Indian web series have really taken off in the last few years, thanks to OTT platforms, they have much more freedom to showcase mature content without being cut by the censor board, this has given rise to several new web series that are right up there with some of the best, since the launch of Netflix in 2016, the streaming giants have pushed hard for Indian web series, and it has resulted in some wonderful web series that are extremely entertaining to watch, we have made a list of the top Hindi Web Series that you can binge-watch right now on Netflix, let’s take a look
Sacred Games is the first-ever Indian Tv series in collaboration with the streaming giants Netflix, and it does not disappoint. Based on the critically acclaimed novel, Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra and directed by none other than Anurag Kashyap and VikramadityaMotwane. The series stars NawazuddinSiddiqui and Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, SurveenChawla. The series quickly became of the most popular series in India and was welcomed with positive reviews, The series follows the tale of a troubled police officer in Mumbai who receives a phone call from gangster Ganesh Gaitonde (NawazuddinSiddiqui), who tells him to save the city within 25 days. The series chronicles the events that follow.
Delhi Crime is a crime drama web series written and directed by Richie Mehta, it stars Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain and Rajesh Tailang. The series covers the aftermath of the 2012 Delhi Gang Rape and follows the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Vartika Chaturvedi, who is tasked to find the culprits responsible for the assaults and death of the female victim. Delhi crime received positive reviews upon release, with many praising it for its raw and realistic approach to the crime, the show is set for a new season with same characters, but covering different crimes.
Yeh Meri Family
Written by Saurabh Khanna and directed by Sameer Saxena, Yeh Meri Family is a Comedy drama web series produced by TVF, it tells the story of a 12-year-old boy named Harshu Gupta, and his troubles of balancing school, family and friendship in 1990’s Rajashthan. The series’ first aired on TVFPlay and YouTube and was praised for its use of nostalgia and great acting, due to its positive reviews, Netflix made the series available on its platform.
First produced by Pocket Aces, Little Things is a web series created by Dhruv Sehgal, the series stars Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal in the lead roles. The story revolves around a couple in a live-in relationship, and their day-to-day lives, the ups and downs of a modern relationship. Netflix acquired the rights after a successful first season and produced the second and third season.
Produced by TVF, Girls Hostel is a mini web series directed by Chaitanya Kumbhakonum, the series stars Srishti Shrivastava, Parul Gulati, Simran Natekar and Ahsaas Channa in the lead roles, the story revolves around 4 girls from different backgrounds living in a girls hostel. The series was praised for its humorous take on severe problems like women inequality, the episodes are filled with great writing, funny dialogues and strong acting performances.
Stories by Rabindranath Tagore
Directed by Anurag Basu, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore is an Indian Television series that first aired on EPIC Channel, the show is based on the several classic short stories written by the legendary Indian writer Rabindranath Tagore, the series covers several taboos of the Indian society, with women as the main protagonists. The series was praised for its depiction of 1920s Bengal, and for staying true to the source material, all the iconic shorts stories are beautifully brought to life with an authentic feel, making it the perfect medium to experience Tagore’s work.
based on Aravind Adiga’s novel of the same name, Selection Day is a Netflix Original web series directed by Udayan Prasad, the web series tells the tale of two brothers, who are exceptional cricket talents, raised by a father obsessed with cricket, he takes them to Mumbai, in hopes of making them play in the domestic league, however, the boys quickly find out that talent is not everything in the game of cricket. The strength of the series is its simple plot and superb casting, the episodes are short and interesting, making it great for binge-watching.
Directed by Simarpreet Singh, College Romance is a comedy web series that tells the story of 3 best friends and the conflicts and problems they face during their college days. The show does a good job of portraying the life of college students, all the characters are relatable, and a certain charm to the plot, the actors do a fine job of portraying the college students, and the show is a fun watch from start to end.