Best Indian Web Series List [Updated March 2020]

Here is a list of best Indian web series available on leading OTT platforms - Prime Video, Netflix, TVF etc.

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The OTT platforms are emerging as the leading source of entertainment for the users. In the recent past, various platforms have come up to provide more and more choices.

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Zee5, Altbalaji are the leading sources for original content. In addition to that, you can also watch the Indian web series on Youtube.

Today, we bring the top Indian web series list to keep you entertained.

Top 10 Indian Web Series List 2020

1. Sacred Games

Based on Vikram Chandra's novel of the same name, Sacred Games is the first Netflix Original series in India. The first season of Sacred Games was directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap. The first season of Netflix released in July 2018. It is one of the most acclaimed Indian series. The second season of Sacred Games premiered on 15 August 2019.

Directed by: Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Neeraj Ghaywan.

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Pankaj Tripathi, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey, and Luke Kenny

No. of seasons: 2

No. of episodes: 16

2. Mirzapur

The Indian crime thriller series on Prime Video consists of 9 episodes in the first season. The star cast of Mirzapur includes Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Rasika Dugal, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Harshita Gaur, Shweta Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. Mirzapur Season 2 is expected to release very soon.

Directed by: Karan Anshuman and Gurmmeet Singh

Starring: Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Rasika Dugal, Shweta Tripathi, Divyendu Sharma, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Sheeba Chaddha, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Sheeba Chaddha, Amit Sial, Sheeba Chaddha, and Harshita Gaur

No. of seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 9

3. The Family Man

The action-drama series on Prime video has Manoj Bajpayee and Priyamani in lead roles. The Family Man is a story of a middle-class man secretly working as an intelligence officer. The series premiered on prime video in September 2019. The family Man series is renewed for a second season which is slated to release by end of 2020.

Directed by: Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.

Starring: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Gul Panag, Shahab Ali, Sharib Hashmi, Neeraj Madhav, Kishore Kumar, Pawan Chopra, Sundeep Kishan, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Mehek Thakur, Vedant Sinha

No. of seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 10

4. Kota Factory

The 2019 series is available on The Viral Fever. Kota Factory is the story of young students moving to Kota. The city is popular as a hub for coaching centres where students come from all over India to prepare for entrance exams. The Indian series highlights the problems of entrance exam aspirants.

Directed by: Raghav Subbu

Starring: Mayur More, Ranjan Raj, Alam Khan, Ahsaas Channa, Revathi Pillai, Jitendra Kumar, and Urvi Singh

No. of seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 5

5. TVF pitchers

The web series created by TVF consists of 5 episodes. TVF Pitchers premiered in June 2015. The Indian series is also available on YouTube. TVF Pitchers, is the story of four friends and their start-up dream. They enter the business world with their own start-up company. The season one of the show includes a total of five episodes.

Directed by: Amit Golani

Starring: Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, Abhay Mahajan, and Jitendra Kumar

No. of seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 5

6. TVF Tripling

TVF Tripling has a total of 2 seasons. The first season of the series released in 2016 while the season 2 of TVF Tripling premiered in 2019. TVF Tripling is the story of three siblings Chandan, Chanchal & Chitvan. The second season of TVF Tripling is also available on Sony Liv. The season 1 of the series has 5 episodes, and the 2nd season includes a total of 5 episodes.

Directed by: Rajesh Krishnan (Season 1), Sameer Saxena (Season 2)

Starring: Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo, and Amol Parashar

No of Seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 10

7. Hostel Daze

Hostel Daze is a new age campus show. The web series captures the life inside the hostel of an engineering college in India. Hostel Daze came out in December 2019. The adult comedy-drama series comes from the makers of Kota Factory. The TVF series is exclusive to Amazon Prime Video. The light-hearted show is about the misadventures of young students as they learn to service in a hostel.

Directed by: Saurabh Khanna

Starring: Nikhil Vijay, Adarsh Gourav, Shubham Gaur

Season: 1

No. of Episodes: 5

8. Bard of Blood

Bard of Blood is a spy thriller series based on Bilal Siddiqi's novel of the same name. Bard of Blood is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment. The Series has Emraan Hashmi in the lead role. The star cast also includes Kirti Kulhari, Vineet Kumar Singh, Jaideep Ahlawat and Sobhita Dhulipala. Bard of Blood tells the story of an ex-RAW agent. The spy thriller premiered on Netflix in September 2019.

Directed by: Ribhu Dasgupta

Starring: Emraan Hashmi, Kirti Kulhari, Vineet Kumar Singh, Tanveer Sofi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Jaideep Ahlawat, Abhishekh Khan, and Shamaun Ahmed

No. of Seasons: 1

Episodes: 7

9. Criminal Justice

Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia, Criminal Justice released on Hotstar on 5th April 2019. It is based on BBC drama series of the same name. Criminal Justice has Jackie Shroff, Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, and Anupriya Goenka in the lead roles. The season one includes a total of 10 episodes that you can watch with Hotstar Premium subscription.

Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Furia

Starring: Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Jackie Shroff, Rucha Inamdar, Anupriya Goenka, Mita Vasisht, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, and Madhurima Roy

No. of Seasons: 1

No.of Episodes: 10

10. Inside Edge

Inside Edge is the first Indian original series of Amazon Prime Video. It premiered on 10th July 2017. The Indian series is based on a fictional T20 cricket team. The star cast of Inside Edge includes Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chada, Angad Bedi, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Tanuj Virwani. The original series was also nominated for in Best Drama category at 46th International Emmy Awards. Recently, the second season of Inside Edge came out on Amazon Prime Video.

Created by: Karan Anshuman

Starring: Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Sapna Pabbi, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Tanuj Virwani, Angad Bedi, and Aamir Bashir

No. of seasons: 2

No. of Episodes: 20

The web series mentioned in this post provide a variety in terms of genre and style. Every month a lot of new web series come up, to provide more and more choices to the viewers.

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