Over the last few years, the internet became a hub for the amazing Hindi web series. This platform has changed our most favorite activity into binge-watching of these short web series.
The “web” is the new platform where you can watch shortly scripted or non-scripted videos in the form of episodes.
Not only Hollywood but our Bollywood industry is also experimenting with their skills on this platform. In the past decade, we have created some outstanding pieces that have also been nominated for various awards.
This new wave of Indian Hindi web series has made us more innovative and interesting in terms of content. They have created a new definition of cinema, through this platform people can now understand the real depth of cinema and at the same time enjoy watching it.
Some of the best Hindi web series from the last decade that is presented from different OTT platforms are compiled below. Every genre web series has its own uniqueness that differs them from others.
A Netflix Original series Masaba Masaba is a story that revolves around Masaba Gupta’s life. How she stumbles between her family, love life, and career as a fashion designer. Neena Gupta and Masaba Gupta the mother-daughter duo played different fictionalized characters of themselves in the series. The storyline of this biographical drama is written by Sonam Nair.
The series was released on Amazon Prime Video. The web series revolves around the story of Radhe and Tamanna. Tamanna is a sensational pop star and is famous, on the other hand, Radhe is an excellent classical singer and is following in the footsteps of his grandfather(Naseeruddin shah). The life of Radhe changes when he falls in love with Tamanna. Bandish Bandits is a love story, classical family drama, and shows the confluence between two worlds of music.
Hostages, the web series that belongs to the crime thriller genre is inspired by the Israeli drama show which is also named the same. The story is all about a retired IPS officer which is played by Ronit Roy who goes to any extent to save his wife. The story revolves around how Ronit Roy holds another family hostage and deals to save his wife. The first season got so popular that now they are back with the second season.
The web series was released on the Zee 5 platform. The star cast of this web series includes Kunal Khemu who is famous for his amazing acting skills, Deepak Tijori, Elnaaz Norouzi, Rituraaj Singh, Manice Mishra, Sandeep Dhar, and Gopal Singh. The story revolves around the character Abhay( Kunam Khemu) who is featured to be the son of Pratap Singh and has occupied a great deal for cinema in just one round but is banished to the boarding school. The widower Abhay has a journalist girlfriend Sonam(Asha Negi) with whom he has a sexual relationship. After the first season, they are back with the second in which Abhay will deal with his demons and will debate over Vigilante justice.
Avrodh- The serge within
The web series was released in 2020 on the SonyLiv platform. Raj Acharya directed web series Avrodh The Serge is the story that retells the incident of the 2016 Uri Attack and the other following surgical strikes. Instead of focusing on the emotional side of the incident, the Avrodh series focuses on the decisions that were taken by the Government at that part of the time.
Breathe starring Abhishek Bacchan in the lead who made his digital debut through this web series. The series was released on the Amazon Prime platform is an Indian Drama that explores ordinary men’s lives facing extraordinary circumstances. Kabir ( Abhishek Bacchan ) joins the evidence piece by piece to reach a shocking fact related to the death of Danny, the character played by R Madhvan.
This web series is based on the police drama and is aired on the Zee 5 OTT platform. The story of the series revolves around the Kolkata Police department who embarks upon the journey to eradicate the crime and corruption from the city. Ajay Devgan starrer this web series got popular because of his signature acting that he showed.
This web series will take you on a rollercoaster ride, as it is filled with immense drama and thrill. The story revolves around the two brothers Guddu and Bablu who get involved in the business of drugs and firearms. The reality bites them when they both are introduced to Munna the child of Mafia supervisor Akhandanand Tripathi, the character played by Pankaj Tripathi and gained popularity because of his immense acting.
Sacred Games is a crime thriller series that features Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead. The story revolves around the troubled police officer Sartaj Singh played by Saif Ali Khan who receives a call from the gangster Ganesh Gaitonde who tells him to save the city in twenty-five days. The web series is all about how Saif Ali Khan took extreme measures to save the city.
The Family Man
An Indian action drama web series The Family Man is all about a normal family man who secretly works for the T.A.S.C as an intelligence officer. The series features Manoj Bajpai as the lead character. The web series was released on the Amazon Prime platform and is directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.
The Indian crime drama web series Delhi Crime features Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain, and Rajesh Tailang. The series revolves around the incident of the 2016 Delhi Gang Rape and highlights the evidence that helps the police to reach through the real culprits. The series is written and directed by Richie Mehta.
This web series is the first one in Indian Web Series that is released in black and white. The Hindi web series is an honest story that revolves around the Kota coaching and also highlights the race to clear the engineering entrance examination. The dialogue delivery and the direction is amazing. The efforts of Vaibhav that are shown in the web series to get into IIT highlights and resemble many of the students are trying the same and are affected because of the Kota.
The series is all about the lifetime case of four people who are suspected of nabbing and the assassination of the journalist. The story will take you to the surprising pasts of the four assassins that lead them and push them to this worse. Through this web series, Anushka Sharma made her debut in the digital series as a producer.
The Indian thriller series Special Ops is all about the chase of a 19-year-old. The story revolves around finding the sixth terrorist who was involved in the Parliament attack of 2001. Other authorities feel that he never existed but the RAW agent Himmat Singh the character played by K.K Menon believes that the mastermind is still out there. The series is directed by Neeraj Pandey for the Disney+ Hotstar platform.
Hundred is an Indian comedy-action series that features Lara Dutta and Rinku Rajguru as lead actors. The story is all about two dissimilar women who fought for their lives against drudgery. The lead actor is diagnosed with cancer and has been given a hundred days to live her life. The series will take you on the rollercoaster ride of a woman living the last hundred days of her life who never lived for herself.
Four More Shots
Four More Shots Please is an Indian web series that highlights the story of four unapologetic flawed women who dare to live their lives on their own terms and conditions. They discover love, life, problems, and mistakes and make them tick through their friendships and tequila shots.
This is an Indian crime thriller web series that is directed and produced by Oni sen and Tanveer Bookwala. The web series was released on the Voot OTT platform. Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti feature web series revolving around the outskirts of Varanasi where they are both trapped into a mouse and cat game with a serial killer.
This Indian series is all about crime and suspense. The web series revolves around the story of a woman (Kriti Kulhari) who stabbed her husband in the bed one night and got trapped in the case of domestic violence. The series will present you with the case of domestic violence versus law and society.
Aarya is an Indian crime and drama web series that debuted under the label of Hotstar in 2020. The series features Sushmita Sen and is inspired by the Dutch drama Penoza. The series outcast the story of a wife and mother who takes responsibility for her children and his husband’s business after the death of his husband. She sets out and tries to join all the strings of the evidence that leads her to the mystery of her husband’s death.
Kaafir, an Indian web series that was released in 2019 is directed by Sonam Nair. The story revolves around the woman Kainaaz Akhtar, who belongs to Pakistan. She by mistake crosses the LOC and is held as a prisoner under the accusation of being a militant.
Bang Baja Baraat
The Yash Raj banner web series is back once again with a bang. The story revolves around a couple who belongs from completely different backgrounds and falls in love. They decide to get married but not without their family’s blessings. The series will show you how the couple deal with their families to convince them just before a week for their marriage.
The web series shows teenage love and romance. The story focuses on three best friends who are seeking love, laughter, and some lifelong memories. This college friend’s love story will take you on a laughing roller coaster. The series was released on Netflix.
Made In Heaven
Made in heaven is the Indian romantic web series that was released on the Amazon Prime OTT platform in 2019. The series revolves around the two wedding planners Karan and Tara who run the wedding planning company named Made In Heaven. The story also highlights the LGBT act.
This series is all about the college life of the three young girls who are pursuing engineering and live together in the girl’s hostel. The series is different from others as many of the web series have subjected the same topic but never shown the girl’s side of a story. The girls deal with drama, date around, and do whatever it takes to make their dreams come true.
Undekhi is a web series that has covered the outskirts of Sunderbans and Manali. The series is all about the mysterious case of two murders which is investigated by the DSP Barun Ghosh, the character is played by Dibyendu Bhattacharya. The series is written by Siddharth Sengupta and released in 2020.