15 Best Web Series on Zee5 : Binge-Watch Over the Weekend

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Here are the 15 best web series on Zee5. Later in this post, we also take a look at the different offers to help you watch Zee5's original web series for free. 

Zee5 is a leading streaming platform with over 4500 movies, original web series, live TV channels, music videos & more. Nowadays when the online medium has become the primary source of entertainment for audiences, the streaming platform has come up with original titles.

The platform has content across all genres such as comedy, drama, suspense, thriller, horror, and more. With the wide range of content across genres, you have plenty of choices to binge-watch.

Now, enjoy your favorite Zee5 shows and movies at half the price, the streaming platform is offering 50% discount on the annual subscription plan as part of its anniversary celebrations. 

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Zee5 Best Web Series List 2021

Zee5 Web Series
Release Date



22 Dec 2018



7 February 2019



19 April 2019



11 March 2020


The Final Call

22 February 2019


State of Siege: 26/11

20 March 2020


RejctX 2

14 May 2020


29 October 2020


Black Widows

18 December 2020


The Test Case

30 April 2017 


1. Rangbaaz


Rangbaaz is a web series set in the 1990s. The Zee5 original web series released on December 22, 2018. It was renewed for a second season "Rangbaaz Phirse" on December 20, 2019. The show is based on the life of a notorious gangster. The story tracks his story from a student to becoming the most wanted criminal. Rangbaaz is directed by Dhulia Bhav and Sachin Pathak. The web series features Saqib Saleem and Tigmanshu Dhulia in pivotal roles.

  • Release Date - 22 Dec 2018

  • Genre - Thriller, Action

  • Cast - Saqib Saleem, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Ranvir Shorey, and Ravi Kishan

  • Directed by - Dhulia Bhav, Sachin Pathak

  • Written by - Siddhartha Mishra

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2. Abhay 


Abhay is a crime thriller web series directed by Ken Ghosh. The web series marked the digital debut of Kunal Khemu who portrays the role of an investing officer Abhay Pratap Singh. The first season released on 7 February 2019. It comprised of eight episodes. 

Recently, the show returned for the season with Kunal Khemu returning as the protagonist and Ram Kapoor and Chunky Pandey playing the antagonist in the series. Reportedly, the popular thriller series will be back for a third season. 

  • Release Date - 7 February 2019

  • Genre - Crime, Thriller

  • Directed by - Ken Ghosh

  • Starring - Kunal Khemu, Sandeepa Dhar, Elnaaz Norouzi, Asha Negi, Ram Kapoor, Nidhi Singh.Chunky Pandey, Raghav Juyal, Asheema Vadaan, and Bidita Bag

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3. Poison


Produced by Arbaaz Khan, Poison is an action thriller starring Freddy Daruwala, Taruj Virwani, and Riya Sen in lead roles. The story is set in Goa. Poison web series is streaming on Zee5. The show received appreciation for its script which gels well with the plot. 

Recently, the second season of the action thriller also released on the streaming platform with Aftab Shivdasani, Raai Lakshmi, Pooja Chopra, Zain Imam, Rahul Dev, and Taher Shabbir. The second season has a completely different storyline but the central premise 'revenge' remains the same. 

  • Genre - Action, Crime, Thriller

  • Cast -  Arbaaz Khan, Riya Sen, Freddy Daruwala and Tanuj Virwani

  • Written by - Shiraz Ahmed

  • Directed by - Jatin Wagle

  • No. of episodes    - 11

  • Release Date - 19 April 2019


4. Mentalhood


Mentalhood revolves around the different mothers and their ways of upbringing their children. The drama web series makes the digital debut of Karishma Kapoor. Karisma portrays the role of Meira, a multi-tasking mom, trying to find the right balance in motherhood. 

It features Sanjay Suri, Sandhya Mridul, Shilpa Shukla and Shruti Seth in pivotal roles. Mentalhood is produced by Rupali Guha under her banner Film Farm India. The web series is streaming on Zee5 and Alt Balaji.

  • Genre - Drama

  • Written by - Ritu Bhatia, Suyash Khabya

  • Directed by - Karishma Kohli

  • Starring - Karishma Kapoor,  Sanjay Suri, Sandhya Mridul, Shilpa Shukla and Shruti Seth

  • No. of episodes - 10

  • Release Date - 11 March 2020


5. The Final Call

the final call

The web series is based on 2015 novel, I Will Go with You. The Final Call revolves around a flight from Mumbai to Sydney when the captain on board decides to commit suicide. Arjun Rampal marks his digital debut with this thriller series. It features Neeraj Kabi, Sakshi Tanwar, Harshad Arora‚ Anupriya Goenka, Javed Jaffrey, Paula McGlynn, and Anshuman Malhotra. The Final Call Web Series premiered on Zee5 on 22 February 2019.

  • Genre - Drama, Thriller

  • Based on - I Will Go with You by Priya Kumar

  • Written by - Vijay Lalwani

  • Directed by - Vijay Lalwani

  • Starring - Arjun Rampal, Neeraj Kabi, Harshad Arora, Anupriya Goenka, Javed Jaffrey, Sakshi Tanwar, Paula McGlynn, Anshuman Malhotra

  • No. of episodes - 8

6. State of Siege: 26/11

State of Siege: 26/11

The web series is about the Mumbai terror attacks. State of Siege: 26/11 is directed by Matthew Leutwyler. The eight-episodes web series revolves around the life-changing and horrific events at the attack site.

State of Siege is more about the National Security Guard commandos strategizing for the final encounter. Mukul Dev and Arjan Bajwa portray their characters in a superb manner. The action scenes are well executed. 

  • Genre    Action, Crime, Thriller

  • Cast - Arjan Bajwa, Arjun Bijlani, Vivek Dahiya, Tara Alisha Berry

  • Directed by - Matthew Leutwyler

  • Written by - Joshua Caldwell, Sandeep Unnithan

  • No. of episodes - 8

  • Release Date    20 March 2020

7. RejctX 2


RejctX 2 is a mystery thriller web series. It revolves around millennial issues, such as bullying, fat-shaming, violence, and addiction. RejctX 2 premiered on 14 May 2020. Esha Gupta and Sumeet Vyas appear in the lead role in RejctX 2. It marks the digital debut of Esha Gupta.

The first season of the series was very successful as well. The second season is about seven Indian students in the Jefferson World School. RejctX 2 is filled with dark secrets, intrigue, and whodunnit.

  • Genre - Drama, Thriller

  • Main Cast - Esha Gupta, Sumeet Vyas

  • Director - Goldie Behl

  • Producer - Goldie Behl

  • Story - Goldie Behl, Navoneel Chakrabarty

  • Release Date - 14 May 2020

8. Taish


Taish is a thriller drama film directed by Bejoy Nambiar. It was released as a feature film as well as six-episode series on Zee5. Taish star cast includes Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Jim Sarbh, Sanjeeda Shaikh and Harshvardhan Rane. Taish is the first release in two formats. 

In the recent past, we have seen movies chopped on the editing table to release as a web series. You can choose to watch a 2.5-hour-long feature film or a six-episode web series. Taish premiered on 29 October 2020. 

  • Genre - Revenge Thriller

  • Directed by - Bejoy Nambiar

  • Starring - Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Jim Sarbh, Harshvardhan Rane, and Sanjeeda Sheikh

  • Release date - 29 October 2020


9. Black Widows

black widows

Black Widows is the official adaptation of Finnish show Mustat lesket. The star cast includes Swastika Mukherjee, Mona Singh, Shamita Shetty, Parambrata, Raima Sen and Sharad Kelkar. Black Widows is the story of three women who plan the murder of their husbands.

It is their answer to end the domestic violence as they decide to rise against the years of oppression. The dark comedy series is directed by Birsa Dasgupta. Black widows web series premiered on 18th December 2020. 

Genre - Dark Comedy Thriller

Cast - Swastika Mukherjee, Mona Singh, Shamita Shetty, Parambrata, Raima Sen and Sharad Kelkar

Directed by - Birsa Dasgupta

Release Date - 18th December 2020

10. The test Case


The Test Case web series is directed by Vinay Waikul and Nagesh Kukunoor. It is the story of the first woman in a combat role, within the Indian Army. The story is inspired by the 1997 American film G.I. Jane. The Test case start cast includes Nimrat Kaur, Akshay Oberoi, Atul Kulkarni, Rahul Dev and Anup Soni. Juhu Chawla can also be seen in a special appearance.

The web series was initially released on 30th April 2017. It includes a total of 10 episodes. The second series is already in works. The Test Case season 2 is expected to release in early 2021. 

  • Genre - Drama

  • Directed by - Vinay Waikul, Nagesh Kukunoor

  • Starring - Nimrat Kaur, Akshay Oberoi, Atul Kulkarni, Rahul Dev, and Anup Soni

  • Release - Date - 30 April 2017 – 26 January 2018

  • No. of episodes - 10

11. Code M

Code M is the digital debut of Jennifer Winget. The actress is popular for her small-screen roles in popular shows such as Beyhadh. The suspense thriller is the story of an Indian Army officer who is also a lawyer investigating a case. Jennifer Winget plays the center character of the show.  Code M web Series Season 1 is streaming on Zee5 and Alt Balaji. Season 2 has also been announced which is expected to release very soon.

Release Date: 15 January 2020
Director – Akshay Choubey
Genre: Suspense Thriller
Star cast – Jennifer Winget, Rajat Kapoor, Tanuj Virwani, and Seema Biswas
Producer – Ekta Kapoor

12. Jamai 2.0 Season 2

The web series is a spin-off the popular television show, Jamai Raja. Ravi Dubey and Nia Sharma are once again portraying their characters Sidharth and Roshni respectively. While Achint Kaur, Sudhanshu Pandey, Vin Rana, and Priya Banerjee will also be seen in pivotal roles. Directed by Aarambhh M Singh Jamai 2.0 Season 2 premiered on February 26, 2021.

Cast - Ravi Dubey, Nia Sharma, and Achint Kaur.
Director - Aarambhh M Singh
Genre - Romantic thriller
Release Date - 26th February 2021

13. Qubool Hai 2.0

Qubool Hai 2.0 is a sequel to the hit TV show of the same name. The second season released in form of a web series with Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti resuming their roles. The love story has been painted in a different color. Grover plays the role of an Indian Spy and Jyoti is a Pakistani Girl.   Qubool Hai 2.0 will have a total of 10 episodes. 

Release Date: March 12, 2021
Directed by: Ankush Mohla and Glen Barretto
Cast: Karan Singh Grover, Surbhi Jyoti, Arif Zakaria, and Mandira Bedi
Genre: Romantic

14. Jeet Ki Zid

Jeet Ki Zid is a Zee5 Original series. It portrays the true story of Special forces officer Major Deep Singh. He was left paralyzed during the Kargil War. Amit Sadh is playing the character of Major Deep Singh while Amrita Puri plays his wife. The web series promises a mix of action, drama, and emotions. 
The web series is directed by Vishal Mangalorkar. It features Sushant Singh, Gagan Randhawa, Ali Goni, and Mrinal Kulkarni in pivotal roles. 

Cast: Amit Sadh, Sushant Singh, Amrita Puri, Mrinal Kurkarni, Aly Goni, Gagan Randhawa
Release Date: 22 January 2021
Platform: Zee5
Genre: Drama, Action
Director: Vishal Mangalorkar

15. Broken But Beautiful

Broken But Beautiful 2 is all about handling messy relationships and messier situations. The web series is all set to return for a 3rd season soon. . The lead role is played by the Big Boss 13 Winner Sidharth Shukla as Agastya Rao. . The actor is popular for his role in Balika Vadhu and he gained a massive fan after his participation in the reality show Big Boss 13. 

Producer: Ekta Kapoor
Director: Santosh Singh 
Cast: Sidharth Shukla, Sonia Rathee, Shehnaaz Gill ( Guest Appearance)

So these are the best web series on Zee5. To watch the premium content, you can take a subscription plan of your choice. Some of the shows are also available for free on apps such as JioCinema and Airtel XStream. The streaming platform allows users to watch the first episode for free as well. 

Download Zee5 Web Series and Watch in offline mode

Zee5 allows users to download their favorite content and watch it later in the offline mode. You can download movies, web series, and videos on the Zee5 app. The downloaded content is available on the Zee5 app. Users can go to the download section from the menu to watch content in offline mode. 

Zee5 Anniversary Offer - Get 1-year Premium at just Rs. 499

Zee5 is celebrating its anniversary with a special offer. The streaming platform is providing 50% off on the annual subscription plan. With the Zee5 Anniversary offer, the annual membership plan of the streaming platform costs Rs. 499. This offer is valid for a limited period. During the offer period, subscribe to the Zee5 premium 1-year subscription plan at just Rs. 499 and enjoy your favorite shows at a fraction of the price. Zee5 Anniversary offer is valid for a limited period only. 

Zee5 Subscription Charges in India



1 month

Rs. 99

3 months

Rs. 299

6 months

Rs. 599


Rs. 999

Zee5 Premium Subscription

Zee5 premium is available in different subscription plans. The monthly premium subscription of the OTT platform costs Rs. 99. It is the most affordable subscription plan of the company. You can also subscribe to the 3-month premium plan at Rs. 299. While the 6-month subscription costs Rs. 599. There is a yearly plan available as well available for Rs. 999. 

The premium subscription of the streaming platform is also available for free with select recharge plans of telecom operators. Recently, Vi introduced new plans with 12-month free access to Zee5. Airtel is also offering free access to Zee5 with select recharge plans. 

Zee5 Subscription For Free

Zee5 subscription is available for free as well. For instance: You can recharge with select Vi prepaid plans to get a free subscription for 12 months. Airtel is also providing 28-day free access to Zee5 premium with its Rs. 289 prepaid plan. 

In addition to that Zee5 subscription is available for free with Paytm First membership. Paytm is providing a 3-month subscription of the streaming platform to its Basic Plan users, while Paytm First Level 2 users get 12-month free access to Zee5. For the Paytm Zee5 Offer click here

There are many more movies and web series which will release on Zee5 in the near future. We have prepared a list of upcoming shows on the streaming platform as well, to check out the list click here. 

Zee5 is undoubtedly one of the leading streaming platforms in India. It provides endless hours of entertainment. You can watch the best web series on Zee5 for free as well with the subscription offers mentioned in this post. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I watch on zee5?

You can watch original movies, web series, TV shows, Live TV, and music videos on Zee5. The streaming platform has content across different genres to take care of your entertainment. With the Zee5 app, you can also download favourite content and watch later in the offline mode. 

What is trending on zee5?

Here are the 10 best web series on Zee5. The popular shows include Rangbaaz, Taish, Poison, Black Widows, Abhay 2, and The Final Call among others.

Where can I watch zee5 web series?

Select shows of Zee5 are also available on the Jio Cinema app. If you are a Jio user, you can download the app and login with your number to watch popular web series such as The Test case for free.

What is the cost of Zee5 Premium?

Zee5 premium subscription is available in different plans. The monthly subscription costs Rs. 99, while the 3-month membership plan is priced at Rs. 299. You can also subscribe to the 12-month plan of Zee5 premium at Rs. 999. 

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