Amazon Prime has been killing it in the last year, not only does it offer you benefits like free delivery, kindle downloads, special discounts, but its streaming library has become quite a force to reckon with, Amazon Prime Video’s library has expanded significantly since it first started, the quality of movies are tv shows has become so good that Prime is now competing for head to head with Netflix for the position of top video streaming service.
Amazon Prime does not only have some of the best English web series, but some of the Hindi web series that they have can easily take you by surprise.
So, if you are looking to spend your nights’ binge-watching web series on Amazon Prime, we have made a list of some of the best web series that you can watch on the platform.
Here are 9 Best Web Series on Amazon
The fictional universe of Ryanverse is back, and this time John Krasinski plays the role of a famed CIA analyst Jack Ryan, The show manages to find a perfect balance between action, drama, and storytelling.
The storyline gets more intense every episode, the great thing about the series is that it shows all the sides of the story, they show the reasoning behind the terrorist attacks without glorifying the terrorists.
There’s a lot of suspense and it’s smartly developed to keep you on the edge of your seats. Overall, if you are looking for a show to binge-watch with awesome action and engaging storytelling, then you should give this show a try.
When it comes to Indian Web Series, Amazon has been killing it, and The Family Man is no exception either, the series is extremely entertaining, and is a mixture of action, drama, and comedy.
Created by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. The shows stars Manoj Bajpayee and Priyamani, the plot tells the story of a middle-class man, who is secretly working as an intelligence officer for the National Investigation Agency.
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 chase sequences are shot to perfection, which will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Looking for something different and fun? The Tick ticks all the boxes, it offers a surprisingly satirical take on the superhero craze, the characters are fun and loving, and the humour is absolutely hilarious.
The great thing about the show is that it sets itself apart from the mainstream superhero stories and clichés and completely avoids them, The character casting is amazing, and the actors’ performances are great, all the episodes are very well written and move the story forward.
The show has a nice mix of humour and action which will keep you entertained throughout, We highly recommend you watching this amazing funny series.
Homecoming is an American psychological thriller web television series, The show was conceived from a podcast of the same name created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg. Julia Roberts stars as Heidi Bergman, who is a counsellor at a facility called Homecoming who helps veterans transition to civilian life. Years later, Bergman has started a new life working as a waitress but has difficulty remembering her time at Homecoming.
After a U.S. Department of Defense auditor inquires as to why she left Homecoming, Bergman comes to realize that she had been misled about the true purpose of the facility. The Acting is going to keep you hooked to the series, the characters are extremely believable, so much so that you start feeling for the characters, though you might find the series slow at the start, it picks up by the third episode, 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 with amazing acting, engaging story, and rawness which very few shows offer.
The series is so engaging that it puts you in the dark and dirty world of Mirzapur and you start feeling for the characters. The series was primarily shot in Mirzapur, and 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. Its first season consists of 9 episodes in total.
The series has been renewed for a second season which will release in 2020. So, if you’re into the gangster-crime genre then you should check this out.
The Man in the High Castle alternate history web television series based in a parallel universe where the allied force loses World War II. The series is based on Philip K. Dick’s 1962 novel of the same name.
Created by Frank Spotnitz, the show stars Alexa Davalos and Rupert Evans in the lead roles, The series starts in 1962 and story follows the North American continent, which has now been divided into three territories, the series follows the life of small Resistance groups.
The crew does a tremendous job of bringing to life an alternate 1962 America, and the series stays true to the source material. If you are looking for an intriguing show with top class acting, exciting story arcs, and an awe-inspiring setting, then you should watch The Man in High Castle.
Another Indian Web Series, Another home run for the Amazon Prime Video Streaming Library, Made In Heaven is an Indian drama web television series created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, the show stars Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, Jim Sarbh, Shashank Arora, and Shivani Raghuvanshi, as the story follows the lives of Tara and Karan, two wedding planners in Delhi running an agency named Made in Heaven.
The show is beautifully written and covers topics such as Dowry issue, article 377, extramarital affair, sexual assault and perspective of the Indian society and their superstitions. The characters are strong, the acting is phenomenal and the story is mind gripping, overall Made In Heaven is one of the best Web Series that you can watch on Amazon Prime.
The Boys is a superhero web series, but with a twist, instead of following the typical superhero story, The Boys brings a breath of fresh air to the genre, based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The story follows a team of vigilantes as they fight back against super powered people who abuse their abilities.
The series shows a unique and dark approach to the genre of Superheroes, the show is dark, funny and is one of the most entertaining shows that you will watch. The plot is well written, and the pacing is top-notch, one of my favourite things about the show are the characters, every character has an important role to play which moves the plot forward. If you’re looking for something different, then this should be on the top of your list.
Fleabag is a British comedy-drama television series created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also stars in the title role, she plays the role of Fleabag, who is an angry, confused, sexually voracious young woman living in London, who is trying to heal from a tragedy while rejecting anyone who tries to help her.
Though the show is going make you laugh, don’t mistake it for a comedy series, as the show offers some of the best storytelling you’ll ever see, the show offers a breath of fresh air and shows you something different, Fleabag is a wonderful character who does things that we have never see on-screen women doing.
The show is cleverly written and the performance of Phoebe Waller-Bridge deserves extra praise, the supporting cast also does a great job. Overall the series is amazing, original and fantastic, we highly recommend that you watch this gem.
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