Top 10 Must Watch Indian Web Series 

by Madhvi Bansal
Indian Web Series

This Indian web series is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel of the same title. Sacred Games starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte in a Indian web series proves that even Bollywood stars are realising the massive potential of the platform. 


An Indian crime thriller series showcased on Amazon Prime, Mirzapur has undoubtedly taken the audience by storm with an impeccable acting and an exciting plot. The series is majorly based in Mirzapur, with some scenes being shot in Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Lucknow and Gorakhpur.

Inside Edge 

Amazon Prime’s first original web series, Inside Edge is a fictional take on India’s T20 cricket scene. It stars Richa Chadda, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Vivek Oberoi, and its first season premiered in July 2017.

Kota Factory 

Kota Factory’ is TVF’s latest original. This series is India’s first ‘Black and White’ web series. It highlights the problems present day IIT-JEE aspirants face in their day-to-day lives.


A crime series launched in January 2019, Breathe has undoubtedly taken the Indian storytelling to another level. The plot revolves around the lives of ordinary men who are faced with unexpected situations. This series just asks one question – how far will you go to protect the one you love. 

Criminal Justice

This Indian crime thriller web series is based on the BBC show of the same name. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, it stars Jackie Shroff, Vikrant Massey, Pankaj Tripathi, Anupriya Goenka, and Mita Vashist. The show is a good combination of thrill, drama, and crime, which will keep you on the edge of your seats.

Delhi Crime

Depicting the most notorious rape case in India, Delhi Crime has won major critical acclaim since it aired the first season. Its second season has also been announced after the success of the first. It stars Shefali Shah, Adil Hussain, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, and many other brilliant actors. The series is based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape case, which is widely known as the Nirbhaya case.

Permanent roommates

Permanent Roommates is undoubtedly quite popular among the youth. It is a perfect blend of some impeccable drama and theme-centered comedy that makes it a favorite among us young Indians. In terms of the writing, the acting skills, and direction this web series has excelled in all the sectors.

This web series’ storyline will apply to many young couples who are in a long distance relationship. Tanya and Mukesh are one such young couple who have been in a long distance relationship for more than 3 years and have to now take decisions about their marriage.

Featured in TVF Channel and directed by Sameer Saxena this is a famous web series watched by millions.

Made in heaven

Zoya Akhtar’s foray into web series, Made in Heaven came up with its first season, featuring nine episodes, in March 2019 on Amazon Prime Video. The series has been so well-loved by viewers that talks about the second season are already going on.

Produced by Excel Entertainment, the latest web series stars Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, Jim Sarbh, Shivani Raghuvanshi, and Shashank Arora. It is based on the lives of two wedding planners in Delhi, Tara and Karan, and their struggles with maintaining the balance between age-old traditions and modern lifestyle and aspirations.

Yeh Meri Family

Available on TVFPlay and YouTube, Yeh Meri Family is a fun and realistic web series set in Jaipur, Rajasthan, in the year 1998. It tells the story from the point of view of a 12-year-old boy and his family experiences.

The series depicts how a middle class family used to live their life in the 90s, and how their day-to-day struggles bring them even closer together. It stars Vishesh Bansal, Mona Singh, Akarsh Khurana, Ahan Nirban, etc.