India’s Top 5 Most Watched Web Series You Should Not Miss

India has always been known as a land of diversity, of prosperity and of creativity. For a long time, India knew only the Bollywood film industry and television serials as the source of entertainment. With the improvement in internet services several web series are available on platforms like Hotstar, SonyLiv, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix came up. Indians no longer wish to wait for their favorite movies to come on television. Nor do they want to see the similar daily soaps. Thus, came up Web Series, giving users freedom to watch at their ease, whatever they wish, whenever they like. India has given the world some of the most iconic web series with diverse genres, intense plots and remarkable direction.

Here’s a list of India’s top 5 web series, one surely must not miss!

1. The Family Man:

The show is available on: Amazon Prime Video
IMDb rating: 8.6/10
Total seasons available: 1
Total number of episodes in each season: 10
Single episode length: 38-53 minutes

Summary: Starring Manoj Bajpayee, this web series is a must-must watch. The thing that makes this show epic is the irony that a middle class man, Srikant, is a world class spy! In order to keep his work profile a secret he must make a balance between his work and familial responsibilities. The new plot and unexpected twists, makes it one of the best web series of all time.

2. Mirzapur

The show is available on: Amazon Prime Video
IMDb rating: 8.5/10
Total seasons available: 1
Total number of episodes in each season: 9
Single episode length: 45-53 minutes

Summary: A lawless city Mirzapur, is home to mafia, Akhandanand Tripathy (played by Pankaj Tripathy) ‘Like father, like son’, the story revolves around life of his son, Munna, who would leave no stone unturned in order to become as powerful and feared as his father. Munna is said to be the ‘evilest person’ of the web series. It is really an exceptionally well directed web series.

3. Kota Factory

The show is available on: TVF Play
IMDb rating: 9.1/10
Total seasons available: 1
Total number of episodes in each season: 5
Single episode length: 30-45 minutes

Summary: The show is set in Kota and depicts lives of students studying there with their high aims to take admission in IIT. It is India’s first ‘black and white’ web series! It is a must watch for all students, parents and teachers. The show beautifully portrays the passion and determination required in order to be successful in life.

4. Inside Edge:

The show is available on: Amazon Prime Video
IMDb rating: 8/10
Total seasons available: 2
Total number of episodes in each season: 10
Single episode length: 40-47 minutes

Summary: A sports-drama web series, it keeps the viewers at the edge of their seats till the ending scene. The plot revolves around match-fixing in cricket which even if you’re not a cricket fan, you will be able to enjoy. The show never fails to give you some feed for thought and keeps you wanting to watch more of it!

5. Sacred Games

The show is available on: Netflix
IMDb rating: 8.7/10
Total seasons available: 2
Total number of episodes in each season: 8
Single episode length: 43-58 minutes

Summary: Set in Mumbai, this mystery genre web series is one of the most watched web series in India. Ganesh Gaitonde (played by Nawazuddin Sidiqui), a criminal overlord is being chased by police officer, Sartaj Singh.You too have watched it, haven’t you? Both the seasons of it have been successful and people are expectantly awaiting its season 3.

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Lavanya
Lavanya
3 months ago

Nice list, Sudaksha! Would want to read more from you!