55 Best Indian Web Series List 2022 - Prime Video, Hotstar, & more

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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, and Altbalaji are the leading sources of original content. With so many platforms and each coming up with new shows regularly, it is hard to keep track of everyone. 

So here, I have compiled a list of the best Indian web series on all leading OTT platforms. Scroll down to check the list and know the titles you have missed. 

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Best Indian Web Series List 2022

List Of Best Indian Web Series 2022

Indian Web Series

No. of Episodes

Platform

Rudra: The Edge of Darkness

6

Disney Plus Hotstar

Scam 1992

10

SonyLiv

Gullak Season 3

5

SonyLiv

Panchayat Season 2

Amazon Prime Video

Aashram Season 3

10 

MX Player

Bhaukaal Season 2

10 

MX Player

Sacred Games 

16

Netflix

Mirzapur

9

Amazon Prime Video

The Family Man

10

Amazon Prime Video

Kota Factory

5

The Viral Fever

TVF pitchers

5

The Viral Fever

TVF Tripling

10

The Viral Fever

Hostel Daze

5

Amazon Prime Video

Bard of Blood

Netflix

Criminal Justice

10

Hotstar

Inside Edge

20

Amazon Prime Video

Review Of Best Indian Web Series List

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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 was 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 has got an equally good response from audiences and we can't wait to watch the third season. 

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: 2

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.

It was followed by an even more sequel. The family Man series is renewed for a third 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: 2

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. Kota Factory season 2 is available on Netflix. The sequel received an equally good response from the audiences. 

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:

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. Recently, the streaming giant released third season of this web series. 

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

 

11. Jeet ki Zid

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Directed by Vishal Mangalorkar, Jeet ki Zid is real life story of a retired Army officer. The web series features Amit Sadh, Amrita Puri, Aly Goni, Sushant Singh, And Mrinal Kulkarni in pivital roles.

The 7 episode series premiered on Zee5 in January 2021. Jeet ki Zid is a tale of self-belief and determination.  The web series is highly rated for its heartening story and solid performances from the caste. 

  • IMDB Rating: 8.3/10 

  • Episodes: 7

  • Release Date: 22nd Jan 2021

  • Platform: Zee5


12. Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

Scam 1992 is an Indian thriller series directed by Hansal Mehta. The 10-episode series has Pratik Gandhi, Sharib Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher, and Nikhil Dwivedi among others. 
Scam 1992 released on 9 October 2020. It became one of the best shows of the year. The makers have already announced sequel of this web series. 

  • IMDB Rating: 9.4/10

  • Episodes: 10

  • Release Date: October 9, 2019

  • Platform: SonyLiv

13. Masaba Masaba

  • IMDB Rating: 7.2/10

  • Episodes:  6

  • Release Date: 28 August 2020

  • Platform: Netflix


14. Bandish Bandits

  • IMDB Rating: 8.3/10

  • Episodes: 10

  • Release Date: 4 August

  • Platform:Prime Video

15. Abhay 2

  • IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

  • Episodes:  6

  • Release Date: 14 August 2020

  • Platform: Zee5


16. Hostages

  • IMDB Rating: 6.8/10

  • Episodes:  22

  • Season: 2

  • Release Date: 31 July 2020

  • Platform: Hotstar

17. Bisaat: Khel Shatraanj Ka

  • IMDB Rating: 7/10 

  • Season: 1

  • Release Date: April 15th, 2021

  • Platform:  MX Player 

18. Avrodh the Siege Within

  • IMDB Rating: 8.5/10

  • Episodes:  9

  • Release Date: 31 July 2020

  • Platform: SonyLiv

19. Breathe: Into the Shadows

  • IMDB Rating: 7.9/10

  • Episodes:  12

  • Release Date: 10 July 2020

  • Platform: Prime Video

20. Lalbazaar

  • IMDB Rating: 7.8/10

  • Episodes: 10

  • Release Date: 19 June 2020

  • Platform: Zee5

21. Undekhi

  • IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

  • Episodes: 10

  • Release Date: 10th July 2020

  • Platform: SonyLiv

22. Bhaukaal   

  • IMDB Rating: 8.1/10  

  • Episodes: 10  

  • Release Date: 6 March 2020

  • Platform: Mx Player

23. Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat

  • IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

  • Episodes: 42

  • Release Date: 16 April 2017

  • Star Cast: Ram Kapoor, Sakshi Tanwar 

  • Platform: AltBalaji

24. Kota Factory

  • IMDB Rating: 9.1/10

  • Episodes: 5

  • Release Date: 16 April 2019

  • Platform: TVF

25. Haq Se

  • IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

  • Episodes: 20

  • Release Date: 2 February 2018

26. Delhi Crime

  • IMDB Rating: 8.5/10

  • Episodes: 7

  • Release Date: 22 March 2019

27. Paatal Lok

  • IMDB Rating: 7.6/10

  • Episodes: 9

  • Release Date: 15 May 2020

28. Special Ops

  • IMDB Rating: 8.6

  • Episodes: 8

  • Release Date: 17 March 2020

  • Platform: Hotstar

29. Hundred

  • IMDB Rating: 6/10

  • Episodes:8

  • Release Date: 25 April 2020

30. Four More Shots Please

  • IMDB Rating: 6/10

  • Episodes:20

  • Release Date: 25 January 2019

  • Platform: Prime Video

31. Hey Prabhu!

  • IMDB Rating: 6/10

  • Episodes: 6

  • Release Date: 2019

  • Platform: MX Player

32. Your Honor

  • IMDB Rating: 7.7/10

  • Episodes:12

  • Release Date: 18 June, 2020

  • Platform: SonyLiv

33. Asur

  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

  • Episodes: 8

  • Release Date: 2 March 2020

  • Platform: Voot Select

34. Criminal Justice

  • IMDB Rating: 8.1/10

  • Episodes: 10

  • Release Date: 5 April 2019

  • Platform: Hotstar 

35. Yeh Meri Family

  • IMDB Rating: 9.1/10

  • Episodes: 7

  • Release Date: 12 July 2018

36. Made In Heaven

  • IMDB Rating: 8.3/10

  • Episodes: 9

  • Release Date: 8 March 2019

37. Aarya 

  • IMDB Rating: 8.2/10

  • Episodes: 9

  • Release Date: 19 June 2020

  • Platform: Hotstar

38. Permanent Roommates

  • IMDB Rating: 8.6/10

  • Episodes:  9

  • Release Date: 29 October 2014

39. Little Things

  • IMDB Rating: 8.3/10

  • Episodes:  9

  • Release Date: 25 October 2016


40. Taj Mahal 1989

  • IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

  • Episodes:  7

  • Release date: 14 February 2020

  • Platform: Netflix

41. Lust Stories

  • IMDB Rating: 6.1/10

  • Release date: 15 June 2018

  • Platform: Netflix

42. Kaafir

  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

  • Release date: 15 June 2019

  • Platform: Zee5

43. Bang Baaja Baaraat

  • IMDB Rating: 8/10

  • Episodes:  6

  • Release Date:  4 November 2015

44. College Romance 

  • IMDB Rating: 9/10

  • Episodes:  5

  • Release Date: 2018

45.REJCT X2

  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10

  • Episodes: 18

  • Release Date: 14 May 2020

46. Flames

  • IMDB Rating: 9.2/10

  • Episodes: 10

  • Release Date: 2018

47. Star Boyz

  • IMDB Rating: 7.8/10

  • Episodes: 6

  • Release Date: 2016

48. Rasbhari

  • IMBD Rating: 2.7/10

  • Episodes: 8

  • Release Date: 2019

  • Platform: Prime Video

49. She

  • IMBD Rating: 6.5/10

  • Episode: 7

  • Release Date: 20 March 2020

  • Platform: Netflix

50. Girl in the City

  • IMBD Rating: 7.6/10

  • Episode: 36

  • Release Date: 2016

51. November Story

November story features Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead role. The rivetting murder mystery is available in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. For Tamannaah Bhatia, this is her 2nd digital release after Telugu crime-thriller series 11th hour.
November Story is a seven-episode murder mystery starring Tamannaah Bhatia. The web series revolves around a daughter's struggle to prove the innocence of her father who is found in an abandoned house with a dead body. With all evidence against her father, Tamannaah has to get to the bottom of the murder mystery to prove his innocence.

  • Genre: Crime Thriller

  • Directed by: Ram Subramanian

  • Starring: Tamannaah Bhatia, G.M.Kumar, Pasupathy, Vivek Prasanna, Aruldoss, Senthil kumari

  • Release Date: 20 May 2021

52.  Maharani

The story is about an illiterate woman who is handed the powerful position of CM in Bihar when her husband decides to retreat from the position. The web series is starring the very beautiful Huma Qureshi in the role. Maharani web series is streaming on SonyLiv.

  • Cast - Huma Qureshi, Sohum Shah, Amit Sial and Pramod Pathak, Kani Kusruti, and Inaam Ul Haq.

  • Directed by - Karan Sharma

  • Producer - Dimple Kharbanda & Naren Kuma

53. Girls Hostel Season 2

Girls Hostel Season 2 is streaming on SonyLiv. Season 1 released in 2018 with five episodes. The story revolves around four girls from different socio-cultural backgrounds. Season 1 garnered lots of praise and attention. Girls Hostel is one of the best shows on hostel life. You can relate to the tale of four girls. The web series showcases the life of roommates and the bond between seniors and juniors.

  • Cast - Simran Natekar, Srishti Shrivastava, Ahsaas Channa, Parul Gulati, Khushbu Baid, Gagan Arora, Trupti Khamkar, Shreya Mehta

  • Genre - Drama, Comedy

  • Platform - TVF

  • Release : 2018 (Season 1); 2021 (Season 2)

54. The Last Hour

It is the first original supernatural crime series of the OTT Platform in India. The web series features Sanjay Kapoor, Shahana Goswami, Karma Takapa, Raima Sen, Shaylee Krishen, Robin Tamang, and Mandakini Goswami in pivotal roles. The story follows the investigation of mysterious deaths in the valley. This supernatural thriller is directed by Amit Kumar. The plot blends murder mystery and the supernatural.

  • Release Date: 14th May 2021

  • Cast: Sanjay Kapoor, Shahana Goswami, Karma Takapa, Raima Sen, Shaylee Krishen, Robin Tamang, and Mandakini Goswami

  • Genre: Crime, Supernatural

55. Qubool Hai 2.0

Qubool Hai, the hit TV show is back with a sequel. The second season is available in form of a web series. You can watch Qubool Hai 2.0 on Zee5. Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti resume their roles in this web series.
Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti star as Asad and Zoya in Qubool hai 2.0. This time the love story has been painted in a different color as Grover will play the role of an Indian Spy and Jyoti is a Pakistani Girl.

  • Cast: Karan Singh Grover, Surbhi Jyoti,  Mandira Bedi, Kavita Ghai. Arif Zakaria, Kavita Ghai

  • Genre: Drama, Romance

  • Release Date: 12 March 2021

Best Indian web series on Prime Video

Indian Web Series
No. of Episodes
Genre
Year

Mirzapur

9

Crime, Thriller

2018

Hostel Daze

5

Comedy, Drama

2019

Inside Edge

20

Drama, Sports

2017

The Family Man

10

Action, Drama

2019

Paatal Lok

9

Crime, Drama, Thriller

2020

Best Indian web series Netflix

Web Series
No. of Episodes
Genre
Year

Sacred Games 

16

Crime, thriller

2017

Bard of Blood

Spy thriller

2019

Leila

6

Drama, Sci-fi

2019

Jamtara

10

Crime 

2020

How to Watch Indian Web Series For Free?

You can watch the best Indian web series for free with select offers of leading telecom operators. These offers provide users with a free subscription to leading OTT platforms such as Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Netflix, and Zee5. For instance: You get Amazon Prime membership for free with Airtel Rs. 349 prepaid recharge. You also get Amazon Prime free membership with select postpaid plans. 

Similarly, you get Disney+ Hotstar yearly subscription free with select prepaid plans of Jio and Airtel. You can recharge with the plans to activate Disney+ Hotstar VIP one-year subscription. You can also get Zee5 premium subscription for free. Vi (Vodafone Idea) recently introduced new recharge plans with free Zee5 subscription.  Vi recharge plans with one year Zee5 subscription start at Rs. 355 onwards.

So you can get free subscription of your favourite OTT platform with these recharge plans. Choose the recharge plan as per the platform for which you want the free subscription. 

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. We will soon update the post with recent releases of 2022. Hotstar, Zee5, and Sony Liv have emerged strongly to provide more choices to Indian users. In addition to that, you can also watch the best Indian web series on YouTube. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the best Indian web series?

Sacred Games, Mirzapur, The Family Man, and Paatal Lok are some of the best Indian web series to watch. With the growing presence of digital platforms, the viewers have more choice. The OTT platforms such as Hotstar, Sony Liv, and Zee5 add to the choices available online.

Which is the most popular web series?

Sacred Games is possibly the most popular Indian web series. Mirzapur is also very popular. In addition to that, I think The Family Man is also very highly rated web series. 

Which is the best Indian web series on Netflix?

Sacred Games is the best Indian web series on Netflix. It is one of the most highly rated Indian web series. 

 

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