What Are the best web series in India? (20 Best Series)

Here is a list of the most popular and engaging web series in India

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Thanks to the affordable media streaming apps which are available now, you can binge-watch web series anytime when you want. Amazing platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Eros, Alt Balaji, TVF, and more, have introduced incredible digital content. 

Today, we will look at the best web series in India, which you can binge-watch during a weekend. From comedy to thriller, you will find all kinds of web series in India. Without further ado, let’s begin. 

The 25 Best Web Series in India

01. Made in Heaven 

Made in Heaven is the story of two wedding planners based in Delhi, Tara, and Karan. The web series shows behind the scenes of a big fat Indian wedding. A mixture of traditional marriage values with modern aspirations has given a refreshing touch to this series.

Zoya Akhtar was praised for this series for showing the real side of the marriage instead of all the fancy parts. 

  • Genres: Comedy, Drama 
  • IMDB Reading: 8.3 
  • Year: 2019
  • Platform: Amazon Prime

02. TVF Pitcher 

Do you have a spark for entrepreneurship? If yes, you will love TVF Pitchers. This web series revolves around four guys who quit their jobs to start their very own company. The story is about what these four guys actually want in their life and their struggle to enter the life of a start-up. 

TVF Pitcher is inspired by the HBO TV series “Silicon Valley” and has been crafted well for the Indian audience. 

  • Genres: Comedy, Drama 
  • IMDB Reading: 9.2 
  • Year: 2015 
  • Plata forms: TVFPlay, M Player

03. Kota Factory 

It is a unique black and white India web series that highlights the everyday problems of the IIT-JEE aspirants who live in Kota. The web series instantly became a hit among many engineering students because it is very relatable. 

Watching this series is like watching your very own story. Every Indian student will be able to relate to the Kota Factory. The black and white scheme is an indicator of the one-dimensional life that an Indian student lives. 

  • Genres: Comedy, Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 9.2 
  • Year: 2019 
  • Platform: TVF Play

04. Tripling 

Tripling is the story of three siblings who take an unplanned road trip journey together. The entire road trip is hilarious, and you would be laughing every now and then. The web series is loaded with emotions, and the entire chaos of the different aspects of their life makes this web series worthwhile. 

If you are looking for a web series to watch with your family, then Tripling will be the right choice. Currently, two seasons of Tripling are available, and both of them are equally good. 

  • Genres: Comedy, Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6 
  • Year: 2016
  • Platforms: TVFPlay, SonyLiv

5. Chai Sutta Chronicles

Chai Sutta Chronicle is about the random philosophical conversation that you can have with your friends with a cup of tea and, of course, cigarette on the other hand. All the episodes address one unique theme, which has been humorously discussed. 

Taking glimpses from everyday life incidents, a comical touch has been given in this web series. All the episodes of Chai Sutta Chronicle are very relatable. 

  • Genres: Comedy 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2 
  • Platforms: TVFPlay, MXPlayer
Chai Sutta Chronicles

06. Permanent Roommates

This is the story of Tanya and Mikesh and their journey towards marriage. Tanya and Mikesh were a long-distance couple, and then one fine day, Mikesh comes to India to surprise Tanya, and he asks her to marry him. 

However, Tanya refuses the marriage proposal owing to the fact that she doesn’t know him completely. The two then come in the middle ground and enter a live-in relationship. Things take a quick turn when Tanya ends up getting pregnant. 

  • Genres: Comedy, Romance 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6 
  • Year: 2014
  • Platforms: TVFPlay, MXPlayer

07. Fittrat 

Fittrat is a refreshing story about Tarini Bisht, who identifies herself as a gold digger. Her one aim in life is to marry a rich husband. She takes the help of her best friend, Amy, to find a suitable rich groom for herself. 

Things change drastically when Veer, Amy’s fiance, falls in love with Tarini. The entire love story then becomes complicated, and their friendship is tested. In the end, Tarini leans to be her own hero. 

  • Genres: Drama, Romance 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.8 
  • Year: 2019
  • Platform: AltBalaji 

08. Bekaaboo

Bekaaboo revolves around Kiyaan Roy, who is an erotica bestseller. His life looks like a dream, but is it that dreamy? In the deep corner of his heart, Kiyaan Roy seeks pleasures that come with pain. 

One day, he realizes that his secret is not his anymore, and someone else is also obsessed with his idea of pleasure in pain. Tempted by this new person, he lives his fantasy. But everything takes a wild turn, and he finds himself in the midst of ruining every part of his life. 

  • Genres: Thriller 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3 
  • Year: 2019
  • Platform: AltBalaji 

09. Code M

It is the story of Major Monica Mehra, a military lawyer who is involved in a case that looks like an open and shut case. But are things really that black and white?

The truth of the case is far more than what it looks on outside. The web series is all about whether Major Monica Mehra will be able to hunt down the truth behind the encounter of an army officer. 

  • Genres: Mystery, Thriller 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.7
  • Year: 2020 
  • Platform: AltBalaji 

10. Chacha Vidhyak Hai Hamare

The entire life of Ronny is a lie. He has created his reputation among friends based on a lie! He tells everyone that he is the nephew of the local MLA. Well, what’s the reality? He is a jobless guy who doesn’t have any relation with the local MLA. 

The web series explores his adventures that cross his way simply because of his lies. It is a light-hearted web series that will make it tough for you to hold your laughter. 

  • Genres: Comedy 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.0 
  • Year: 2018 
  • Platform: Amazon Prime 

11. The Family Man

It is an edgy action-drama series that revolves around the life of a middle-class man. He works with the National Investigation Agency, but his family doesn’t know it. 

The Family Man is all about striking a balance between his professional and personal life. While serving for his job, will he end up losing his family? And also, will he be able to save his nation from the attacks of terrorists?

  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 8.7 
  • Year: 2019 
  • Platform: Amazon Prime 

12. Breathe

Breathe is all about an ordinary man, Danny, who is surrounded by extraordinary circumstances. The central question that lies in this web series is, how far are you willing to go to protect your loved ones? 

Kabir, who is an officer in the Crime Branch, plays a game of cat and mouse with Danny. Will Kabir be able to connect the multiple deaths that point to a suspect who looks all innocent? Will justice be delivered?

  • Genres: Drama, Thriller
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4
  • Year: 2018
  • Platform: Amazon Prime

13. Mirzapur

Mirzapur revolves around the theme of power, ambition, and greed. It is a story of gangsters in a lawless city. It shows the interconnected web of rivalries and relationships among the mafia world, lawyers, cops, and politicians. 

An unfortunate incident at a wedding procession changes the life of Pandits and Tripathis, and a game of power and greed begins. 

  • Genres: Action, Crime, Drama Thriller
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5
  • Year: 2018 
  • Platform: Amazon Prime

14. Stories by Rabindranath Tagore

This series is the adaptation of a short story collection of Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel laureate. This web series consists of independent themes. Set in the beautiful background of Kolkata, watching this series will take you to a whole new world. 

The beauty of this web series is the way they introduce the next story at the end of the current episode. If you are a literature fan, you will fall in love with this series. 

  • Genres: Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 8.9
  • Year: 2015
  • Platform: Netflix

15. Sacred Games

The web series revolves around Sartaj Singh, who is a Mumbai police officer. His life changes when he receives a call from a gangster who threatens him to blow the city of Mumbai. 

Will Sartaj be able to join different dots and save the city of Mumbai? Well, to know this, you will have to watch Sacred Games.

  • Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • IMDB Rating: 2018
  • Year: 2018
  • Platform: Netflix

16. Delhi Crime

This web series is based on the true story of the Nirbhaya case. Delhi Crime portrays the police point of view of the story in the Nirbhaya Case. 

You will get to know about the struggles that the police faced during the Nirbhaya case and how their personal life was impacted because of it. 

  • Genres: Crime, Drama 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5
  • Year: 2019
  • Platform: Netflix

17. Little Things

Little Things is about modern-day relationships. Many people have what this shows as a feeling. Yes, it’s wonderful! The story revolves around cohabiting couples who try to manage their relationship. 

The ups and downs that they face in their professional and personal life make this web series a very relatable one. 

  • Genres: Comedy, Romance 
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3
  • Year: 2016
  • Platforms: Netflix, YouTube 

18. Laakhon Mei Ek

Dr. Shreya is posted work in a cataract camp situation in Sitlapur village. Soon, she starts to face tremendous challenges. 

She starts fighting with the system. But the question is whether she will be able to change the flawed system or will the system change her forever. 

  • Genres: Drama
  • IMDB Rating:  8.3 
  • Year: 2017
  • Platform: Amazon Prime

19. Band Baaja Baarat

This web series revolves around Pawan and Shahana, who are from different backgrounds but fall in love. Just three days before their wedding, they introduce their family to each other. 

You can expect a story of two crazy families and one mental wedding here! And yeah, you will have loads of fun watching it. 

  • Genres: Comedy
  • IMDB Rating: 8.0
  • Year: 2015
  • Platform: YouTube 

20. Man’s World

Can you imagine a world where men are treated in a manner how women are treated in the present word? The protagonist of the story, Kiran, believes that the world is unfair for the male gender. 

He ends up praying for the reversal of gender roles. And guess what? His wish gets granted! 

  • Genres: Comedy 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.3
  • Year: 2015
  • Platforms: Netflix, YouTube

21. Official CEOgiri

It is the second season of Official Chukyagiri. The story revolves around the CEO of a corporate world. Sumeet Vyas is the main protagonist of the story. 

He is suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder as is, therefore, is considered as a misfit for the CEO. Will he be able to save his company when he has to deal with anxiety every day?

  • Genres: Drama 
  • IMDB Rating: 6.5
  • Year: 2018
  • Platforms: YouTube, MXPlayer

22. Official Chukyagiri

The story revolves around Spandan Chukya, who is new to the city of Mumbai. An overenthusiastic intern, he soon comes to learn that every dream comes with a price. 

Official Chukyagiri throws light at the life of the corporate culture. And if you are someone who is working in the corporate sector, you will be able to relate to it. 

  • Genres: Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1
  • Year: 2016
  • Platform: YouTube, MXPlayer

23. Bose Dead/Alive

The story throws on the life of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the great freedom fighter of India. It focuses on the mystery of his death too. 

Rajkummar Rao has done great acting in this web series. Also, you will come across powerful dialogues here. 

  • Genres: Biography, History, Mystery, Thriller 
  • IMDB Rating: 9.1
  • Year: 2017
  • Platform: AltBalaji 

24. Yeh Meri Family

Harsh is an adolescent who starts questioning the different dynamics of the relationships that exist in his middle-class family. 

The entire web series focuses on how eventually realizes the importance of having a family.

  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance 
  • IMDB Rating: 9.2 
  • Year: 2018
  • Platform: TVF

25. Girl in the City

Girl in the City revolves around a young girl who comes to Mumbai to fulfill her dreams. The story revolves around her journey in the big city of Mumbai. 

The entire web series is very realistic, and the scenarios and the characters are very relatable. 

  • Genres: Drama 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7
  • Year: 2016
  • Platform: Bindass, YouTube

FAQs About Best Web Series In India

01. What are the best media streaming websites/apps in India?

There are several media web streaming sites/apps in India. Here is the list of the top 10 media streaming websites.

  1. Netflix 
  2. Prime Video
  3. Hotstar
  4. Voot
  5. JioCinema
  6. MX Player 
  7. Sony Liv
  8. Eros Now
  9. TVF Play 
  10. AltBalaji 

2. What are the free media streaming websites?

Most of the media streaming websites require a subscription. However, you can use the following websites to enjoy media content for free:

  1. Hotstar
  2. Voot
  3. TVF Play 
  4. YouTube 
  5. MXPlayer 

3. What are IMDb ratings?

In the IMDB website, the users can cast a vote from 1 to 10. The individual votes are then aggregated, and then a single IMDB rating is provided, which is available on the main page of the website for that particular movie, show, or web series. 

Wrap Up

It took quite a time to prepare that list! While making the list, I realized, Indian web series is creating a new benchmark for creating unique content for the Indian audience. 

You will find tremendous diversity in the Indian web series. You shouldn’t be surprised if the next successful shows of India all belong to the web series category! 

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