought great fame to Sobhita in the industry and also highlights the issues with the LGBTQ+ community. Being one of the most loved series, Made in Heaven plans to release more seasons for the audience.
Release Date- 1 June 2018
The series revolves around three girls starred by famous artists Barkha Singh, Sejal Kumar, and Kritika Avasthi who are pursuing their engineering, hostel life, love life, and whatnot. The gang explores almost everything while struggling through their lives. The series also shows the day to day struggle of all three women who want to become something in their lives. If you are into girl drama and planning to spend a chill weekend, this is it.
Tripling-Season 1 & 2
Release Date– 28 Aug 2016(Season 1), 5 April 2019(Season 2)
If you have siblings, and not seen this web series, then please do have my condolences. Because this two-season, dramatic series with a tint of humor every now and then, will make you and your siblings go deep into realizations. The story involves three siblings, Chanchal, Chandan, and Chitvan. With all the fuss going around in their personal lives, they plan to take a trip together to find themselves, and their relations. The show has its highs and lows, but one thing is for sure that, you will be glued to this amazing series till the very end minute. This Indian web series is produced and created by The Viral Fever, AKA TVF which is also a hub to great movies, news updates and everything digital.
This one should be your worth watch in the series list of Indian Web Series.
Release Date– 6 March 2020
Produced by Karan Johar, this a Netflix original starring Kiara Adwani, playing the role of songwriter of a band, and girlfriend of Vijay AKA Vijay Pratap or VJ who is the lead in the same band. The series also involves the character of a young girl from a small town, who is yet not named out. In the series, VJ has been accused of raping the young girl. The story is a mystery of who’s guilty and who is the victim in this. It involves romance, sexual consent, rape, victimizing, blame game and obviously a lot of drama. The movie was released in the March first week, and the audience is already on their toes to surf it. In a statement by Karan Johar, mentions, “Guilty is a film that explores a personal, powerful subject where a small-town girl takes on the structures that protect perpetrators of rape.”
Release Date– 7 Aug 2018
Being yet another romance story, it is not just a romantic story. College Romance is known to be one of the most popular web series on digital platforms. The story brings three couples, and how they live through fancy bikes, lectures, bunking, canteen visits, the college life basically. The romances are cute yet unusual which will give you tickle and sweet warmth at the same time. The story is based out of students studying in Delhi University carrying a typical language style, character and behaviors, which we believe you will relate to. The series is directed by the students of DU, which makes the story more analytical and realistic than the others. If you are a teenager, or belong to the young audience or have been to college with drama, this series is totally made for you.
Channel: Dice Media
Release Date– 25 October 2016
Little things, the web series is not just about the romance in general, but the little and meaningful things a partner does for the other through different situations. If you and your lover are bored out of Netflix and chilling, then just Netflix and watch this beautiful two-season series pouring the subtleness of love and romance on you. The story portrays modern-day relationships and how they manage to survive in a complex world. The story also indicates how couples today take each other for granted, well if you have been there, or going through the same, you could learn a lesson or two here.
Roar of the Lion:
Release Date– 20 March 2019
If you love MS Dhoni and have not watched this series, then you are missing out a lot, and when we say a lot, we mean it! The heart of cricket, Mahendra Singh Dhoni AKA MS Dhoni is featured as the center plot of this drama series. This five-episode web series, released in 2019, portrays the fallback of IPL team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) which was led by Dhoni himself. The fallback 2013 was all about how CSK was involved in a deep spot-fixing scandal. The team was disqualified for the next two years. The story narrates the emotions experienced through the team players during this time, especially how Dhoni returned in the year 2018 and won back the love and IPL in the country. A must watch, Indeed!
Karenjit Kaur-Season 1,2 & 3
Channel: Zee 5
Release Date– 16 July 2018(Season 1), 18 September 2018(Season 2), 5 April 2019(Season 3)
Sunny Leone, one of the most popular stars in the headlines, is the center of the story, Karenjit Kaur, which is her real name btw. The story recites how Karenjit AKA Sunny belonged to a middle-class Sikh family, to how now she is one of the most renowned actresses in town. The beautiful, Sunny has been through a lot of complications in her life including her career choice where she started off as an adult industry star and ended up becoming a Bollywood actress. It also highlights some lesser-known facts about her and her love life. The series is a three-season twenty-four episode story narrating everything Sunny would want you to know.
Channel: Alt Balaji
Release Date– 20 Nov 2017
Bose, is a true period drama based on the real-life story of a renowned leader and freedom fighter of the country, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Rajkumar Rao, a gem to the industry plays the role of Bose. The presumed death of Bose is a national mystery. Bose was traveling in a Japenese plane, which crashed, creating an assumption that bose is dead. But the family of Bose kept receiving signs that he is alive. The mystery brought a lot of theories, assumptions and conspiracies. But, this series with great nine episodes will sure as hell bring some clarity to your wandering brains.
Release Date– 24 August 2018
The web series, which has a total of three episodes, depicts the story of a mysterious prisoner who is interrogated in a remote military base. Starring the talented, Radhika Apte, Netflix brings this mysterious, yet one of the most horrors you will experience. The story brings out a twist as the prisoners, turns the tables and unveils the most shameful acts done by its captors. Why go out on a Saturday night, when you can binge on this spooky series!
Release Date– 1 January 2020
Ghost Stories is one of the most popular Netflix series of 2020. If you love horror and can take it, this Indian anthology film is the perfect nightmare for you. The stories are directed by Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee. A must watch for everybody who is into spine-chilling horror. But we cannot promise you will be the same after watching it. Don’t blame us, we warned you.
Ragini MMS Returns:
Channel: Alt Balaji
Release Date– 19 October 2017
An ALTBalaji product, this horror erotic web series is an addition to the Ragini MMS Franchisee. The story is based on a girl named Ragini, who enters a new university with great intentions. Only if she knew, the place is horror and mysterious to its core. The series has a total of 27 episodes, but the 2019 edition covers 15 episodes. You might have moments of relief, but we bet you won’t leave your room without chills down your spine. The drama is erotic, which makes the horror catchy and hooked all the way.
Do let us know which of the above is your favorite in the list of indian web series, Also know some of the unmentioned ones? Do suggest us in the comments, we binge-watch too *wink wink*