Ever since the launch of Amazon Prime in India, the streaming platform has come a long way, the platform now has thousands of quality movies and Tv shows just waiting for you to be explored. The platform is also pushing hard for original Tv shows, and from what we have seen over the past few years, their attempts have paid off.
The Amazon originals are some of the best and highly rated web series out there, and with new seasons confirmed and more originals being added regularly, the future for Amazon Prime looks bright. One thing that Amazon has done differently when compared to Netflix is the regional content that it has.
Whereas Netflix is pushing for International content to increase their appeal to a wider audience, Amazon seems to have taken a different approach, and are striving hard to make original Hindi shows, and have knocked it out of the park with their Hindi Web series. We have decided to make a list of the Best Hindi Web Series you can watch on Amazon Prime right now.
Best Hindi Web Series On Amazon Prime
Made In Heaven
One of the best web series of recent times, Made In Heaven tells the story of Tara and Karan, two Delhi-based wedding planners and the troubles and challenges they go through in modern India, where tradition jostles with modern aspirations. Releasing in 2019, the show quickly became a favourite among the youth of India and was praised for its storytelling and direction. The Series also covers several heavy topics such as adultery, sexual abuse and homosexuality. Made in Heaven offers a realistic presentation of the Indian wedding scene, and is extremely entertaining and thought-provoking, making it a must-watch.
Ever since Sacred Games hit Netflix in 2018, Amazon has been looking for a crime thriller that can compete with Sacred Games, and it found that with the hit series Mirzapur. The show quickly became one of India’s most favourite and adored web series, and for good reason. Just like Gangs of Wasseypur, the series is a treat to watch, you are gripped to the series straight from the first episode, thanks to the amazing acting, engaging story, and rawness which very few shows offer. The series does a good job of putting you in the dark and dirty world of Mirzapur. Primarily shot in Mirzapur, the plot revolves around drugs, guns, and lawlessness. It depicts the story of the rule of mafia dons and the rivalry and crime prevailing in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh.
The latest entry to the library of Amazon Prime, Pataal Lok is a crime thriller web television series that tells the story of a delusional cop who is tasked with investigating a high-profile case of an assassination gone wrong. In its short time of release, the show has quickly become one of the best Hindi shows to watch on the platform. Pataal Lok has some of the most incredibly layered characters, with amazing character building. The brilliant writing and top-notch direction make the show highly addictive, and the show has a sense of realism and depicts the flawed and rotten system realistically and beautifully. If you are looking for a thrilling series, full of layered characters, clever writing, realistic shots and mind-blowing background score, then Pataal Lok should be on the top of your list.
This action drama web television series, Created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K tells the story of a middle-class man, who is secretly working as an intelligence officer for the National Investigation Agency. Family Man is an extremely entertaining series and manages to find the perfect balance between action, drama, and comedy. The series shows a much more realistic and mature approach to both terrorism and anti-terrorism, most of the action scenes were shot in a single take with no cuts, the shooting gun and the chase sequences are shot to perfection, which will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Laakhon Mei Ek
Created by comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath, Laakhon Mein Ek showcases the struggles of a teenage student from Raipur who is sent to a coaching centre in Visakhapatnam, for preparation of IIT entrance exam. Lakhon Mei Ek is an eye-opener, the series brilliantly showcases the life of a student in a coaching centre, and the toll it can take on a student’s mind. The series is wonderfully written, and touches on several heavy topics, and showcases how Indians turned education into a business. All three main kids deliver phenomenal performances and the story moves at a decent pace, keeping things interesting till the very end. Overall, Lakhon Mei Ek is one of those shows that every student and parent must watch to realize the true horrors of IIT.
Pushpavalli is a comedy-drama series created by Sumukhi Suresh, that tells the story of Pushapavali who falls in love with Nikhil Rao on their first meeting at an organic food convention, and secretly follows him to Bangalore and begins working with her friend. The show has all the ingredients required for an entertaining show, it’s thrilling, funny, smart and engaging. The show starts out as a light-hearted comedy but slowly turns into a creepy psychological thriller. The show has a unique charm to it and benefits from a cast of interesting characters that are developed well. The show has some great moments, which will have you laughing out loud, and the background score is soothing for the ears, and perfectly fits the tone of the series.
This Black comedy web series tells the story of a depressed man who wants to commit suicide but is unable to die. Directed by Anubhuti Kashyap, the show stars Gulshan Devaiah, Sulagna Panigrahi, Anjali Patil and Heeba Shah. What Afsos does better than many other shows, is that it offers a unique and fascinating story that has a tight grip on the screenplay, direction, editing. The show is extremely well written and has layered characters, with realistic dialogues. All the actors deliver solid performances, especially Gulshan Devaiah and Heeba Shah who shine in their respective roles. All the 8 episodes are decently paced and keep you engaged throughout their runtimes.
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