The definition of entertainment is changing dramatically and new ways of entertainment options are flooded with exciting things and convenient features. When it comes to the viewing experience, even satellite channels are no longer impact the viewers as they have OTT Apps available to watch movies and web series. If we talk about India, there are many OTT platforms available to browse and watch movies and shows at your convenient time. Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Altbalaji, Hotstar, MX Player and Ullu are some of the examples of OTT platforms available in the domain now and all are coming up with original desi content to lure customers.
In recent years, some of the most path-breaking Indian content we have seen on these OTT platforms and it is pure and sheer entertainment. All we need to do is to download the app, subscribe for the membership and enjoy.
In this post, we will discuss some of the best Indian web series to watch.
1. Yeh Meri Family
One of the most exciting web series of the current lot, YehMeri Family is produced by TVF and it is a binge-watch for sure. The strong storyline with a nostalgia flavour and power-packed performances by leading actors make this series very sweet, emotional and gripping. As they say, most of the exciting things are hidden under simple concepts, this is a pure drama with an equal mixture of love, relationship, parenting and family bond. It will take you straight to the golden era of the 90s where lives were much simpler and more exciting. You will surely love this show.
2. Sacred Games
One of the best shows of India that has carved a niche for itself by mesmerising the audience with its charm and desi flavour, Sacred Games is a must-watch if you love Anurag Kashyap movies. The show is based on Vikram Chandra’s novel of the same name and has so much to offer to the audience. Saif Ali Khan is powerful and unconventional here and so is Nawazzuddin Siddiqi. Some other notable performances that worth mentioning here are of Kalki Koechlin, Neeraj Kabi and Surveen Chawla. A best plot, finest performances and gripping and exciting storyline. It will surely blow your mind.
3. TVF Pitchers
Engross yourself in the world of entrepreneurs and what difficulties they far while starting a new business. TVF Pitchers by The Viral Fever is extremely real, engaging and highly gripping. The lives of four friends Naveen, Jitu, Yogi and Mandal will surely move you to a core. Four friends want to start a company and leave their jobs to realize their dreams and problems and issues they face while working towards their dreams is the basic storyline.
The series was ranked 27th on world’s best web series list on IMDB.
An Indian crime thriller, available on Amazon Prime has so much to offer you. The series features Ali Faizal, Pankaj Tripathi, RasikaDuggal, Divyendu and Shweta Tripathi. The story revolves around KalinBhaiya, an underworld don of Mirzapur and depicts the rules of mafia and their rivalries and fights. If you want to see a glimpse of mafia and crimes in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh, Mirzapur is one of the best shows to watch. The superior performances, raw dialogues and high production value will surely entertain you to a great extent.
5. Kota Factory
Directed by RaghavSubbu and featuring Mayur More and Jitendra Kumar, Kota Factory is a dramatic version of the Indian parents’ fascination for IITs and the issues and problems children face while preparing for the most difficult entrance exams of India. You will surely miss your college days when you see Vaibhav and his friends and their struggles and lives to crack the IIT exam. Kota is a hub for students who want to crack various entrance exams and this show will surely give you a right and engaging perspective of IIT preparations and the trauma these students face.
6. Permanent Roommates
One of the most successful India web series of all times, permanent Roommates is a story of a beautiful couple, Mikesh and Tanya who are in love and are about to get married. The sorry is fascinating and sweet and has finest layers of love, romance, long-distance relationships, competences and confusions. Again, this show is created by Viral Fever and directed by Biswapati Sarkar, this is a must TV show you need to watch right now. It has two seasons and both are available on YouTube.
7. The Family Man
If you love real-life performances and the world of spies and actions, The Family Man is a series you need to put on the top of your favourite series to watch. A highly gripping and packed with drama and action, this series takes you to the rollercoaster ride of action, thriller and crime. Manoj Bajpayee is a simple middle-class man with a family who works for a special crime cell of the National Investigation Agency. The storyline is very fascinating and original and makes it a binge-watch series for viewers.
8. Delhi Crime
Do you remember that famous Nirbhaya case of 2012 where a young Delhi girl was raped and murdered by a group of uneducated goons? Delhi Crime revolves around the investigation of this case by the Delhi police to find those culprits who perpetrated this heinous crime. Some of the worth mentioning performances of Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang and RasikaDuggal who are superb in their respective roles. This is a thriller drama that will take you to the dirty lanes of Delhi and the world of small-time, uneducated and rough Delhi goons. A fascinating tale of crime and murder investigation and prosecution.
9. Little Things
Little Things is all about a couple who are in a live-in relationship and showcases new trends of love, dating and relationships amongst the Indian youth. The series was very popular among Indian millennials and is available on Netflix. You might feel some similarities with Permanent Roommates, but this story is fresh, gripping and completely original as well as highly engaging.
The main cast MithilaPalkar and DhruvSehgal don’t act too loud and give the finest performances to be remembered. Overall, the series has its freshness and romance that you will connect instantly.